Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Adult Day Program
Company: St. Vincent's Special Needs Center
Posted on: May 17, 2023
Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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For over 60 years, St. Vincent's Special Needs Services (SVSNS) has been a trusted provider of specialized services for children and adults with multiple developmental disabilities and complex medical needs, such as cerebral palsy, acute brain injury, neuromuscular disorders and autism spectrum disorders. Each year, more than 400 children, adults and their families receive services from the organization. As a private provider of residential services for DDS, SVSNS' group homes are licensed by DDS and proudly hold the distinction of consistently attaining maximum licensure and accreditation status.
Today, we operate 8 fully accessible licensed Adult group homes (each house is home to six residents) in six communities: Bridgeport, Monroe, Shelton, Stratford, Newtown and Trumbull.
Job Summary: Provides basic clinical care to clinic patients under the direction of a registered nurse or physician, functioning within scope of license.
Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by a Registered Nurse (RN).
Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
Performs routine laboratory tests and simple therapeutic services.
Educates patients/families about disease treatment plan including self care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care.
Oversee clinical quality initiatives are current; assist with closing care gaps.
Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends and families.
Maintains safe clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
Carries our orders under the direction of the physician.
Assists in all duties essential to the operational needs of the site.
Adapts positively to a fast paced challenging environment.
Assists individuals to meet their physical, emotional, spiritual, development, health and safety needs.
Exhibits effective oral, written and electronic skills.
Other Duties as assigned
* Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse credentialed from the Connecticut Department of Public Health obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
One or more of the following:
* Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
* Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Red Cross obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
Work Experience: 5 years of medical office experience preferred.
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