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Type: Full Time
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Job Code: 09727-52605
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RESEARCH PSYCHIATRIC CENTER KANSAS CITY, MO
PSYCHIATRIC SENIOR ADULT UNIT LPN
At Research Psychiatric Center, above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. Research Psychiatric Center has provided comprehensive behavioral health services for more than 25 years to teenagers, adults and seniors dealing with emotional disorders, mental illness and substance abuse.
Are you looking for a place to make a difference with a healthcare system that offers the best resources to not only the community, but also its employees* Apply here today!
WORKING IN GERIATRICS GIVES NURSES THE OPPORTUNITY TO WORK WITH OUR OLDER ADULT POPULATION WHO HAVE CONTRIBUTED SO MUCH TO OUR LIVES WHILE ASSISTING THEM AND THEIR FAMILIES IN ADJUSTING TO THE MULTIPLE CHANGES OF AGING-WHICH MAY INCLUDE A DECLINE IN PHYSICAL OR MENTAL HEALTH, OR BOTH.
Bridges Senior Behavioral Health Unit is a beautiful 12 bed acute care inpatient senior adult unit at Western Missouri Medical Center that provides specialized behavioral and psychiatric care to those 65 years and older. Staffing ratios are dependent upon census and level of acuity, and is well staffed to manage the multiple needs of the aging population.
TOP 3 REASONS WHY EMPLOYEES LOVE WORKING IN THE SENIOR ADULT UNIT:
* Great team to work with
* Quality focus in all aspects of care
* Compassion for our patients
ABOUT RESEARCH PSYCHIATRIC CENTER:
Our mental health programs offer a complete range of acute inpatient, day treatment and community based outpatient behavioral healthcare. Our professional staff includes psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and licensed professional counselors, all with special training to care for people with mental, emotional or behavioral disorders. We are dedicated to helping our patients find their path to recovery through therapy, counseling and other treatment methods. Our treatment plans are created to fit each patient s individual health needs.
Our 100 bed facility is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and from the State of Missouri. All hospital based services include full psychiatric, psychosocial and medical evaluations.
Learn more about working at Research Psychiatric Center: http://researchpsychiatriccenter.com/about/
RESEARCH PSYCHIATRIC CENTER is currently looking for an LPN
* The Licensed Practical Nurse participates in direct patient care, administers medications and helps with guidance of non-professional personnel. Provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to psychiatric patients in hospital. Works under the supervision of the Registered Nurse utilizing the nursing process.
* Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
* Current LPN licensure from the state of Missouri. Demonstrated competency in BLS required upon hire and maintained
* Prefer one year of direct patient experience in an acute care setting
High School Diploma/GED
Last Edited: 05/14/2018
Diversity is valued and actively promoted in the workforce at all levels. We strive to celebrate cultural and other differences and consider them strengths of the organization.
We are committed to:
Providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect.
Recruiting and retaining a diverse staff reflective of the patients and communities we serve.
Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected category in accordance to applicable federal, state, or local laws.
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