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Company: The Consortium Inc.
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Join us, you will do the best work of your career right here at the Consortium! We recognize, reward, and invest in your ideas, while ensuring you can proudly bring your authentic self to the workplace. At the Consortium, we respect and empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce. About the Consortium The West Philadelphia Community Mental Health Consortium, Inc. (Consortium) is a nonprofit (501(c)(3) Community Mental Health Center (CMHC) established in 1967 as one of Philadelphia's twelve CMHCs. Throughout our history, we have pioneered providing behavioral health services with 'compassion first' priorities coupled with excellence in mental health treatments and collaborative understanding. For over five decades, we have helped more than 250,000 people throughout the tri-state area overcome the challenges of mental illness and substance abuse. We have been the home of many firsts, from the first methadone clinic to the first clinic providing integrated care. We have a proud and diverse history that is driven by our community. We have created a compelling record of helping people reach their full potential while strengthening Philadelphia communities, one person at a time, one family at a time. Located in West Philadelphia, the Consortium is the premier provider of Supports Coordination, Outpatient Mental Health, Addictions, Case Management, Eco-systemic Family Therapy (ESFT) and Functional Family Therapy (FFT) for all ages in West and Southwest Philadelphia, serving approximately 4,000 individuals in 2022. Utilizing Evidence Based Practices (EBP) in all programs, the Consortium is accredited by CARF for outpatient drug and alcohol services and has received the EBP Designation through Community Behavioral Health's Evidence-based Practice and Innovation Center (EPIC) for both Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Prolonged Exposure (PE) for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Most recently, the Consortium's Integrated Care Program was recognized as "Most Innovative Program" by the City of Philadelphia. We are looking for a part-time Licensed Practical Nurse to care for our patients and facilitate their recovery. Purpose: The LPN will be responsible preparing and dispensing Methadone for the treatment of opiate addiction and to provide nursing services to the MAT unit. Also responsible for revising and updating daily methadone dispensing records, providing nursing support to physicians by assisting with physical examinations, charts and all pertinent information processed by the nursing department. Qualifications: Licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 3-5 years of clinical experience to include dispensing medication within a substance abuse environment, knowledge of standards for medication assisted treatment, including Methadone, Vivitrol, and Suboxone. What is OFFERED to You Competitive Compensation Employee Referral Bonus Professional Development Reimbursement 403b Retirement Plan Paid Time Off: Vacation, Sick, Floating Holiday, Company Observed Holidays Benefits; Medical, Dental and Vision, Life, Short/Long term disability, EAP Auxiliary benefits; Life, AD&D, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity Disclaimer: This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications. The Consortium is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer. The Consortium is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Employment Type: Part Time Years Experience: 3 - 5 years Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: The Consortium Inc., Philadelphia , LPN, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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