LPN-Southwest Behavioral ServicesSouthwest Health, Platteville, WI
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Southwest Health is a non-profit health care system offering residents of southwest Wisconsin a broad span of medical services through its various facilities, including a hospital in Platteville, and Southwest Behavioral Services as well as Epione Pavilion in Cuba City.
We are a model healthcare organization, providing the highest quality care at the lowest possible cost while working to create healthier communities.
We are committed to quality health care. Proof of this committment is our accreditation by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. We've been awarded full accreditation because we strive to provide the best care possible, and we've proven it by meeting the Joint Commissions's standards for high quality care. Our Long Term Care Facility has also successfully completed two consecutive years of deficiency free surveys by the Department of Health and Family Services - Bureau of Quality Assurance.
Our hospital features birthing suites, 24-hour a day emergency services, complete diagnostic services, an out-patient specialty clinic, community health programs, comprehensive rehabilitation services (physical, occupational, speech therapies), and respiratory therapy services to name just a few.
- High School diploma or GED
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required
- Fulfillment of licensure requirements of the State of Wisconsin for an LPN required
- Understanding of the Wisconsin Nurse Practice Act
- Legal eligibility to practice as an LPN in the state of Wisconsin required
- 6 months - 1 year experience in psychiatric, nursing home or equivalent education and experience preferred
We currently have a full-time (36 hours/week) position working days from 5:45am-6:15pm. This position requires an every third weekend rotation and a holiday rotation.
The LPN is under the direction and supervision of the RN, and in compliance with current nursing and medical standards of care, Federal, State regulations, and Southwest Health (SH) policy and procedure, provides nursing care and service in accordance with physician orders and following the individualized treatment plan in order to achieve the highest practicable level of mental and physical well being for each patient. The LPN also continually monitors and maintains a safe and therapeutic milieu for the patient population.
We believe that together we can change lives, and we anticipate your life will change in the process. If you aspire to help others find hope and live better, we invite you to submit your application at www.southwesthealth.org.
SH is truly an outstanding place to work. A full benefit package is available for employees working 20 hours/week or greater which includes: Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance. Also available are long and short term disability, cell phone discount, flexible spending plan, paid time off, retirement plan with an employer contribution, fitness membership discount as well as use of exercise equipment at the facility.
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Full and Part Time
Paid Sick Leave
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