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Acadia Healthcare LPN, PRN in Springfield, Missouri

Description

This position requires a licensed practical nurse with excellent communication and organization skills as well as attention to detail. Other duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • 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 basis comfort of patient, implement nursing interventions identified in the plan of care that is individualized to their needs.

  • Discuss the care provided with patient and listen to their concerns. Report status changes and concerns to Registered Nurses and Doctors.

  • Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patient, visitors, coworkers and others involved in the patient's treatment in an effective manner.

  • Accurately administer and safely deliver medications per ordered note, document medication administration and reflect accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents.

  • Responsible for thorough, accurate reporting and documentation of the patient symptoms, responses and progress.

Qualifications

Skills

Required

  • Planning & Organizing: Advanced

  • Customer Focus: Advanced

  • Oral Communication: Advanced

  • Problem Solving: Advanced

  • Safety Minded: Advanced

  • Negotiating: Advanced

  • Communication: Advanced

  • Attention to Detail: Novice

Behaviors

Required

  • Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Motivations

Required

  • Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work

  • Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe

  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Education

Required

  • Associates or better in Nursing/Healthcare

Licenses & Certifications

Required

  • Lic Practical Nurse

Experience

Preferred

  • Prefer one (1) year of clinical nursing experience

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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