Syracuse, NY 13202
LPN's, Syracuse and Utica Area
This position is responsible for providing direct care to chemically dependent individuals, as well as direct supervision of primary care staff.
Essential Job Functions
Screen potential clients.
Initiate and follow all medical and/or psychiatric emergency procedure in situations dictating need for such interventions.
Obtain Vital Signs.
Obtain, transcribe and administer medications per physician order and agency policy.
Provide direct clinical nursing care per physician orders and in accordance with all clinical protocols.
Monitor and report withdrawal process and medical condition of any clients under the influence of alcohol or other chemical substances.
Arrange for the transfer of any client needing medical evaluation or higher level of care to local hospital as necessary.
Correctly document or oversee related documentation including shift notes, opening notes, behavioral incidents, obtaining prescriptions and refills form, admission and discharge reports and all NYS OASAS forms.
Minimum Job Qualifications
Current and valid New York State LPN license. Maintains all required credentials.
Must obtain CPR certification within 90 days of hire and maintain current certification throughout period of employment.
Strong interpersonal communication skills.
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
Enthusiastic support of our Mission Statement.
Status/Hours: Part-Time/Per Diem - 12 hour shifts - 8-8 - flexibility with scheduling