Licensed Practical Nurse - Crisis
Job Details
Craig - Vinita - URC - Vinita, OK
Full Time
$26.40 Hourly
  • Good knowledge of facilities, services, and practitioners in the local medical community.
  • Responds to emergency telephone calls from the consumers, provides crisis counseling, supportive counseling, and referral to therapists based on consumer needs.
  • Completes medication profiles and inventories.
  • Administers prescribed medication including injections and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques, Oklahoma licensing laws, and provider orders.
  • Takes temperatures, pulse, blood pressure and other vital signs to monitor consumer progress and to detect reactions to drugs, treatments, and environmental changes; evaluates status of consumers through visual examination.
  • May obtain labs using aseptic technique per provider orders.
  • Advises other staff members regarding medical issues and consumers medication under direction of the RN or Provider.
  • Assist provider in evaluation of physical complaints and mental health problems either face to face or via TeleMed services.
  • Maintains current training on psycho pharmacotherapy and detoxification.



Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, and techniques; medical supplies, sanitation, and personal hygiene; nutrition and diet therapy; principals and methods of teaching; nursing standards for institutional certification; departmental procedures; and personal principals and methods. Skill in developing, planning, and administering of commonly used medications, assessing condition and needs of consumers. Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques, physiology related to psychological and behavioral problems. Valid driver's license required. Oklahoma LPN license required. 

  • Generous Benefit Package
  • Motor Vehicle Record & Criminal Background performed
  • Employment contingent upon pre-employment screening results
  • Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Free Workplace
  • Equal Opportunity Employer