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LPN Licensed Practical Nurse-Tampa & Tarpon Springs

ACTS, Inc. Tampa, FL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

LOCATION-  Tampa, FL & Tarpon Springs,FL

 

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) position provides professional nursing functions in medically supervised inpatient, short-term acute care detoxification and stabilization (receiving) facilities. ACTS provides services to both adult and youth populations (at different locations) with significant substance abuse impairment or co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders. Opportunities are available for full time, part time and PRN (on-call) employment. ACTS has positions available in both Tampa and the Keystone/Tarpon Springs areas.

For over 40 years, ACTS has been a recognized leader in Florida’s behavioral healthcare system by inspiring hope to those struggling with issues of substance abuse, mental health and/or chronic homelessness.

Positions available at our locations in Tampa and Keystone/Tarpon Springs, FL

Pre-requisite Requirements:

  • Active license as a Licensed Professional Nurse in accordance with Florida Law.
  • Must be physically capable of participating in crisis intervention and CPR/First Aid training and able to apply same to work setting.

Job Responsibilities/Tasks:

  • Performs all nursing functions/responsibilities as required and appropriate to license.
  • Completes pre-admission medical screening of clients to determine admission eligibility; apply nursing principles and practices in the care and treatment of clients, administer and read PPDs, and makes assessment of clients’ conditions and documents per services provided, completes and records vital signs, observes and assesses clients for deviations from normal conditions/behaviors
  • Collaborates with physicians and follows recommendations as appropriate.
  • Implements physician’s orders, assists physician in performing physical exam on clients, communicates as directed with physician concerning implementation of seclusion/restraint measures, follows-up on laboratory results and ensures physician receives results
  • Within limits of license, administers and documents medication/narcotics/treatments as prescribed by protocol or physician's order.
  • Prepares narcotic and other drug reports , orders medications, inventories clinic supplies/medications
  • Ensures nursing support personnel carry out assigned duties correctly to agency model as directed
  • Performs related work as required /assigned

Supervision: This position reports to the RN, RN Charge Nurse, or Program Supervisor/Director. The LPN does not have direct reports, but provides support to direct service staff.

ACTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Please visit our website at www.actsfl.org.

Company Description
ACTS has been serving the Florida community since 1978, providing individualized behavioral health services in substance abuse and mental health.

ACTS provides and manages a broad array of behavioral health services, including prevention, acute care and stabilization, treatment and support services in the arenas of substance abuse, co-occurring substance abuse and mental illness, child protection, delinquency, criminal justice, housing, economic self-sufficiency, health and wellness.

ACTS has combined excellence and compassion with best practice to address addiction through a variety of services to help achieve recovery. Our goal is to provide the most cost effective substance abuse and mental health treatment with the highest level of care.

ACTS, Inc.

Why Work Here?

Join our work family!! ACTS is dedicated to serving those in the community in need of support services.

ACTS has been serving the Florida community since 1978, providing individualized behavioral health services in substance abuse and mental health. ACTS provides and manages a broad array of behavioral health services, including prevention, acute care and stabilization, treatment and support services in the arenas of substance abuse, co-occurring substance abuse and mental illness, child protection, delinquency, criminal justice, housing, economic self-sufficiency, health and wellness. ACTS has combined excellence and compassion with best practice to address addiction through a variety of services to help achieve recovery. Our goal is to provide the most cost effective substance abuse and mental health treatment with the highest level of care.

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