Delphi Health Group

  • LPN

    Job Locations US-FL-West Palm Beach
    Posted Date 5 months ago(1/17/2018 8:24 AM)
    ID
    2018-1209
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Medical
  • Overview

    The LPN provides support to the nursing team services utilizing skills of assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation and promotes the maintenance of quality physical health. Additionally, he/she is expected to provide supervision to other members of the nursing team and function as a contributing member of the multidisciplinary team.

    Responsibilities

    1. Implements the nursing process, as it relates to substances abuse, demonstrating skills in assessment (including admission assess), preliminary treatment planning, implementation and evaluation.
    2. Adheres to safe practice of medication administration in compliance with medication policy. Facilitates medication education and other patient education utilizing good theoretical knowledge of subject matter and effective communication skills in delivering material.
    3. Facilitates primary nurse interviews demonstrating knowledge of substance abuse.
    4. Completes all documentation including assessments, summaries, treatment plans and progress notes maintaining compliance with the policies and procedures of the facility and its regulating agencies.
    5. Collaborates with physicians and the treatment team when making decisions about patient's need for nursing care. Plans and implements the nursing care for patients in accordance with physician orders, policies and procedures of the facility, and safe nursing practice.
    6. Demonstrates ability to intervene appropriately with patients who are in crisis, utilizing de-escalation skills.
    7. Knowledge and understanding of milestone development related to adolescents.
    8. Works as a team on the nursing unit. (Utilizes supervisory feedback to improve performance, attends in services etc…)
    9. Participates as a team player in Palm Beach Institute staff milieu.
    10. Performs other duties as assigned
    11. Run Client groups as necessary

    Qualifications

    1. Registered and currently licensed to practice in Florida. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and one (1) year of psychiatric or chemical dependency nursing experience desired.
    2. Physical Limitations:
      1. Able to walk and work standing on feet up to 75% of each shift.
      2. Must have high level of mobility necessary to assist patient’s needs. Able to lift up to 50 pounds (i.e. Luggage).

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