Licensed Practical Nurse (Full-Time, PM Shift, Sunday - Thursday) in San Jose, CA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 12/5/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Prepare and administer medication as ordered by the Medical Director or Program Physician accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Maintain accurate accounting of all medication received (from supplier) and dispensed (to the patients).
  • Chart medication administration in nurse's notes accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Document nursing care provided, maintain appropriate records related to patients' progress and activities accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for the safekeeping of all medication stock and the records required by the DEA, FDA and ADP.
  • Responsible for urine collection, processing, documenting and reading test results as ordered by program physicians.
  • Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, coworkers and others in an effective manner.
  • Follow the policies of the organization, as well as federal and state laws and regulations.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required.
  • One or more years’ nursing experience within clinical areas of service provided by the facility preferred.