Greenleaf Center: Licensed Practical Nurse Nights $2,500 Sign-on Bonus Offered in Valdosta, GA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 3/23/2020

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Job Description

BENEFITS

Our organization provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our employees. Current benefits include the following:

          • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
          • Prescription drug coverage
          • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
          • Employee assistance program (EAP)
          • Basic life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) coverage

NIGHT SHIFT: 7:00 PM-7:00 AM. Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) play essential roles at our facility, which is part of the nation’s leading behavioral healthcare network, Acadia Healthcare Inc. As a LPN at our center, you’ll provide vital patient services as an important member of our team.

Every day, the LPNs who work with us make a lasting positive difference in the lives of our patients and their loved ones. Our patients and their family members will look to you for care, comfort, and compassion. Our clinicians and other treatment professionals will rely on you to provide information, documentation, and personal insights about our patients’ progress.

In this position, you will work both independently and as part of a dynamic team of experienced clinicians. You will have the opportunity to enhance your skills, develop new capabilities, and expand your professional horizons, all while doing meaningful work that will make life better for individuals and families in crisis.

If you’re ready to take a significant step in your nursing career at one of the nation’s premier treatment facilities, you may be the perfect candidate for this position.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Medication Administration Duties and Responsibilities
  • Monitor patient health and administer basic care.
  • Utilize the nursing process in assessing, planning, and carrying out care plan objectives and goals.
  • Provide for the basic comfort of patients and implement nursing interventions as identified in their individualized plan of care.
  • Apply appropriate interventions to progress the patient toward sustained wellness.
  • Discuss the care provided with patients 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 patients, visitors, co-workers and others who are involved in patients’ treatment.
  • 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 current practice.
  • Maintain thorough reporting and accurate documentation of patients’ symptoms, responses, and progress.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have graduated from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Must have current LPN license as required by state.
  • We prefer one year of nursing experience within clinical area of service provided by facility.
  • 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.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any person based on race, color, national origin, disability, age, or gender.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The 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 contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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