Healthcare Professionals (HCP) compliance with necessary vaccinations ensures the uninterrupted operational continuity of Oaklawn and leads by example in the health and safety of the community we serve. COVID-19 and Influenza are required vaccinations at Oaklawn, EEOC exemption requests will be considered. Please consider this before applying for positions.
Licensed Practical Nurse
Job Summary: To perform the direct and indirect nursing care of an assigned group of patients under the direction of a Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatrist as assigned by the Psychological Services Department.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing. Current licensure by the State of Michigan Board of Nursing. BLS required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of nursing techniques, procedures, practices, medical terminology, and of infection control measures. Psychiatric Nursing experience is preferred. Ability to follow detailed oral or written instructions; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Demonstrated ability to provide nursing care to patients, plus ability to monitor the work of others.
Working Conditions: The exposure to potential violence at times.
Physical Requirements: Constantly stand, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, talk/hear, lift/carry 1 to 25 lbs. Frequently sit, walk. Occasionally lift/carry 25 to 49 lbs.