Behavioral Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – Nashville, TN

Behavioral Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – Nashville, TN

Behavioral Health Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

 

POSITION TYPE: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

SPECIALTY UNIT: Behavioral Health

LOCATION: Nashville TN

SHIFT: M-F 8am-4:30pm

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

Job Description:

Behavioral Health nurses work as licensed practical nurses to care for and support patients receiving treatment for mental health disorders. Behavioral Health nurses evaluate the needs of their patients, and they administer treatments and engage in therapeutic interactions. 

We are looking for a passionate Behavioral Health Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our elite team of healthcare professionals and make a difference, one patient at a time.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluating mental health needs of patients.
  • Developing treatment plans.
  • Providing personal care.
  • Participate in de-escalation and crisis intervention.
  • Coordinating with families, doctors, and other health professionals.
  • Administering medications.
  • Observing and recording patient behavior.
  • Performing physical exams and diagnostic tests.
  • Collecting patient health histories.
  • Maintain therapeutic relationships with patients and families.
  • Educating patients about treatment plans.

 

Job Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Direct Deposit
  • 401K
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Employee discount program
  • Excellent room for growth and advancement

 

Requirements:

  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license within state of practice required. 
  • Associate Degree in Nursing. 
  • One (1) year of recent experience in acute care hospital setting strongly preferred. 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required.
  • De-Escalation Certification required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • English required, bilingual preferred.


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