FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Beaufort, SC, USA
  • Full Time

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) - Psychiatric Technican job in Beaufort, South Carolina. 

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) - Psychiatric Technican job is within the military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Monday-Friday
  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)
  • Dedication Program Manager to support your employment

 

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) - Psychiatric Technican Job Overview:

  • Perform assigned patient care, procedures under the direct supervision of the Commanding Officer or designated representative.
  • Demonstrate sound psychiatric nursing theoretical and practical approaches in providing patient care.
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding and assist in the management of a therapeutic milieu; providing structure, social support, patient education, safety, and social skills training.
  • Monitor, escort, and/or act as a therapeutic participant in patient activities in the outpatient psychiatric clinic and outpatient programs.
  • Provide care for patients utilizing proper infection control and safety techniques as planned and/or ordered.  Document per clinic policy and notifies the mental health provider in charge of any abnormal or unusual findings in a timely manner.
  • Utilize therapeutic assessment and interview skills to elicit accurate and concise accounts of the patient's condition.  Document patient care using proper terminology that is in accordance with policy.
  • Utilize sound judgment and crisis intervention skills, including physical restraint, to prevent or reverse situations which may be potentially harmful. Follow command and clinic specific policies for Seclusion/Restraint, Elopement and Management of the Assaulted patient.
  • Exhibit a basic knowledge of psychotropic medications including actions, side effects and common dosages.  Follow command policies and procedures for the administration and documentation of scheduled and PRN medications.  Inform the mental health provider in charge of any errors, discrepancies, or adverse patient reactions.
  • Screen patients to determine presenting problems and priority of appointment.  This may entail telephone triage or in-person evaluation.  Perform basic assessment procedures, including initial screening evaluation and standardized psychological testing.  Assist credentialed providers with identifying mental health diagnosis and treatment strategies, as well as providing patient education.
  • Assist in providing specialized treatment and rehabilitation of mental health patients.  Assist in conducting individual and group therapy sessions.  Observe, monitor, report, and record patient interaction and progress.  Institute precautionary measures to prevent patient injuries due to suicide, homicide, or elopement.  Perform verbal and manual restraint and apply mechanical restraints as needed.
  • Present or facilitate a variety of health and wellness programs, including stress management, suicide intervention, and smoking cessation. Conduct various programs in support of the clinic.
  • Measure and record patient's general physical condition, such as pulse, temperature, and respiration, to provide daily information.  Observe patients to detect behavior patterns and report observations to medical staff.
  • Regularly interface with staff and patients to assess needs and continuously improve the quality of service delivered.   

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) - Psychiatric Technican Job Qualifications:

  • LVN/LPN License: current, unrestricted. Any U.S. state or jurisdiction
  • State or national certification in Psychiatry

 

  • Current certification as a Psychiatric Technician by the American Association of Psychiatric Technicians OR Evidence of completion of Military Psychiatric Technician Training

OR

  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology or Social Work

 

 

 

 Position contingent on contract award. Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us! Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


www.FSRpeople.com

FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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