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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Little Creek Behavioral Health
Location: Conway
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:Come join our nursing team at Little Creek Behavioral Health!*New Grad LPNs ecouraged to apply!*Little Creek Behavioral Health is a 64-bed residential treatment facility located in Conway, Arkansas.At our 37-acre campus, located just outside the state capital of Little Rock, we provide care for out-of-state children and adolescents who are struggling with mental health challenges.We closely collaborate with parents, caregivers, guardians, and community professionals to ensure that our young patients receive the best and most appropriate care possible on their road to recovery.Employee Benefits:Little Creek Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our nurses. Current benefits include:Competitive hourly rate with shift differentials availableFlexible SchedulingExcellent training programsEmployee engagement and recognition programsMajor Group Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)401(k) planAvailable Shifts and HoursFull TimeDay or Night shift(3x12hr schedule with rotating weekends)PURPOSE STATEMENT:Provide nursing care and services within the standards and scope of nursing practice, as defined within the state Nurse Practice Act regulations, policies, procedures and protocols, as well as facility and corporate policies and procedures. Demonstrate a positive, empathetic, and professional attitude toward customers at all times. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.Responsibilities: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.Qualifications: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.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.We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment regardless of an individuals characteristics protected by applicable state, federal and local laws.AHLPNby Jobble

Keywords: Little Creek Behavioral Health, Conway , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Conway, Arkansas

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