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LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)

Company: Youth Opportunity Investments Llc
Location: Gallatin
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

*Job Title: *LPNWe are seeking a highly skilled and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team. If you are passionate about providing care to youth in need and want to join a top-notch team, please apply today! We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, vision insurance and a 401k that's top 3 % in the country.*Company: Youth Opportunity Investments*Youth Opportunity is dedicated to empowering youth with individualized needs to achieve success and independence by establishing solid foundations of physical and emotional well-being, positive social and familial relationships, and education. Through a strong commitment to teamwork, leadership, and organizational culture, our employees are equipped and qualified to create transformative impacts in the lives of young individuals. At Youth Opportunity, we prioritize the investment in excellence for the growth and success of our employees and the achievement of the youth we serve.*Learn more about our culture at*: https://online.flippingbook.com/view/964058972/1/*Job Type:* Full Time*Benefits:** Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance eligible after 60 days of employment* 401k with 100% match up to 4% of your salary after 60 days of employment* Paid Time Off and 7 Paid Holidays (for full-time employees)* Tuition Assistance and Opportunities for Growth*Key Responsibilities:*Provides clients with quality professional health services; to include: sick call, regular medical assessments, daily triage of injuries and illnesses, record review, health screening and health education.* Triage illness and injuries at each shift, determine medical priority, and treat within the scope of nursing practice; use physician standing orders, or referral when treatment is beyond the scope of nursing practice.* Assist appropriate medical staff with administering prescribed medications, including treatment within the scope of LPN practice.* Conduct required health screenings including, but not limited to, height, weight, BMI, blood pressure, pulse, vision, hearing, acute and chronic illness evaluation, and substance abuse initial screenings. Screenings are to be conducted to meet or exceed state agency requirements.* Assist appropriate medical staff with orientation and on an annual basis, staff members and youth will receive instruction on the exposure control plan, which includes standard precautions, blood borne pathogens, and how communicable diseases are spread.* Conduct sick call at frequency to meet or exceed state agency requirements. Complete agency logs as needed (to include, but not limited to sick call log, episodic care log, sharps count log, over the counter medication inventory log, and TB testing log). As agency logging requirements may vary from state to state, the LPN will ensure that the logs required for a specific location are maintained.* Document health care progress, problems, needs, and recommendations according to established charting procedures.* Conduct check for injuries on youth after a restraint or other incident.* Provide training and assistance in areas of infection control and OSHA compliance (i.e., blood borne pathogen standards, etc.) as needed.* Systematically and periodically reviews client records and health care needs noting, but not limited to, immunization status, adherence to state guidelines, medication and food allergies, physical exam findings, dental and visual needs, diagnostic tests, and medication changes.*Other Duties Include:** Coordinate with safety teams quarterly mock emergency drills on a number of emergency situations with detailed debriefing and critiques.* Provides staff training as required by state agency. Examples of training may include, but is not limited to first aid, universal precautions, use of epi-pens, and medication review for those staff cleared to monitor self-administration of medications. CPR training may also be provided if the LPN is a certified CPR trainer.* Maintain Controlled Drug Book, assuring that agency required forms are being used and signed by staff when medication is administered and when nurse or cleared representatives are conducting shift-to-shift medication counts.* Participate in treatment team staffing as needed.* Maintain health/first aid supplies, including, but not limited to the ordering epi-pens and bandaging units, ordering, and stocking other supplies, monitoring expiration dates, and monitoring/maintaining of Automatic External Defibrillator (AED).* Participate in training and development activities as required to maintain licensure (based on state board of nursing recommendations).* Perform other duties as assigned.*Requirements:**Education:* Requires education and licensing as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Must have and maintain current and appropriate LPN licensure in the state where employed.*Experience: *Two years of school, correctional, doctors office, camp, industrial, or public health experience preferred. Experience working pediatric/adolescent patient care preferred.*Skills: *Requires discretion and judgment in making decisions. Requires ability to devise new methods or modifications or adapting standard principles or practices to new or changed conditions. Must have working knowledge of child/adolescent related illness. Must be CPR certified. Specialized Knowledge - Familiar with the psychological/physical needs of youth.*Physical Demands: *Ability to lift/move up to 20 pounds and provide necessary physical services to clients. Must be free of communicable diseases as defined by the state and to the extent that knowledge is attainable under the law. Must be able to transport clients.*Other: *Must maintain an appropriate and valid state drivers license. Must meet state criminal background check requirements.*Equal Opportunity Employer*: Youth Opportunity Investments is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, region, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or any other legally protected status.Job Type: Full-timePay: $30.00 - $32.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible schedule* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* Pediatrics* PsychiatryStandard shift:* Day shift* Evening shift* Night shiftSupplemental schedule:* OvertimeWeekly schedule:* Monday to Friday* Weekends as neededAbility to Relocate:* Gallatin, TN: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Youth Opportunity Investments Llc, Hendersonville , LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse), Healthcare , Gallatin, Tennessee

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