Acadia Healthcare LPN - 2nd shift PRTF Med Nurse Monday-Friday in Magee, Mississippi
Provide guidance, and feedback to staff to facilitate smooth operations.
Provide direct patient care through utilization of nursing standards accurately and in a timely manner.
Follow policies, procedures, and medical/lab protocol for nursing care and notify physician of results, accurately and in a timely manner.
Implement infection control measures according to facility policies and procedures, accurately and in a timely manner.
Report pertinent information and/or changes in the patients' condition to physician, Director of Nursing, and/or on-call nurse as appropriate and in a timely manner.
Provide patient, and family education as related to current medication at administration and at Med Pass time.
Participate in team conferences, staffings, and reviews as assigned.
Prepare and administer medications as ordered by the physician, accurately and in a timely manner.
Chart medication administration on the Medication Administration Record and nurse's notes, if applicable, accurately and in a timely manner.
Order prescribed medication to ensure an adequate supply is available at all times.
Assist in obtaining verbal/written consents for psychotropic medications, accurately and in a timely manner.
In a timely manner, document nursing care provided and maintain appropriate records related to patient progress and incidents (i.e., Incident/Accident reports, medical charts, worker's compensation reports, etc).
Transcribe physician’s orders accurately and in a timely manner.
Ensure correct completion of patient pass forms/reports.
Assist in the proper use of treatment modalities (i.e., time-away, crisis management, and peer isolation).
When appropriate, complete medication discrepancy form and notify doctor when they occur.
Provide care and/or conduct patient/resident interactions in a manner appropriate for the age, culture, and population being served.
Follow all safety policies and adhere to all worker's compensation program guidelines.
Order replacement medications for the emergency drug kits as they are removed to ensure appropriate amount is maintained.
- Other duties as assigned.