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Adult Services Licensed Practical Nurse
Job Code:2017-MARION C-001
County:Marion
City:Columbia
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Education:Medical Degree
  

Summary:
Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has an opening for a full-time and part-time Licensed Practical Nurse to provide services for a group home in Columbia, MS. The LPN position plays a significant role in coordinating medical services for all group home participants and for providing all nursing needs for the group home. Position will cover 12 hour day shifts as needed. Will work with clients with SMI diagnosis in a residential group home setting. 

Group homes and other types of supportive housing combine housing and services in an enclosed and supportive setting. Participants in supportive housing share rooms or rent individual apartments in a location set aside for people who meet specific criteria. Participants also have access to staff 24 hours per day.


For 40 years, Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has served individuals throughout the Pine Belt.  Through an extensive continuum of care, we strive to enable adults with serious mental illnesses, children with serious emotional disturbances, and individuals with an addiction or developmental disability to live, work, learn, and participate fully in their communities.  Our nine county service area includes Forrest, Jones, Lamar, Covington, Greene, Jeff Davis, Marion, Perry, and Wayne Counties.  

Requirements:
  • Valid MS LPN license
  • Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record required
  • Behavioral healthcare experience preferred
  • Has a desire to work with consumers who have a serious mental illness diagnosis

  • Responsibilities:
  • Ensures the health, safety, comfort, and welfare of each individual in the home. 
  • Observes medication compliance of residents.
  • Provides educational classes to residents of the group home.
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