LPN/LVN/RN, Per Diem (Shift Diff for Nights!) in Henryville, PA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The PMRC team is comprised of motivated professionals who thrive in a dynamic environment, are always reaching towards new goals.

Careers (notice we don’t call them jobs) in the recovery field offer the perfect mix of positive challenges and plenty of rewards.

Every day is full of challenges and we look for individuals who will step up to those challenges.

In this role you will be the point of contact for our patients.

Describe my day:

It may sound cliché but there isn’t a typical day here. The responsibilities of this role are diverse and dynamic, but we’ll do our best to give you a taste.

Firstly, it imperative to understand that you are a member of a team. succeed or fail you will do it together. Every day you will manage our patients with the goal of meeting their individualized care plans. Sounds simple enough, right? Well, what this really means is you will be involved in:

  • Admissions of new patients, discharges, medication teaching and administration, being a part of our  interdisciplinary approach to treatment, liaison between the medical and psych providers and the patients

Requirements

We always say here at PMRC that we hire character and train skill. So what kind of character do we need?

Someone who:

  • Is Focused. There can be many distractions in your office: employees coming in to speak to you, phones ringing, high noise levels etc. The ability to tune to your own channel is key.
  • Has Personality. This seems obvious, but we are a no wallflower zone. Our culture is a value oriented one where we want characters.
  • Can Juggle. You will always have at least 5 balls in the air here. We need people who can manage many tasks sometimes with their eyes closed.
  • Likes Hats. You will wear just a few here. We need someone who looks good in most of them, or at the very least will try them on.
  • Asks Questions. Change is a constant at PMRC. We look for people question the traditional to make us better. We want those who are solution seekers.
  • Is empathetic. Our consumers come to us at a difficult time in their lives. We demand our people are empathetic, relatable, and above all professional.
  • Perks
  • Free lunch
  • Great work/life balance
  • Monthly food party, monthly Employee Engagement events, appreciation events, and celebrations for both team and personal successes. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)