Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Primary Care

Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare   Roanoke, VA   Full-time     Nursing
Posted on September 22, 2022
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The LPNs provide yearly primary care screenings and health education for adults with serious mental illness, developmental disabilities, and/or substance use disorders in an outpatient clinic setting. General nursing duties conducting medical screening and assessment of key health risk indicators by obtaining vital signs, height, weight, monitoring lab results, and assisting with metabolic syndrome screening. LPN administers injections for clients and assists providers with appointments.

The LPNs provide education to clients and staff on health conditions that commonly occur among our consumers and the impact of high risk behaviors including tobacco use, poor eating habits, and lack of physical activity.

The schedule for this position is Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. 

Pay Range: $15.43-$25.71/hour

Minimum Requirements:

  • License: Active, unrestricted license as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Experience: One year of nursing experience in a behavioral health environment is preferred
  • Safe Driving Record: This position may occasionally require transporting clients or driving an agency vehicle. Candidates must have a valid Virginia driver's license with a safe driving record (no more than two moving violations in the last three years AND no criminal violations in the last five years).
  • Background Check: Candidates who are offered a position are required to undergo a background check.

Why work at BRBH?

  • Working with clients: In this job each day you spend time directly with individuals!
  • Day schedule: Our program is open Monday - Friday, day shift.
  • Great co-workers: Our staff work hard and support each other in a team atmosphere.
  • Work/Life Balance: We have a great Paid Time Off policy - 29 days annually, which starts accruing on your first day.
  • We offer great benefits, including VRS (Virginia Retirement System)! Click here for more information: http://www.brbh.org/benefits/
  • Want to know more? Check out our page on Glassdoor to see employee reviews and more information about BRBH: http://www.glassdoor.com/Overview/Working-at-Blue-Ridge-Behavioral-Healthcare-EI_IE464369.11,43.htm
Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare (BRBH) is one of forty Community Services Boards established under the Code of Virginia to provide comprehensive services for individuals who have mental health disorders, developmental disability, or substance use disorders.  BRBH provides multiple programs and services throughout the Roanoke Valley with over 400 employees working to provide quality care to our clients. We are proud to have served our community for over 50 years. BRBH maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. This position is located in Roanoke, VA.

BRBH follows CMS (Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services) guidelines, which require, if hired, proof of COVID-19 vaccination, or an approved medical or religious exemption.