Licensed Practical Nurse - Nights! in Burns, TN at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Burns, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Date Posted:
    11/27/2019

Job Description

Monitor person(s) receiving services’ health, administer basic care, utilizing the nursing process in assessing, planning, and carrying out care plan objectives and goals.

Provide for the basic comfort of person(s) receiving services, implement nursing interventions identified in the plan of care that is individualized to their needs, apply appropriate interventions to progress the person(s) receiving services towards wellness and addresses maintenance of wellness; discuss the care they are providing with person(s) receiving services and listen to their concerns, report status, changes and concerns to registered nurses and doctors , keep records on person(s) receiving services’ health.

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

Accurately administers medications per ordered note, documents medication administration, reflects 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; provides for the safe delivery of medication in accordance with the policies and procedures, physicians orders and/or current practice.

Responsible for thorough, accurate reporting and documentation of the person(s) receiving services symptoms, responses and progress.



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