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LPN/Licensed Practical Nurse - (117339)

Universal Health Services


Location:
ATLANTA, GA
Date:
11/21/2017
2017-11-212017-12-20
Job Code:
339
Universal Health Services
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LPN/Licensed Practical Nurse - (117339)

Facility Name
Peachford Behavioral Health
Location
ATLANTA, GA 30335 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
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.

Peachford Hospital is seeking a dynamic and talented Licensed Practical Nurse.

Located in the beautiful Dunwoody neighborhood of Atlanta, Peachford features individual units for children, adolescents, adults and seniors, serving residents of Georgia and beyond. We offer inpatient acute care, as well as partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs. (www.peachford.com)

The Licensed Practical Nurse will deliver quality nursing care to both psychiatric and chemically dependent adult, geriatric and adolescent patients.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Administer patient medications as prescribed by physician in a safe, accurate and timely manner utilizing the “Five Rights” of medication administration.

  • Maintain appropriate documentation for Quality Improvement monitors, Infection Control reports, etc. as assigned.

  • Provide education to patients on their prescribed medications; detox regimens, documenting this in the patient record.

  • Complete nursing assessments under the supervision of an RN.

  • Transcription of medication orders in a timely and error free manner.

  • Help identify patient’s problems, needs and strengths, suggesting modifications to treatment plan.

  • Complete Adverse Drug Reaction forms and forward to Pharmacist.

  • Maintain patient, program, department and related documentation.

  • Assist patients in carrying out activities of daily living.

  • Participate in hospital emergency codes necessary to the unit’s and the hospital’s safe operation.

  • Adhere to all safety policies and safe work practice.

  • Adhere to all hospital policies and procedures.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Support facility internal and external customer service standards. 

  • Follow Peachford Hospital Time and Attendance policy.

 

This opportunity provides the following:

  • *UHS is Challenging and rewarding work environment

  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan

  • 401k plan with company match

  • Generous Paid Time Off

 

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

 

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 will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

Job Requirements

State of Georgia LPN license required. Experience providing care to psychiatric population preferred. Bilingual Spanish a plus.

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