Licensed Practical Nurse - Per Diem in New Castle, DE at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 8/1/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/1/2018

Job Description

Treats patients and families with respect at all times.

Is careful to protect patient confidentiality.

Assists RN's in obtaining information for nursing assessment when requested.

Demonstrates good physical assessment skills.

Assists in developing an intial treatment plan following nursing assessment. 

Reviews regularly treatment plans and updates.

Communicates promptly to attending, on-call physician, medical consultant or nurse practitioner any significant changes in patient status.

Transcribes physician's orders promptly and accurately.

Maintains good general medicine security.

Is familiar with and carries out correct medical emergency procedures.

Complies with EMTALA.

Demonstrates personal integrity and accountability.

Utilizes excellent infection control and environmental safety skills.