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  • Date Posted: Jan 12, 2018

Licensed Practical Nurse
Dobbs Ferry, NY

Description

Position Overview:
Provide quality-nursing services to children under supervision of Register Nurse.


Position Specific Duties/Responsibilities:
Adheres to all Agency and departmental Safety Procedures including reporting any unsafe practices, equipment and environment, and takes an active role in correcting the unsafe practice, equipment or environment through proper notification.



Administration and documentation of medication. This includes medication administration (under the direction of the supervising R.N.) in the RTC and RTF programs.
Assist in clinic activities under the direction of the supervising R.N. i.e.: clinic triage, assist with physician exams, treatments, obtaining throat cultures, picking up physician orders, vital signs, heights & weights, apply first aid, etc.
Provide care for the child in the infirmary under the supervision of the supervising R.N. i.e.: medication, treatment, hygiene, meals, vital signs, admission/discharge to infirmary protocols, development of nursing care plan, documentation of care etc.
Administer tuberculin testing.
Medical trips as assigned.
Conduct checks of emergency medical equipment and refrigerator temperature and reports malfunctions to supervising R.N. immediately.
Documentation of observations and care as appropriate.
Titmus testing.
Maintain immunization inventory.
Maintains equipment, supplies, repairs and cleanliness of the clinic, infirmary and medication room as assigned.
Provides health education (e.g.: diabetic teaching to child, family and child care staff.
Accepts pharmacy delivery and ensures proper storage of medication
Assume charge nurse responsibilities under direct supervision of RN
Coordinate MD Clinic
Provide clinic triage
Assists to orient new staff
Assumes responsibilities for carrying out medication procedures related to new cycle, or new medication delivery
Assumes responsibility for ensuring emergency medical equipment is checked daily
Assumes responsibility for ensuring preventative maintenance is carried out & documented monthly
Assumes responsibility for ordering stock medications
Assumes responsibility for proofreading and correcting new cycle medication administration records
Administers immunization under the direct supervision of an RN
Assumes responsibility for administering tuberculin testing to groups of children
Other responsibilities as assigned.


Reporting Relationships:
Reports to Clinic Supervisor



Position Qualifications:

Graduate of Accredited School of Licensed Practical Nursing and licensed in New York
Valid NYS Drivers License in good standing
Ability to work with children
Effective communication skills
Mature, calm and flexible
CPR Certified preferred
First Aid Certified preferred
Minimum of 1-year experience as LPN. Pediatric, psychiatric emergency or residential treatment experience preferred.
Training Requirements to Attain Position:
Successfully complete annual mandated training
Successfully complete LPN I Training
Maintain CPR certification
Maintain first aid certification
Demonstrate the ability to consistently provide therapeutic nursing care to the children
Demonstrated the ability to communicate effectively with CV staff and medical providers in the community.
Physical and Sensory Requirements:
Ability to read, write and converse in English.
Ability to communicate with staff, residents, families, vendors, support agencies and others.
Ability to remain calm and composed under stress.
Ability to evaluate/interpret information and make appropriate judgments/decisions under direction of RN.
Bending, lifting, grasping, fine hand/eye coordination, pushing/pulling, and/or prolonged sitting/standing.



Qualifications
Experience
Required

1 year: LPN experience
Licenses & Certifications
Required

LPN


Contact Information

Company: The Childrens Village
Website: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/CHI1026TCVIL/JobBoard/cd459fdc-d2f8-1046-1e8d-261c214f7774/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=03c960e3-835d-46ae-a58d-a0324834accb






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