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Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33315

Posted: 07/06/2022 Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Health Care Job Number: 2260 Pay Rate: 24 - 27

Job Description

WorkSquare is currently looking to hire Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) for a great opportunity with an addiction recovery center located in Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33315.

Position Summary:
  • Ability to render comprehensive general and specialized nursing care to program patients with the assistance of other nursing staff and or ancillary staff
  • Ability to perform medical, psychiatric and/or substance abuse screening as appropriate to the area of assignment
  • Ability to render safe and compassionate practical nursing and health support services to program patients or clients
  • Ability to safely administer medications as prescribed by a physician or other health care provider
  • Ability to thoroughly document activities in the patient medical record
  • Ability to observe, evaluate, monitor, and report patient health status
  • Ability to monitor medication compliance and response of patient behavior, document observations and treatments appropriately in the patient's medical records
  • Ability to monitor client behavior and general health
  • Reports and record status
  • May take vital signs and record them on patient charts
  • Ability to work from the orders directed by a physician and/or mid-level practitioner; note and transcribe orders
  • Ability to provide personal care assistance to service recipients, clients or patients as needed
  • As required by the area of assignment, informs a clinical superior, e.G., a Registered Nurse or Medical Director of any patient concerns that may warrant further medical and/or psychiatric intervention
  • Follows agency procedures for control, storage, and administration of medications and for ordering of medical supplies
  • Interfaces with other internal and external health care providers for coordination of care.

Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33315

Pay Rate:$ 24 - $ 27 per hour depending on experience

40 hours per week, 8 hours a day; up to 5 days a week, including weekends

Available Shifts:7AM-3: 30 PM or 3PM-11: 30 PM or 11PM-7: 30 AM

Weekly Pay with Direct Deposit Available

Health Insurance and Life Insurance Coverage Available


  • Must have a valid Florida or Compact State LPN License

  • 1-2 years of experience as a licensed practical nurse, including at least 6 months of experience in substance abuse/detox and/or behavioral health nursing experience required

  • Certifications required: BLS

  • Valid FL Class E Driver's License

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish, English/Creole, English/French, and/or English/Portuguese is a plus

  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check and drug screening and submit immunization/vaccine records after interviewing

ABOUT US: Since 2008, WorkSquare has led the effort to provide high-quality recruitment and staffing needs with proven financial education. We believe that when employees are equipped with the right resources, they are more productive professionally and prosperous personally.

OUR VISION: A world where every person has the resources to achieve a life of purpose & financial well-being.

OUR MISSION: To empower individuals to build prosperity through job placement & financial education.
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