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Licensed Practical Nurse PRN Hospital Crisis

at Centerstone

Posted: 12/6/2018
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 1049
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: 

Reports to work as scheduled to ensure adequate staffing to meet the needs of clients.

Administers medications and treatment as prescribed by physician.

Performs nursing and physical assessments of clients/patients.

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

Provides nursing care information for the treatment planning process.

Documents nursing care needed and provided in SOAP format.

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

Provides medication education and related activities to clients/patients.

Coordinates client/patient assignments for assigned nursing staff.

Monitors scheduling and staffing according to unit needs.

Monitors seclusion and restraints for appropriate patient care and documentation.

Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

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. 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. 


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