Requisition Number: NOVA2-LPN-H-09-2020-02
Job Title: LPN
City: Philadelphia
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Salary Range: $24.80 - $26.00/hr


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Description/Job Summary

Licensed Practical Nurse
NOVA II is a long term residential program serving adults who have significant medical concerns in addition to a serious mental health diagnosis
Job Duties/Responsibilities:
  1. Maintains respectful and trauma-informed interactions with all residents, staff, family members and visitors at all times
  2. Provides shift oversight, assuring health and safety of each resident
  3. Maintains nursing documentation and medication records
  4. Assists residents in learning about their medications; assures that medications are taken as physician ordered and recorded accurately in MAR
  5. Provides nursing care including, but not limited to, wound care, trach care, diabetic counseling, etc.
  6. Assesses residents’ health and emotional needs
  7. Assists residents with activities of daily living as required
  8. Communicates with other members of the nursing and program staff; communicates serious issues to Nurse Manager and Program Director
  9. Using a trauma-informed and recovery-oriented approach, teams with other staff to de-escalate and re-direct residents as needed
  10. Maintains confidentiality, including keeping voice low and not talking about residents in public areas
  11. Attends all required staff meetings and training sessions
  12. Maintains professional boundaries at all times
  13. Abides by all policies and procedures of unit
  14. Assures that facility is maintained in a safe and clean state during shift
  15. Other job related duties as assigned
Job Requirements/Minimum Qualifications:
  • Licensed Practical Nurse with current license
  • Minimum of two (2) years medical/surgical experience
  • Psychiatric experience a plus
  • A valid driver’s license is required
  • Ability to stay awake throughout entire shift
  • Ability to circulate through program space throughout entire shift, including walking up and down stairs between first, second and third levels multiple times per shift
  • Ability to push adult residents in wheelchairs for extended periods on various terrains
  • Ability to understand and function within a trauma-informed environment

Required Experience

One year behavioral health experience preferred

Required Education

HS Graduation


Required Qualifications


LPN license

Program Summary

Residential program for medically fragile adults with severe and persistent mental illness, staffed 24/7.
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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.