Waubonsie Mental Health Center Clinical LPN (Tele-Psych Svs) in Red Oak, Iowa

Serve as a Clinical LPN for Waubonsie Mental Health Center in our Red Oak Office. Provide Tele-psych service using videoconferencing equipment to connect with a mental health prescriber to facilitate a face to face clinic visit to serve clients who need assistance in medication management.

Job Duties

Demonstrates competency in knowledge and skills of video and electronic equipment set-up in preparation for video conference

Utilization of Electronic Health Records (EHR)

Perform clinic nurse functions such as: collect and record vitals, reconcile medication list, review allergy list, gather preliminary information such as scores from check in assessments (PHQ9, MDQ, ACE, GAD7), room the client and give a verbal hand-off to the prescriber, put in orders for labs, collect DNA samples for genetic testing, administer injections as ordered by prescriber, process for any internal or external referrals of clients, printing of any prescriber recommended teaching materials, gathering medication samples, review incoming correspondence with prescriber (ex: labs, genetic reports, medical records, pharmacy communications), check phone messages and email, follow up with client if any further teaching need reviewed, facilitate follow-up appointment date and length of visit with support staff for scheduling

Telephone triage to: determine priority of client care, assess the patient, determine whether they need to be seen and obtain care for them, and determine that the patient should receive emergency treatment or that they should be transferred to a hospital. Demonstrate flexibility, adaptability, priority setting, problem solving, and organizational skills, reliability and maintains confidentiality

*This list is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities

Positions Requirements


Graduate of an accredited program for Licensed Practical Nurses

Current license to practice nursing in the State of Iowa for Licensed Practical Nurse

Previous clinical experience in a medical office and behavioral health preferred


Computer data entry experience

Mandatory Reporter certification

Strong interpersonal skills

Strong computer skills

Ability to work as a team member

Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures
Strong verbal and written communication skills

Other Requirement:

Valid Drivers’ License, with good driving record

Valid Auto Insurance

Extensive Background Check, also Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, Sex Offender registry, and Criminal History Check

*The statements in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.

All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.