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LPN PER DIEM

Company: Brentwood Hospital
Location: Shreveport
Posted on: May 16, 2020

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES

Caring, compassionate, supportive and innovative... nurses at Brentwood Hospital are the heart of healthcare and help us deliver superior quality patient care. Ongoing education, career development and a culture of teamwork and collaboration allow our nurses to make a difference every day in the lives of patients we treat. Be remarkable. Join our team. The Licensed Practical Nurse delivers quality general and psychiatric nursing care to adult patients typically (18 and up) with psychiatric or emotional disorders, addictive disease disorders or related substance or chemical dependency problems, or those duly diagnosed with psychiatric and chemical dependency disorders, to adolescents (typically age 12 to 17) and children (ages 4 to 11) with psychiatric or emotional disorders and to geriatric patients (typically age 65 and up) with psychiatric or emotional disorders; Serves actively and constructively as a member of the multi-disciplinary treatment team, supporting the organization?s and adult, adolescent and child program philosophy of care; to ensure the safety and well-being of each patient.

Responsibilities include: Providing quality nursing care to meet identified patient outcomes; Carrying out assigned functions according to philosophy, goal and objectives of the hospital and program unit; Contributing as an active part of the treatment team; Patient close observation; Patient escorts Providing redirection & consistency Join our team and discover a rewarding, fulfilling career.

Brentwood Hospital is a 260-bed psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment facility located in Shreveport, Louisiana. Brentwood has served Louisiana, East Texas and South Arkansas for more than 45 years. We provide quality services to children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. We help individuals and families achieve optimal mental health, resulting in improved quality of life. A dedicated professional team provides individualized treatment, meeting the personal needs of our patients in a safe and nurturing environment. One of the nation?s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World?s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America?s Top 500 Public Companies. Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. Mission Statement: To provide superior quality healthcare services that: PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns.

QUALIFICATIONS

This opportunity is available to individuals who meet the following requirements:

Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program.

Experience:One-year prior psychiatric experience in mental health nursing preferred.

Licensure/Certification: Licensure and registration by the Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners as an LPN

Knowledge:Must possess knowledge of general and psychiatric nursing processes, therapeutic relationships and processes, age specific growth and development, limit setting, crisis and behavior management and CPR training. Skills in clinical evaluation, decision-making, prioritizing and time management. Effective oral and written communication skills and knowledge of telephone etiquette is required Ability to interact in a positive manner and to communicate well with patients, families, co-workers, supervisor and other hospital employees. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift & grasp Successful completion Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) & CPR within 90 days of employment.

This opportunity offers the following: Challenging and rewarding work environment Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries Competitive Compensation Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan 401k plan with company match. *UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc. UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

All employment at UHS is with one of the subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc., including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. Universal Health Services is a holding company.

UHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, openly supports and fully commits to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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