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Licensed Practical Nurse
Job Summary: To perform the direct and indirect nursing care of an assigned group of patients under the direction of a Registered Nurse as assigned by the Director, Inpatient Psychiatric.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing. Current licensure by the State of Michigan Board of Nursing. BLS required. Completion of Handle with Care Basic Certification in physical and nonverbal patient management within two months of hire and annual re-certification.
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. 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, walk, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, talk/hear, lift/carry 1 to 25 lbs. Frequently sit, reach, bend/twist, lift/carry 25 to 49 lbs. Occasionally lift/carry 50+ lbs.