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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) -Full-Time - Philadelphia Children's Crisis Response Center

Company: Belmont Behavioral Hospital
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

The Philadelphia Children's Crisis Response Center is a new program for the triage, intervention, and stabilization of children and adolescents between the ages of 3 through 17, who are experiencing a behavioral and psychiatric crisis. This continuum of care includes a crisis and transitional unit that provides brief treatment and/or stabilization in an age-appropriate, family-centered, trauma-informed environment. The Philadelphia Children's Crisis Response Center is currently seeking a Full-Time Licensed Practical Nurse. The Licensed Practical Nurse:

  • Provides and coordinates care by assessing the physical and behavioral health needs of the patient, developing and implementing nursing care plans, maintaining medical records, and educating patients and their families about various physical and behavioral health conditions. -
  • Provides nursing care and services within the standards and scope of nursing practice as defined within the state Nurse Practice Act regulations, policies, procedures, and protocols, as well as facility and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Ensure physician's orders are legible if taken verbally and transcribed appropriately per policy and procedure.
  • Ensure patient's status is assessed on an ongoing basis and pertinent information gathered is documented. Notify physician of significant changes in status such as difficulties with detox, medical emergency, or change in medical status regarding response to medications, etc.
  • Nursing treatment plans are specific to assessed needs. The initial treatment plan is completed upon admission.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and utilization of universal precautions in providing direct patient care.
  • Accurately administer medications per ordered note and document accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents.
  • Responsible for completing admission and discharge processed efficiently and accurately as directed.
  • Exhibit therapeutic rapport with patients by maintaining professional boundaries, being respectful to personal space, giving patients direct attention, and maintaining rational detachment.
  • Provide direction or coordinate the activities of the unit as directed.
  • Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, coworkers, and others involved in inpatient treatment in an effective manner. The Philadelphia Children's Crisis Response Center is made up of a friendly, close-knit, and motivated team. The PCCRC offer's free employee parking along with many other company benefits and perks. - Qualified candidates will have a minimum of a Licensed Practical Nurse certification. - Previous behavioral health experience preferred. Current CPR certification and Covid-19 Vaccination are Required upon hire. -

Keywords: Belmont Behavioral Hospital, Philadelphia , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) -Full-Time - Philadelphia Children's Crisis Response Center, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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