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Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - Psychiatric

The psychiatric LPN is responsible and accountable for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care.
The nurse demonstrates the ability to make clinical judgments in an effective and efficient manner with supervision of a Registered Nurse.
The nurse demonstrates critical thinking and performance ability in the coordination of patient care.
Responsibilities include:
o Responsible for all issues pertaining to the administration and ordering of medication, blood draws, nursing assessments, and patient care.
o 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.
o Take temperatures, pulse, blood pressure, and weight per program guidelines as well as blood draws as ordered by Physician and completing required paperwork.
o Responsible for taking urine samples as needed and completing all necessary paperwork and following nursing standards related to this process.
o Employee maintains the integrity of the clinical record through timely and accurate completion of all required paperwork.
o Documentation required is program specific and employee shall submit paperwork to appropriate departments as required.
o Other duties as assignedQualifications include:
o 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.
o Current LPN license.
o Prefer at least 1 year of experience in a psychiatric acute care hospital or related clinic.
o Current BLS card.
o Current physical exam per state or contract requirements.
o Successful completion of Maxim screening tests with a score of 80% or greater.
o Must pass criminal background screening.
o Current TB test or chest x-ray.
o PALS/ACLS if per contract requirementsMaxim employees are our greatest asset.
We offer the following
Benefits:
o Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance o 401k Program o Competitive Pay o Flexible Scheduling o Direct Deposito Positive Work Environment and Internal Bonuses o Travel Benefits (as applicable)o 24 hour on- call serviceFinding the ideal job or opportunity isn't always an easy task.
At Maxim Healthcare Services, we strive to make life a little easier by matching your career preferences and skills with rewarding assignments in your area.
Whether you're looking for full-time, part-time, or per diem opportunities, we provide career opportunities in nearly every segment of the healthcare market.
At Maxim, we are committed to giving our caregivers the training and resources needed to provide compassionate care and enhance your career.
Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, and population health and wellness services across the United States.
Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.
A career with Maxim offers you flexible hours that fit your lifestyle, personalized service from our office staff, rewarding assignments, and so much more.
Our comprehensive benefits include competitive pay, health, vision, dental and life insurance.
Our employees also receive weekly pay checks and ongoing professional training.
Employees have the opportunity to participate in our 401(k) savings program and Maxim's Caregiver award and recognition programs.
Maxim has been making a difference in the lives of our caregivers, employees, and patients for more than 25 years.
We invite you to experience the joy and satisfaction of working with Maxim Healthcare Services!We are looking for nursing professionals such as LPN's and LVN's to join our team.
Our team is focused on delivering quality patient care and service - all supported by a nationwide network of experienced healthcare professionals and staff.
You will join a long list of experienced medical professionals, including nurses of all specialties, who enjoy a fulfilling job and a promising future in a family atmosphere.
EOE/AAE For more information about our job opportunities, please visit our website.
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