LVN 12 Hour Shifts (NOC Shift) 7pm to 7am in Newport Beach, CA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/27/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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.

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.