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WellLife Network Licensed Practical Nurse ACH015 Mon - Fri 9AM - 5PM in Huntington, New York

Licensed Practical Nurse ACH015 Mon - Fri 9AM - 5PM

Job Details

Job Location

ACT Team Huntington - Huntington, NY

Education Level

High School

Salary Range

$27.00 - $27.00 Hourly

Job Description

The LPN assists the Medical staff and provides services within the scope of his/her license and training. In addition, the LPN performs clerical tasks. This position may have supervised / unsupervised contact and or conversational interaction with consumers while working in the residences, day treatments and habilitation facilities.

Essential Accountabilities:

  • Take the patients vitals and record them as directed.

  • Draw blood and prepare it for the lab, as directed. Conduct other collection and/or diagnostic procedures as directed within the scope of training and certification.

  • Under direction of the Physician administer medications.

  • Assist Registered Nurse with taking inventory of medical supplies.

  • Engage the patient while medical staff confers with caregiver or other provider.

  • Make follow-up appointment with patient / caregiver as needed.

  • Access patients files and provide to medical staff as requested.

  • Retrieve fax information and provide to medical staff.

  • Transmit fax on behalf of medical staff, as directed.

  • Confirm appointments with patient / caregiver as directed.

  • Escort clients to medical appointments.

  • Code notes and file into patients files.

  • Must be able to utilize a computer.

  • Must be able to utilize business machines, including fax and copier.

  • Must be able to transport self to varied sites/ clients residences.

  • Participate in team meeting, as requested.

  • Able to lift/carry patient files, packages and boxes of supplies.

  • In an emergency, must be able to physically assist with the evacuation of patients.

  • Must be able to climb and descend interior and exterior stairs.

  • Maintain confidentiality at all times consistent with HIPAA and other applicable policies.

  • Work schedules and locations subject to change.

  • Comply with all policies and procedures, including those regarding client rights and incident reporting.

  • If appropriate, act as a translator for patient.

  • This does not exclude the assignment of duties or exclude the performance of other duties, not mentioned, as assigned by supervisors.

  • Must be able to communicate information verbally and in writing for the purpose of taking a message, conveying information or transmitting instructions.

  • Must be able to read typed and written correspondence, clinical notes, communication log, minutes of meeting and doctor orders.

  • Report to the team leader.

Job Qualifications

License and certification in New York State as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).