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Licensed Practical Nurse

Location: Newark
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob LocationOH - Newark - Newark, OHPosition TypeFull TimeEducation LevelAssociates DegreeJob CategoryNonprofit - Social ServicesLicensed Practical Nurse (LPN)The nursing staff with National Youth Advocate Program work as part of an integral service team. Our Licensed Practical Nurses provide medical assistance to the clients served through NYAP including performing physical assessments and treating acute, minor illnesses as needed. Under the general supervision of the Regional Manager or designee, you will work closely with youth, family, foster parents, and community partners, providing health care, advocacy and support toward the ultimate goal of living safely and successfully in the community. Working at NYAP - Generous Paid-Time Off- Excellent Compensation - Healthcare Benefits for you and your family - Retirement Matching (401K) - Phone Allowance - Student Loan Repayment Assistance - CEU's and ongoing trainings/education Responsibilities ---Perform physical assessments on each client upon arrival and intake. ---Identify abnormal findings and notify the client's physician or consulting physicians. ---Assure the need for medical treatment for illnesses and/or injuries are being met. ---Assess minor illnesses and administer non-prescription medications per approved Standing Orders Policy. ---Schedule and coordinate examinations by the consulting physician for each child. ---Provide in-service training and continued education to staff on health-care related needs of adolescents, CPR, and First Aid. ---Maintain Red Cross CPR/First Aid Trainer's Certification. ---Available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8-6 and occasional Fridays. Minimum Qualifications ---Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse with valid Ohio licensure. ---Nursing experience working with adolescents is preferred. ---Must be available for on-call phone consultations as needed. ---Must be able to maintain compliance with attending agency required training programs. ---Proficient use of desktop and laptop computers, smart phones and tablets, printers, fax machines and photocopiers as well as software including word processing, spreadsheet and database programs. ---Must have reliable transportation with a safe driving record. ---Must have a reliable, working telephone. Apply today! Covid-19 Vaccination Note: In spirit of caring for one another and our community, NYAP Immunization policy and procedure requires all employees, contractors, interns, and volunteers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Except to the extent an individual is eligible for an exemption or the policy and procedure is not applicable by law. The State of IL has a separate mandate, For More Information Click Here. For additional information, please contact Human Resources at 614-487-3888. Benefits listed are for eligible employees as outlined by our benefit policy. Our organization was established in Ohio and is now in 10 states. We continue to expand and develop new and innovative programs for our communities and families. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes major medical, dental, vision, 401K, student loan assistance and generous paid time off. If YOU can envision it; WE can DO it! The possibilities are endless!The person in this position needs to follow a team concept and support both agency goals and co-workers. Employees must be able to effectively work with and be respectful and sensitive to persons from various cultures, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, and racial backgrounds.

Keywords: NATIONAL YOUTH ADVOCATE PROGRAM, Newark , Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Newark, Ohio

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