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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Job Code:  230469
Facility: Brentwood Behavioral Health of Louisiana
Location: SHREVEPORT, LA US Southern
Region: Southern
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Certification 
Category: Nursing
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) will work within the nursing department under the direction of an RN Charge Nurse.

This position will provide direct patient care through a structured safe therapeutic environment.
Responsibilities include:

  • Providing quality nursing care to meet identified patient outcomes
  • Carrying out assigned functions according to philosophy, goal and objectives of the hospital and program unit 
  • Contributing as an active part of the treatment team
  • Patient close observation 
  •  Patient escorts
  •  Providing redirection & consistency

Join our team and discover a rewarding, fulfilling career.

Brentwood Hospital is a 200-bed psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment facility located in Shreveport, Louisiana. Brentwood has served Louisiana, East Texas and South Arkansas for more than 40 years. We provide quality services to children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. We help individuals and families achieve optimal mental health, resulting in improved quality of life. A dedicated professional team provides individualized treatment, meeting the personal needs of our customers in a safe and nurturing environment.

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.


This opportunity is available to individuals who meet the following requirements:

  • Current LPN license to practice in the state of Louisiana is required
  • A minimum of one (1) year experience in a psychiatric/mental health field is preferred 
  • Effective oral and written communication skills and knowledge of telephone etiquette is required 
  • Ability to interact in a positive manner and to communicate well with patients, families, co-workers, supervisor and other hospital employees
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions
  • Able to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift & grasp
  • Successful completion of Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI) & CPR within 90 days of employment

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position

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