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LPN- Adolescent Behavior Health

at MultiCare Health System

Posted: 9/8/2019
Job Reference #: 128916
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MultiCare Entity:

Behavioral Health

Location:

Tacoma, WA

Job ID #:

Employment Type:

On-Call/Per-Diem

Job Category:

Behavioral Health

FTE:

Department:

Adolescent Psychiatry TGH

Shift:

Variable

Work Schedule: Variable; must be avail for more than one shift

Specialty:

Behavioral Health

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Position Description

The reasons to work at MultiCare are as unique as the people who do. Join us for the professional challenges you seek. In the settings you prefer. With schedules that fit your life. Learn more at www.multicarejobs.org

Position Summary:

The LPN is a licensed nursing team member working under the direction of a Physician, Advanced Practice Provider, Registered Nurse or designee to provide quality care that is focused on the comfort and well being of the patient and family. The LPN is familiar with the normal stages of growth and development and signs of aging, and is responsible for providing age appropriate care. This position requires a service-oriented individual with strong interpersonal skills. For the purpose of delivering and executing daily routine care and services to patients from diverse ethnic and social groups, some independent decision-making is expected in the execution of daily routine duties. The LPN assists the Registered Nurse or care team in implementing the nursing process. Decisions regarding patient care or services require the review and approval of the Registered Nurse. Internal contacts may include patient care staff, Laboratory, Pharmacy, Radiology, and other department’s staff and management. External contacts include physicians, patients, families, and visitors.

Minimum Requirements:

Previous experience as a LPN, in an acute care setting within the last three (3) years preferred
Current experience in the assigned specialty, or successful completion of a specialty focused residency post hire. Successful completion of appropriate competencies for assigned specialty

Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Current Washington licensure as an LPN
License to pass medications may be required

Additional Information

1 year inpatient behavioral health experience preferred.

MultiCare is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or age. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

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