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LVN Behavioral Health

Company: Cedar Crest Hospital & RTC
Location: Belton
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:FT LVN Days and FT Nights - 12 hour shifts - Cedar Crest Hospital in Belton, TX$2500 SIGN-ON for FT scheduleJoin our team at Cedar Crest Hospital & Residential Treatment in Belton, Texas. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about behavioral health. If you are interested in growth opportunities that are second to none in the industry and making a difference in the lives of people in our community, this position is right for you!At Cedar Crest Hospital, we are proud to offer treatment across the age spectrum and treatment level. We treat children, teens, adults, and older adults who are facing major mental health concerns or chemical dependency at many levels of care. Our acute inpatient program is used to provide stabilization during an immediate crisis; we treat people of all ages and their families and arm them with the skills needed to prevent further crises. Our Residential Treatment Center for adolescents provides a living space for teens struggling with many challenges in a home-like environment conducive to recovery and healing. Our partial hospitalization program (PHP) is offered for children and teens who are struggling with a multitude of challenges and help them to learn skills needed to be successful in life.We are proud of our competitive benefits offering:Medical, dental, vision, life insurance401K with employer matchPTO and Sick TimeTuition Reimbursement ProgramEAP program that includes employee and family counseling; financial assistance; life event preparation and more!Responsibilities:ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: - Monitor patient health and administer basic care utilizing the nursing process within the LPN/LVN scope of practice in carrying out care plan objectives and goals. - Role model expectations related to customer service and demonstrates a sense of urgency related to the importance of patient safety. - Collaborate with others to ensure that patients' physical, biopsychosocial, age, developmental and cultural needs are met and when they are not met, acknowledges and works to resolve customer complaints. - 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. - Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patient, visitors, coworkers and others involved in the patient's treatment in an effective manner. - Provide for the safe delivery of medication in accordance with policies and procedures, physicians orders and/or current practice. - 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. - Responsible for thorough, accurate reporting and documentation of the patient symptoms, responses and progress.OTHER FUNCTIONS: - Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.Qualifications:EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS: - Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required. - One or more years' of nursing experience within clinical area of service provided by facility preferred.LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS: - Current LPN/LVN license as required by state. - CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility). - First aid may be required based on state or facility.While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties from particular jobs when circumstances (e.g. emergencies, changes in workload, rush jobs or technological developments) dictate.AHLPN

Keywords: Cedar Crest Hospital & RTC, Temple , LVN Behavioral Health, Healthcare , Belton, Texas

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