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LPN DIRECT SERVICE
at People Inc.
N. TONAWANDA, NY

LPN DIRECT SERVICE
at People Inc.
N. TONAWANDA, NY

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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.

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