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Licensed Practical Nurse- Mental Health Clinic

Company: Upstate Cerebral Palsy
Location: Utica
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Essential Responsibilities include:

Ordering medications for patients as prescribed:

Administering injectable medications to patients as ordered;

Updating and maintaining accurate documentation in patient's electronic medical records;

Assisting physicians and nurse practitioners with implementing treatment plans for the patients.

Provide Health monitoring/assessments for our patients as requested:

Ensuring compliance with all pertinent government and agency regulations and operating standards;

Oversee the safety and well-being of the program participants:

Qualifications/Experience:

  • A.A.S. Degree or High School
  • 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.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/HAZARDS

  • Job related tasks involve exposure to blood, body fluids, tissue or the potential for skin or mucous membrane contact from spills or splashes of these substances.
  • May be exposed to verbal and physical aggression of people we support.
  • Will have exposure to unpredictable people we support and situations when working at sites.

OSHA Exposure Category PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear and must have fluency in the English language.
  • The employee frequently is required to stand, sit and walk and must be able to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time.
  • Employee will work with people we support with disabilities and may be exposed to verbal and physical aggression.

Licenses & Certifications

Required

  • LPN

Keywords: Upstate Cerebral Palsy, Utica , Licensed Practical Nurse- Mental Health Clinic, Other , Utica, New York

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