Behavioral Health L.P.N. - LECOM Health

Behavioral Health L.P.N.

Millcreek Community Hospital

Millcreek Community Hospital is seeking a full time LPN for the Behavioral Health Unit. This position is 36 hours a week 7pm-7am.

SUMMARY: Deliver patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

Required Certification/License: Licensed as practical nurse in Pennsylvania

*CPR Certification

* Therapeutic Holds Training

(*To be obtained within 60 days of hire.)

Minimum Experience:

  1. New graduate or one year of nursing experience in a hospital environment
  2. Familiarity with diagnostic criteria and related symptomatology.
  3. Familiarity with PA Department of Health Patient Rights and service delivery.
  4. Demonstrates competent written, oral and organizational skills in charting and treatment planning.
  5. General understanding of Non-Violent Crisis Intervention techniques.
  6. Familiarity with the use and administration of psychotropic medications.
  7. Familiarity with admission/discharge planning and community resources.

Familiarity with compliance policies and procedures

Competencies:

1. Sensitivity to a patient’s emotional, mental, and physical needs.

  1. Strong written and oral communication skills.
  2. Completion of annual Behavioral Health competency trainings

Interested, qualified candidates may submit a resume along with an application by clicking the Apply for This Job link below. E.O.E

 

 

 

 

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