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Licensed Practical Nurse, Fife, WA

Organization: RI International
Category: LPN/LVN
Location: Fife, WA
Date Job Posted: February 11, 2021
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The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) position works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) and as part of a multi-disciplinary clinical team. The LPN position also identifies the need for medical attention and alerts the Physician and/or RN of medical concerns.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Thorough comprehension of psychiatric nursing preferred.
  • Knowledge of psychiatric medications and their indications, common side effects, reactions and interactions of medications prescribed.
  • Ability to work with agitated patients in crisis and their families to implement behavioral management interventions.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Effective listening skills.
  • Excellent clinical documentation skills.
  • Graduation from an accredited LPN program.
  • Current and valid LPN license.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience working in a behavioral health setting.

Driving Requirements:

  • If driving is required for this position, must meet all requirements outlined in RI International driving policy.
  • If not qualified to drive per driving policy, a Non-Driver Attestation form must be signed.

A Nursing Competency Checklist must be completed as part of the new hire onboarding process.

Physical Demands:

May include work close to the eyes and substantial motions of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers. Frequent sitting, standing, walking, handling, finger dexterity; eye-hand-foot coordination, use of corrected vision; color vision; use of auditory senses. May be required to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds.

Work Environment

May work in an office environment or behavioral health facility. May have contact with individuals who are agitated and/or confused.

ADDENDUM – Washington

Education Graduation from an accredited LPN program.
Licensure Current and valid LPN license.
Misc. Requirement

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