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6p - 6a Psychiatric Adolescent Residential PRN LPN

Red River Youth Academy Norman, OK
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Other
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Red River Youth Academy is recruiting for a LPN to work as a member of our facility’s team. The LPN is responsible for the delivery of quality general and psychiatric nursing care to residents with emotional, developmental or psychiatric disorders; and for ensuring the safety and well-being of each patient.

Duties include:

  • Administration of medications in accordance with established safety, hospital & regulatory requirements with minimum medication errors.
  • Ensure residents are provided with medical care as needed including referring, scheduling, and arranging transportation for residents for outside medical treatment as needed.
  • Update status reports and inform supervisory team of relevant issues.
  • Conduct nursing assessments on residents and document outcomes of assessments.
  • Attend to the medical complaints and concerns of residents in a timely and responsive manner.
  • Schedule medical clinic appointments.
  • Ensure lab work is completed in a timely manner.
  • Review admissions packets.
  • Process admissions and discharges.
  • Monitor restraint usage and ensure orders, debriefing, and assessments are completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure accurate completion of incident reports and notification of incidents to the Risk Manager and on-site Supervisor.
  • Provide health education, including medication information, to residents and their families/referral sources as needed.
  • Provide notification of incidents, medical concerns, medication changes to families and referral sources.
  • Monitor charts and the chart audit process.
  • Ensure the proper operation of medical equipment.

Requirements
Graduate of an accredited school or college of nursing. Minimum of one year of recent experience with adolescents; psychiatric preferred. ER experience or geriatric care may substitute. Currently licensed as a Registered Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Oklahoma.

Benefits Offered:

· Medical Insurance

· Dental Insurance

· Vision Insurance

· 401K

· Life Insurance

Red River Youth Academy

Red River Youth Academy in Norman, Oklahoma, is a residential treatment facility that serves adolescents experiencing serious emotional/behavioral disorders. At Red River Youth Academy we believe in hope, second chances, and new beginnings. We focus on teaching our clients functional life skills and the ability to perceive and process information effectively, enabling them to make healthier life decisions. The adolescents of today are tomorrow's future and society needs to be pro-active in building a strong foundation for success. We at Red River Youth Academy are continuously improving our facility, our program, and ourselves so that we can give our clients every opportunity and the tools they need to succeed. Our staff consists of licensed professionals from the disciplines of psychiatry, psychology, counseling, social work, nursing, dietary services, and special education. Our staff is trained in every aspect of the program and exemplifies the best in each profession.

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