Requisition Number: NOVA2-LPN-H-09-2020-02
Job Title: LPN
Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Salary Range: $24.80 - $26.00/hr
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: Maintains respectful and trauma-informed interactions with all residents, staff, family members and visitors at all times Provides shift oversight, assuring health and safety of each resident Maintains nursing documentation and medication records Assists residents in learning about their medications; assures that medications are taken as physician ordered and recorded accurately in MAR Provides nursing care including, but not limited to, wound care, trach care, diabetic counseling, etc. Assesses residents’ health and emotional needs Assists residents with activities of daily living as required Communicates with other members of the nursing and program staff; communicates serious issues to Nurse Manager and Program Director Using a trauma-informed and recovery-oriented approach, teams with other staff to de-escalate and re-direct residents as needed Maintains confidentiality, including keeping voice low and not talking about residents in public areas Attends all required staff meetings and training sessions Maintains professional boundaries at all times Abides by all policies and procedures of unit Assures that facility is maintained in a safe and clean state during shift 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
One year behavioral health experience preferred
Residential program for medically fragile adults with severe and persistent mental illness, staffed 24/7.
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.
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