Psychiatric Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Psychiatric Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Psychiatric Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Responds to emergency situations to help support the clinical and nursing E&T staff in delivery of services to the E&T guests;
  • Provides first aid and CPR as needed;
  • Provides nursing care following established nursing service objectives and standards;
  • Completes charting entries as required and regulated by state and federal law;
  • Distributes and documents medications (including narcotics) according to established standards and regulatory instructions;
  • Ensures that all safety and infection control practices are followed according to established guidelines and procedures.

Requirements:

  • Responds to emergency situations to help support the clinical and nursing E&T staff in delivery of services to the E&T guests;
  • Provides first aid and CPR as needed;
  • Must be able to successfully re-certify in MDC’s physical intervention training on an annual basis;
  • Provides nursing care following established nursing service objectives and standards;
  • Must be able to successfully pass MDC’s physical intervention training within 30 days of hire;
  • Ensures that all safety and infection control practices are followed according to established guidelines and procedures;
  • Completes charting entries as required and regulated by state and federal law;
  • Distributes and documents medications (including narcotics) according to established standards and regulatory instructions;
  • A current license as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Tennessee or Compact License;
  • Willing to float to different units;
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in any discipline;
  • Comfortable with working in a secure lock down facility;
  • BLS certification;
  • Must be able to attend Orientation beginning March 25th;
  • Must be able to attend Orientation beginning August 14th.