The psychiatric LPN performs tasks and responsibilities within the framework of case finding, health education, health teaching, health counseling and supporting and restorative care in accordance with the Nursing Practice Act. Administers nursing care and procedures to assigned patients in accordance with the Nursing Care Plan; implements written medical regimen prescribed by a Physician, administers medications, reporting any significant changes and updates care plan; and provides teaching care and instruction to patients and their families in accordance with discharge planning. Requirements/Qualifications
- Must possess a valid License and current Registration to practice as a Practical Nurse in New York State.
- Experience working within a healthcare setting preferred. Behavioral Health a plus.
- Ability to multi-task and accurately report to multiple entities.
- Strong organizational skills and Microsoft Windows computer proficiency is a MUST.
The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.
The Behavioral Health Center, located on WMC's Valhalla campus, has been a leading provider of psychiatric services since 1929, offering a full spectrum of inpatient, outpatient, community and emergency care for adults, children, and adolescents.
Licensed Practical Nurse