Cumberland Hall Hospital is seeking a dynamic and talented Licensed Practical Nurse.
Cumberland Hall Hospital is a comprehensive and highly structured 97-bed inpatient treatment center located near Fort Campbell, KY. Cumberland Hall provides psychiatric and substance use treatment services for all ages. Patients receive an individualized treatment plan, geared to meet their personal needs. A professional team of psychiatrists, therapists, nurses, and teachers work closely with each patient to assist them in achieving their therapeutic and educational goals.
This opportunity provides the following:
A challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, & Prescription Drug Plans
401K Plan with company match
Generous paid time off
The LPN serves as a direct-care staff member performing routine health maintenance, medication administration, medical record documentation, and assists physicians and any other health care person in the therapeutic milieu.
Transcribes physician orders.
Administers medication and medical treatment according to state, federal, and the facility guidelines.
Documents all patient intervention and responses relating to resident's behavior and treatment while at the facility.
Maintain supplies for treatment and stock medication, always checking expiration dates.
Assist residential counselors as needed.
Assist physicians as necessary.
Provide on coming shift nurses with accurate and informative report of shift activities.
Current CPR certification.
Abides by the philosophy, policies, and procedures as set forth by the facility.
Attends unit meetings/in-services as required.
Attends 40 hours of in-service/continuing education per year.
Maintains strict code of resident confidentiality and promotion of resident rights.
Ability or desire to learn venipuncture to obtain necessary blood samples.
Prepare accurate documentation of incidents or any unusual happenings/events.
Assist in scheduling of any "off-site" referrals necessary to the care of residents.
Assist dietitian with necessary data for proper assessment of residents.
Use active listening skills and appropriate tone of voice, while offering a variety of positive coping skills to the residents.
Always provide positive reinforcement and utilize tools from the TF-CBT training to help the resident regain control of their behavior.
Other duties as assigned.
Demonstrate all Service Excellence Standards and Principles.