Company: Upstate Cerebral Palsy
Posted on: November 22, 2021
At Upstate Cerebral Palsy, we provide innovative programs and
services that support people and create opportunities to fulfill
life choices...one person at a time, through everyday miracles. We
are looking to hire compassionate, professional, and versatile
employees. Our ideal candidate would have the ability to work
independently, think quickly, and problem solve.POSITION SUMMARYThe
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible to provide daily
nursing care, order medications, provide updates to the RN and
Nurse Practitioners, train and orient AMAP's, schedule
appointments, participate in Agency activities and complete
required documentation.***Overnightsevery otherweekend***ESSENTIAL
RESPONSIBILITIES:Activities include but are not limited to the
following: Promote the individuals' recovery by implementing the
treatment or rehabilitation plan. Provide support and consultation
and initiate peer support among program participants. Promote
program participant input in the development of program activities.
Oversee the safety and well being of the program participants.
Oversee and upkeep the maintenance of equipment and supplies.
Participate in activities as part of the treatment team that may
include meetings, trainings, and committees. Maintain documentation
as required. Adhere to mandatory reporting requirements and HIPPA
laws. Establish a work environment that creates positive
communication between supervisors and employees and assimilates new
employees to the Agency's culture, values and mission. Ensure
compliance with all pertinent government and agency regulations and
operating standards.QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE A.A.S.
Degree or High School plus Specialized Trade Certificate. Valid NYS
Licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse and current NYS
Registration Certificate. Basic Computer Skills (Windows, Outlook,
Adobe Acrobat, Word, Excel). This position has regular and
substantial unsupervised or unrestricted physical contact with
individuals receiving services and is required by law to be
fingerprinted for a criminal history record check under OPWDD
(Office for People with Developmental Disabilities), OMH (Office of
Mental Health) or OCFS (Office for Children and Family Services).
Must have a valid NYS Driver's License Must possess the ability to
make independent decisions when circumstances are warranted.Our
work environment provides the opportunity to grow and learn in a
fast-paced atmosphere. We offer competitive benefits and salary to
include a low-cost individual health insurance plan, dollar for
dollar retirement match, life insurance, voluntary benefits and
generous paid time off.by Jobble
Keywords: Upstate Cerebral Palsy, Utica , LPN, Healthcare , Utica, New York
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