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Licensed Practical Nurse (Lpn)

Company: Focus Treatment Centers
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Focus Treatment Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Full-time 10a-10p bridge shift (3 shifts weekly)

PRN shifts (day and night)


This position is responsible for providing nursing care to patients, as well as providing direction and supervision to non-professional personnel in the provision of direct patient care.


A minimum of five (5) years of nursing experience is preferred, but not required; preferably one (1) year of Chemical Dependency Nursing in addition to basic nursing experience; a current Tennessee Practical Nursing License; current CPR card.


* Completes nursing assessments under the supervision of an RN in a timely manner and indicates potential problems. Ability to act independently.
* Collaborates with RN to open interdisciplinary treatment plan and appropriately develops treatment plan for all conditions.
* Communicates with patient/family regarding care plan and outcome goals; involved patient/family in developing plan of care and accomplishing outcome goals and/or consistently attends and participates in interdisciplinary team conferences.
* Facilitates patient support/educational groups.
* Provide patient care with minimal supervision. Adapts to assignments based on unit need. Independently recognizes and assumes additional responsibility.
* Administers medication using safety initiative of using two means of identification. Documents and reports affects of scheduled and PRN medication. Observes and reports affects of medications in a safe and accurate manner. Facility narcotics and patients own narcotics are handled appropriately.
* Demonstrates knowledge of specialty practice through clinical performance.
* Communicates pertinent information to peers and physicians and acts as a patient advocate. Anticipates patient needs and makes appropriate suggestions regarding treatment.
* Performs in a competent, calm and professional manner during crises or emergency situations. Performs proficiently and expertly. Aware of emergency medications, equipment and their location and is proficient in knowledge and use.
* Demonstrates ability to perform procedures and skills in a safe and accurate manner. Able to perform complex procedures and skills independently or with minimum supervision.

Keywords: Focus Treatment Centers, Cleveland , Licensed Practical Nurse (Lpn), Healthcare , Cleveland, Tennessee

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