The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for the Inpatient Mental Health Unit provides direct care to a specialized population, with knowledge and skills for observation and documentation for both psychiatric and physical disorders. The LPN administers medication, treatments, educates patients and documents findings. Serves as a member of the treatment team, reporting significant observations. The LPN reports abnormal vitals, abnormal glucose results, behavioral concerns, emergent situations to the RN
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.