Optimum RTS - LPN or RN - Mental Health
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LPN or RN - Mental Health

Location : Palm Beach Gardens
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2-3
Required Education : Associates - BA/BS Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Healthcare - LPNs & LVNs

Job Description :

LPN or RN - Mental Health


We have three immediate openings (2-3) full-time and (1) part-time for compassionate and experienced Licensed Practical Nurses or Registered Nurses to join our team of dedicated professionals working with adolescents (along with their families) who are dealing with mental health and/or substance abuse issues.  Shifts - 1 or2 full-time (7:30a - 3:30p) 1 Full-time or may consider Part-time (1:00p to 9:00p) / 1 part-time weekend days.

You will be working with teen boys ages 13 – 18 who are receiving therapy and treatment while they are living at the company’s properties in this residential settingShifts are 7:30 am to 3:30 pm: and 1:00 to 9:00 pm Monday thru Friday and a Saturday and Sunday, plus one other day - either for 8 or 10 hour shifts

  • Rewarding work environment

  • Competitive compensation

Responsibilities include:

  • Work cooperatively with residents and families assisting the patients with their healthcare needs.

  • Communicate the medical needs of residents to the Nursing Coordinator

  • Administer prescribed medication.

  • Oversee resident medical records and ensure that all nursing documentation is accurate and truly reflects the residents’ medical conditions.

  • Assist the Director of Nurses in maintaining the overall health and safety of residents, staff and employees.

  • Assist with communicating Critical Incident Reports to the Director of Nursing.

  • Ensure that delivery of nursing services meets and complies with Florida State licensing requirements and CARF standards.

  • Other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications :


  • Active Florida LPN or RN license

  • Adolescent experience is preferred but the following experience will be considered: Peds, Hospital, ER, substance abuse and mental health settings in a company-owned residential environment

  • ·         A minimum of two to three years’ experience in a hospital or treatment center setting

  • Required Skills: Must be team-oriented and have strong nursing as well as administrative skills. Ability to work on several assignments at once, good communication skills and strong medical background to support the clinical needs of the patients.

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