POSITION TITLE: LPN
POSITION REPORTS TO: Nurse Manager
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Nurse Manager, provides nursing care to ensure
client receives optimum, quality, cost effective care.
Promotes an atmosphere of professionalism, cooperation, respect, and dignity in all communication/interaction with clients, their families, and colleagues.
Facilitates the orderly performance of the agency's functions by observing policies and standards of conduct.
Assist clients to ensure the prescribed plan of care is followed.
Administer medication in conformance with policy and procedures.
Observe each client for possible signs of intoxication prior to dispensing.
Observe each client for possible medication side effects and notifies NM/designee immediately.
Maintains accurate accounting of all medication received and dispensed.
Document and maintain client medical records adhering to institutional and regulatory agency mandates.
Performs tasks and responsibilities within the framework of casefinding, health teaching, health counseling, and provision of supportive to or restorative care under the direction of the registered professional nurse.
Performs duties and tasks within their scope of practice
Role model for staff and clients
All other duties as assigned by the Nurse Manager.
Maintain good working relationships with all employees.
Participate in Job Training and Education Programs, Meetings and Committees.
Attend mandatory in-service annually.
Participate in various committees and meetings as requested.
Attend seminars to further professional development.
?Current NYS LPN License
?Current NYS Infection Control Certificate
?Minimum one year experience as an LPN, preferably in a substance abuse treatment program
?Excellent written and oral communication skills.
?Ability to interact effectively with all populations served.
?Ability to speak, read and write the English language.
?Proficiency with computers.
Must possess sight and digital senses or prosthetics that will enable the essential functions of the job to be completed.