Licensed Practical Nurse- LPN-1st shift $23.00

Acadia Healthcare

Job title: Licensed Practical Nurse- LPN-1st shift $23.00

Company: Acadia Healthcare

Job description: Description :

Come join our team as a LPN at one of Mississippi’s largest providers for mental healthcare. If you are patient, and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of those in need through compassionate therapeutic practices while working in a team environment that supports learning and growth, this position is right for you.

  • Provide guidance, and feedback to staff to facilitate smooth operations.
  • Provide direct resident care through utilization of nursing standards accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Follow policies, procedures, and medical/lab protocol for nursing care and notify practitioner of results accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Implement infection control measures according to facility policies and procedures accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Report pertinent information and/or changes in the residents’ condition to practitioner, Director of Nursing, and/or on-call nurse as appropriate and in a timely manner.
  • Provide resident, and family education as related to current medication at administration and at Med Pass time.
  • Participate in team conferences, staffings, and reviews as assigned.
  • Prepare and administer medications as ordered by the practitioner accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Chart medication administration on the Medication Administration Record and nurse’s notes, if applicable, accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Order prescribed medication to ensure an adequate supply is available at all times.
  • Review Bowel Movement Records daily on second shift and intervene per Routine Standing Orders.
  • Assist in obtaining verbal/written consents for psychotropic medications accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Communicate with practitioner to report behaviors and obtain orders for special procedures accurately and in a timely manner.
  • In a timely manner, document nursing care provided and maintain appropriate records related to resident progress and incidents (i.e., Incident/Accident reports, medical charts, worker’s compensation reports, etc).
  • Transcribe practitioner orders accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Assist in the proper use of treatment modalities (i.e., Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, time away, close observation, suicide precautions, elopement precautions, and one-on-ones.)
  • Respond timely and appropriately in behavioral crisis.
  • Provide care and/or conduct patient/resident interactions in a manner appropriate for the age, culture, and population being served.
  • When appropriate, complete medication discrepancy form and notify doctor when they occur.
  • Order replacement medications for the emergency drug kits as they are removed to ensure appropriate amount is maintained.

Skills : Oral Communication: Required Advanced

Safety Minded: Required Advanced

Planning & Organizing: Required Advanced

Communication: Required Advanced

Attention to Detail: Required Advanced

Behaviors : Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivation : Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Education : Technical/other training

Experience : 1 years: 1 year experience working with children and adolescents and emotional/behavioral disturbances and/or intellectual difficulties is desired.

Licences & certifications Lic Practical Nurse

Expected salary:

Location: Magee, MS

Job date: Sun, 19 Mar 2023 07:51:02 GMT

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