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Licensed Practical Nurse in Wilmington, NC at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/23/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    11/23/2018

Job Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/JOB DUTIES

  • Processes physician orders accurately
  • Provides nursing care according to physician orders and conformance with established standards and nursing policies.
  • Performs accurate initial and ongoing nursing assessments
  • Communicates with the medical team on patient status and follows up as ordered
  • Completes documentation as required, accurately and in a timely manner
  • Educates patient on medical tests, procedures, medication and other items as appropriate.
  • Accurately administers medications in all forms
  • Is an integral part of the interdisciplinary patient assessment team

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing
  • CPR certification and Crisis Management (offered at our hospital)
  • Licensed to practice as a LPN in the state of North Carolina required
  • Ability to work with male and female adult, over 18, substance abuse/dually diagnosed population.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Considerable knowledge/experience in nursing philosophy, policy, practices and procedures.
  • 1 year of experience working in the substance abuse/mental health field

BENEFIT/COMPENSATION (after 30 days of employment):

  • Medical (3 BCBS plan options)
  • Dental (2 Delta Dental plan options
  • Vision (VSP)
  • 401K with a matching contribution
  • Company paid life and AD&D insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability insurance
  • Paid vacation/sick/extended sick/personal/holidays
  • Free on-site employee fitness center
  • Free yoga classes
  • Reimbursement for license renewal fee and CEs
  • Annual merit increase

If you are someone who believes in putting patients and co-workers first, Wilmington Treatment Center may be the right fit for you!  New grads are welcome!!

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