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Jefferson Regional Specialty Hospital is a new, state-of-the-art facility scheduled to open in Spring 2024 in White Hall, AR. Operated jointly between Jefferson Regional and Lifepoint Rehabilitation, a business unit of Lifepoint Health, this new 87,000-square foot, 76-bed hospital, housing 40 inpatient rehabilitation beds with an additional 36 behavioral health beds, will be located just north of Pine Bluff and south of Little Rock. If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!


Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

White Hall, Arkansas

Req ID 505406 Post Date Apr. 11, 2024 CategoryBehavioral Health FacilityJefferson Regional Specialty Hospital
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Jefferson Regional Specialty Hospital is a new, state-of-the-art facility scheduled to open in Spring 2024 in White Hall, AR. Operated jointly between Jefferson Regional and Lifepoint Rehabilitation, a business unit of Lifepoint Health, this new 87,000-square foot, 76-bed hospital, housing 40 inpatient rehabilitation beds with an additional 36 behavioral health beds, will be located just north of Pine Bluff and south of Little Rock. If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!

Follows the direction of the RN appropriately. Completes task in a timely manner. Acts as a member of the nursing team.

Ensures that individual patient observation/checks are conducted.

Physician orders are transcribed and administered accurately. Medications are administered safely and accurately with demonstrated knowledge of indications and side effect.

Documentation adequately reflects acuity (physical and emotional status). Response to interventions and progress toward goals.

Communicate patient’s response to interventions to Interdisciplinary Treatment Team and daily report.

Will interact with patients and groups of patients to enhance communication and delivery of quality care.

Orient patient/family to program. Explain and enforce patient rights and act as the patient’s advocate and assure that patient rights are upheld; able to preserve confidentiality.

Ensure completion and monitoring of detox protocol.

Will monitor patient for change of condition and respond accordingly up to and including notification of the physician.

Will follow hospital policy for medication administration.

Will deliver quality nursing care to ensure that goals of the treatment plan are properly executed following hospital policies and procedures and demonstrated nursing competencies.

May be required to perform other duties responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.


Qualifications

Graduate from an accredited program of professional nursing or relevant state licensure required.

Current unencumbered license to practice by the State Board of Nursing.

Previous experience in a psychiatric health care facility, with direct experience working with chemical dependency, dual diagnosis, psychiatric and geriatric patients preferred. Experience in patient assessments, family motivations, treatment planning and communication with external review organizations or comparable entities..

CPR certification and Crisis Prevention Training (CPI) within 30 days.May be required to work flexible hours and overtime.

Jefferson Regional Specialty Hospital will provide inpatient rehabilitation services for adults who have experienced a loss of function or disability due to stroke, brain injury, spinal code injury, neurological disorders, orthopedic surgery and other conditions. Featuring all private rooms, the rehabilitation section of the hospital will provide intense, interdisciplinary rehabilitation therapies and medical care to improve patients’ functional independence and help them return home. In addition, Jefferson Regional Specialty Hospital’s distinct behavioral unit will offer a continuum of inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services for adults and seniors, including crisis stabilization for acute mental health and substance use disorders; detoxification from alcohol and drugs; and treatment for anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and many other behavioral health illnesses.

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