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Clinical Nurse, LPN

Company: Lower Eastside Service Center
Location: New York
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

BASIC FUNCTION: Dispenses medication to clients.MAJOR DUTIES:* Dispenses physician prescribed, non-Methadone and Methadone medications.* Reports to the disciplinary team on medical/clinical client in response to treatment protocols.* Develops and conducts health maintenance and educational groups on issues such as hygiene, nutrition and substance use.* Writes progress notes on clients' issues as indicated.* Assesses medical/clinical needs of clients, writes progress notes, provides input to Directors, Medical Director, Counselors or Psychiatrist and participates in the treatment planning of the client.* Conducts initial medical assessment on new admissions.* Reviews and conducts internal audits of medical charts to ensure compliance with regulatory guidelines.* Administers and monitors clients' vital signs.* Provides emotional support to clients as appropriate.* Fills in for other nurses who are on leave.* Performs other duties as assigned from time to time.QUALIFICATION - EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: LPN plus 2 years related experience. Understanding of substance use and/or Methadone treatment. Multi-culturally sensitive to the needs of clients in treatment.SCHEDULE: Full-Time Tuesday-Friday 7 am-3 pm, Saturday 7 am-12 pmLOCATION: NY, NY 10002This position requires full COVID-19 vaccination status.We offer excellent benefits including:* Generous time off that includes 4 weeks of vacation* Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance* Discounted Commuter benefits* Life insurance & Long term disability* Eligible for Federal Student Loan Repayment Program* Training and other additional voluntary benefitsTo join our diverse team, please include a cover letter and salary requirements with your resume/application submission. Please visit us at EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/VetPI196767131

Keywords: Lower Eastside Service Center, New York , Clinical Nurse, LPN, Healthcare , New York, New York

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