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LPN Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Upstate Cerebral Palsy
Location: Utica
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

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. Opportunities available working with either adult OR youth demographics. POSITION SUMMARY The 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. M-F 7am-3:30pm 24 hours a month (12 off hours during the day and 12 off hours on weekends) BENEFITS: Medical, Dental and Vison Flexible Spending Account 403B Dollar for dollar retirement match STD, LTD, Life and AD&D Employee Discounts, Local and National EAP Tuition Reimbursement Professional Development Generous PTO Plans (Sick, Vacation and Leave) 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/REQUIREMENTS: 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) Travel is required. Must have a valid NYS Driver's License. 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.

Keywords: Upstate Cerebral Palsy, Utica , LPN Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Utica, New York

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