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Licensed Practical Nurse - Shriver Job Corps Center

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Posted: 12/05/2021

Job Type
Full-time
Description

Job Summary: Assists the Health and Wellness Director in planning, implementing, and evaluating an efficient wellness program consistent with the students’ needs and Job Corps goals and objectives.

Duties:

  • Performs duties under the supervision of the Health and Wellness Director.
  • Responsible for ensuring doctor’s orders are followed in the Wellness Center and the care of all patients as prescribed.
  • Maintains charts on all patients and compiles medical and dental records of terminated students.
  • Notifies residential personnel of released patients.
  • Maintains a record of all admissions and dismissals.
  • Compiles various logs, records and reports; for example, wellness use, examinations and medication use.
  • Maintains a record of all calls to on-call medical personnel.
  • Dispenses prescribed medication.
  • Assists with cursory examinations, sick call and wellness care.
  • Serves as on-call nurse when schedules.
  • Works to ensure performance management standards are met.
  • Ensures that required property (equipment) controls are adhered to.
  • Maintains current knowledge in CPR and First Aid
  • Ensures that the facility is clean and safe at all times.
  • Monitor’s area of responsibility to ensure timely and high-quality services.
  • Works toward meeting performance management goals
  • Follows CDSS plan and Code of Conduct system daily.
  • Complies with all DOL guidelines, OFCCP regulation, Job Corps notices and bulletins, and Center policies and procedures.
  • Maintains good housekeeping in all areas and complies with safety practices.
  • Models, mentors, monitors appropriate Career Success Standards.
  • Participation in PRH mandated staff training is mandatory.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience: One year of related experience and/or training is necessary.

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) and diploma from an accredited Practical Nursing Program.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Current LPN license from the State, current BLS/CPR certification. Valid State Driver’s License.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and walk; to reach with hands and arms and talk and listen. The employee is occasionally required to sit; to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; to taste and to smell. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision capabilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in a medical office setting. The noise level can vary from soft to moderate.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Therefore, the employee may be requested to perform other reasonable related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required.

The company reserves the right to revise or change job duties as business requirements dictate. It is mutually agreed that the description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. It is also understood that the company reserves the right to change work schedules as required, including overtime.

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