LPN, Acute Treatment in Springfield, MO at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/28/2022

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Job Description

One of the most rewarding aspects of working as a Behavioral Health Associate is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times.  And you will have the opportunity to grow, learn and advance in your career. 

This position requires a licensed practical nurse with excellent communication and organization skills as well as attention to detail.

Other duties include but are not limited to the following:

*  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 basis comfort of patient, implement nursing interventions identified in the plan of care that is individualized to their needs.

*  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.

*  Accurately administer and safely deliver medications per ordered note, document medication administration and reflect accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents. 

*  Responsible for thorough, accurate reporting and documentation of the patient symptoms, responses and progress.


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