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Licensed Practical Nurse (Swing Shift pool)

Job Description

 

Job ID 2018-1678
# of Openings 1
Job Locations US-AZ-TucsonCategory Nursing
Type Pool
Shift Pool - Varies - Varies


Overview
Connections Health Solutions is a physician-owned, multifaceted behavioral health company whose mission is to address any behavioral health need at any time.
We are hiring a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) who will administer medications as prescribed by the patient's Behavioral Health Medical Professional (BHMP). Using the Electronic Health Record (EHR), documents the administration, the medication effectiveness and any noted adverse actions or side effects of the medications in accordance with the established policies and procedures, current standards of practice and care, and applicable state/federal regulations. This LPN will work a pool position on a Swing Shift (hours: 1pm - 1am or 2pm - 2am).

Responsibilities
  • Promotes a welcoming environment and excellent customer service with individuals and families served by the program.
  • Attends to medication needs for individuals experiencing acute mental distress or who have an enduring mental illness.
  • Monitors patients on assigned unit and maintains safety and security of patients.
  • Ensures the correct administration of medication, including injections, and monitors the results of treatment.
  • May assist in managing crisis situations. Responds to distressed patients in a non-threatening manner and attempts to understand the source of distress.
  • Works with families and caregivers, helping to educate them and the individual about wellness and the principles of recovery. Fosters an environment of respect for individual patient and family rights to privacy and dignity in all aspects of care delivery.


Qualifications
  • Arizona Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) certification
  • At least one year behavioral health experience
  • At least one year experience with medication management utilizing Electronic Health Record (EHR)
  • Experience working with a diverse population

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Job Reference #: 25793708
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Date Posted: 11/30/2018
Pay Rate: 


Recruiter and Available Location Information

 Map It! -, Tucson, AZ 85701

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