Licensed Practical Nurse - RWMC/BH

Licensed Practical Nurse - RWMC/BH

Charter Care Health Partners | Providence, RI, 02940, US

Posted 15 days ago

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Description

Summary: The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for providing nursing care for a defined group of patients according to the facility's philosophy of patient care and standards of professional nursing practice. She/he reports up through the Charge Nurse and ultimately the Clinical Nurse Manager and is part of the treatment team. She/he will work collaboratively with other disciplines of the unit.

Education: In addition to the skills normally obtained through completion of a High School education, must be a graduate of an approved licensed practical nursing program and maintain a current Rhode Island license.

Licensure: Active RI LPN license

Experience: Experience in behavioral health and/or skilled care preferred. BLS training.

Skills and Abilities: Must possess excellent interpersonal skills, adaptability, and tact creating a favorable image in relationship to the supported department. Must visibly demonstrate a commitment to customer relations. Requires timely, positive responses to the needs of all customers including physicians, residents, families, and co-workers.

Working Conditions, Physical Environment and/or Safety Requirements :

Must possess sound dexterity and visual acuity. Requires mental alertness, stamina to work in a fast-paced environment, and in emergency situations. Ability to stand, walk, bend, and reach without restrictions. Ability to lift between 25 and 50 pounds using good body mechanics. Must be able to push heavy equipment, gurneys, and wheelchairs. May be exposed to all patients care elements within the facility setting. Risk of needle punctures. Must meet annual safety training requirements per facility policy. Some risk of electrical, mechanical, and chemical hazards. Will be required to work the hours for which hired including weekends and holiday coverage.