Nurse (LPN) Medical - Longview, WA

Why Work For Us?

Columbia Wellness is proud to be a company of real people committed to quality. We are focused on building a better future in mental health and behavioral healthcare. We have established a strong referral base in the community and we are invested in our clinical growth. We offer generous training opportunities, free supervision, and a large spectrum of programs in which you can work. Columbia Wellness is located in-between two major cities, Seattle and Portland. By working with us you get the best of both small town and big city life. You're close to the beach, the mountains, the quiet and the city life. If you're looking for a place to call home and build a career, join our team at Columbia Wellness.

If you want to make a difference that matters then we want to hear from you. Together we can do more.

Some of What You'll Do:

The medical LPN provides direct and indirect medical and non-medical services. LPN provides education and consultation to clients, their families and care providers in compliance with all applicable Washington State codes, policies, and procedures of CW.

Summary of the Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Function effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing.
  • Provide triage for doctors and ARNPs/Physician assistants.
  • Initiate and/or implement protocols appropriately and accurately.
  • Administer psychotropic medications, including injections as ordered by M.D., ARNP, or Physician Assistant.
  • Maintain accurate up to date records.
  • Respond appropriately to emergencies, which may include performing CPR.
  • Communicate appropriate information to fellow staff members and referral sources.
  • Order laboratory tests under direction of doctor, ARNP or Physician Assistant.
  • Educate patients/families about disease treatment plan including self-care past discharge, available resources, and plans for follow-up care.
  • Attend and participate in medical and other team meetings.
  • Work independently within scope of practice.
  • Support Suboxone treatment team.
  • Be helpful, respectful, approachable and team oriented.
  • Effective time management including but not limited to planning ahead where possible, be punctual in person and with work performed.
  • Build strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
  • Be receptive to feedback, willing to learn, and embrace continuous improvement.
  • Complete all documentation, reporting, and other paperwork per agency standards.
  • Attend of all appropriate staff, organizational, and external meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The Medical LPN must be a graduate of an accredited nursing school and possess a current license (in compliance with Chapter 18.88 RCW) as an LPN.  General experience a minimum knowledge and/or experience in management of intoxicated and chemically dependent persons is preferred.
  • Basic Life Support for healthcare workers credentialed by the American Heart Association (AHA) prior to start date.
  • Ability to work well with people from diverse racial, cultural, social, and economic backgrounds.

Salary: $25.62 per hour

This position is a part of a union (OPEIU Local 11)

We are proud to be able to not only offer competitive compensations but also a benefit package that our employees love.

We offer all permanent full time employees:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision paid in full for the employee and their family
  • Long term disability and life insurance paid for by the employer
  • 5% of gross pay put into a retirement plan by the employer. Immediately vested, no match requirement.
  • 9 paid holidays and 1 paid floater per year.
  • 6.5 sick days per year
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation in the 1st year of employment, 4 weeks after the first year and 5 weeks after 4 years.
  • 2 pay increases within the first year of employment
  • Revenue share opportunities

COVID-19

  • Completion of a COVID-19 vaccine/exemption form is required for employment.

Join a team where Wellness is our passion.

Columbia Wellness is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Visit our website: www.columbiawell.org to learn more about our organization.

Columbia Wellness is a private nonprofit organization that has been serving the community for over 60 years!