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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Acadia Healthcare
Location: Texarkana
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Description BENEFITS: RiverView Behavorial Health provides a comprehensive package of benefits. Current benefits include: + Medical, dental, and vision insurance + Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan + Excellent training program + Professional growth opportunity that is second to none in the industry. Join a team with defined career paths and a national family of hospitals and facilities as part of the Acadia Healthcare family ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: + Monitor patient health and administer basic care utilizing the nursing process within the LPN/LVN scope of practice in carrying out care plan objectives and goals. + Role model expectations related to customer service and demonstrates a sense of urgency related to the importance of patient safety. + Collaborate with others to ensure that patients' physical, biopsychosocial, age, developmental and cultural needs are met and when they are not met, acknowledges and works to resolve customer complaints. + Provide for the basic comfort of patient, implement nursing interventions identified in the plan of care that is individualized to their needs. + Apply appropriate interventions to progress the patient towards wellness and address maintenance of wellness. + Discuss the care provided with patient and listen to their concerns. Report status changes and concerns to registered nurses and doctors. + Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patient, visitors, coworkers and others involved in the patient's treatment in an effective manner. + Provide for the safe delivery of medication in accordance with policies and procedures, physicians orders and/or current practice. + Maintain standards of professional nursing practice in accordance with facility policy and procedures, other external governing and credentialing bodies, performance improvement standards and psychiatric nursing standards. + Responsible for thorough, accurate reporting and documentation of the patient symptoms, responses and progress. OTHER FUNCTIONS: + Perform other functions and tasks as assigned. OPENINGS: + Night Shift 7p-7a (Two full-time openings) + Day Shift 7a-7p (One full-time opening) EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS: + Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required. + One or more years' of nursing experience within clinical area of service provided by facility preferred. + COVID vaccine or exemption required. LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS: + Current LPN/LVN license as required by state. + CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility). + First aid may be required based on state or facility. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties from particular jobs when circumstances (e.g. emergencies, changes in workload, rush jobs or technological developments) dictate. Qualifications Skills Preferred + Attention to Detail: Intermediate + Customer Focus: Intermediate + Communication: Intermediate + Safety Minded: Intermediate + Problem Solving: Intermediate Behaviors Preferred + Team Player: Works well as a member of a group + Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest + Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Motivations Preferred + Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization + Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help Education Preferred + Associates or better Licenses & Certifications Required + Lic Practical Nurse Experience Preferred + 1 year: 1 year psych nursing preferred Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Acadia Healthcare, Shreveport , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Texarkana, Louisiana

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