at Osawatomie State Hospital in Osawatomie, Kansas, United States
Position Summary: The Osawatomie State Hospital (OSH) and Adair Acute Care at the Osawatomie State Hospital are currently seeking caring and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN). This position provides basic nursing care to patients and is the med passer.
Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
- Administers medication/treatments accurately and timely and documents such to insure quality patient care.
- Report effectiveness of medication and/or untoward effect of medication to prevent patient harm as well as any unintended or unpredictable effects to maximize patient treatment by informing RN.
- Evaluates patient’s need for PRN medication, gives specialized care as ordered by the physician.
- Interacts frequently with patients and provides informal one-to-one’s to promote a therapeutic milieu, communicate with other staff members so that pertinent information essential to provide quality patient care is shared.