Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

This position reports directly to the Director with clinical oversight from the Prescriber on duty. The LPN is a member of the treatment team and will develop and maintain professional relationships with clients, staff, families of consumers, and other professionals or community members who have an impact on those we serve. This position has frequent contacts with other prescribers(s), nurses, case managers, clinicians and other direct service providers, family members, significant others, has contacts with other agencies, area hospitals and staff. The Licensed Practical Nurse, in conjunction with the Psychiatrist, administers treatment and medications to individuals refers for physical exams and other physical problems records medication orders writes progress notes makes and returns telephone calls reports to doctor regarding physical problems assesses individuals secures medication authorizations and applies for patient assistance when required, teaches individuals, assists in medication and Clozaril clinics ensures compliance with the Nurse Practice Act provides emergency medical services. This is a 100% direct service position, Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Section: Adult Outpatient Services

Location: Central Broward

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