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Licensed Practical Nurse 2nd or 3rd Shift in Allenwood, PA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Allenwood, PA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/10/2018

Job Description

Are you ready to jump into an exciting career opportunity that will provide an opportunity to save lives while feeling challenged and professionally enriched on a daily basis?

White Deer Run Behavioral Health System is one of the leading providers of treatment for drug and alcohol addiction in Pennsylvania. The White Deer Run philosophy simply states that each patient will be treated as an individual, receiving treatment plans tailored to their specific needs.

As an LPN at White Deer Run some of the duties performed are:

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 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.

Keep records on patient health.

Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patient, visitors, coworkers and others involved in the patient's treatment in an effective manner.

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/or current practice.

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

Benefits:

¨ Medical/Dental/Vision insurance

¨ Flexible Spending Accounts and Healthcare Savings Accounts

¨ Company paid basic life insurance and AD&D

¨ Supplemental life insurance and AD&D

¨ 401K (with match)

¨ Free (and low cost) on-site training opportunities

¨ Education reimbursement for FT and PT staff

THE ABILITY TO SAVE SOMEONE’S LIFE!