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Nurse - LPN

Versability Resources


Location:
Hampton, Virginia 23661
Date:
08/07/2017
2017-08-072017-09-06
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
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Job Details

Nurse - LPN

Full-Time

Pay Rate:   $18.22 - $24.25/hr.

Summary

Responsible for ensuring that the health and medical needs of individuals within the ICFIID Program are continually being addressed, monitored, and provided.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Performs nursing assessment, prepares nursing care plans and nursing reports.
  • Participates in ID team meetings.
  • Consults with physicians, consultants and other clinical and medical professionals regarding individual psychological and medical plans and treatments under the guidance of the Chief Community Living Officer and clinical supervision of RN.  Serves as liaison with medical consultant and primary physicians.
  • Manages orders for medications, medication storage, medical supplies and equipment for individuals within the ICFIID program.
  • Transports individuals to medical and psychological appointments when needed.
  • Develops and implements medical protocols and tracking charts with RN.
  • Assists with the planning and organizing of staff orientation and in-service training for Direct Support Professionals and other agency staff.
  • Administers individual medications when needed.
  • Maintains valid Virginia driver’s license and insurable under VersAbility Resources, Inc., auto insurance.
  • Participates in an on-call schedule.
  • Performs other nursing related duties as needed.

Qualifications/Skills & Knowledge Requirements

Education:  Certification in Practical Nursing and a current Virginia State Nursing License required.

Experience:  Two years nursing experience in mental health or related field

Skills Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Ability to meet medical needs of individuals
  • Ability to meet psychological needs of individuals
  • Ability to multitask
  • Knowledge of industry best practices/standards
  • Knowledge of behavioral health
  • Knowledge of clinical resources
  • Knowledge of LPN body of knowledge
  • Knowledge of medical resources
  • Skill in organization
  • Skill with interpersonal relationships

 Environmental:

Work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing and walking over rough, uneven or rocky surfaces.  Typically works within a residential, industrial, medical and clinical setting.  Recurring lifting of moderately heavy items, up 50 lbs.  Recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching or similar activities.

About VersAbility Resources

VersAbility Resources, formerly known as The Arc of the Virginia Peninsula, has been serving individuals with disabilities and their families for more than 60 years.  We support over 1,400 with disabilities each year in early childhood, community living, day support, and four different employment programs.  We serve the entire Hampton Roads region and the 10 rural counties on the Middle Peninsula.

With a budget of $39 million and over 1,000 employees, we are a major business and employer.  We subcontract with disability-serving agencies across the country to fulfill two nationwide contracts and have created 300 jobs for people with disabilities across the globe.  We are a capable business partner, engaged in federal contracting, manufacturing, packaging, digitization, recycling, and more.

Our Vision

We envision a world where people with disabilities enjoy dignified, productive lives of their choosing as fully accepted members of society.

For more information and to apply, visit: https://rew31.ultipro.com/arc1009/jobboard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*F766E270F224471B

VersAbility Resources is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer:

EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet/Drug Free Workplace

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