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LPN- Adult Division

Company: Upstate Cerebral Palsy
Location: Utica
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

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.

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
  • 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
  • Ability to lift and/or assist individuals in your care and the ability to meet the physical requirements of the specific job.
  • 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) or OMH (Office of Mental Health).
  • Must have a valid NYS Driver's License
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances are warranted.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/HAZARDS

  • Minimal risk of contact with bodily fluids, communicable diseases, or chemicals used in cleaning. May have exposure to unpredictable individuals and situations when working at the sites.
  • OSHA work category 1.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Must have full sight and hearing with fluency in the English language.
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising work-flow and efficiency.

Keywords: Upstate Cerebral Palsy, Utica , LPN- Adult Division, Other , Utica, New York

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