LPN

Location
Washington D.C
Posted
Nov 16, 2022
Closes
Feb 08, 2023
Ref
SWB
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
We have a long term contract position open for a LPN to work at Job Corp in DC. The ideal candidate is the nurse that has worked in a busy clinic or with juveniles.

You must have a DC nursing License, to work at this work site.

A little more about the position is below, if your interested look forward to hearing from you sbenson@nri-staffing.com

Reports to the Health and Wellness Director. Supervised by a Registered Nurse in accordance with state-specific Nurse Practice Act. The LVN/LPN works closely with students and nursing staff to apply health and wellness care plans. Demonstrates on-going commitment to preparing young people for the workforce by modeling, mentoring, and monitoring excellence in the eight Career Success Standards of: workplace relations and ethics; information management; communications; multicultural awareness; personal growth and development; career and personal planning; interpersonal skills and independent living.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provides nursing services within the scope of practice for state-specific nurse Practice Act.
• Performs physical and emotional wellness assessments during walk-in periods.
• Provides for a wellness care plan that addresses students' needs according to protocol outlined in Health Standing Orders or refers students to the Center Physician/mid-level practitioner.
• Assists in conducting cursory exams for all new students.
• Reviews all laboratory results and flags abnormal results for review by the center Physician.
• Follows protocol for infection control by adhering to the Bloodborne Pathogen Control plan and disinfecting work sites. Ensures the appropriate handling of specimens and equipment, as well as the sterilization of equipment.
• Documents each encounter with students in their health records.
• Promotes the wellness concept. Provides counseling/training to students to ensure they understand wellness assessment findings and plans for care. Provides handouts outlining wellness concerns. Conducts wellness groups as required.
• Attends required staff training sessions.
• Maintains accountability of staff, students, and property, adheres to safety practices in all areas of responsibility.
• Cultivates and maintains a climate on center that is free of harassment, intimidation, and disrespect to provide a safe place for staff and students to work and learn.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by a person in this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed in such a position.
Education and Experience Requirements:
• State Licensed Vocational Nurse's License/Licensed Practical Nurse's License and one year's experience as a practicing LVN/LPN.
• Active, unrestricted license to practice in state where center is located.
• Prefer two or more years of experience.
Additional Requirements: Valid State driver's license in the state of employment with acceptable driving record. 40-hour per week minimum coverage and regular attendance as described in the Attendance Policy. Knowledge of nursing practices/procedures. Good organizational skills. Familiarity with medical needs of
disadvantaged youth. Ability to carry out instructions with minimal supervision. Must maintain CPR/First Aid certification. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to communicate effectively and relate to trainee population. Position requires an ability to operate office equipment. In addition, individual must be able to interact with team members and maintain an effective working relationship with all facility staff and departments.

Have a great rest of the week.

Sonia Benson

Senior Healthcare Recruiter

sbenson@nri-staffing.com
NRI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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