Lpn/Licensed Practical Nurse (Per Diem)

Pyramid Healthcare Dallas , PA 18612

Posted 3 weeks ago

To do what nobody else will do, a way that nobody else can do, in spite of all we go through;

that is to be a nurse.

Rawsi Williams

We are looking for a team member who will...

Properly instructs and guides chemical dependency technicians in client care responsibilities and

assignments.

Orientation of new employees to unit specific policies and procedures, positive and offers constructive

feedback and direction to students/interns on the unit,

Conveys accurate information in supportive and courteous manner to unit nursing and tech staff.

Seeks out supervision and direction from physician, completion of nursing assessments-under the

direction of the RN, transfers, discharges, treatment plans, progress notes, medication reconciliation,

medication administration, vitals, knowledge of detox protocols, assisting medical doctor as needed,

provide medical lectures.

Report any unusual occurrences to nurse supervisor/program director promptly, ensure room assignments

are appropriate to clients needs, attend and actively participate in departmental staff meetings.

Maintain medical equipment in proper working order; maintain confidentiality and proper boundaries.

Team builder, ability to drive continuous improvement projects, confidentiality, multi-tasker, decisive,

excellent problem-solving/trouble-shooting skills, teacher, cooperative within the team framework

Other duties as assigned.

Technical Competencies needed will include the ability to effectively meet the needs of the client, positive relationships with internal and external customers and contributing to the success of the corporation. Strong background in D&A and Co-occurring Disorders, knowledge of HIPAA laws, Confidentiality, state licensing regulations, CPR, AED and First Aid, other trainings as required.

To be a successful part of our team you should be familiar and confident with...

Demonstrating professionalism, leadership, confidentiality, strong social communication skills, time-management, organized.

Possessing skills to communicate effectively and interact well with people of diverse backgrounds.

Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

Be able to problem solve by gathering and analyzing information, working well in an individual/ group problem solving situation, and showing initiative in problem solving.

Maintaining professionalism and does not show favoritism.

Maintaining consistency with clients, staff,visitors, and the public. Ability to handle a crisis situation and react appropriately.

Be prepared to be flexibility and adaptable.

Have the ability to make decisions in an objective and ethical manner.

Remaining calm and decisive in crisis situations.

Be able to sustain a team environment, drive continuous improvement projects, confidentiality, excellent problem-solving skills and excellent communicator within the team framework.

And finally, our new team member will need to be able to identify and maintain our core values:

We are committed and proud to live our CORE values and use them to inspire those around us. Our employees are expected to align with these values, behaviors and standards. We are held accountable for upholding these CORE Values: INTEGRITY is striving to be honest, transparent and ethical when dealing with clients, staff and the community. DEDICATION is demonstrating an unwavering commitment to always provide exceptional care and support to those we serve is needed daily. COLLABORATION is a steadfast, team-focused approach; working together to achieve excellence. PASSION is genuine, compelling and relentless desire to improve lives and support Pyramid Healthcares mission.

EOE

Requirements

Our nurses will need...

Current LPN license in state of practice.

Knowledge of continuous improvement techniques. Awareness and understanding of regulating bodies (CARF, Office of Mental Health, DDAP).

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