Performance of practical nursing functions involving screenings, identifying and monitoring health care needs of clients, administering specified injections, collecting specimens, instructing clients about medical care.

Primary Functions of the LPN:

  • Has clinical responsibility for all clients who are receiving services from MIRCI.
  • Responsible for medication records.
  • Take vital signs.
  • Screen and evaluates clients.  Collect urine specimens as needed.
  • Receives incoming telephone calls from clients, physicians, agencies and institutions.
  • Counsels, educates and instructs clients and staff on health issues.
  • Charts the care and treatment of clients.  Completes and initiates referrals in house as requested and needed.
  • Must complete Patient Safety Training curriculum.

LPN Secondary Functions:

  • Maintains records and assists in the preparation of required reports.
  • Assists and conducts in-service training for new employee orientation on Medication Administration.
  • Assists in making appointments for clients as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Nurse Manager.

Qualifications for the LPN:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing
  • Licensed to practice in the State of South Carolina.
  • Basic Cardiovascular Life Support (BCLS), certified.
  • Strong communication skills, customer service oriented, experienced in telephone etiquette and triage, exhibits the ability to work with people (staff, visitors and clients) in a team focused environment.
  • Previous mental health experience preferred.