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Company: New Horizons of the Treasure Coast, Inc.
Location: Fort Pierce
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

ApplyDescriptionNew Horizons is the largest mental health and addiction recovery provider on the Treasure Coast (and beyond), serving 15,000 children and adults annually through inpatient crisis services, 24-hour help line and mobile response team, and outpatient programs conveniently located across Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie counties. In addition, New Horizons assists 22,000 students in area schools, and we work closely with the courts, law enforcement, jails, and hospitals to help improve the health of individuals and the quality of life in our community.New Horizons is a nonprofit agency seeking a caring and compassionate LPN - FACT North & South who is eager to teach, want meaningful work that offers opportunities for growth, and believe that their efforts can make a difference in the lives of the people we serve. Now under new management, New Horizons offers competitive pay, amazing benefits, and comprehensive training.As an LPN - North & South your responsibilities will include: Gathers information to include in the comprehensive assessment of psychiatric history (e.g., onset, course and effect of illness, past treatment and responses, and risk behaviors), mental status and diagnosis; physical health and dental health; use of drugs or alcohol; education and employment; social development and functioning; activities of daily living (e.g., self-care, living situation, nutrition, money management); and family structure and relationships. Provides direct clinical services to clients on an individual, group, and family basis in the office and in community settings to teach behavioral symptom-management techniques to alleviate and manage symptoms not reduced by medication and to promote personal growth and development by assisting clients to adapt to and cope with internal and external stresses. Provides individual vocational-supportive counseling to enable clients to identify vocational strengths and problems, establish vocational or career goals and plans to reach them, and recognize and target symptoms of mental illness that interfere with work. Assists clients to find and maintain a safe and affordable place to live - apartment hunting, finding a roommate, landlord negotiations, cleaning, furnishing and decorating, and procuring necessities (e.g., telephone, furnishings, linens .reunion). Organizes and leads individual and group social and recreational activities to structure clients' time, increase social experiences, and provide opportunities to practice social skills and receive feedback and support.RequirementsNew Horizons will need you to have the following qualifications: One year of work experience in an inpatient or outpatient psychiatric Valid Florida Driver's License with 6 points or less in the last 3 years Must possess a current Florida Licensed Practical Nursing license

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