Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Lopez, PA at ResCare

Date Posted: 5/31/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Lopez, PA
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/31/2018

Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Job Category: Nursing/Skilled

Line of Business: Workforce Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

Are you passionate about helping others? Dont miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Responsibilities
  • Provides patient care, assessment, triage, and treatment.
  • Provides input to Health Services Administrator, Center Physician, and Center Mental Health Consultant for case management of student health issues.
  • Executes student orientation to Health Services.
  • Assists Health Services Administrator with center wide staff training requirements.
  • Promotes and projects activities that support health and safety throughout the center.
    (STD’s Diabetes, Weight Program)
  • Sicklecell, HBP, Asthma, Family Planning & Parenting Clinics
  • Provides for written standing orders on department and procedures for health care
  • Acts as liaison for Wellness Classroom and Center Life dormitories.
  • Assures maintenance of medical records in accordance with PRH standards and Nurse Practice Act.
  • Assists health Services Administrator with monitoring Health Services expenditures to comply with established contract and budgets.
  • Performs quality assurance record audits.
  • Participates in department system for student feedback and concerns.
  • Provides on call services and emergency care including first aid and CPR; facilitates provision of emergency services on and off center.
  • Assists Health Service Administrator with medication management including monthly inventory and ordering of stock medication/vaccines; weekly count and monitoring of controlled substances, and daily ordering and monitoring of student prescriptions to assure safety of medications and vaccines.
  • Maintains accurate records for ordering, storage, administration, and disposal of medication/vaccines.
  • Implements infection control measures in Health Services and assists in monitoring center wide infection control.
  • Assists in monitoring use, maintenance, and disposal of supplies and equipment in Health Services.
  • Other duties as assigned

Specific Requirements

  • Diploma from an accredited Practical Nurse Program
  • Current LPN license from the Commonwealth or State; current BLS/CPR certification 
  • One year of related experience and/or training required

Additional Information



Benefits

In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

P.O. BOX 218 ROUTE 487 NORTH , LOPEZ, PA 18628 USA