Express Employment Professionals – Mohawk Valley, NY | 118 Columbia Street, Suite 103 The Landmarc Building Utica, NY 13502

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Licensed Practical Nurse

Our Client, The Rescue Mission of Utica, is seeking a LPN to support their expanding and dynamic organization.

Mission Statement:  The Rescue Mission of Utica is a Christian ministry unconditionally endeavoring to assess and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the people coming for assistance.

 

Job Title:  LPN                                   Department:  Addictions Crisis Center (ACC)

 

Job Summary:  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, 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 delegated documentation of 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.
  • (1) year management and supervisory experience preferred.
  • (1) year of experience working with substance abuse populations preferred.
  • 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/As Needed– 2 hour shifts–(8 pm – 8 am) Nights, Weekends, Holidays

 

Pay Rate:  $17.30 per hour 

 

Pay Rate and Benefits:  We offer a competitive pay rate and comprehensive benefit package for eligible employees to include medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k), voluntary benefits, paid time off, holidays and paid training.

 

Express Employment Professionals and The Rescue Mission are Equal Opportunity Employers