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LPN (overnights)

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Memphis
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities

Since 1969, Lakeside has been the premier provider of specialized behavioral health and addictive disease services in the Memphis and Mid-South region. The 365-bed facility is one of the largest free-standing psychiatric hospital in the United States. We are located on a serene 37-acre campus in northeast Shelby County, serving as the setting for the treatment for children, adolescents, young adults, adults and seniors. Lakeside's comprehensive programs treat disorders such as bipolar disorder, psychological trauma, depression and anxiety, mental illnesses and addictive disease disorders such as alcoholism, drug addiction and substance abuse.

Lakeside is part of one of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS). UHS has been recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune for 10 years in a row. We can offer you:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
  • $8,000 Retention Bonus for RNs: 2nd, 3rd shift and weekends.
  • Very generous shift differentials for on-call/PRN for Nursing

If you would like to learn more before applying, please contact Diane Sessler at: diane.sessler@uhsinc.com.

EEO Statement

All 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.

Notice

At 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 information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Qualifications

The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing care on a designated unit in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Lakeside Behavioral Health System. The Licensed Practical Nurse is accountable for assigned nursing care activities on a shift basis and is responsible for promoting and enhancing nursing practice on the unit under the direction of a Registered Nurse.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency in the criteria listed in this job description. The specifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position. Staff must demonstrate flexibility for reassignment to units providing care to varied populations including adults and dually diagnosed patients.

Education: Graduate of an accredited licensed practical nursing program.

Experience: One-year prior experience in inpatient psychiatric mental health nursing preferred.

Licensure/Certification: Licensure and registration by the Tennessee Board of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Knowledge: Prefer knowledge of general and psychiatric nursing processes, therapeutic relationships and processes, age specific growth and development, limit setting, crisis and behavior management and CPR training.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Memphis , LPN (overnights), Other , Memphis, Tennessee

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