Licensed Practical Nurse
Company: RI International
Posted on: January 13, 2022
Summary of Job: The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) position
works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) and as part
of a multi-disciplinary clinical team. The LPN position also
identifies the need for medical attention and alerts the Physician
and/or RN of medical concerns. Essential Duties and
Responsibilities: --- Assists with intake process. --- Collects
blood or urine specimens and arranges transport to lab as ordered.
--- Monitors care of individuals to include monitoring of
medications under the supervision of the RN. --- Oversees and
maintains medication records in accordance with policy and State
Regulations. --- Provides support to Medical Assistants and other
staff as needed, which includes treatment and discharge planning.
--- Provides education regarding diabetic care, psychiatric
medication and other medical needs to enhance individual health and
wellbeing. --- Coordinates care including assisting individuals
with making medical and/or other Provider appointments as needed.
--- Completes clinical documentation as required. --- Understands
and adheres to RI International compliance standards as they appear
in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policies. ---
Performs other related duties assigned. Job Requirements: To
perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education,
training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential duties. --- Thorough
comprehension of psychiatric nursing preferred. --- Knowledge of
psychiatric medications and their indications, common side effects,
reactions and interactions of medications prescribed. --- Ability
to work with agitated patients in crisis and their families to
implement behavioral management interventions. --- Basic computer
skills. --- Ability to pay close attention to detail. --- Ability
to problem solve. --- Ability to communicate both verbally and in
writing. --- Effective listening skills. --- Excellent clinical
documentation skills. --- Graduation from an accredited LPN
program. --- Current and valid LPN license. --- Minimum of one (1)
year of experience working in a behavioral health setting. Driving
Requirements: --- If driving is required for this position, must
meet all requirements outlined in RI International driving policy.
--- If not qualified to drive per driving policy, a Non-Driver
Attestation form must be signed. A Nursing Competency Checklist
must be completed as part of the new hire onboarding process.
Physical Demands: May include work close to the eyes and
substantial motions of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers. Frequent
sitting, standing, walking, handling, finger dexterity;
eye-hand-foot coordination, use of corrected vision; color vision;
use of auditory senses. May be required to lift up to twenty-five
(25) pounds. Work Environment May work in an office environment or
behavioral health facility. May have contact with individuals who
are agitated and/or confused. ADDENDUM Arizona Education Graduation
from an accredited LPN program. Licensure Current and valid LPN
license. Certification Misc. Requirement ADDENDUM California
Education Graduation from an accredited LPN program. Licensure
Current and valid LPN license. Certification Misc. Requirement
ADDENDUM Delaware Education Graduation from an accredited LPN
program. Licensure Current and valid LPN license. Certification
Misc. Requirement ADDENDUM North Carolina Education Graduation from
an accredited LPN program. Licensure Current and valid LPN license.
Certification Misc. Requirement ADDENDUM Washington Education
Graduation from an accredited LPN program. Licensure Current and
valid LPN license. Certification Misc. Requirement Employee
Acknowledgement By my signature below, I hereby certify that I have
reviewed the attached description of my position and agree to
perform the duties described therein. I understand that nothing in
this job description restricts managements right to assign or
reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and e/o Wed 7A-730P
Keywords: RI International, Jacksonville , Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Jacksonville, North Carolina
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