Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Posted: 08/03/2022

The Licensed Practical Nurse at Valley Behavioral Health is essential to our patient's recovery.  As an LPN, you have the opportunity to enhance your current nursing skill set, develop new capabilities, assume greater responsibilities, and become a recognized leader in your field. Every day that you are with us, you will make a vital contribution to the health and well-being of individuals in crisis and their loved ones.

BENEFITS:

Valley Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our LPN team members.  Current benefits include:

  • Competitive Hourly rate with shift differential available
  • Sign On Bonus $7,500.00
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) coverage
  • Professional growth opportunity that is second to none in the industry. 

AVAILABLE SHIFTS AND HOURS

Valley currently has full-time positions available on all shifts.  Valley now offers 8 or 12 hours shifts with rotating weekends.  Our positions are hiring immediately

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Monitor patient health and administer basic care utilizing the nursing process in assessing, planning and carrying out care plan objectives and goals.
  • Provide for the basic comfort of patient, implement nursing interventions identified in the plan of care that is individualized to their needs.
  • Apply appropriate interventions to progress the patient towards wellness and address maintenance of wellness.
  • Discuss the care provided with patient and listen to their concerns. Report status changes and concerns to registered nurses and doctors.
  • Keep records on patient health.
  • Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patient, visitors, coworkers and others involved in the patient's treatment in an effective manner.
  • Accurately administer medications per ordered note, document medication administration and reflect accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents.
  • Maintain standards of professional nursing practice in accordance with facility policy and procedures, other external governing and credentialing bodies, performance improvement standards and psychiatric nursing standards.
  • Provide for the safe delivery of medication in accordance with policies and procedures, physicians orders and/or current practice.
  • Responsible for thorough, accurate reporting and documentation of the patient symptoms, responses and progress.

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current LPN license as required by state.
  • One or more years' of nursing experience within clinical area of service provided by facility preferred.