Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurse

Acadia Healthcare Inc. | Lafayette, LA, 70593, US

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Description

SIGN ON BONUS: Available

BENEFITS:

We provides a comprehensive benefits package for full and part time employees which may include (based on status):

* Competitive salary
* Medical, dental, and vision insurance
* Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
* Time off Accrual
* Excellent training program
* Professional growth opportunity that is second to none in the industry. Join a team with defined career paths and a national family of hospitals and facilities

SHIFTS AND HOURS:

7a-7p or 7p-7a shifts are available. FT employee work every other weekend.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Monitor patient health and administer basic care utilizing the nursing process within the LPN/LVN scope of practice in carrying out care plan objectives and goals.
* Role model expectations related to customer service and demonstrates a sense of urgency related to the importance of patient safety.
* Collaborate with others to ensure that patients' physical, biopsychosocial, age, developmental and cultural needs are met and when they are not met, acknowledges and works to resolve customer complaints.
* Provide for the basic comfort of patient, implement nursing interventions identified in the plan of care that is individualized to their needs.
* Apply appropriate interventions to progress the patient towards wellness and address maintenance of wellness.
* Discuss the care provided with patient and listen to their concerns. Report status changes and concerns to registered nurses and doctors.
* Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patient, visitors, coworkers and others involved in the patient's treatment in an effective manner.
* Provide for the safe delivery of medication in accordance with policies and procedures, physicians orders and/or current practice.
* Maintain standards of professional nursing practice in accordance with facility policy and procedures, other external governing and credentialing bodies, performance improvement standards and psychiatric nursing standards.
* Responsible for thorough, accurate reporting and documentation of the patient symptoms, responses and progress.