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MiraVista Behavioral Health Center LLC Licensed Practical Nurse in Holyoke, Massachusetts

The Licensed Practical Nurse is an active participant in the health care team who provides direct care and support to patients, families, and legal guardians in accordance with the philosophy, objectives, values, mission and core principles of MiraVista Behavioral Health Center. The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for maintaining a safe therapeutic milieu grounded in MiraVistas? core principles. The Licensed Practical Nurse works under the direction of the Registered Nurse and works collaboratively as a member of the multi-disciplinary treatment team. Qualifications: Education: Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) by the State of Massachusetts required. CPR certification required. Restraint reduction de-escalation/ crisis intervention experience preferred. Experience: Previous psychiatric/substance inpatient experience preferred. Skills: The successful candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills; knowledge of Behavior Health and Substance Abuse treatment modalities; ability to develop a therapeutic relationship while maintaining professional boundaries; sufficient typing and computer skills to facilitate use of Electronic Medical Record; crisis management and time management skills; and exhibit flexibility, creativity, and ability to manage stressful situations in a calm, organized and professional manner. About MiraVista MiraVista Behavioral Health Center is an innovative 84 bed inpatient hospital. MiraVista?s mission is to provide compassionate, effective, sustainable care for those suffering from psychiatric distress and co-occurring substance abuse. The MiraVista approach empowers you to shift from simply having a job in your chosen career field, to making a meaningful difference in the lives of others. We seek innovative, energetic people who work well in teams and who are driven to help patients and families in a time of need. We offer comprehensive benefits including: Medical Dental Vision 401K Employer paid STD, LTD, and Life We are an elite team of psychiatric professionals that believe: We must always champion our patients. We work as part of a collaborative, empowered team in a non-judgmental environment. We have a voice that is welcomed, encouraged, and respected. We do what needs to be done to support one another. Is this the type of professional life you want to be part of with patients and their families? Apply now! MiraVista Behavioral Health Center is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

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