Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Fort Myers, FL

2789 Ortiz Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33905, USA Req #16759
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
150317

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has a job opening for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for the Fort Myers Area Command, located in Fort Myers, Florida.

 

 

Job Summary

Provides quality delivery of health education, health and psychological screenings, and other services designed to meet the needs of the homeless population.

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of general computer hardware and software.

Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Knowledge of organizational and prioritization capabilities.

Ability to demonstrate willingness to work with the homeless, medically needy, and economically disadvantaged population.

Ability to remain organized.

Ability to prioritize competing demands in the workplace.

Ability to relate appropriately with staff, program participants, clients and provider organizations.

Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.

Ability to support the overall mission of The Salvation Army, neither compromising nor instituting any conflict that would bring discredit to the organization or its affiliates.

Ability to meet Salvation Army driving standards.

Ability to operate a 15-passenger van.

 

 

Education and Experience

Nursing Degree and two years of nursing experience preferably in the community setting working with the economically disadvantaged or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

 

Licenses and Certifications

Current valid Florida RN or LPN Nursing License in good standing CPR and First Aid Training Certification

Valid State Driver's License meeting Salvation Army driving standards

 

 

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.

Ability to read, write, and communicate the Spanish language.

Ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds without difficulty.

Ability to be on feet for extended periods of time.

Ability to work flexible hours to assist with evening clinics, some weekends or Holidays as needed.

Ability to successfully pass required Salvation Army background checks and investigations.

 

Work is performed in office and medical environment where exposure to infectious diseases is possible.

Duties are usually performed standing.  Standing may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of sitting.

Work may require performance of duties in medical environments and social services where exposure to communicable and infectious diseases are possible.

Work requires driving a vehicle where there may be discomforts associated with heavy traffic or changes in weather.

 

 

Additional Information

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

 

To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of this posting. 

 

Application Submittal Period:  9/14/2021 – 9/27/2021

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

Other details

  • Job Family FL-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Health & Fitness
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $20.00
  • Required Education Some College
  • 2789 Ortiz Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33905, USA