LPN - Full Time - Pinellas Park, FL (***SIGN ON BONUS $1,500***) (LPN/
Company: New Season
Location: Pinellas Park
Posted on: February 19, 2021
Are you looking for a change? Would you like to make a positive
impact in the community? New Season is looking for dedicated
professionals passionate about the opioid and heroin epidemic. My
name is Saadya Rivera and I am with the Recruiting Team for New
Season. New Season uses proven methods, the most innovative
techniques and an approach that focuses on the patient's whole
well-being with patients with Opioid Use Disorder ("OUD"). Services
are comprehensive and include: a range of counseling options,
medication-assisted treatment, and medical exams. Each clinic team
is devoted to rebuilding lives, positively impacting patients and
the communities where we serve. I currently have a job opportunity
for a Full Time LPN Nurse at our Bay Area Treatment Center,
Pinellas Park, FL. Our clinics must be remain open to help our
patients. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 5am-1:30pm /
Rotation Weekends & Holidays 5:30am-8:30
Job Summary: Under the direction and supervision of the Medical
Director or Registered Nurse for medical matters and under the
direction of the Program Director for administrative matters
participates in the promotion and restoration of patients' health,
collaborates with physicians and multidisciplinary team members,
and provides support to patients. Essential Functions:
- Supplies and administers medication pursuant to physician order
and, records dosage administered in the medical record.
- Conducts an actual sight and counts inventory of the medication
- Maintains absolute accuracy in daily accounting of medication
that is supplied or administered in inventory.
- Assumes responsibility for safeguarding medication
- Collects fees in the absence of a cashier position.
- Performs daily cash reconciliation in the absence of a cashier
position; ensures all cash collected is given to the Program
Director daily so the final count can be completed.
- Receives and ensures the accuracy of incoming medication
shipments; advises necessary staff of any discrepancies in a timely
- Ensures disposal of medical waste through the proper
- Observes patient's demeanor prior to dosing and seeks guidance
from the Medical Director or Registered Nurse when an issue or
concern is noted.
- Promptly communicates patient issues or concerns to the Medical
Director or Registered Nurse for medical matters and to the Program
Director for other matters. The former includes but is not limited
to dose requests, behavior, or any other aspect of patient care
that may need to be addressed.
- Contacts other centers to verify dosages as needed.
- Administers appropriate lab tests as required including patient
vital signs, TB tests when required, and collects data for review
by Medical Director or RN.
- Schedules and screens patients to be seen by the Medical
- Assists the Medical Director in collecting data for the history
and physical as required.
- Makes medical record entries as directed by the Medical
Director or RN and consistent with clinic protocol.
- Receives medical orders; ensures that medical orders are
documented and signed by the physician and ensures orders are
understood by Program Director and other staff members as
- Maintains absolute control, tracking, and confidentiality of
all patient medical paperwork.
- Complies with federal and state privacy rules, including 42 CFR
Part 2 and 45 CFR Parts 160 and 164 as well as applicable clinic
policies and procedures.
- Is responsible for obtaining and maintaining proper licensure
and/or certification according to specific state requirements.
- Actively participates in CARF preparation and state audit
- Participates in all staff meetings.
- Complies with all Local, State, Federal, and Colonial
Management Group, LP rules, regulations, and policies.
- Acts always in the best interest of patients, the program, and
company; honors, supports, and protects the proprietary rights of
patients and the company.
- Interfaces with the public and patients by answering phones,
greeting visitors, and monitoring patient activities while on
center premises. Other Responsibilities For Minnesota staff only:
responsible for satisfying Freedom from Chemical Use Problems
Supervisory Responsibilities: (Scope of the person's authority,
including a list of jobs that report to this job). None Essential
Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual
must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the competencies
(minimum knowledge, skill, and ability) required. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions).
Education/Licensure/Certification: Active nursing license in the
state in which the clinic is located. Required Knowledge:
Understanding of opiate addiction, medical terminology General
nursing knowledge, and techniques. Basic mathematics skills. Must
be computer literate and have basic knowledge of all Microsoft
products including Word, Outlook, and Excel. Must have basic typing
skills. Experience Required: Minimum of 1-year direct patient
contact. Prior experience in the clinical environment is
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