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Licensed Practical Nurse (Weekends)

Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services

This is a Contract position in Oakland Park, FL posted June 14, 2020.

Are you excited by the prospect of working for an organization that values your professional development, offers promotional opportunities, has flexible hours AND gives you a chance to make a difference in the lives of others? If so, read on!WHO WE ARE:Gulf Coast JFCS is comprised of over 500 dedicated people committed to improving the lives children and families of all religions and nationalities. The only prerequisite is need. Annually, GCJFCS supports more than 30,000 people throughout Florida. Our programs are designed to protect children from abuse and neglect; to help people overcome substance abuse, to manage mental health, or to gain control of debilitating behaviors; to care for and connect seniors to needed services; to provide emergency financial and food assistance to support Holocaust survivors; and to welcome and help resettle refugees from around the world.WHAT WE OFFER:* Competitive salary* Continuous training and professional development opportunities* Mileage Reimbursement* An opportunity to make the world a better place!POSITION SUMMARY:Provide quality nursing care and psychosocial rehabilitation, while maintaining current and accurate medical records and service as liaison with community medical service providers.* This position is for Saturdays and Sundays 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM Shifts.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:* Responsible for distribution of medications as prescribed to ARTS clients.* Responsible for maintaining current medical information on all clients, to include taking vital signs on a regular basis.* Responsible for reviewing all medical records and requesting pertinent medical information from appropriate sources.* Accurate documenting/transcription of all physicians orders.* Participate in treatment, planning, and implementation of client care.* Supervise and/or monitor medication regiments on all clients.* Monitor/ maintain supply levels of medications, approved medical supplies and forms.* Maintain/initiate reports and all medical records/communications for client visits, medical care, psychiatrists/physicians reports/consultations, in compliance with the State and Federal regulations.* Attends meetings as assigned by supervisor.* Works on an as needed basis during emergency conditions.* Provide emergency medical or psychiatric care to all clients/staff as necessary.* Attend and participate in staff meetings, working as a contributing member of an inter-disciplinary treatment team in providing client services and achieving program goals.* Attend and participate in compliance training programs, and scheduled training programs required by Medicaid regulations.* Filing in clinical chart as assigned by Program Director.* Perform housekeeping activities as directed: facility cleaning/sanitation, bed and linen care, light housekeeping functions as designated by shift LPN or Program Director.* Ensure safety, sanitation and general well-being of ARTS clients 24 hours/7 days per week. Safety is primarily achieved though the accurate completion of the Wellness and Accountability Checks (a.k.a. hourly checks).EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:* Current LPN License (Florida)* Must have valid Florida Driver’s License and Florida auto insurance* Must be 21 year’s of age* 2+ years post-licensure work experience preferred.* Experience working with the geriatric and seriously mentally ill population preferred.* Post High School education in psychology or related field preferred.