LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) – STEPS To Recovery ([email protected]) – New Port Richey, FL

NAME:

SUPERVISOR: Jeff Smith

SALARY RANGE: 35,000 to 45,000

POSITION TYPE: Exempt, Non-Exempt, 1099

HOURS PER WEEK: 40

START DATE:

POSITION TITLE: RN or LPN

TERMINATION DATE:

The mission of STEPS to Recovery, Inc. is to improve the lives of the poor, disabled, and disenfranchised, especially: veterans, the homeless, and those with the disease of addiction. STEPS’ goal is to foster change, promote healing, and nurture growth. Our philosophy is based on the 12 Step Programs of Recovery: “trust God, clean house and help others.

The RN or LPN is a direct care role. It is important this individual demonstrates empathy, respect and consideration for the dignity and self-esteem of all resident participants and fellow staff while providing house management services. It is, also, important that the HM models and promotes a lifestyle that displays a positive attitude, initiative, responsibility and independence. It is the professional and ethical responsibility of all staff to adhere to accepted ethical and behavioral standards of conduct and continue professional development. It is, also, expected that staff fosters and promotes a team atmosphere, where giving help and support to both residents and other staff is customary.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with admissions of new residents,
  • Assist with daily rounds of residents’ homes and individual rooms looking for health safety issues.
  • Interviews Clients and records their medical history and physical condition.
  • Plans, manages and monitors Client care according to each Client’s needs.
  • Interviews Clients and records their medical history and physical condition.
  • Performing ongoing assessments of residents’ physical and mental health
  • Participates on the treatment team staff
  • Explaining procedures and treatment protocols to resident
  • Obtains Client vital signs, including pulse, blood pressure, temperature, and respiration.
  • Performing other duties such as collecting samples, supervising medication, ensuring Client comfort, and reporting the status of their Clients to supervisory personnel.
  • Provides routine care for Clients in line with their scope of practice.
  • Reviews medical charts.
  • Communicates with Clients and their families.
  • Assists with Client comfort.

Qualifications for Position:

  • 2 years of experience as a licensed LPN.
  • Solid Understanding of Mental Health issues, especially Substance Use Disorder.
  • The selected candidate must have excellent home management skills.

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Medical knowledge
  • Patience
  • Compassion
  • Kindness
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Knowledge of infection control practices
  • Stamina and physical endurance
  • Observational skills
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety rules
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership
  • Empathy

Special Considerations or Requirements (Travel, Special Hours, etc.):

Perform other assignments and duties as needed and required.

Please note: Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed, to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills and efforts. Rather, they are intended to be accurate reflections of the primary elements of a job including, but not limited to, the essential functions.

I understand and accept my role as described above.

Signature: ______________________________________________________________

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30,000.00 – $45,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Medical Specialty:

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Home Health
  • Primary Care

Physical Setting:

  • Outpatient

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call

Experience:

  • Home Care: 1 year (Preferred)
  • EMR systems: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Healthcare: 2 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)

License:

  • LPN (Preferred)

Nurse Patient Ratio:

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks)

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

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