Clinic LPN - Psychiatric

Location: Little Rock, AR
Date Posted: 11-15-2017
Clinic LPN - Psych
Little Rock, AR
 
Primary responsibility of patient care, assures safe, competent care for psychiatry patients. Provides nursing care at the direction of the Psychiatrist, while working within the LPN scope of practice. Ensures a smooth running and efficient clinic. 
Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

Primary Functions

  • Provides nursing care at the direction of a licensed Psychiatrist
  • Escorts patients to examination rooms.
  • Records patient history, vital signs, medications, etc. Collects pertinent collateral information on patient from family, caretakers, etc.
  • Provides patient education in office visits or by telephone
  • Audits charts daily; provides follow up to patients on diagnostic tests on a daily basis
  • Calls in prescriptions as ordered
  • Manages sample medications, helps patients with similar issues such as pharmaceutical indigent medication programs, or similar pharmaceutical discount programs.
  • Handles phone calls from patients, various agencies, etc., regarding the care of the patient and reports to the Psychiatrist for review and further action
  • Coordinates daily tasks, working independently with consideration to time management and task completion
  • Accepts new tasks on own initiative
  • Maintains a safe environment for patients. Uses safety precautions appropriately
  • Demonstrates ability to respond quickly and effectively in an emergency situation

Experience

  • Clinic LPN minimum 1 year

Licensure/Certification

  • Current State of Arkansas Licensed Practical Nurse license; Current BLS (AHA) certification
Shannon Steed
Apex Staffing, Inc.

Please contact me with any questions:

Email:
shannon@apexstaffing.net

Phone:
501-801-7626
Fax:
501-232-2812
or
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