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LPN 11-7 Night Shift

Universal Health Services


Location:
BENTON, AR
Date:
09/19/2017
2017-09-192017-10-18
Job Code:
239044
Universal Health Services
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LPN 11-7 Night Shift

Job Code:  239044
Facility: Rivendell Behavioral Health Services of Arkansas
Location: BENTON, AR US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Certification 
Skills:  
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

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.

Rivendell Behavioral Health Services is an 80-bed full-service behavioral healthcare acute care facility located in Benton, AR, that has been providing quality health care to the residents of Arkansas since 1986 that is currently seeking an LPN for the 11-7 shift.  Rivendell Behavioral Health Services was recognized by the Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for 2011. Rivendell Behavioral Health Services has been offering hope to individuals, families, and communities for over 30 years. Rivendell Behavioral Health Services is the leader in providing quality mental health and addiction treatment services. Our commitment to care includes developing integrated delivery systems through partnerships with medical surgical hospitals, community mental health centers, educational institutions, managed care organizations, local health professionals and agencies. Rivendell Behavioral Health Services strives to set the standard for excellence in the field of behavioral health care and maintains its leadership role by treating each patient as a respected individual of our community.

LPN has responsibility for creating, maintaining and managing a therapeutic milieu within the treatment program to ensure the safety of patients and staff. This includes performing ongoing assessments of the behavioral and medical needs of the patients each shift. Charts those observations of the patient in the nurse’s note each shift, in a legible and concise manner. Plans, implements and evaluates age specific and developmentally appropriate individualized nursing care on the interdisciplinary treatment plans. Updates treatment plans as necessary. Demonstrates knowledge and competency in age-specific criteria of the unit to which assignment is made: Adult Acute Care Unit (short term stays for general adult population above age 18) assists with activities of daily living as indicated for the specific unit including safety issues related to immobility, safety, restraints, and decreased sensorium. Is able to assess the patient's level of orientation and identify cues for assessment based on functioning level. Understands the specific unit programming and functioning level interventions to meet the needs of the more chronic patient.

 
Requirements
Must be LPN licensed to practice nursing in the State of Arkansas. CPR certification is required. Training classes may be provided on site. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Experience in psychiatric nursing preferred but not required. Must be knowledgeable and understanding of nursing practices and principles within the psychiatric setting. Ability to plan for and provide developmentally appropriate individualized nursing care. Ability to teach select aspects of nursing care to others.


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