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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Valley Behavioral Health
Location: Barling
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

The Licensed Practical Nurse at Valley Behavioral Health is essential to our patient's recovery.As an LPN, you have the opportunity to enhance your current nursing skill set, develop new capabilities, assume greater responsibilities, and become a recognized leader in your field. Every day that you are with us, you will make a vital contribution to the health and well-being of individuals in crisis and their loved ones.BENEFITS:Valley Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our LPN team members. Current benefits include:Competitive Hourly rate with shift differential availableMedical, dental and vision insurancePrescription drug coverageAcadia Healthcare 401(k) planTuition ReimbursementEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD) coverageProfessional growth opportunity that is second to none in the industry.AVAILABLE SHIFTS AND HOURSValley currently has full-time positions available on all shifts. All Shifts are 8 hours with rotating weekends. Nurses will get 2 days off during the week when they are scheduled for weekend shifts. Our positions are hiring immediatelyLICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Monitor patient health and administer basic care utilizing the nursing process in assessing, planning and carrying out care plan objectives and goals.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.Keep records on patient health.Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patient, visitors, coworkers and others involved in the patient's treatment in an effective manner.Accurately administer medications per ordered note, document medication administration and reflect accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents.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.Provide for the safe delivery of medication in accordance with policies and procedures, physicians orders and/or current practice.Responsible for thorough, accurate reporting and documentation of the patient symptoms, responses and progress.EDUCATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:Current LPN/LVN license as required by state.One or more years' of nursing experience within clinical area of service provided by facility preferred.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe 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 contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Valley Behavioral Health, Fort Smith , Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Barling, Arkansas

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