us | LPN/LVN in Reno, NV


  • West Hills Behavioral Health Hospital
  • $55,340.00 - 67,310.00 / Year *
  • Reno, NV 89512
  • Full-Time
save job button

Position Summary:

West Hills Hospital is a 95-bed acute care inpatient psychiatric hospital located in Reno, Nevada, specializing in behavioral healthcare and substance abuse treatment options for children, adolescents, adults and seniors. Our facility maintains a full-time medical staff of psychiatrists to oversee programs, patients and care. This ensures you or your loved one will always be in the hands of a professional medical service provider and will receive the most evidence based care available. West Hills Hospital is JCAHO accredited and is the only facility licensed in northern Nevada to treat children and adolescents.

Founded in 1978, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* is one of the nation s largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries-acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. With more than 74,000 people employed by UHS subsidiaries, UHS s business strategy is to continue to grow by building or purchasing healthcare facilities across the country, while continuing to strengthen UHS s well-reputed franchise with its customary exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success is driven by a service philosophy based on integrity, competence, compassion, and a responsive management style.

UHS has been recognized as a Fortune 500 company and is listed as one of Fortune s Most Admired Companies.

Job Description: The LPN performs under the direction of a Registered Nurse in providing nursing care to assigned patients, utilizing basic understanding of psychiatric and personality disorders


Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

Education: Graduate from an accredited professional vocational school of nursing.

Experience: Minimum one (1) year as a LPN/LVN in psychiatric nursing preferred.

Licensure: Licensed to practice vocational/practical nursing (LPN) from the State Board of Nursing.

Additional Requirements: Must pass a medication administration exam before administering medications. CPR certification and successful completion of Handle With Care training, including restraint and seclusion policies, within 90 days of employment, and prior to assisting in restraining procedures.

Associated topics: hemodialysis, lead, licensed, lpn, lvn lpn, med, mtp, nurse ii, nurse lpn, vocational nurse

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.