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PRN Nurse

Company: Lakeview
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

If you're looking for a twist to your nursing career, it's time to make a difference! Are you ready for a change? Feel rewarded by becoming a Difference Maker at Lakeview Health. Your experience and unmatched bedside manner will help provide care and guidance for individuals seeking a better life through recovery from addiction.

As a PRN Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse, you'll turn lives around by providing psychosocial, physical and general patient care, while effectively communicating with clients and families. Plus, you'll get satisfaction from building relationships and empowering individuals through recovery.

Why you'll love working at Lakeview Health

Join our Jacksonville team at our accredited, beautiful, serene campus with hotel-like amenities and semi-private rooms, combined with delivering exceptional evidence-based care.

Finding the perfect match

If you're a motivated people person looking for a career opportunity in nursing, let's talk. We'd love to learn more about you.

Available to work overnights 7pm-7:30am and days 7am-7:30pm

The Difference Maker hired for this position must have:

  • Current LPN or RN licensure in the State of Florida
  • Experience and proficiency in electronic medical records (EMR)
  • Excellent customer service and teamwork
  • Superior communication skills
  • Nursing experience working in a behavioral health setting is preferred but we are willing to train somebody eager to make a difference! The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
    • Patient care, including assessment of pain, use and education of pain management techniques
    • Performing appropriate crisis modalities for patient behavior, which requires redirecting, including those who wish to leave treatment against medical advice
    • Following the five medication rights and reducing the potential for medication errors
    • Formulating, implementing and evaluating patient treatment plans, including family, when appropriate
    • Functioning as a patient and family advocate at all times, treating patients and families with respect and dignity and providing emotional support
    • Educating patients and families concerning treatment and medication plans, compliance and side effects
    • Accurate transcription of doctor's orders, completing lab requisitions, pharmacy ordering and pharmacology testing
    • Signing out controlled substances, documenting and reporting effects of scheduled and PRN medications; completing narcotic count with proper documentation
    • Performing anatomical assessments and other duties within the scope of practice, including urine collection for toxicology testing
    • Ensuring documentation meets current standards and policies
    • Communication and good working relationship with team leader, co-workers and doctors It will be beneficial to have:
      • Knowledge or experience in a wide range of disorders, including cognitive, emotional, developmental, social and behavioral; crisis intervention as needed
      • Nursing experience working in behavioral health and/or substance abuse preferred
      • Excellent communication and documentation skills
      • Computer skills

        Lakeview Health, a Joint-Commission-accredited facility, is a national leader in helping patients overcome the challenges of substance abuse, addiction, dependency and related disorders. Our professional clinicians and support staff form the backbone of our commitment to providing effective individualized care. If you have a passion for helping others reclaim their lives, we invite you to explore the opportunities and rewards of a career with us. Visit lakeviewhealth.com to learn more.

        We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Lakeview Health makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit and business needs at the time.

        Lakeview Health participates in E-Verify.

Keywords: Lakeview, Jacksonville , PRN Nurse, Healthcare , Jacksonville, Florida

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