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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: UHS Corporate Office
Location: Casper
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesLICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN)POSITION SUMMARY: The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for administration of medication per physician order, under the direct supervision of the RN. He/she has direct responsibility for the provision of nursing care on a particular unit under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and/or Nursing Management. Other duties as assigned.WORKING CONDITIONS: Duties require sitting, standing, walking, reaching, and some lifting. Hours may be irregular, duties variable. Occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens or other potentially infectious materials.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Demonstrates personal traits/behavior consistent with the values of Wyoming Behavioral Institute.Must be self-directed/self-motivated; must have good communication and interpersonal skills; must be flexible; must have good critical thinking/decision making skills andmust have good understanding of systems and change processes.Must be able to:perform a variety of duties often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure;accept responsibility for direction, control and planning of an activity;make evaluations and decisions based on measurable or verifiable criteria;recognize the rights and responsibilities of patient confidentiality;convey empathy and compassion to those experiencing pain, physical or emotional distress and /or grief;relate to others in a manner which creates a sense of teamwork and cooperation;communicate effectively with people from every socioeconomic, cultural and educational background;exhibit flexibility and cope effectively in an ever-changing, fast-paced healthcare environment;perform effectively when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual and/or dangerous situations;demonstrate the quality work ethic of doing the right thing the right way; andmaintain a customer focus and strive to satisfy the customer's perceived needs.Wyoming Behavioral Institute offers comprehensive benefits such as:Competitive Compensation including generous Nursing differentials and perksExcellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plan and over 25 other benefits optionsGenerous Paid Time Off & Extended Leave Time401(K) with company match and discounted stock planCareer development opportunities within UHS and its SubsidiariesEducational Assistance and Continuing Education benefitsChallenging and rewarding work environmentOpportunities for Charge RN responsibility and opportunities for advancementOne of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues exceeding $11 billion in 2019. In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune on the Fortune 500; and recognized in Forbes ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has over 90,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 328 behavioral health facilities, 42 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. Visit our company homepage at EEO StatementAll 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.NoticeAt 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: or 1-800-852-3449.QualificationsMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Must be 21 years of age or older. Must be Licensed in the State of Wyoming as a Licensed Practical Nurse. One year of experience in psychiatric acute care, residential care, long-term care, partial care or equivalent. Knowledge of developmental tasks of children, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and apply knowledge in planning of care. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Keywords: UHS Corporate Office, Casper , Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Casper, Wyoming

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