Licensed Practical Nurse in Saddlebrooke, AZ at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/30/2022

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Job Description

ABOUT SIERRA TUCSON

Since 1983, Sierra Tucson has led the way in addiction and behavioral health treatment in Arizona, across the country and internationally.  Distinguished for comprehensive programs, innovative and effective therapies, and clinical excellence, personified by an extraordinary and highly credentialed staff, Sierra Tucson provides comprehensive treatment to identify and resolve underlying issues that cause behavioral health disorders.   Patients receive the resources, support, and tools necessary for long-term change to occur, including one full year of continuing care and a lifetime of alumni services.  Our serene, 160-acre campus is located in beautiful Catalina, Arizona, and is a place of peace, hope and healing.  

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Monitor patient health and administer basic care utilizing the nursing process within the LPN 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.

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 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.

*** Salary dependent on a candidate's experience and qualifications ***

Equal Opportunity Employer