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Licensed Practical Nurse, Hospital

at Centerstone

Posted: 12/27/2018
Job Reference #: 1218
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

Position Summary:  Provides nursing care to department clients/patients.

Minimum Qualifications:  Licensed in the State of Florida as Practical Nurse; minimum of one year experience in a mental health setting.

Preferred Qualification:

Special Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:  Ability to perform intramuscular injections, vital signs and recognize test results out of normal range.

Essential Functions/Job Duties: 

  1. Administers medications and treatment as prescribed by physician.

  2. Performs nursing assessments of clients/patients under supervision of RN

  3. Evaluates clients/patients nursing needs; develops and maintains nursing care plans.

  4. Provides direction/guidance to psychiatric technicians in their administering to meeting the needs of clients/patients.

  5. Provides medication education and related activities to clients/patients.

  6. Monitors seclusion and restraints for appropriate patient care and documentation.

    Work Environment/Physical Demands:Standing, sitting, walking, speaking, listening, bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping and manipulating tools, typing, using peripheral computer tools.

    Position Type, Expected Hours of Work and Travel: Schedule agreed upon.  This is a 24 hour, 365 day facility - morning, night, evening, weekend, weekday and holiday hours may be required. 

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