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LPN PRN (8p-8a Sunday) Kansas, OK - (9924)

Universal Health Services


Location:
Kansas, OK
Date:
11/21/2017
2017-11-212017-12-20
Job Code:
9924
Universal Health Services
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Deltek Talent Management - LPN PRN (8p-8a Sunday) Kansas, OK - (9924)

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LPN PRN (8p-8a Sunday) Kansas, OK - (9924)

Facility Name
Shadow Mountain Behavioral Health - Eagle Creek
Location
KANSAS, OK 74347 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nursing
Category
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Job Description

::The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing interventions and management of acute and residential patients (ages 4-17) as prescribed by the physician, and assists the RN with oversight of restraint, seclusion, and behavioral crisis intervention.  Provides supervision and guidance of direct care workers as charge nurse, assures milieu management and quality delivery of treatment to assigned patients.  Provides patient specific treatment, adheres to patient safety standards, assures patient rights, prevents and identifies abuse, and oversees quality of behavioral interventions. 

Performs position specific job functions within professional nursing standards.  Completes position responsibilities by following established guidelines and protocols within appropriate time frames.  Administers medication and medical treatment in accordance with policies and physician’s orders.  Transcribes orders.  Provides psychiatric nursing interventions and treatment education, provide intervention appropriate to the specific treatment needs of the patient.  Coordinates admissions, transfers, and discharges, and assure that relevant nursing documentation is completed in a timely manner.  Provides timely, accurate, and thorough documentation of patient behavior, medication administration, medical interventions, treatment planning, and treatment interventions.  Documentation reflects professional standards.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

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Skills, Knowledge, & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of psychiatric nursing skills, ability to assess patient physical and emotional status. Knowledge of seclusion and restraint protocols, national patient safety standards, age specific competencies, pain management, and standards established by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing.

  • Accurately conveys patient behavior and status verbally and in writing. Professional verbal and written skills for communicating patient status, and treatment needs to clients, families, professionals, and employees of the facility. Able to verbally adapt spoken communication to meet needs of patient.

  • Proficiency in facilitating medication education groups, and training ADL skills.Able to safely de-escalate and manage aggressive patients, to oversee seclusion and physical restraint of patients per policy. Able to handle multiple projects under deadlines with short notice.

  • Maintains professional therapeutic relationships with staff, patients, families and visitors. Able to maintain patient confidentiality.

  • Able to provide leadership and supervision to direct care staff, to delegate responsibilities, make shift assignments, and monitor performance.

     

Education/Training:

  • Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse program.

     

    Licensure/Certification:

  • Current Oklahoma Licensed Practical Nurse licensure.

  • Current Oklahoma Driver’s License (Required for staff on Driver’s List)

     

    Experience:

  • Prefer two years work experience in a psychiatric treatment setting with children and/or adolescents.

     

    Physical/General:

The physical demands 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 individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Physical strength necessary to implement patient behavioral crisis intervention.

  • Sitting, standing, walking, reaching, bending, stooping as required to assist in patient care. Able to sustain physical activity eight hours a day and remain on feet eight hours per day.

  • Hearing, vision, sensory, and emotional stability sufficient to perform essential job functions.

  • Able to deal with stressful situations and changing priorities.

  • Able to lift, carry, and lower up to 35 pounds using appropriate body mechanics.

  • Able to push patients in wheel chairs up and down hills and pursue running patients.

  • Access to reliable transportation; maintains reliable attendance record and arrives in a timely manner.

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