Licensed Practical Nurse - Inpatient Behavioral Health (Part Time)

St. Joseph's Hospital   Syracuse, NY   Full-time
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Employment Type:

Part time


Rotating Shift


24-28 hours a week
The schedule includes working every other weekend and holiday

Our Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit 3-6 is a 30 bed acute care unit providing an interdisciplinary approach to care for emotionally ill adult patients on a voluntary or involuntary status. We care for patients with a wide variety of psychiatric and substance use disorders. Our unit is devoted to individualized care in a safe and secure environment ensuring dignity and respect for all those we serve. Our primary nursing care model develops an individualized plan of care that includes a full range of individual and group sessions, psychotherapies, medications, ECT treatments and other rehab modalities.


Organization Highlights:

o    Recognized Leader: First Magnet Designated Hospital in Syracuse, highlighting our professional nursing staff.

o    Only local hospital to receive a Leapfrog A for safety.

o    Shared Governance: Unit practice counsel and open-door guiding principle gives all our nurses a voice.

o    Professional Relationships: Strong rapport with cardiology and hospitalist physician groups.

o    We incorporate a primary care nursing model with a team approach to meet the needs of the patient population

o    Advancement: Strong orientation program and generous tuition allowance.

o    Work/Life: Predictable patterned scheduling options balance work/life/school calendars.

o    We encourage job share opportunities to enhance satisfaction and growth.

What you will do:

o    Provide bedside patient care, administer medications, and complete nursing tasks. 

o    Provide excellent care and practice per clinical services standards of care guidelines.

o    Utilizing the Nursing Process, plans, directs and supervises the care of patients in addition to being involved in the provision of direct care of patients and families. 

o    Participate in precepting and mentoring students and new staff.


o    Ensures quality nursing care is rendered to all patients in accordance with the New York Nurse Practice Act, National Standards of Practice, and Nursing and Clinical Service standards of care and practice.

o    Utilizing the Nursing Process, plans, directs and supervises the care of patients in addition to being involved in the provision of direct care of patients and families. 

Mission Statement:

o    We, St Joseph's Health and Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities.


o    To be world-renowned for passionate patient care and outstanding clinical outcomes.


Core Values:

o    In the spirit of good Stewardship, we heal by practicing Justice in fostering right relationships to promote common good, Reverence in honoring the dignity of every person, Excellence in expecting the best of ourselves and others; Integrity in being faithful to who we say we are.

Education, Training, Experience, Certification and Licensure:

o    Graduation from an accredited school for Licensed Practical Nursing and current licensure in the State of New York.

o    Maintains current BLS/CPR.

o    Participates in orientation and continuing education and updates and maintains knowledge and skills related to specific areas of expertise.  

Work Environment and Hazards:

o    Clinical setting.  Exposure Class I

Physical Demands:

o    Medium work: must be able to lift 25 pounds frequently; occasionally lifting maximum of 50 pounds.  Will require ability to stand, walk, sit, bend, twist, squat and reach.

Work Contact Group:

o    All services, medical staff, patients, visitors, and various regulatory and professional agencies.

Supervised By:

o    Registered Nurse, Team Leader, Clinical Coordinator, Unit Manager, and Clinical Services/Nursing Administration.

Pay Range: $24.00 - $33.95

Pay is based on experience, skills, and education. Exempt positions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) will be paid within the base salary equivalent of the stated hourly rates. The pay range may also vary within the stated range based on location.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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St. Joseph's Hospital

Syracuse, NY