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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Behavioral Health - FT Nights

Company: Ascension
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:Come, join Ascension St. Vincent's East as our Licensed Practical Nurse on our Behavioral Health Unit.
Location: Ascension St. Vincent's East (Trussville)Department: Behavioral Health - Adult Psych UnitSchedule: Full Time - Night Shift - 6:45pm-7:15am - 36 hours weekly
**Sign on bonus opportunity up to $10,000!!**
Our Adult Psych unit is a 34-bed unit. Patients are typically treated for psychotic disorders, have a long history of mental illness, and have significant barriers to discharge. As a LPN, you will have your own set of patients, complete daily charting and much more. We offer our LPNs an IV Certification at no additional cost to you.
Our average nurse to patient ratio is 6:1 and you are partnered closely to a Behavioral Health Tech. Schedules are made 6 week in advance to allow for a work-life balance.
St. Vincent's East is licensed for 362 beds and is located just 20 minutes from downtown. It sits between Irondale and Trussville, AL. It is a general medical and surgical facility that offers a variety of programs and services to fit individual, corporate, and community needs. It is the second largest Ascension hospital in the Birmingham area.
Why join Ascension?

  • Working Together: Nurses are at the heart of the care we provide. We worktogether to achieve a highly collaborative nursing environment that leads to morepositive outcomes for you and your patients. We are committed to workingtogether to create change. As you embark on the first step of your nursing career,we'd like to invite you to take it with us.
    • More Than a Job: Working for Ascension is more than just a job. It's a career where your talent and passion for delivering quality healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members, and the community.
    • Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we care for the people who are the foundation of our work to fulfill our mission: our associates. We offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO. Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance.
      Here at St. Vincent's East, you will be joining a team work atmosphere with excellent leadership - apply today!
      What You Will Do:Provide care to patients under the direction of a registered nurse or physician, functioning within scope of license.
      • Contribute to the assessment of patients and assure the well-being of patients.
      • Administer medications and observe patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
      • Perform laboratory tests and therapeutic services.
      • Educate patients/families about disease treatment plan including self care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care.What You Will Need:Licensure / Certification / Registration:
        • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
        • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse credentialed from the Alabama Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.Education:
          • High school diploma or GED required.Additional Preferences:No additional preferences.Why Join Our Team:Ascension St. Vincent's has been serving Birmingham and surrounding communities for more than 120 years. We employ over 4,800 associates across five hospitals in addition to outpatient health centers, physician offices, rehabilitation centers and more. Ascension St. Vincent's is committed to providing compassionate, personalized care for all, including our associates. We offer a place of respect and inclusion, as well as a rich learning environment with countless opportunities for career growth and professional development. If you are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, we invite you to explore a career with Ascension St. Vincent's today.

            When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.
            Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:Ascension St. Vincent Health System is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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            For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:


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            Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
            E-Verify Statement:This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.


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