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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Hire Velocity
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

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**JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIESAdministers 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 activities.Ensures documentation is detailed, concise, clear, and completed in a timely manner.Maintains a safe, orderly, and therapeutic physical environment.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 Nurse.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.REQUIREMENTSMust hold a valid State of Alaska LPN License.Must be at least 21 years of ageBENEFIT HIGHLIGHTSChallenging & Rewarding Work EnvironmentCompetitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time OffExcellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plans401(K) with Company Match & Discounted Stock PlanSoFi Student Loan Refinancing ProgramCareer Development Opportunities

Keywords: Hire Velocity, Anchorage , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Anchorage, Alaska

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