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LPN 3-11p

Company: Rivendell Behavioral Health Services of Arkansas
Location: Benton
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesRivendell Behavioral Health Services of Arkansas is seeking a dynamic LPN for full-time status Monday-Friday 3p-11p.Rivendell Behavioral Health Services is an 80-bed full-service behavioral healthcare acute care facility located in Benton, AR, that has been providing quality health care to the residents of Arkansas since 1985. Rivendell Behavioral Health Services has been offering hope to individuals, families, and communities for over 30 years. Rivendell Behavioral Health Services is the leader in providing quality mental health and addiction treatment services. Our commitment to care includes developing integrated delivery systems through partnerships with medical surgical hospitals, community mental health centers, educational institutions, managed care organizations, local health professionals and agencies. Rivendell Behavioral Health Services strives to set the standard for excellence in the field of behavioral health care and maintains its leadership role by treating each patient as a respected individual of our community.The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for administering medications safely and effectively working under the supervision of the Charge Nurse, working as a team to promote a safe and therapeutic environment with patient safety as the priority. If you are able to show compassion and respect to all individuals, possess the ability to remain calm in escalated/high strung situations, and believe in working together with your coworkers is key to success, then we want you to be a part of our team at Rivendell Behavioral Health Services of Arkansas.Duties and responsibilities of a LPN may include but are not limited to:

  • Dispenses medications to patient population as indicated in physician's orders.
  • Obtains consent for medication from patient's parent and/or guardian
  • Assists in responsibility for creating, maintaining and managing a therapeutic milieu within the treatment program to ensure the safety of patients and staff.
  • Plans, implements and evaluates age specific and developmentally appropriate individualized nursing care on the interdisciplinary treatment plans.
  • Follows the direction of physicians by taking verbal orders.
  • Signs off on patient orders and transcribes medication administration sheet.
  • Dispenses PRN (as needed) medications as ordered by physicians and as requested by patients with an active order.
  • Identifies and reports to Charge RN any change in patients' condition; the patient's signs, symptoms, and behaviors and any subsequent treatment and/or interventions and the patient's response to the treatments and documents same in the medical record according to hospital policy. Alerts physician to clinically pertinent findings in a timely manner.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of developmental tasks of children and adolescents and adults.
  • Intervenes to effectively address patients' physical/medical needs.
  • Intervenes early to prevent escalation of patient behavior; Uses effective verbal de-escalation skills/techniques as needed.
  • Appropriately consults with Charge Nurse as needed; Communicates pertinent clinical/administrative information to the Charge Nurse in a timely manner.
  • Thoroughly documents patient information, observations, changes in the patients' condition and nursing care provided.Performs Nurse Observation Rounds as directed by the RN per policy; provides supervision and assistance to patients in all settings within the hospital.As a Registered Nurse (RN) at Rivendell Behavioral Health you are eligible for our Comprehensive Benefits Package including:
    • Challenging and rewarding work environment
    • Competitive Compensation
    • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plan
    • Generous Paid Time Off
    • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
    • Career development opportunities within UHS and its SubsidiariesQualificationsOne year certificate from college or technical school or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. CPR and Handle With Care/Verbal De-escalation certification required and can be offered upon hire at the facility.Must be licensed in good standing as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Arkansas.Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 83,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassionAt UHS, we're looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values, who share our focus on hard work, enthusiasm, teamwork, loyalty, trust and cooperation. We've embraced these traits and built a team of employees who consistently work to achieve the highest level of service excellence. People are our most valuable resource at UHS as we are committed to providing high quality acute care and behavioral health services to residents of the communities we serve. We are equally committed to offering our employees unlimited opportunity in an environment that encourages professional development.
      • UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Rivendell Behavioral Health Services of Arkansas, Little Rock , LPN 3-11p, Healthcare , Benton, Arkansas

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