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Licensed Practical Nurse
Brentwood, New York, United States - 11713
Description

Job Title: PT Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN

Location: Brentwood, NY

Sector: Addiction Recovery

FLSA: Non-Exempt / Hourly

Salary: $28 - $32



Who is our client Outreach?

Founded in 1979 and named "One of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State" nine times since 2010, Outreach provides affordable and innovative care for persons with substance abuse issues and other behavioral disorders. Starting as a one-facility operation in Glendale, Queens, Outreach has expanded to Queens, Brooklyn, and Long Island with future plans to open more facilities in new locations.

Outreach's Mission

To inspire individuals and families to achieve a life of unlimited potential by developing and delivering the highest quality evidence-based behavioral health services delivered by a professional and highly qualified staff with an ongoing focus on quality improvement.

Job breakdown

  • Conduct and/or monitor all medication calls and health calls.
  • Work with both clients and guardians to schedule medical appointments to assist clients obtain optimal health, and conduct follow-up.
  • Work with agency psychiatrist regarding client medication and pharmacy refills to ensure prescriptions are filled/refilled ina timely manner. Contact guardians regarding medications and medication changes, and assist with Order Connect data entry and monitoring.
  • Provide on-site health services to address emerging and/or current health needs of clients.
  • Provide training and guiadnce to key staff members in order to deal with emergency health situations that might arise with clients.
  • In conjunction with facility managers, establish and monitor health-related policies and procedures to ensure a safe and healthy environment.
  • Ina health emergency, provide immediate first aid to individuals in need and monitor situation until emergency services arrives, assessing the situation. When necessary, escort client to emergency and/or health facility.
  • Conduct health assessmentsincluding but not limited to nursing intake/health history, tobacco use history and cessation plan and communicable disease risk of substance abusers to make recommendations on appropriateness for participation in treatment as it relates to health matters and determine the need for physical exam or other health services..
  • When requested by the Medical Doctor, the LPN can be present during exam.

Questions?

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If you have any questions regarding this position, please email Matinah Drew at Matinah@NobleHeartsHr.com.


About Noble Hearts HR

Noble hearts HR is a certified MWBE-owned full HR and talent sourcing firm. With a team of 30+ years of combined experience, we bring serenity to non-profits, companies, and job seekers alike by focusing on the human part of human resources.


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