LPN Geriatric BH-NIghts
Maria Parham Franklin
 Louisburg, NC

Maria Parham Franklin in Louisburg, NC has an opening for a LPN on Geriatric BH unit. The LPN as supervised and delegated by a registered nurse, provides direct patient care in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.

Job

responsibilities include yet are not limited to:

  • Applies
    professional nursing principles, procedures and intervention to the
    multidisciplinary treatment experience
  • Observes
    and records patients behaviors and interactions towards prescribed treatment
    goals
  • Works
    collegially with medical staff, licensed therapist and other assigned
    professionals in helping patients achieve their therapeutic goals
  • Provides
    patient education and consultation with parents/care givers
  • Participates
    in patient assessment with RN and interprets patient's needs from admission
    through discharge planning including periods of crisis and stabilization
  • Administers
    prescribed medications and maintains medical records and clinical documentation
  • Prepares
    individualized treatment plans and documentation within the patient's record

Minimum Education

Successful completion of the LPN diploma program or Associate's degree

Required License/Certifications:

Active North Carolina LPN license

Basic Life Support (BLS) certified through American Heart Association (AHA).

Experience:

Prior experience in a mental health setting preferred