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Licensed Practical Nurse-FT - (240822)

Universal Health Services


Location:
FAYETTEVILLE, AR
Date:
11/16/2017
2017-11-162017-12-15
Job Code:
3339
Universal Health Services
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Licensed Practical Nurse-FT - (240822)

Facility Name
Springwoods Behavioral Health
Location
FAYETTEVILLE, AR 72704 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nursing
Category
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse - Full-time Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Position Purpose: The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for the provision of nursing care to meet identified patient outcomes and to achieve the goals of the hospital as directed by the Registered Nurse. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: Position Reports To: Charge Nurse, Nurse Manager and/or Nursing Supervisor Position Supervises: May supervise Mental Health Technicians Interpersonal Relationships: As a representative of Springwoods Behavioral Health, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct affect on the Facility’s image and perceptions of quality service. Interaction with patients, family members, physicians, referral sources, affiliating schools, visitors, etc. must be in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional. This behavior should promote an atmosphere of teamwork, which is congruent with facility standards and guidelines to promote positive relations.

SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES:

1. Knowledge of general and psychiatric nursing principles, working concepts and theory, leadership skills, age specific growth and development, limit setting, crisis and behavior management.

2. Excellent organization and time management skills are required to cope with complex schedules and fluctuations in census.

3. Working knowledge of The Joint Commission and other federal, state and local laws that govern healthcare.

4. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required to communicate with patients, families, physicians, and hospital staff. Ability to meet and deal effectively with the public, department managers, and employees.

5. Must be able to exercise good judgment and make recommendations in the best interest of the hospital and its employees.

6. Maintain all competencies required by The Joint Commission, laws, hospital policies and other regulatory agencies.

7. Required visual acuity to provide observation of patients and physical agility to manage patients. Proficiency in reading and writing.

8. Good organization and time management skills.

9. Must have skill sets to work in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions.

10. Hours may vary based on staffing needs and includes day, evening, night and weekend shifts or a combination of shifts.

Job Requirements

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Licenses or Certifications: Current LPN licensure in the state of Arkansas. Current CPR and AED certified

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