I. TITLE: Licensed Practical Nurse (L.P.N.) – Medical Services
II. SUPERVISOR: Chief Operating Officer/Corporate Compliance Officer
III. HOURS PER WEEK: 20-40 or as needed
IV. QUALIFICATIONS: Valid New York State license as a Licensed Practical Nurse;
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing; Certified in CPR; and 3 or more years of prior nursing employment experience preferred.
- REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to walk long distances and climb stairs at various intervals throughout the day, carrying a tray; Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.
- FUNCTIONS: To provide a high standard of competent medical care for students and staff (as needed); To coordinate with other medical/clinical staff to ensure that the St. Anne Institute Medical Clinic’s daily operations run smoothly and efficiently
- Provide direct/comprehensive medical care of St. Anne Institute residents and general and/or emergency care to all students across all St. Anne Institute programs/services
- Provide nursing care according to physicians’ orders and in conformance with established standards of nursing
- Pour medications and make daily rounds to administer medications
- Administer first aid to all students and staff across agency programs, as necessary.
- Assist in the formulation of medical clinic procedures and protocols
- Educate staff and clients/students/residents about nursing procedures and health care issues
- Follow universal precautions
- Ensure appropriate use of equipment and supplies
- Report to the Program Administrator for Medical Clinic Services or the Chief Operating Officer on clinical/medical/medication issues that may arise
- Arrive at work 15 minutes prior to start of shift to review report on previous shift.
- Provide accurate documentation on all medical matters, including accident reports, prescribed medications and nurse’s notes (paper and electronic)
- Assist in updating the CONNECTIONS and AWARDS (EHR) information databases
Training and Supervision
- Attend regularly scheduled nurse meetings and other meetings, committees or trainings, as requested
- Complete 40 hours of continuing education annually through a combination of agency in-services and outside conferences.
- Assist with the completion of medical consultation forms and medical specialist appointments
- Input immunization information on new residents into NYSIIS and SAI health records
- Abide by the provisions of the Nurse Practice Acts of New York State recognizing the legal implications of improper nursing care
- Maintain a safe, clean and comfortable environment in the Medical Clinic area
- Abide by the provisions of the Nurse Practice Acts, the NYS Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs, and the SAI Codes of Conduct/Ethics
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Nursing Supervisor and/or Chief Operating Officer
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160 N. Main Ave
Albany, NY 12206
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