LPN - 2nd shift PRTF Med Nurse Monday-Friday

Company: Acadia-Healthcare ( Learn More )

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Job Description
  • Provide guidance, and feedback to staff to facilitate smooth operations.
  • Provide direct patient care through utilization of nursing standards accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Follow policies, procedures, and medical/lab protocol for nursing care and notify physician of results, accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Implement infection control measures according to facility policies and procedures, accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Report pertinent information and/or changes in the patients' condition to physician, Director of Nursing, and/or on-call nurse as appropriate and in a timely manner.
  • Provide patient, and family education as related to current medication at administration and at Med Pass time.
  • Participate in team conferences, staffings, and reviews as assigned.
  • Prepare and administer medications as ordered by the physician, accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Chart medication administration on the Medication Administration Record and nurse's notes, if applicable, accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Order prescribed medication to ensure an adequate supply is available at all times.
  • Assist in obtaining verbal/written consents for psychotropic medications, accurately and in a timely manner.
  • In a timely manner, document nursing care provided and maintain appropriate records related to patient progress and incidents (i.e., Incident/Accident reports, medical charts, worker's compensation reports, etc).
  • Transcribe physician’s orders accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Ensure correct completion of patient pass forms/reports.
  • Assist in the proper use of treatment modalities (i.e., time-away, crisis management, and peer isolation).
  • When appropriate, complete medication discrepancy form and notify doctor when they occur.
  • Provide care and/or conduct patient/resident interactions in a manner appropriate for the age, culture, and population being served.
  • Follow all safety policies and adhere to all worker's compensation program guidelines.
  • Order replacement medications for the emergency drug kits as they are removed to ensure appropriate amount is maintained.
  • 20.          Other duties as assigned.

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