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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: The MENTOR Network
Location: Albany
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)Part Time (Flexible Schedules)Small RatiosOn Demand Pay Options AvailableDo you enjoy providing great nursing care, knowing you are making a difference in people's lives? As LPN, you will provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services under the direction of a registered nurse or physician to address the medical or psychiatric needs of individuals with developmental disabilities, acquired brain injuries, substance abuse issues, and/or emotional or behavioral challenges. You will travel between multiple locations and be accessible to staff at all locations during work hours.Provide basic care and medical treatment to individuals servedComplete health assessments and provide input of health diagnosis to RN or physician for the development of nursing care planFollow-up on all physician orders and ensure follow-through on individual's medical/dental appointmentsMonitor, administer, and record medications promptly, acting as a liaison to pharmacyReview medication error forms, analyze errors, and make recommendations for procedural changesConduct quality assurance checks on health care recordsMaintain confidentiality, respect human rights, and practice universal precautions in accordance with company policy and all external guidelinesPartner with external agencies to coordinate services and ensure consistent treatmentAdminister, track, and maintain log for testing of staff members and individualsProvide training to staff members on topics such as medication administration, universal precautions, and infection controlProvide training for individuals served on topics such as self-medication, prescribed treatments, sex education/STD prevention, and smoking cessationOn an as-needed basis, coordinate, organize, or assist with household activities such as light housekeeping and meal preparation; transport individuals to activities and appointmentsParticipate in the on-call system as needed; may be required to be accessible after hours for emergency coverageQualifications:Associate Degree in Nursing or related field or a graduate of an accredited LPN programOne year of experience working with population served in a nursing capacityCurrent state LPN License and other certifications as required by state licensing regulations such as CPR/FA, HIV/AIDS certification, BBP, and ACT trainingCurrent driver's license, car registration and auto insurance if providing transportation to individuals receiving servicesStrong communication skills with ability to build rapport with othersSelf-motivated and detail-oriented with ability to multi-taskReliable, responsible, caring nature with a commitment to the company's mission and valuesWhy Join Us?Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week401(k) with company matchPaid time off and holiday payComplex work adding value to the organization's mission alongside a great team of coworkersEnjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunitiesCome join our amazing team of committed, caring professionals. Apply Today!

Keywords: The MENTOR Network, Albany , Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Albany, Georgia

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