Licensed Practical Nurse

Employer
Acadia Healthcare
Location
Yorkana, PA
Posted
Sep 23, 2022
Closes
Sep 25, 2022
Ref
660132798
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
White Deer Run is looking for weekend warriors at our York (Mt Zion) facility. Full-time 12 hr. Overnight Weekend Shift - Friday-Sunday LPN - ($10,000 sign-on bonus) - Friday 7p-7a, Sat. 7p-7a & Sunday 7p-7a and enjoy the rest of the week off. Weekend differential offered. Up to $30 /hour! Are you ready to jump into an exciting career opportunity that will provide an opportunity to save lives while feeling challenged and professionally enriched on a daily basis? White Deer Run Behavioral Health System is one of the leading providers of treatment for drug and alcohol addiction in Pennsylvania. The White Deer Run philosophy simply states that each patient will be treated as an individual, receiving treatment plans tailored to their specific needs. Under the supervision of the Nursing Manager, the LPN is responsible for assisting the Physician in providing patient care in a supportive and therapeutic environment. The Licensed Practical Nurse coordinates with the Physician, Registered Nurse and Director of Nursing cooperates with other departments as required to provide for total patient care. As a LPN at White Deer Run some of the duties performed are: Monitor patient health and administer basic care utilizing the nursing process in assessing, planning and carrying out care plan objectives and goals. 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 Keep records on patient health. Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patient, visitors, coworkers and others involved in the patient's treatment in an effective manner. Accurately administer medications per ordered note, document medication administration and reflect accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents. 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. Provide for the safe delivery of medication in accordance with policies and procedures, physicians orders and/or current practice. Responsible for thorough, accurate reporting and documentation of the patient symptoms, responses and progress

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