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Licensed Practical Nurse LPN Weekend Plus Full-time 7a-7p Adult Chemical Dependency Detox Psych Mental Behavioral Health Sign On Bonus $3000 2E #212 - (8566)

Universal Health Services

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Deltek Talent Management - Licensed Practical Nurse LPN Weekend Plus Full-time 7a-7p Adult Chemical Dependency Detox Psych Mental Behavioral Health Sign On Bonus $3000 2E #212 - (8566)

Job Details

Licensed Practical Nurse LPN Weekend Plus Full-time 7a-7p Adult Chemical Dependency Detox Psych Mental Behavioral Health Sign On Bonus $3000 2E #212 - (8566)

Facility Name
Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System
RADCLIFF, KY 40160 US (Primary)
Career Area
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Job Description

One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

Mission Statement: To provide superior quality healthcare services that:  PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns.

Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System

At Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System, we employ dedicated professionals who desire a challenging and exciting career. At the end of the day, they want to know they really made a positive difference in someone's life. That opportunity is available for you. Come join a team of professionals that administer quality patient care in a family-oriented environment.
This opportunity provides the following:
• Challenging and rewarding work environment
• growth and development opportunities
• competitive compensation
• medical, dental, vision and prescription drug plan
• 401k with company match
• generous paid time off
• Retention and Sign on Bonus

Job Requirements

The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for providing professional nursing care, using the nursing process, to patients within the treatment milieu (child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric), according to the Standards of Nursing Practice and Care. The Licensed Practical Nurse assists in patient nursing care to meet the spiritual, emotional, and physiological need of patients served. This position involves the administration of medications and treatment in accordance with physician orders and established nursing policies and procedures.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Graduate of an approved school of nursing. Current licensure or work permit in the state of Kentucky. This position requires medium skill level in Math and Language and a high level in reason. No experience is required; however, psychiatric nursing is preferred. 

Must possess knowledge of developmental stages of children, adolescents, geriatrics, and adults, and the social, cultural, and environmental influences on both patient and family members. 

Must have knowledge of family dynamics, adaptive/maladaptive coping skills that families use, parenting skills, and ability to work with family systems in effort to resolve conflicts. 

Must have basic understanding of chemically dependent families and sources available in communities to provide support to the patient and family. 

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral and diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in may different situations. 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Must be able to express or exchange ideas by means of spoken and written word. 

The physical demand as described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

This position will include moderately strenuous work requiring the ability to lift and/or carry objects weighing up to 25 pounds. An employee must have sufficient strengths and agility to participate in psychiatric crisis requiring therapeutic physical restraint of patient who have lost self-control. Occasional stooping, kneeling, and reaching are required. 

Must be able to accurately perceive the nature and quality of sound and perceive visual impressions related to shape, size, distance, motion and have near normal visual acuity and color perception. The job requires 10% sitting and 90% standing or walking. 

The employee may participate in physical restraint of patients. 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

I have read and understand the above job description of the position I am accepting and agree to fulfill these and other duties as assigned. I acknowledge that the description may be changed, but I will be informed of these changes. 

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