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LPN FACT Team, North Fort Myers, SIGN ON BONUS

at Centerstone

Posted: 10/29/2018
Job Reference #: 1080
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Job Description

THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN NORTH FORT MYERS, FL

Position Summary: SIGN ON BONUS & $21.25/hr Provides outpatient nursing services to clients/patients in office and community-based setting; develops treatment plans with clients; provides health education; collaborates with primary care providers, treatment team, and community providers; assists with participants' access to medical care, housing, and other ancillary social support services. General knowledge base in Mental Health and Addictions nursing and Psychotropic medications. FULL TIME WITH BENEFIT OPTIONS.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduate of an approved school or college of nursing; current Florida licensure as a licensed practical nurse.  Minimum of one year experience as an LPN in an acute care setting.  Valid Florida driver's license with a good driving record.

Preferred Qualification: Mental Health Nursing experience with commitment to supporting recovery and independent skills of target population.

Special Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Possesses written and verbal skills for effective communication.  Performs basic EMR (Electronic Medical Record) computer skills. Detailed oriented with effective problem solving skills. Possesses leadership skills effectively leading a team. Knowledge base in Psychotropic Medications.

Essential Functions/ Job Duties:

Performs Nursing Assessments and monitoring of clients/patients.

Obtains and enters orders into EMR from Attending/on-call physician

Administers medications and treatments efficient and effectively as prescribed by a physician.

Evaluates clients/patients nursing needs; develops and maintains Treatment Plan.

Coordinate with Case Managers inpatient care episodes to ensure continuity of care through transition to outpatient status.

Actively participates in PI (Peer Review) and disseminates information to staff.

Provide direct clinical and medical services to clients on an individual, group, family basis in office and community settings.

Provide on-call crisis intervention services during nighttime hours

Work Environment/Physical Demands: This position is located in Ft Myers. Noise level is high in some patient care areas.  The position as described walks, sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during work hours.  Is subject to frequent interruptions.  Is involved with clients, residents, family members, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., in a behavioral health hospital and addictions setting. The employee will frequently be required to lift/pull/push/move up to 50 pounds.  Must utilize conversational speech for effective verbal communication.

Position Type, Expected Hours of Work and Travel:This is a full time, 40 hour position. This position requires flexibility in work hours to include some evening and weekend hours as needed to meet the needs of the clients.  Frequent local travel is required.  On call rotation is required.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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