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LPN/LVN

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Responsibilities Provide & assist in direct patient care under the supervision of the charge nurse (RN) as prescribed by the physician & the treatment team. Provide medical management and re-assessment of patients. Assist RN with environmental safety and crisis management for the patient population. Supervise MHTs as directed by RN. Document patient care, ensure that data is accurate, & that it is included in the master treatment plan via timely nursing care plan updates. Work with the treatment team to provide a consistently therapeutic milieu. Rockford Center is a 138-bed mental health facility located in Newark, DE, providing easy access to a full complement of inpatient and partial behavioral health programs for children and adolescents, adults, and older adults. Rockford is the only child inpatient behavioral health facility in DE, offers an experienced and tenured senior management team, and serves New Castle County and northern Maryland. CUSTOMERS SERVED: Children (age 4-12), Adults (age 18-64), Adolescents (age 13-17), Geriatric (age 65+) Patients; families; direct-care service providers; external funding sources; service, accreditation, and licensing agencies; external case managers; other staff; and the community. What do our current nurses value at The Rockford Center & UHS? An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of working in our nursing department is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times. Supportive and responsive leadership. You are never alone, as you are part of a large network of peer nurses and nursing leaders that routinely exchange ideas and review current topics within the industry. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for skills diversification and career advancement with UHS. Essential Job Duties: Administers patient medications as prescribed by physician Maintains appropriate documentation for Quality Improvement monitors, Infection Control reports, etc. Provides education to patients on their prescribed medications, as well as families, and document timely and accurately in the patient's chart Under the guidance of a Registered Nurse, completes nursing assessments and document, as appropriate Completes transcription of medication orders timely and error free Helps identify patient problems, needs and strengths, and suggesting modifications to the treatment plan Completes Adverse Drug Reaction forms and forward to the Pharmacist Maintains patient, program, department and related documentation Collects and analyzes data regarding the patients physical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational and anticipated needs throughout treatment Conducts and documents ongoing patient evaluation tools Medication administration and management of patient medications and physician orders Participates as a member of interdisciplinary treatment team Provides appropriate nursing intervention/documentation in crisis situations Reports unsafe patient conditions and change in status Provides age-specific communication, limit setting and interventions Prepares and adheres to the facility patient discharge process Assists patients in carrying out activities of daily living Participates in hospital emergency codes necessary to the unit's and the hospital's safe operation Report any incidents or suspected incidences of sexual/physical abuse or other issues to community/state agencies, and represent the facility in any legal proceedings Other Duties and Responsibilities: Report all accidents immediately and provide effective timely corrective action on all accidents Will adhere to all safety policies and safe work practice Will adhere to all hospital policies and procedures Perform other duties as assigned Exhibit Service Excellence and support facility internal and external customer service standards EEO Statement All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. Notice At UHS and all subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates with matching skillset and experience with the best possible career at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail etc. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-. Qualifications Education/Training: Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing Experience: One year inpatient psychiatric experience with adults, adolescents and/or children preferred. Licensure/Certification: Current Delaware Licensed Practical Nurse License Current Driver's License CPR Certification Knowledge and Skills: Knowledge of appropriate nursing assessment, diagnoses, & interventions with patients. Knowledge of milieu management. Accurate administration of medication & treatments. Monitor & record response & side-effects to medication & treatments. Ability to safely implement Special Treatment Procedures. Ability to develop therapeutic relationships with patients and families. Ability to assist with educating patients & families in medication & care management. Ability to write clearly, legibly, accurately, & concisely in patient charts. Skill in maintaining appropriate medical record documentation. Ability to direct subordinates in the performance of their duties.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Newark , LPN/LVN, Healthcare , Newark, Delaware

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