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Estimated Pay $22 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Elmira, New York

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Job Description
The Arc of Chemung-Schuyler is a member of the Collaborative of NY, Inc., a network of 13 not-for-profit The Arc New York agencies. Collectively, these agencies provide advocacy and a range of person-centered supports and services in 19 Western, Central & Southern Tier counties in Upstate New York to more than 9,000 children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism. Through partnership, Collaborative agencies meet the diverse needs of individuals and families seeking choices, inclusion, and opportunities.

Join us at The Arc of Chemung Schuyler and be part of a well estabilished Nursing team providing compassionate care to individuals with intellectual disabilities in a friendly, home like atmosphere.

This is a Full Time position, primarily days, Monday-Friday with flexibility to make a schedule that meets your needs for the perfect work/life balance.

Sound good? Apply today!

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Licensed Practical Nurse provides training, consultation, nursing supervision and medical oversight in conjunction with Registered Nurse for assigned residential facilities according to agency policies and procedures.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • New York State Licensed Practical Nursing License (LPN)
  • One-year acute care experience preferred, equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Experience/Specialized training working with individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
  • Valid/Clean driver's license required.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment
  • Ability to work as a team and independently.
  • Excellent organizational skills required.
  • Experience with Windows and Microsoft Office Suite required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN), supervises and monitors staff providing health to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities which complies with health standards and regulations.
  • Develops individualized Plans of Nursing Services (PONS).
  • Ensures Training of staff and observes staff implementing medical PONS as determined in conjunction with the Residential Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Participates as a member of each individual's circle of support, including:
    • Pre-admissions meeting, 30-day meeting, semi annual and annual meetings.
    • Coordinating pertinent medical services with Residential Manager.
    • Coordinating the development of discharge plans in conjunction with the Residential RN.
  • Identifies individual and staff training opportunities relating to nursing/medical programs.
  • Prepares/maintains medical records for Individuals in assigned residential facilities. Reviews medical related information, medication administration records, and controlled substance records on a regular basis in conjunction with the Residential RN.
  • Acts as a liaison with physicians, pharmacists, dentists, and other medical professionals for residential participants under the direction of the Registered Nurse. Coordinates services with medical professionals, follows up with staff members and medical professionals in a timely manner.
  • Assists Individuals with medication administration and other nursing interventions as needed.
  • Monitor Individuals as requested by the Residential RN.
  • Complete Nursing Audit tool as per schedule.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

  1. Must be able to tolerate stress associated with uiltiple, simultanious demands.
  2. Regularly required to talk, hear, stand, sit, walk, bend, stoop, kneel, push, pull and frequently required to use hand and fingers.
  3. Safely operate a motor vehicle and be able to maintain a valid driver's license.
  4. Must be able to safely lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

The Arc of Chemung Schuyler is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment.

All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.



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