Licensed Practical Nurse – Psychiatric Adult Unit - FT Evening

Research Psychiatric Center - Kansas City, MO

Psychiatric Adult Unit - LPN - Monday - Friday 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM

At Research Psychiatric Center, above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. Research Psychiatric Center has provided comprehensive behavioral health services for more than 25 years to teenagers, adults and seniors dealing with emotional disorders, mental illness and substance abuse.

Are you looking for a place to make a difference with a healthcare system that offers the best resources to not only the community, but also its employees? Apply here today!

Our 44 bed psychiatric adult unit is tailored to meet the needs of adults 18 and older suffering from acute emotional or mental disorders, we provide inpatient treatment on both our Adult Treatment Program wing and our Intensive Treatment Unit to stabilize individuals experiencing an acute crisis. We also provide intensive outpatient programs for those struggling with emotional or behavioral issues. This level of care may be used as an entry point for treatment or as a step-down following inpatient stabilization.

Top 3 reasons why employees love this department:
  1. Supportive management
  2. Great teamwork
  3. Ongoing training opportunities
Working on the Adult Unit provides the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our patients while working with a great team!

About Research Psychiatric Center:

Our mental health programs offer a complete range of acute inpatient, day treatment and community based outpatient behavioral healthcare. Our professional staff includes psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and licensed professional counselors, all with special training to care for people with mental, emotional or behavioral disorders. We are dedicated to helping our patients find their path to recovery through therapy, counseling and other treatment methods. Our treatment plans are created to fit each patient's individual health needs.

Our 100 bed facility is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and from the State of Missouri. All hospital based services include full psychiatric, psychosocial and medical evaluations.

Learn more about working at Research Psychiatric Center: http://researchpsychiatriccenter.com/about/

Research Psychiatric Center is currently looking for an LPN - Monday - Friday 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM


Responsibilities:

  • The Licensed Practical Nurse participates in direct patient care, administers medications and helps with guidance of non-professional personnel. Provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to psychiatric patients in hospital. Works under the supervision of the Registered Nurse utilizing the nursing process.

Qualifications:
Qualifications:
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current LPN licensure from the state of Missouri.
  • Demonstrated competency in BLS required upon hire and maintained
  • Prefer one year of direct patient experience in an acute care setting

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