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LPN

Department: Detox
Location: Bartow, FL

Position Description

Individuals in this position perform a variety of medical duties under supervision of the Director of Nursing, Medical Director, or Attending Physician.  Non-medical duties may also be performed.  The evaluating supervisor may be the Director of Nursing or Program Supervisor.

Position Expectation

In keeping with the mission and core values of Tri-County Human Services, all persons served, stakeholders, and fellow employees will be treated with dignity, respect, and shown sensitivity to their cultural diversity.  Referenced by policy numbers 100.000, 100.000A, and 100.004.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

1.  Takes medical histories from and conducts nursing assessments with program clients.

2.  Makes appropriate referrals to the Attending Physician, Psychiatrist, or counseling staff.

3.  Notes physician orders, assists with lab tests and physical exams, and draws blood from clients, as necessary.

4.  Administers prescribed medications per unit policy.

5.  Participates in nursing shift change report assuring that necessary information is provided to the on-coming nurse.

6.  Makes entries in client medical records in accordance with unit policy, licensing rules, and accreditation standards.

7.  Oversees the daily activities of clients and participates in the provision of clinical services to clients when appropriate.

8.  In the absence of a Registered Nurse acts as shift supervisor providing leadership and direction for Human Services Technicians.

9.  Performs other reasonable and related duties as assigned by Nursing Supervisor and/or Program Manager.


JOB DESCRIPTION

Licensed Practical Nurse

Minimum Training and Experience

Graduation from an accredited School of Nursingand current licensed by the Florida Board of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse.  Experience in a mental health, substance abuse, and/or co-occurring treatment setting is preferred.

This job description is not a written nor implied contract and may be revised by Tri-County at their discretion.  Your signature on this job description acknowledges that you have read, understand, and received a copy of same.

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