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Licensed Practical Nurse in New York at Services for the UnderServed

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Overview


The LPN meets with the Program Director, Director of Social Services, Registered Nurse, and Social Service staff to coordinate shelter residents to receive ongoing treatment in the community. 
The LPN will;
  • Take vital signs, such as blood pressure, temperature and weight
  • Assist with diabetes medication and treatment 
  • Take medical histories and enter information in computer systems 
  • Coordinate with Case Managers, Senior Case Managers and Director of Social Services to ensure proper care, nutrition and treatment plans are followed 
  • Follow up with community health care providers to ensure medical treatment plans are documented, monitored and followed
  • Have flexibility to work a schedule that includes evenings and weekends 


Qualifications


  • Completion of accredited program and licensed in New York as an LPN
  • Preference is given to those who have experience working on a multi- disciplinary team and/or previous experience with homeless population
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, to assist individuals of diverse ethnicities, backgrounds, ages, and sexual preferences
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required


Company Overview


Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island. Learn more about S:US, our mission, and values by visiting sus.org.
 
Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays