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LPN (night shift full-time)

Universal Health Services


Location:
JACKSONVILLE, NC
Date:
06/22/2017
2017-06-222017-07-21
Job Code:
232273
Universal Health Services
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LPN (night shift full-time)

Job Code:  232273
Facility: Brynn Marr Hospital
Location: JACKSONVILLE, NC US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Vocational 
Skills: Health Care -> RN
 
Category: Nursing
FTE: .90
Position Summary:

Since 1983, Brynn Marr Hospital has specialized in quality behavioral health services for children, adolescents and adults through a comprehensive, integrated system of inpatient treatment and residential programs. Our purpose is to offer caring, effective behavioral health services for children, adolescents and adults throughout North Carolina who suffer from mental illness or chemical dependency. We welcome the opportunity to offer our Residential services to children and adolescents who reside in North Carolina.

Brynn Marr Hospital is part of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), 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 both nationwide and in the U.K.

Position Summary

The Nurse is in charge of the unit activities for each shift. The Nurse supervises the Mental Health Workers, administers prescribed medications and provides medication and other educational groups on the shift.

Brynn Marr Hospital offers a competitive salary as well as a generous company benefit program:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage options
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care spending programs
  • Supplemental benefits (i.e. Life Insurance, Long and Short Term Disability options)
  • Voluntary benefits (i.e. Legal plan, Identify theft, pet insurance)
  • 401k with matching
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free CEUs
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention certification

Work schedule is six shifts 7:00PM - 7:00AM in a two week block period which includes every other weekend.

 
Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.

Experience: None

License/Certification: Current LPN licensure in the State of North Carolina or compact state. 

Physical Requirements: Physical agility to manage patients. Ability to exercise self-control in potentially volatile situations such as being verbally or physically confronted in a threatening or aggressive manner; must be able to work and concentrate amidst distractions such as noise, conversation and foot traffic; ability to handle interruptions often and be able to move from one task to another; must be flexible and not easily frustrated in dealing with differences of opinions.
Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, grasp and be able to perceive the attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature and/or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of the finger tips. Ability to express and exchange ideas via spoken word during activities in which they must convey detail or important spoken instructions to others accurately, sometimes quickly and loudly. Hearing to perceive the nature of sound with no less than 40 dB loss @ Hz, 1000 Hz, and 2000 Hz with or without correction; ability to perceive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound. Perform repetitive motions with wrists, hands and fingers. Work requires a minimum standard of visual acuity with or without correction that will enable people in the role to complete administrative and clerical tasks and visually observe patients on the unit and in therapeutic activities. While worker may possibly be subjected to temperature changes, the worker is generally not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions as the work is predominately inside.
Push, pull and lift up to 40 pounds. Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending, and stooping.

Knowledge/Skills:
• Knowledge of current nursing procedures, the nursing process, medications and their correct administration.
• Ability to exercise self-control in potentially volatile situations such as being verbally or physically confronted in a threatening or aggressive manner; must be able to work and concentrate amidst distractions such as noise, conversation and foot traffic.
• Ability to recognize changes in patient’s condition by assessing/reassessing and documenting outcomes through the following g systems: (1) Non-urgent response (2) Rapid Response (3) Code Blue.
• Knowledge in nursing procedure and patient care based on established theory and policy and procedure manual and maintains quality assurance standards for patient care. 
• Ability to provide continuous therapeutic communication with residents and families.
• Understands the Behavioral Management Program point system.
• Skills in managing escalating pains and utilizes the Crisis Prevention Plans created for each patient.
• Ability to provide age and/or developmentally appropriate interventions based on patient population.
• Ability to evaluate for age-specific behaviors, motor skills and psychological norms.
• Computer skills necessary to perform job functions.

We are 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 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 this facility.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by the organization as a result of the referral or through other means.

 

 


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