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LPN/LVN (PRN)

Company: Venture Medical Staffing
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in Alexandria, Louisiana. This and other lpn/lvn jobs brought to you by NursingJobCafe.com


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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Monitor patients' physical and mental 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 patients, implementing nursing interventions identified in the plan of care that are individualized to their needs.
Apply appropriate interventions to progress the patients towards wellness and to assist them in addressing their own maintenance of wellness.
Discuss the care provided with patients and listen to their concerns. Observe and report patients' status changes and concerns to registered nurses and doctors.
Keep records on patients' health.
Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, coworkers and others involved in the patients' treatments, 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 best practices.
Responsible for thorough, accurate reporting and documentation of the patients' symptoms, responses and progress.
OTHER FUNCTIONS:
Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Prefer one year of nursing experience within clinical area of service provided by facility.
LPN's that have a valid active license who are in the Nurse Recovery Program are considered for employment opportunities at Longleaf Hospital
LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:
Current LPN license as required by the state of Louisiana.
CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
First aid may be required based on state or facility.


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Keywords: Venture Medical Staffing, Alexandria , LPN/LVN (PRN), Healthcare , Alexandria, Louisiana

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