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Licensed Practical Nurse in Riverdale, GA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 3/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Riverdale, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/3/2019

Job Description

  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
  • Document nursing care and treatment of all patients.
  • Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Performs routine laboratory tests and simple therapeutic services.
  • Educates patients/families about treatment plan including self care post discharge, health needs, available resources and follow up care.
  • Performs delegated patient care tasks in a timely and efficient manner, and under the guidance of a Registered Nurse.
  • Implements interventions based upon the physician's medical plan and standards of care including medication and treatments with knowledge of therapeutic intent.