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LPN/LVN - GOU - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - P/T

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesFor more than 50 years, Northwest Behavioral Health has provided mental health treatment to individuals from Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Colorado. Located on the campus of Northwest Texas Healthcare System in Amarillo, Texas, we offer behavioral health treatment services for children, adolescents, adults, seniors and uniformed service members. Our facility has 6 inpatient units with 106 beds. Additional services we offer include 24 hours a day free behavioral health assessments, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient mental health and substance use programs, clinic-based psychiatry and therapy services. New service offerings coming in 2021 include ECT, virtual reality exposure therapy, bio neurofeedback and CBT-I for insomnia. Our goal is to provide premier behavioral health services in a compassionate environment and to enhance the quality of life in the health of people in the communities we serve. We welcome you to join our amazing team of providers!Visit us online at: https://www.nwths.com/careers The primary function of The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) practices under the direction or supervision of the professional registered nurse. The LVN implements nursing care for assigned patients and assists the RN in the assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation of nursing care. This includes demonstrating competency in strong basic patient care skills, clerical/courier duties, stocking, transporting, and performing EKG's, phlebotomy, specific patient care duties, and other departmental duties as requested. May be floated as needed treating all diversities. Actively demonstrates a passion for patient care while demonstrating service recovery if needed and displays service excellence at all times. Follows standard of care as defined within scope of Licensed Vocational Nurse and reflects the American Nurses Association's Code of Ethics for Nurses and the Nurse Practice Act of 2015.Benefit Highlights:Challenging and rewarding work environmentCompetitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time OffExcellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans401(K) with company match and discounted stock planCareer development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!QualificationsEDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:Education: High School Graduate or equivalentExperience: 1 - 3 yearsPrefer one year of full time or three years part time experience in acute/hospital care setting.Specific Requirements: Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association upon hire or within 30 days of hire, and maintain throughout employment.BLOOD BORNE PATHOGENS EXPOSURE CATEGORYCategory 1: Job usually involves contact with patients or patient specimens. Exposure to blood, body fluids, non-intact skin or tissue specimens is possible.License/Certification: Graduate of an accredited LVN programCompletion of basic arrhythmia module within initial 90 daysCurrent LVN license issued by Texas Nursing BoardMust successfully pass any pre-employment assessment(s) required by the facilityEEO StatementAll 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.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path 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

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Amarillo , LPN/LVN - GOU - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - P/T, Healthcare , Amarillo, Texas

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