Licensed Practical Nurse - Evening Shift in Windsor, MO at Compass Health

Date Posted: 3/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $19.58

Job Description

The LPN provides direct and indirect patient care in the psychiatric setting. Maintains standards of Professional Nursing Practice. Participates as an interdisciplinary team member responsible for overall coordination of care and services delivered to clients. Works collaboratively with members of the health care team to provide patient/family education. Demonstrates competency to provide age appropriate care to preadolescents (3-12), adolescents (13-17), adults 18 and older including geriatrics. This job is classified as Category I and may involve tasks with exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues.
In the absence of nurse volunteers, prn nurses, flex team nurses secured by reasonable efforts or contracted temporary agency staff and if qualified reassignments cannot be made, the hospital may require mandated overtime to fulfill obligations based on the Missouri Nurse Practice Act to perform patient care which is required.


Job Responsibilities

1) Requires leadership and team skills.
2) Requires effective verbal, written and nonverbal communication skills.
3) Possesses cognitive, organizational and emotional abilities and maturity to deal effectively with multiple stressors, deadlines and difficult situations.
4) Provides direct patient care to assigned age groups.
5) Requires working with aggressive patients; participates in physical intervention techniques.
6) Requires physical strength, agility, and endurance for heavy lifting, moving patients and equipment. Requires bending, lifting, and transporting patients.
7) Acts as a Preceptor and educator to new employees.
8) Participates in mandatory overtime.
9) Participates in the hospital’s Continuous Quality Improvement Program.
10) Attends 52 hours of continuing education per year.

11) Serves as a member of assigned committees
12) Demonstrates skills required for a licensed practical nurse within scope of practice



At Pathways, we understand that our employees work hard, so we provide a generous benefits package. Benefits for the LPN position include:

Medical, dental and vision insurance

401(K) retirement plan

Disability insurance



Company Overview

Pathways Community Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. is a nonprofit community mental health center that provides a full continuum of mental health care and access to services in Missouri and Louisiana. Our focus is achieving and sustaining optimal wellness for individuals and communities. We do this by providing accessible mental health, alcohol and drug treatment and prevention services. Our mission is to enhance wellness in the lives of individuals and communities by instilling hope, building partnerships and supporting recovery.

For more information about who we are and what we do, please visit our website. We look forward to hearing from you!


Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Current LPN licensure in the state of Missouri. Maintains education credits for applicable certification requirements.