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Company: UHS
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

License Practical Nurse (LPN) Opportunity!
7a- 7:30p + every other weekend PRN opportunities, 12 hour shifts
$250 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE for PRN positions!
Rockford Center is a 138-bed mental health facility located in Newark, DE, providing easy access to a full complement of inpatient and partial behavioral health programs for children and adolescents, adults, and older adults. Rockford is the only child inpatient behavioral health facility in DE, offers an experienced and tenured senior management team, and serves New Castle County and northern Maryland.
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Position Summary:
To deliver quality nursing care to psychiatric adult, geriatric and adolescent and children patients. Conducts ongoing and individualized nursing care duties as assigned and as dictated by the patient's condition in accordance with physician orders and facility protocols.
Essential Job Duties:

  • Administers patient medications as prescribed by physician
  • Maintains appropriate documentation for Quality Improvement monitors, Infection Control reports, etc.
  • Provides education to patients on their prescribed medications, as well as families, and document timely and accurately in the patient's chart
  • Under the guidance of a Registered Nurse, completes nursing assessments and document, as appropriate
  • Completes transcription of medication orders timely and error free
  • Helps identify patient problems, needs and strengths, and suggesting modifications to the treatment plan
  • Completes Adverse Drug Reaction forms and forward to the Pharmacist
  • Maintains patient, program, department and related documentation
  • Collects and analyzes data regarding the patients physical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational and anticipated needs throughout treatment
  • Conducts and documents ongoing patient evaluation tools
  • Medication administration and management of patient medications and physician orders
  • Participates as a member of interdisciplinary treatment team
  • Provides appropriate nursing intervention/documentation in crisis situations
  • Reports unsafe patient conditions and change in status
  • Provides age-specific communication, limit setting and interventions
  • Prepares and adheres to the facility patient discharge process
  • Assists patients in carrying out activities of daily living
  • Participates in hospital emergency codes necessary to the unit's and the hospital's safe operation
  • Report any incidents or suspected incidences of sexual/physical abuse or other issues to community/state agencies, and represent the facility in any legal proceedings About our parent company Universal Health Services (UHS):
    One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, our annual revenues were $10.77 billion in 2018. In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2019, ranked #293 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 87,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 327 behavioral health facilities, 40 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.
    If you would like to learn more about the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) opportunities, please contact Rose Vallejo, HR/Healthcare Recuiter @302-996-5480 ext 228.
    EEO Statement
    All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
    We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.
    At UHS and all subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates with matching skillset and experience with the best possible career at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail etc. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.
    Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Job Requirements:
    • Attendance of accredited vocational school for LPNs and a current State of Delaware LPN License.
    • Current CPR or BLS certification.

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