1+ months

LPN/LVN - (54771)

Universal Health Services
Memphis, TN 38103
  • Job Code
    54771

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Position Summary

Responsible for assessing consumers medical needs, monitoring medications, administering and tracking TB skin tests, monitoring random drug screens, and assisting psychiatrist/nurse practitioner as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Completes medical screening and/or assessment of new clients immediately upon admission according to level of care procedures.

  • Monitors medication process for individuals living in residential facilities including supervision of medication distribution, supervising self-administration process.

  • Prepares Medication Administration Record (MAR).

  • Provides on-going consumer education (group and individual) regarding medications.

  • Implements and monitor procedures for random urine drug screens to ensure that each individual is screened as appropriate.

  • Meets quality expectations of accuracy, completeness, and is responsive to feedback.

  • Meets quantity expectations of volume consistent with peers and relative to time in position.

  • Meets timeliness expectations of completing work as scheduled, demonstrating self-paced performance and adjusting priorities as needed.

  • Participates in weekly staff and clinical meetings.

  • Cross-trains and supports other divisions as needed or requested by supervisor.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to inspire client confidence in the FRN Staff and the FRN Model of Treatment.
  • Adhere to the JCAHO standards.
  • Ability to consistently demonstrate through conduct and communications the stability required to effectively assist patients and their family members through the FRN Model of Treatment.
  • Demonstrates a broad base of knowledge in psychiatric and addiction treatment and administration.

  • Ability to build relationships with diverse individuals and groups.

  • Understands need for and maintains appropriate confidentiality at all times when interacting with patients, residents, families, visitors, referral sources and all other contacts.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.

  • Must have general knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.

  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.

  • Understanding of diverse cultures and gender specific issues and the ability to incorporate needs of gender and culturally diverse groups into the organization.

Job Requirements

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Education and Experience

  • High School Degree or GED required.

  • Unencumbered LPN License to practice in state of Tennessee.

  • Minimum 3 years experience working psych/mental.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during work hours.

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and/or move up to 40 pounds.

  • Position requires some work on the computer requiring manual dexterity and visual acuity.

  • Ability to read, write and analyze detailed and complex information.

This opportunity provides the following:

  • Foundations Recovery Network (FRN) is challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within FRN & UHS and its subsidiaries

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2020-03-22

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