Requisition Number: 11212
Job Title: LPN
City: SHALIMAR
State: FL

LPN

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Description/Job Summary

Lakeview Center is best known for its caring, compassionate treatment for people with mental health issues, drug and alcohol dependencies, or intellectual disabilities. The breadth and depth of these services are the most comprehensive in the region. They range from inpatient and residential treatment to a gamut of outpatient programs including trauma services, psychiatry, counseling, day treatment, and intensive, round-the-clock outpatient services to help people with severe mental illnesses safely remain in the community. We reach people of all ages from babies and children to adolescents and adults. In all, we offer more than 60 programs and services for the people of Northwest Florida.

The Lakeview Center Opiate Treatment Program is centered on helping people learn the skills to overcome addiction to opium-derived drugs. Cravings are perhaps the biggest hurdle, but Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) can be the key to recovery. MAT is an evidence-based practice composed of pharmacological interventions, counseling and support.

Responsibilities/Duties

Overview

 The LPN will perform the essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs. Perform nursing acts, functions and tasks under the delegation and supervision of a Registered Nurse or medical doctor. Assist physicians, RNs, and other staff as necessary to facilitate quality client care. Assist patients with their needs, as appropriate. in-depth nursing assessments, develop and coordinate nursing care plan with treatment plan in service delivery, facilitate referrals of clients to internal and external resources per physician’s orders, deliver/monitor detoxification treatment per agency medical / pharmacy protocols, discharge planning with the client (and involved significant others when available and appropriate), safely perform seclusion and restraints to LCI standards. Acts as a member of the integrated team and assist clients in the continuum of care.

Qualifications

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing school.
  • Must have a valid license as a licensed practical nurse in Florida.
  • Must be certified in CPR.
  • Must be able to effectively perform client/patient behavior management techniques (CPI) with appropriate training.
  • Must be able to provide individualized, integrated mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring services to meet the needs of individuals served and their families.
  • Must be able to use a computer.
  • Must be able to pass background check.
  • Must be eligible to participate in state or federally funded programs such as Medicaid.


To Apply

Interested applicants please visit www.elakeviewcenter.org and complete the on-line application. If you require additional assistance, please call Human Resources at 850-469-3729.

Lakeview Center is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free/Nicotine Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING/NICOTINE TESTING REQUIRED

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