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LPN- Medical Home

Volunteers of America Southeast, Inc
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

 


 





$3000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE!


Paid at 90 Day of Successful Employment Paid at 180 Days of Successful Employment


Bonus Can Only Be Received Once in a 12 Month Period


Re-Hires Subject to Additional Review & Requirements

 



Status: Full-Time


Pay: Starting at $20.00/hr


 



The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is a support personnel for the Intellectual Disabilities Program. This person in an integral member of the Interdisciplinary Team. The LPN provides nursing services, health care monitoring, and staff training.

Know How:

The position requires a valid LPN licensure and the ability to pass the ABON MAS test.

A minimum of one year nursing experience is preferred. This position requires the ability to work closely with other agency personnel and the medical community, knowledge of physical assessments, and knowledge of pharmacology, particularly psychotropic medication.

A valid Alabama drivers license and vehicle insurance acceptance is required. It also requires counseling skills, (Microsoft Office), interpersonal skills, personnel and staff development skills, time-management skills, demonstrated leadership, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.





Principal Activities:

1. Evaluate physical condition of individuals utilizing examinations of

vital signs and body systems..

2. Obtain necessary information regarding individuals health in an

accurate and thorough manner to determine appropriate referrals for

treatment..

3. Provide nursing services to meet the healthcare needs of individuals as

prescribed by their physicians and as outlined in Best Practices.

4. Insures services and medical records are in compliance with all

regulatory agencies including but not limited to DMHMR, licensures

and accreditation standards.

5. Provide input into the development of individualized support plans to

achieve health-related goals.

6. Participate in special team meetings including lifestyle support

planning, meetings and behavior support planning meetings.

7. Assist in scheduling medical appointments and monitoring

implementation of physicians orders and recommended follow-up

labs and/or referrals.

8. Monitor health related services through observation, review of records,

and discussions with individuals served, staff, and community medical

providers.

9. Provide follow-up care after illnesses, hospitalizations, outpatient

surgeries and procedures, or as deemed necessary by RN.

10. Provide staff training on medical issues including medication

assistance, medication side effects, infection control, seizures, lifting

and physical handling.

11. Provide Medication Assistance Certification training delegation, and

monitoring of MAC Workers.

12. Maintain current knowledge of physicians and health-related resources

which may meet the health needs of individuals in the program.

13. Assume/share 24 hour on-call emergency duty.

14. Perform additional duties as assigned by RN.

Effect on End Result:

1. Comprehensive medical services.

2. Well-trained and competent staff.

3. Compliance with regulatory and funding source requirements.

4. Positive public image.


 


Language skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret, common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribe style and format. Ability

to effectively present information to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors.




American with Disabilities Specifications:

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an

employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable

accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the

essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust or focus.




Work Environment

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with individuals to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


 


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Posted: 2021-11-19 Expires: 2021-12-19

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