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The Meadows Psychiatric Center

Centre Hall

Healthcare

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

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Job Description/Requirements

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients ranging in age from children to adults depending upon which unit worked. The LPN is responsible for communicating patient treatment response, emotional and behavioral changes, milieu dynamics and other pertinent information. The LPN administers medication under the supervision of Charge RN. Additional nursing duties include completion of vital signs, blood glucose monitoring, assisting the RN with transcription of physician orders, and triage of patient needs. The LPN functions effectively in crisis situations under the guidance of the charge nurse using verbal de-escalation skills, physical holds and/or mechanical restraints as needed. The LPN contributes to ensuring the environment is safe for both patients and staff members through the use of safety rounds, patient flows, and milieu management techniques. Throughout the shift, the LPN completes all required documentation. LPN's work under the direct supervision of a charge RN and Unit Nurse Manager.

Compensation/Benefits

Challenging and rewarding work environment
Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
Tuition Assistance and Reimbursement Programs
Assistance to further education to RN level
Short and Long Term Disability Benefits
Employee Discount Purchase Program
Shift Differentials
Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!