LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)

Road to Recovery Wellness Center

Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA Remote / WFH

Jun 21

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Part/Full-time LPN needed to provide services to adult patients in our outpatient substance abuse program. Must have 1 year of addiction/psych experience however will accept med/surg with 3 years experience.

Medical care for basic patient needs. Conducts lab tests and ensures the results are delivered to correct physician or registered nurse.

Job Responsibilities:

Documents pertinent information in patients’ chart and accurately reports and makes observations to appropriate staff. EMR-KIPU

Identifies and prioritizes client care needs using client history and nursing assessment during the admission process and discharge

Provides direct client care. Recognizes and interprets clients’ conditions and responses to therapy

Performs daily clients’ medication administration and reconciliation ensuring proper documentation and workflow

Assist in the collection of report data required for utilization review and quality assurance

Effectively communicates pertinent information at shift change to co-workers and/or program management staff (i.e., client hospitalizations, suicide watches, federal incident reports, AWOL /escaped clients, unknown whereabouts).

Accurately counts, records, and maintains a secured storage area for all prescription medications, sharps, syringes, and other medical equipment within unit

Provides direction to the primary care team as directed by the Medical Director or ANRP.

Initiates emergency support measures such as CPR and protecting clients from injury

Assists health care providers and allied health professionals with examinations, treatments, special tests and routine procedures.

Obtains patient substance abuse, mental health and physical health history, collects laboratory specimens, vital signs and administers TB skin tests.

Conducts lab tests and ensures the results are delivered to correct physician or registered nurse.

Administers Narcotics and medications per doctor orders and protocols.

Reviews patient chart, records and reports observed signs& symptoms of substance abuse and alcohol withdrawal, reactions to treatments, and changes in patient's conditions.

Schedules and coordinates paperwork for patient transfers to medical facilities or discharge to outside step down continuation of care facilities.

Practices safety, environmental and infection control methods.

Team player, committed to grow with our organization, focused, and able to provide great customer service.

Good judgment to prioritize, create reports, and identify opportunities for improvement

Education: High School Diploma

Experience: at least 2 years of related experience in addiction and/or mental health treatment. Some residential detoxification experience, preferred.

Licensure/Certification: Current State of Florida Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license. Current BLS. CPR Certificate.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Flexible schedule
* Free parking
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Medical Specialty:
* Psychiatry
Physical Setting:
* Inpatient
* Outpatient
Schedule:
* 10 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Holidays
* Monday to Friday
* Night shift
* Weekends

COVID-19 considerations:
Must wear mask, wash hands regular, practice safe distancing.

Experience:
* EMR systems: 1 year (Preferred)
* LTC: 1 year (Preferred)
* Healthcare: 1 year (Required)

Education:
* Associate (Required)

License:
* Registered Nurse (RN) (Preferred)

Nursing Degree:
* Hospital-based Diploma (Preferred)

Work Location:
* One location

Hours per week:
* 20-29

Qualifications:
* CNA
* BLS

Completed license needed:
* Upon starting work

EMR Used:
* Not listed / Other

Uniform:
* Nurses wear own scrubs

Nurse Patient Ratio:
* +1:7

Company's website:
* rtrwc.com

Benefit Conditions:
* Waiting period may apply
* Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:
* No
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