LVN PRN in Riverside, CA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 9/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Riverside, CA
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

  • Collaborates with RN to open interdisciplinary treatment plan and appropriately develops treatment plan for all conditions.
  • Communicates with patient/family regarding care plan and outcome goals; involves patient/family in developing plan of care and accomplishing outcome goals and/or consistently attends and actively participates in interdisciplinary team conferences.
  • Facilitates patient support/educational groups.
  • Administers medications using safety initiative of using two means of patient identification. Documents and reports affects of scheduled and PRN medications. Observes and reports affects of medications in a safe and accurate manner.
  • Communicates pertinent information to peers and physicians and acts as a patient advocate.
  • Anticipates patient needs and makes appropriate suggestions regarding treatment.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform procedures and skills in a safe and accurate manner. Able to perform complex procedures and skills independently or with minimum supervision.
  • Communicates and documents teaching and discharge planning.
  • Accurately takes physician (verbal or telephonically) orders and documents appropriately. Transcribes and reviews physician’s orders.
  • Accurately and legibly documents nursing intervention and expected outcomes, noting patient response, effectiveness of intervention and complications.
  • Recognizes potential dual diagnosis patients.
  • Recognizes signs and symptoms of intoxication from different substances.
  • Adheres to HIPAA and other confidentiality guidelines.
  • Utilizes standard precautions and follows infection control procedures.
  • Adheres to and follows The Joint Commission, National Patient Safety Goals.
  • Aware of patient handbook/contents. Adheres to program rules.
  • Maintain unit safety in regards to contraband.