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Maxim Healthcare Staffing Psych LPN - Hyannis, MA in Hyannis, Massachusetts

The Psychiatric or Mental/Behavioral Health LPN is responsible and accountable for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care in the psychiatric unit of a hospital, mental health/behavioral health hospital, or they can be responsible for care in community settings.

The LPN must demonstrate the ability to make clinical judgments in an effective and efficient manner with the supervision of a Registered Nurse and in collaboration with the care team.

Please Note: There are full time (40 hours per week) and part time (24 or 32 hours per week) positions available with rotating days off and every other weekend required. The shifts are:

1st Shift (7:00AM to 3:30PM), working every other weekend with days off as assigned.

2nd Shift (3:00PM to 11:30PM), working every other weekend with days off as assigned.

3rd Shift (11:15PM to 7:15AM), working every other weekend with days off as assigned.

Pay Rate:

Local Rate: $43/hour

Travel Rate (Taxable address greater than 50 miles from the facility) is dependent on experience

Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):

  • Performs direct hands-on nursing care using established hospital policies and procedures along with nursing standards of care to ensure a consistent approach to patient care.

  • Documents changes in the patient’s condition and care rendered according to established nursing service guidelines.

  • Participates and takes actions that are directed by nursing and hospital-wide Quality Assurance activities.

  • Establishes and maintains therapeutic relationships with patients, families and other members of the care team in order to enhance continuity of patient care.

  • Maintains personal and professional growth by attending in-services, keeping current with contemporary nursing practice and participation on hospital committees.

  • Participates in employee performance reviews by keeping supervisors informed of staff performance through consultation and documentation.

  • Assumes charge responsibility for a unit when assigned.

  • Instructs unit personnel in nursing techniques, procedures and equipment.

    Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of nursing

  • Understanding of the problems in providing nursing services to special client groups such as mentally, physically and or emotionally handicapped.

  • Knowledge of the types and application of emergency medical procedures such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

    Preferred Qualifications :

  • Meditech & Meta experience.

  • Sound knowledge of philosophy, principles, practices, and theories of public health and public health nursing.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of standard nursing policies, procedures, methods, techniques, safety practices and medical terminology/abbreviations.

  • Ability to establish effective relationships with individuals, families, providers, physicians and staff members.

  • Proficient usage of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

    Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have regarding the positions. Thank you!

    Adam Harrington | Maxim Healthcare Services

    Business Development Manager| Government Services

    781-400-8053 Office | 866-941-7397 Fax |


At Maxim Healthcare Staffing, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

    About Maxim Healthcare Staffing

Maxim Healthcare Staffing has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim's commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.