The Licensed Practical Nurse will be responsible for daily, round-the-clock care of Resolutions patients.
The Licensed Practical Nurse will be responsible for medication administration, order entry, nursing documentation, continual assessment, receiving and following physician orders.
The Licensed Practical Nurse will function as a member of the multidisciplinary team.
The Licensed Practical Nurse will assist in the maintenance of the therapeutic milieu.
Completion of an accredited Licensed Practical School of Nursing
Experience working with the psychiatric population. Experience working with the psychiatric population, CPR Certification, Affinity for Safety or similar certification.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:
Arkansas Nursing License or Compact State. BLS certification required, ACLS preferred. CPI or similar certification.
Must have a copy of a diploma or offical transcript of the highest level of education
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of policies and procedures for the behavioral health departments and hospital-wide, knowledge of nursing practice regulations, ability to use computer programs for communication and documentation.
Physical demands require the ability to lift, push, pull, stand, sit and walk distances without restrictions.
Meditech and/or other related medical office software.
Knowledge of the psychiatric patient, disease process, medications and treatment
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English