This position requires that the candidate be licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Florida with a clear/active Florida state license in good standing. One-year experience heavily concentrated in the behavioral health field. Work experience with adults with mental illnesses and or substance abuse arena is preferred. Previous experience in discharge planning utilization review, case management, or similar role desirable. Candidate will serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team, screen new clients; administers prescribed medications and treatments, including injections, and documents in medical record. Demonstrates correct medication pass techniques, checks appropriate vital signs; chart action/reaction to treatments according to standards; assesses person served. Candidate will also be responsible to refer for physical exams and other physical problems; records medication orders; writes progress notes; makes telephone calls; reports to doctor regarding physical problems; ensures compliance with the Nurse Practice Act; provides emergency medical services and assists with data collection. This position may require the ability to work irregular hours.
Section: Centralized Receiving System
Location: Broward County