LVN IV Certified 12 Hr - Senior Behavioral Health - Saint John Hospital in Leavenworth, KS at Prime Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/8/2020

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Job Description

Overview Serving the needs of the Leavenworth community since 1864, Saint John Hospital continues in the spirit of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth. These brave women answered the call of Bishop Miege to come to the Kansas territory in 1858 providing schools, orphanages, and care for the sick. Today, Prime Healthcare continues this legacy as Saint John Hospital and is home to innovative, patient-centered, health care, quality physicians, and compassionate staff.

 

Our Senior Behavioral Health unit at Saint John Hospital is a 30-bed unit that provides a welcoming, safe, supportive environment where patients receive care based on their individualized needs. Our interdisciplinary approach includes a highly qualified and experienced team of professionals who offer a variety of treatment modalities.

Responsibilities Interested in joining a team that offers compassionate care to its patients and their families? If so, our Senior Behavioral Health Unit at Saint John Hospital might be the perfect fit for you!

 

The Licensed Vocational Nurse/Licensed Psychiatric Technician provides direct and indirect patient care services requiring technical and manual skills, within the scope of practice, that meet the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care, and meets the communication needs of the patient and family; Performs under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse. Demonstrates knowledge of EMTALA Regulations and triage process in the ER setting.

Education and Work Experience

1. Current and valid state license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse or Licensed Psychiatric Technician.
2. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
3. IV certification upon hire required.
4. Minimum one year experience in an applicable setting preferred.
5. Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

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