Under the direction of a registered nurse or team leader, provides general nursing care to patients. Attends to the general health care and comfort of the patient; observes and records treatment and patient progress and reports to practitioner patient’s condition or reaction. Administers prescribed medications. Coordinates care planning with other disciplines. Performs clerical nursing duties such as, but not limited to, patient referral scheduling, pharmacy coordination, and prior authorizations. Refills medications as necessary or instructed by provider. Triages patients for appropriate treatment, provides education to the patient in regards to condition. Makes patient phone calls in regards to diagnostic testing results, laboratory results, or patient questions. Maintains clean rooms. May perform CLIA waived laboratory procedures, ekg’s and pft’s.
Graduate from an accredited school of Licensed Practical Nursing.
Current Arkansas LPN licensure from the Arkansas State Board of Nursing.
Completion of clinical rotation.
Experience related to Mental Health
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:
Must maintain BLS certification
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
Excellent communication skills, strong organizational abilities.