LPN - Behavioral Health

    MultiCare Health System
    Puyallup, WA 98371
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Job Number:
    78973

    Location:
    Puyallup, WA

    Entity:
    Behavioral Health

    Category:
    Nursing - LPN

    Department:
    Luckett Treatment BHS

    Specialty:
    Behavioral Health

    Employment Type:
    On-Call/Per-Diem

    Shift:
    Variable

    Schedule:
    Variable

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    Position Summary:
    The LPN is a licensed nursing team member working under the direction of a Registered Nurse to provide quality care that is focused on the comfort and well being of the patient and family. The LPN is familiar with the normal stages of growth and development and signs of aging, and is responsible for providing age appropriate care. This position requires a service-oriented individual with strong interpersonal skills. For the purpose of delivering and executing daily routine care and services to patients from diverse ethnic and social groups, some independent decision-making is expected in the execution of daily routine duties. The LPN assists the Registered Nurse in implementing the nursing process. Decisions regarding patient care or services require the review and approval of the Registered Nurse. Internal contacts may include patient care staff, Laboratory, Pharmacy, Radiology, and other department's staff and management. External contacts include physicians, patients, families, and visitors.

    Minimum Requirements:
    Previous experience as a LPN, in an acute care setting within the last three (3) years preferred
    Current experience in the assigned specialty, or successful completion of a specialty focused residency post hire. Successful completion of appropriate competencies for assigned specialty.

    Education/Licenses/Certifications:
    Current Washington licensure as an LPN
    License to pass medications may be required

    Luckett House is an Adult Residential Treatment Facility providing residential services for adults and older adults with chronic and persistent mental illness.

    External applicants must be available to attend up to two weeks of general system orientation upon start.

    Posting ID: 555164808Posted: 2020-07-06