Licensed Practical Nurse - $10k Sign on for Full Time
Company: Hire Velocity
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in Anchorage, Alaska. This and
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The LPN is a key member of the Behavioral Health Team who is
responsible for delivering quality direct patient care under
appropriate clinical supervision. **$10,000 Sign On Bonus**
Administers patient medications prescribed by physician, ensuring
medications are distributed correctly and in a timely manner.
Assists the dietary staff in identifying patients on special diets
and assuring patients' compliance with dietary orders.
Carries out general nursing duties to include documentation review,
assists with admissions, transfers, and discharges.
Participates in treatment planning and helps identify patients'
problems, needs, and strengths; participates in implementing
treatment plans by monitoring patients' progress, communicating
information regarding patients' behavior to other members of the
treatment team, maintains communication with patient, family
members, and referral sources in patients' interest.
Oversees general health of residents; provides effective, timely
basic nursing care as needed and assigned. Works to ensure
effective, timely care referral as needed and assigned to ensure
resident health and safety per standard of care.
Co-facilitates therapeutic group activities and ensures that
patients regularly attend and typically participate in program
Ensures documentation is detailed, concise, clear, and completed in
a timely manner.
Maintains a safe, orderly, and therapeutic physical
Attends mandatory nurse meetings.
Obtains vital signs and reports finding to registered nurse.
Performs chart audits and chart reviews.
Observe for, and document changes in patient's appearance, behavior
and ability to work toward treatment plan goals.
Communicate changes in patient's condition to the Registered
Teach communication, interpersonal and social skills as well as the
basic principles of physical health to the patient and significant
others, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
Must hold a valid State of Alaska LPN License.
- Must be at least 21 years of age
- Challenging & Rewarding Work Environment
- Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
- Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug
- 401(K) with Company Match & Discounted Stock Plan
- SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
- Career Development Opportunities
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