Licensed Practical Nurse - 7pm-7am - Hays - job 1198266

KVC Health Systems

Date: 09/12/2021

City: Hays, Kansas

Employment type: Full-time

KVC Hospitals Hays gives people the hope and help they need to prevent suicide and other mental health crisis. Our Hays psychiatric residential treatment services for youth ages 6 to 18 are seeking Licensed Practical Nurses to join our team of professionals. Our nurses can expect to collaborate with psychiatrists and therapists to carry out client specific treatment plans. Nurses will be expected to provide thorough and accurate documentation, and ensure direct care staff is engaged in therapeutic activities with the milieu. Nurses should also expect to smoothly and efficiently handle multiple demands and shifting priorities in order to meet client needs.

LPN pay rate starts at $19 per hour depending on experience.

Must be licensed in the state of Kansas.

Licensed Practical Nurse:

LPN's are expected to provide nursing services to meet the medical health needs of the children and youth in our care, and work as a collaborative member of the treatment team.

The LPN will:

  • administer medications

  • transcribe MARs

  • attend to minor injuries or accidents

  • determine need for medical attention

  • collect and document information on clients

  • communicate with case managers or adults in charge of the client's physical health

  • assist physicians and staff as needed


  • licensed as a Nurse in the State of Kansas

  • three to six months related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk or hear, and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit for intermittent amounts of time. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

KVC Hospitals is a nonprofit network of children's psychiatric hospitals and residential treatment facilities in Kansas and Missouri. Each year we serve thousands of youth 6 to 18 who are experiencing depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, childhood trauma and other mental health needs. Our team combines expert and compassionate psychiatric treatment with neuroscience-based resources to help our clients embrace their full potent

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