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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Vermilion Behavioral Health
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

We are growing and are looking for positive, empathetic, dedicated, and professional LPNs to join our team! Vermilion Behavioral Health System (VBHS) is a 78-bed adolescent and adult acute behavioral hospital who provides quality care on a ongoing basis. LPNs work to ensure patient needs are met, work to resolve complaints, and recognize patient safety is a top priority. LPNs provide nursing care and services within the standards and scope of nursing practice, as well as facility and corporate policies and procedures.\nSIGN ON BONUS: AvailableBENEFITS:We provides a comprehensive benefits package for full and part time employees which may - include (based on status): -

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Time off Accrual
  • Excellent training program
  • Professional growth opportunity that is second to none in the industry. Join a team with defined career paths and a national family of hospitals and facilitiesSHIFTS AND HOURS:7a-7p or 7p-7a shifts are available. - FT employee work every other weekend.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    • Monitor patient health and administer basic care utilizing the nursing process within the LPN/LVN scope of practice in carrying out care plan objectives and goals.
    • Role model expectations related to customer service and demonstrates a sense of urgency related to the importance of patient safety.
    • Collaborate with others to ensure that patients' physical, biopsychosocial, age, developmental and cultural needs are met and when they are not met, acknowledges and works to resolve customer complaints. - -
    • Provide for the basic comfort of patient, implement nursing interventions identified in the plan of care that is individualized to their needs.
    • Apply appropriate interventions to progress the patient towards wellness and address maintenance of wellness.
    • Discuss the care provided with patient and listen to their concerns. Report status changes and concerns to registered nurses and doctors.
    • Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patient, visitors, coworkers and others involved in the patients treatment in an effective manner.
    • Provide for the safe delivery of medication in accordance with policies and procedures, physicians orders and/or current practice.
    • Maintain standards of professional nursing practice in accordance with facility policy and procedures, other external governing and credentialing bodies, performance improvement standards and psychiatric nursing standards.
    • Responsible for thorough, accurate reporting and documentation of the patient symptoms, responses and progress.

Keywords: Vermilion Behavioral Health, Lafayette , Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Lafayette, Louisiana

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