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LPN DIRECT SERVICE

Company: People inc.
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Maintains the delivery of health care services for individuals with developmental disabilities who are living in community based homes. Provides/participates in agency training.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES--- Monitors the delivery of preventive and routine health care for individuals with developmental disabilities.--- Provides preventative, routine, and emergency healthcare for individuals with developmental disabilities.--- Adheres to and ensures facility compliance with all Physicians, NP, PA etc. orders. --- Ensures the scheduling and completion of all health-related exams, appointments, laboratory/diagnostic testing as ordered or required if assigned.--- Accompanies individuals on appointments, if assigned. --- Safely transports individuals if necessary.--- Completes medication, treatment, and supplement administration in the facility.--- Maintains compliance with all applicable state/federal regulations and agency policy and procedure. --- Maintains communication with Site RN, LPN Senior Residential Supervisor, Residential Director and other staff as necessary.--- Communicates all issues and carries out all directives of the overseeing RN. --- Assist in completion of daily logs, pertinent forms and documentation. Completes all nursing and program documentation promptly.--- Responsible for implementation of individual programs. --- Assist individuals as needed in all activities and areas of daily living.--- Completes all areas assigned through shift responsibility sheets to ensure health and safety of individuals. --- Performs housekeeping duties and laundry as assigned. --- Participates in pre-shift report meetings and house staff meetings as required. --- Attends all agency mandated in service training sessions in appropriate time frames. --- Attends all site specific trainings as mandated by the RN Clinical Coordinator and/or the Director of Nursing for the Agency.--- Required to fulfill pre-scheduled on-call commitment as determined by the Senior Residential Supervisor. --- Performs CPR and Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention (SCIP-R). --- Complies with all agency policies and procedures.--- Other duties as assigned.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS--- Current NYS license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse.--- NYS Driver's License that meets agency policy.--- CPR certification.--- Ability to meet physical requirements of the position when performing the following: Standing, walking, sitting, bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling and climbing.--- Physical agility and ability to react to emergency situations, including maintaining Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention Core Training certification as per regulatory guidelines.

Keywords: People inc., Tonawanda , LPN DIRECT SERVICE, Healthcare , Tonawanda, New York

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