Mark Twain Behavioral Health - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)-Crisis Stabilization Unit
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)-Crisis Stabilization Unit

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)-Crisis Stabilization Unit

Mark Twain Behavioral Health (MTBH) is a private not-for-profit Certified Community Behavioral Health Organization serving Northeast Missouri since 1975 with a wide variety of services.  We strive to treat the whole person by promoting wellness as individuals work toward their personal goals of achieving a satisfying, productive and healthy lifestyle.

Mark Twain Behavioral Health is seeking a full-time LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE for our HANNIBAL MISSOURI - COMMUNICATIONS DRIVE location.  This full-time salaried position offers competitive pay and full benefits.  Consider joining our MTBH Team!  We offer a supportive culture of appreciation and a strong emphasis on the health and wellbeing of our team.

This position provides clinical nursing services under the supervision and direction of the Crisis Stabilization Unit Program Director and Medical Director. This position is for four (4) 10-hour afternoon/evening shifts on Monday-Thursday.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Triage for level of care
  • Provide crisis intervention services to stabilize the acute crisis
  • Conduct intake assessment
  • Assist with development of the initial crisis stabilization plan
  • Provide nursing services within scope of practice and per direction of medical providers
  • Establish and maintain a professional and positive relationship with medical providers and community stakeholders
  • Complete appropriate clinical data in a timely manner and document in medical record
  • Monitor and log drug samples to comply with DMH standards
  • Attend staff meetings with clinical staff and physicians
  • Provide care and oversight of clients in collaboration with other team members
  • Educate clients regarding their illness and their medications
  • Serve as a liaison for MTBH clients to their medical provider
  • Conduct psychoeducational groups
  • Provide occasional on-call consultation regarding after-hour admissions

Adherence to the MTBH Ethical Code of Conduct and all policies is required.


  • Current Missouri LPN license 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Crisis experience preferred
  • Knowledge of drug and alcohol addictions and mental illness

Mark Twain Behavioral Health is an equal opportunity employer and does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status or any other characteristic protected by law in any of its services, activities, or operations.


Apply Online:  Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Hannibal


Send cover letter and resume to:  

Ryan Pickett
Clinical Director of Recovery Services
Mark Twain Behavioral Health
146 Communications Drive
Hannibal, MO  63401