Psychotropic Nurse (RN or LPN) - Day Shift

  • 13301 Central Ave, Crestwood, IL 60445, USA
  • Full-time
  • Department: Nursing
  • Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Status of Employment: Full Time
  • Shift Type: Days
  • Name of Location/Facility: Crestwood Terrace
  • Represented position?: This is a Non-Union position.

Company Description

Psychotropic Nurse (Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

  • Start Date:  ASAP 
  • Salary:  Starting wage is based on prior experience
  • Schedule:  Days
  • Shift:  Monday -Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Our leadership: 

Transitional Care Management has 12 different locations throughout Chicagoland.

  • Multiple centers give you the opportunity for advancement.  In fact, 16 of our current DONs & ADONs were promoted from within.
  • The culture that surrounds us is one of great patient care, and has the feeling of true support by those who work beside you. 
  • You have direct access to our executive team via our “iCare Line”, so you can openly express concerns or compliments.

Our center:

Crestwood Terrace is an Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) with 126 beds and is providing patient care to the mentally ill/behavior population (ages 21 and up). 

Location:  This beautiful spot is across the street from a forest preserve and only 3 minutes from the 294/Cicero exit.

Job Description

Psychotropic Nurse - Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse(LPN):  officially we title this job a Psychotropic Nurse, but in other centers it may be called a Floor Nurse or Staff Nurse

Essential duties:

The Psychotropic Nurse is responsible for administering psychotropic meds, carrying out new orders, maintaining care, administering monthly injections, psychotropic reductions, QA/QAPI, schedule and floor shortages. Duties also include regular nurse duties as well.

What’s in it for you: 

  • High quality standards; in fact, many of our centers have a 5-star quality rating
  • Employee recognition & referral programs
  • Annual merit increase opportunities
  • We focus on building relationships with our residents and families.  In time, you may feel like they are your family too.
  • Our Activities/Events department goes beyond bingo.  We focus on the individual patient and as a result they are more engaged with you.

What our employees may say to you (excerpts from our employee survey):

  • “I feel like I make a difference here.”
  • “People here are willing to give a little extra to get the job done right.”
  • “When I look at what we accomplished, I feel a sense of pride.”

Qualifications

Psychotropic Nurse (Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse)

What we need from you:

  • RN or LPN license in IL
  • Prior experience as a Psychotropic Nurse in a skilled nursing or intermediate care facility
  • Experience with the memory care population
  • Electronic medical records experience (Point Click Care or PCC)

Additional Information

What we’re doing to keep you safe:

  • PPE:  No PPE Shortages here!  We have PPE (including N95 & Surgical masks) for our team members.  Join us and we’ll keep you protected!
  • Virtual interviews, utilizing ‘video chat’ apps and software
  • Temperature screenings and routine health checks
  • And more …

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.

  • Join us and love what you do again!

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