LPN PRN
Three Rivers RTC - Midlands Campus - West Columbia, SC

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Three Rivers Residential Treatment|Midlands Campus is a 59-bed comprehensive residential treatment facility for children and adolescents providing treatment for psychiatric and chemical dependency related illnesses.
We organize our treatment around helping children and teenagers remove barriers and develop interest in their futures and career aspirations. Our therapeutic model is collaborative; working with families, patients and agencies to maximize therapeutic goals and individual treatment.

Three Rivers Residential Treatment|Midlands Campus is a 59-bed comprehensive residential treatment facility for children and adolescents providing treatment for psychiatric and chemical dependency related illnesses.
We organize our treatment around helping children and teenagers remove barriers and develop interest in their futures and career aspirations. Our therapeutic model is collaborative; working with families, patients and agencies to maximize therapeutic goals and individual treatment.

Three Rivers Residential Treatment|Midlands is a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Our Mission: We strive to be a customer-focused organization staffed by highly trained professionals who are dedicated to patients, families, and the communities we serve by delivering quality behavioral health care that ensures safety and preserves dignity while enhancing the well-being of those who entrust us with their care.

Provides resident assessment, nursing care and evaluation of nursing care. Ensures consistent use of
the nursing process in providing quality resident care and acts as a resource to resident care staff.
Serves as a role model for residents to observe and learn socially effective values, attitudes and behaviors.

The candidate selected will be responsible for the following: (seeking PRN for Weekend Days/Weekend Nights Primarily)

The Nurse will be the unit supervisor
All Staff will report to the unit Nurse with any concerns regarding the Milieu
Administers medications as ordered; instructs residents in use of medication.
Follows medication administration policies and procedures.
Ensure proper coverage by coordinating with Program Manager
Work with team leaders to assign staff daily
Monitor staff throughout shift
Ensure the safety of residents by ensuring that precautions are being followed as written by physician
Ensure that daily schedule is being followed as outlined
Attend unit shift report
Communicate any changes to the daily schedule to the DON and Program Manager immediately

Requirements

Graduate from an accredited nursing program with licensure and registration by the South Carolina Board of Nurse Examiners as a Licensed Practical Nurse. One year prior child/adolescent psychiatric experience preferred.

Must possess knowledge of general and child/adolescent psychiatric nursing, therapeutic relationships, therapeutic processes, growth and development, limit-setting and behavior management, crisis management with aggressive behaviors and CPR.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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