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LPN - FACT Program (Florida Assertive Community Treatment)

Company: Suncoast Center
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description We are seeking a compassionate LPN to join Suncoast Center FACT team. For 75 years, we have provided emotional wellness, trauma services, and child advocacy to individuals and families. Our employees thrive in a family environment where diversity and inclusion are a priority. We offer a competitive salary and health & welfare benefit package. We offer 20 days off within your initial first year and employer match on a 403(b) Plan. Education: LPN from accredited program or a state-approved educational program. Licensure: Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Florida. Experience: Experience with individuals diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness preferred. Primary responsibilities include: Under the direction of the Nurse Practitioner, organizes, schedules and administers medical assessments of client---s physical health and makes appropriate referrals to community physicians for further assessment and treatment. In collaboration with RN, orders medications from the pharmacy for each client as needed, arranges for delivery or pick up and ensures client---s medications are available and packaged to enable medication compliance among the clients. Completes assessments and collaborates with the case coordinator ensuring that medication administration and education are a part of the plan. Works alongside a team of case managers and therapists to deliver nursing case management services to individuals diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness. Coordinates care with hospitals, doctor offices and the FACT nurse practitioner. Must be proficient with administering long acting injectable medications Working Conditions: In office, as well as in the community where most contacts occur. On-call covering nighttime and weekend hours on rotation basis. Required to drive own car and/or company vehicle. Exposure to extreme heat and humidity during the summer months. Other Requirements: Must have valid Florida auto insurance, vehicle registration in the State of Florida and a driving record acceptable to Agency standards, and Valid FL Driver's License Pre-Screening: Must be able to complete a level II background screen, and drug test in compliance with Florida Law. Must be at least 21 year of age. Must be able to provide official transcripts.

Keywords: Suncoast Center, St. Petersburg , LPN - FACT Program (Florida Assertive Community Treatment), Healthcare , Saint Petersburg, Florida

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