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Emanuel Medical Center, P.O. Box 879, 117 Kite Road, Swainsboro, GA 30401
Fax: 478-289-1385 Email: humanresources@remove-thisemanuelmedical.org

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES’ APPLICATIONS WILL BE FORWARDED TO THE APPROPRIATE MANAGER. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED FOR POSITIONS OTHER THAN THOSE POSTED WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Ft Nights Lpn Senior Behavioral Health Unit

Job Type
Fulltime
Contract Type
Contract
Job Requirements

 

MINIMAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from an accredited Practical Nursing Program

Current License by State Board of Nursing

Current BCLS

 

PHYSICAL / MENTAL DEMANDS:

  1. Ability to think and work effectively under stress with frequent interruptions; to move, sit, stand, walk and bend intermittently throughout the work day,  lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.
  2. Must possess sight and hearing senses or use prosthetics that will enable these sources to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
  3. Use of mechanical and technical equipment required for the responsibilities  assigned.
  4. External and internal applicants who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided of or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined on a case by case basis.
  5. Position has a moderate expected exposure to blood borne pathogens.
  6. Provide direct care to patients, which includes facilitating social and emotional needs, supervising medication schedules, administering medications,  and evaluating patient progress.  
  7. Collaborate with a variety of interdisciplinary professionals to determine and provide the best possible care for patients.
  8. Educates the patients' family about them, the conditions and how to create a supportive environment for the patients to return to and remain stable.
  9. Maintains a safe environment through the use of monitoring devices and restraining techniques where deemed necessary. 
  10. Provides social support for patients by creating and encouraging patients to take advantage of opportunities such as support groups, social activities, group therapy and other therapeutic measures, as well as participating with patients where appropriate.
     
    The duties, responsibilities and required skills for this role are outlined on the following pages and are the basis for competency and performance evaluations. This list is intended to describe the general nature of work to be performed and not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
     
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