Southwest Behavioral & Health Services

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

Pay rate range between $23-$25 hourly

Work as part of a clinical multi-disciplinary team. Provides medication assistance to consumers residing in a Community Living setting.

Department Goals:

  • To provide timely Recovery Based Clinical and Non- Clinical supports services to adults.
  • Integrate quality assurance/clinical excellence processes to provide the safe delivery of quality Behavioral Health care within reasonable financial resource limits.
  • Develop and maintain sound clinical programs that promote community and independent living.
  • To enhance SBHs community image, community relations, and consumer confidence. Review and analyze aggregated data in order to help enhance the overall performance of the department

Job Duties:

  • Monitor and educate clients on known health conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and obesity.
  • Assist consumers in self-administration of medications in accordance with provider orders
  • Review the effects and side effects of medications.
  • Improve medication adherence
  • Provide monitoring of physical/medical status and notify appropriate medical personnel with concerns
  • Accepts medication orders from physician via telephone and medication records in accordance with State regulations, indications and resources.
  • Works with prescribers in the monitoring of medications and changing of medication orders.
  • Completes charting and record keeping per SBH/ADHS standards.
  • Participate in Clinical case staffing.
  • Facilitate coordination with the consumers clinical team and PCP, and any specialists as needed.
  • Assists in SBH chart audit process.


  • Must be a LPN, currently licensed in the States of Arizona. Must have post-degree experience of two years in the area of behavioral health and/or healthcare nursing. Motor Vehicle clearance required.
  • Experience in a community based psychiatric practice preferred.
  • Experience with SMI population preferred but not required

What We Offer:

  • 3.3 weeks of PTO your 1st year of employment, with increased accruals after continued service!
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance, short-term/long-term disability and life insurance for employees
  • We will help you save for retirement 40% company match up to a 10% deferral into your SB&H retirement account!
  • Career Development Benefit from our culture of internal promotion!
  • We help you with your higher education goals Reduce your tuition costs with our tuition reimbursement program & discount degree programs!
  • Employee Assistance Program, Health & Wellness and much more!

About SB&H

We are seeking an individual to help us fulfill SB&Hs mission, Delivering compassionate care to enhance lives and improve communities. To gain a stronger understanding of Southwest Behavioral & Health Services mission, values and services please review our website,

SB&H is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.