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Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: West Jordan
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory care 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.

Copper Hills Youth Center, located in West Jordan, UT is a private residential treatment center for adolescents 12-17 years of age. We counsel, teach and mentor children placed in our care and give each child a chance to make successful changes. At Copper Hills Youth Center, we treat boys and girls who have emotional, behavioral and psychiatric disorders. Our accredited private school allows students to continue their education while receiving treatment.

If you want to join a team team of professionals passionate about providing world class care to the patients we serve, please submit your resume via the online career center: www.copperhillsyouthcenter.com

Qualifications

The Essential functions for the LPN include the following:

  • Demonstrates understanding of physical, emotional, cultural, religious and psychosocial needs of patients
  • Identifies, implements and documents patient teaching
  • Assist in providing a safe, therapeutic environment
  • Administers medications appropriately and documents all data accurately according to facility policy.
  • Prioritizes nursing care interventions according to individual patient and overall unit milieu needs
  • Responds with therapeutic interventions to disruptive behavior disorders
  • Professionally collaborates with all staff members to facilitate coordinated contribution to patient care; maintains continuity of patient care
  • Serves as a role model for patients to observe and learn more socially effective values, attitudes and behaviors
  • Participates in the development of patient's problem solving abilities
  • Intervenes in crisis situations, using propoer techniques, to promote positive growth and development and seeks to reduce dysfunctional patterns of behavior
  • Identifies verbal and non-verbal cues for potential aggressive behavior and applies de-escalation techniques to situation
  • Intervenes in medical emergencies including proper notification of administration, physicians, primary therapist, and family

Education/Experience:

  • State of Utah LPN License
  • Experience in mental health field preferred but not required. Full training program available.
  • Valid State Drivers license required
  • Must be at least 21 years of age

Benefits offered to full time staff include:

  • Free delicious and healthy meals while on shift
  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurances
  • Basic Life and Supplemental Life insurance
  • Short and Long-term Disability insurance
  • Dependent Life insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • 401k with Company Match
  • Paid time off
  • And more!!

If you want to join a team team of professionals passionate about providing world class care to the patients we serve, please submit your resume via the online career center: www.copperhillsyouthcenter.com

All 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.

Notice

At 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: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, West Jordan , Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN, Other , West Jordan, Utah

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