LPN/LVN Psychiatric

Maxim Healthcare Staffing

Weston, WV 26452

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is seeking a Psychiatric Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) responsible and accountable for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care. The Psychiatric Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) demonstrates the ability to make clinical judgments in an effective and efficient manner with supervision of a Registered Nurse. The Psychiatric Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) demonstrates critical thinking and performance ability in the coordination of patient care.


Responsibilities


+ Responsible for all issues pertaining to the administration and ordering of medication, blood draws, nursing assessments, and patient care.


+ The individual will be responsible for taking of medication orders and transcribing to MAR, administration of medications, ordering medications from the pharmacy, daily count of stock medications and narcotics, and keeping Medication Room up to agency standards.


+ Take temperatures, pulse, blood pressure, and weight per program guidelines as well as blood draws as ordered by Physician and completing required paperwork.


+ Responsible for taking urine samples as needed and completing all necessary paperwork and following nursing standards related to this process.


+ Employee maintains the integrity of the clinical record through timely and accurate completion of all required paperwork.


+ Documentation required is program specific and employee shall submit paperwork to appropriate departments as required.


+ Other Psychiatric Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) duties as assigned


Qualifications


+ Must be able to communicate effectively and participate in both verbal and physical de-escalation techniques. Ability to excel in a stressful, constantly changing environment is required.


+ Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license for the state in which the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) practices.


+ Prefer at least 1 year of experience in a psychiatric acute care hospital or related clinic as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) .


+ Current BLS card.


+ Current physical exam per state or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) contract requirements.


+ Successful completion of screening tests


+ Current TB test or chest x-ray.


+ PALS/ACLS per Psychiatric Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) contract requirements


Benefits


At Maxim Healthcare Group, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:


+ Competitive pay & weekly paychecks


+ Health, dental, vision, and life insurance


+ 401(k) savings plan


+ Awards and recognition programs


*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. **CO Specific Benefits: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Health Advocacy (company paid if enrolled Medical), Health Advocate Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account , 401(k), 401(k) Company Match, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Primary Caregiver Leave, Parental Leave, Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Hospital Expense Protection Plan, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Home and Auto Insurance, Pet Insurance, Transportation Benefits, CommonBond, Educational Assistance Program, College Partnership Program, Paid Time Off/Company Holidays


About Maxim Healthcare Group


Maxim Healthcare Group has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim’s commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.


Maxim Healthcare Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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