Licensed Practical Nurse

Brooklyn Park, MN
Jan 12, 2018
Nov 17, 2018
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

As an Inpatient LPN, you will:
• Be responsible for gathering data to assist in the observation, planning, intervention and evaluation fo patient care
• Ensure safety of patients and staff through metal detection, belonging searches and consistent monitoring for potential safety hazards, reporting issues appropriately
• Establish therapeutic relationships with patients and use verbal de-escalation as needed
• Pass medication
• Supervise patient activities, including assisting patients with ADL’s and daily schedules
• Facilitate activity groups and maintain a therapeutic milieu
• Work under the direct supervision of an RN and provide care prescribed by a licensed healthcare professional within the LPN scope of practice (including, but not limited to, EKGs, specimen collection, lab draws, dressing changes, etc.)

• Current license as an LPN in the State of MN
• Knowledge of nursing practices
• Knowledge of and ability to display a professional attitude in all aspects of performance
• Oriented and educated in gender, culture and age appropriate care
• Prior experience working with children and adolescents or experience in a mental health setting preferred 

PrairieCare is a physician-owned and operated psychiatric healthcare system experiencing rapid growth in the Twin Cities. With multiple sites across the Twin Cities, PrairieCare has quickly grown to become one of the State’s largest providers of mental health services to children, adolescents and their families. 
Please no phone calls

PrairieCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability or age in admissions, treatment or participation in its programs, services and activities or employment. PrairieCare is an Affirmative Action Employer/Equal Opportunity Employer supporting Veterans, Disabled and other protected individuals and is committed to a diverse workforce. Offers of employment from PrairieCare are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background studies.

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