Requisition Number: NOVA3-LPN-H-11-2019-01
Job Title: LPN
City: Norristown
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 2
Salary Range: $24.80

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Description/Job Summary

NOVA III
Position Description
 
Licensed Practical Nurse
 
NOVA III is a long term residential treatment program that serves adults who have significant medical concerns in addition to a serious mental health diagnosis with a co-occurring active addiction
 
Job Duties/Responsibilities:
  1. Maintains respectful and trauma-informed interactions with all residents and staff at all times
  2. Maintains nursing documentation and medication records
  3. Assists residents in learning about their medications; assures that medications are taken as physician ordered and recorded in electronic MAR
  4. Provides nursing care including, but not limited to, wound care, trach care, diabetic counseling, etc.
  5. Assesses residents’ health and emotional needs
  6. Assists residents with activities of daily living as required
  7. Communicates with other members of the nursing and program staff; communicates serious issues to Nurse Manager and Program Director
  8. Using a trauma-informed and recovery-oriented approach, teams with other staff to de-escalate and re-direct residents as needed
  9. Maintains confidentiality, including keeping voice low and not talking about residents in public areas
  10. Attends all required staff meetings and training sessions
  11. As requested by Nurse Manager or Program Director, maintains updated list of medical professionals seen by each resident; collates and files medical information; monitors and organizes up to date medical records for each resident; maintains accurate medication lists for each resident
  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

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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Required Experience

minimum two years medical/surgical experience; psychiatric experience a plus

Required Education

Practical nursing license

Required Qualifications

driver's license, ability to stay awake through entire shift, ability to circulate though 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

Program Summary

NOVA III is a long term residential program that serves adults who have significant medical concerns in addition to a mental health diagnosis with a co-occurring active addiction
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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.