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Company: New Jersey Institute for Disabilities
Location: Metuchen
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

The New Jersey Institute for Disabilities (NJID) is one of the largest not-for-profit agencies of its kind in the nation, providing services to infants, children, and adults with developmental and related disabilities. NJID offers specialized facilities, programs, and support throughout New Jersey. Join our dedicated staff of more than 500 and make a difference in someone's life!

We are currently recruiting for a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to work with adults with developmental and related disabilities in a residential program setting in Edison, NJ. The qualified candidate will provide nursing to group home residents while ensuring the general well-being of each individual served.

Job Responsibilities of a LPN:

  • Administers medication and medical treatments as required and completes documentation
    • Accompanies individuals to and from medical appointments and activities as needed
      • Assists with activities of daily living as needed
        • Data entry using Therap (EHR)
          • Implements medically prescribed diets and exercise programs
            • Completes documentation that is necessary for program operations in a timely mannerJob Requirements:
              • A valid NJ State Practical Nurse License
                • HS diploma or equivalent
                  • A valid driver's license is in good standing and must be insurable under NJID's automobile insurance.
                    • Experience with g-tube feedings
                      • Experience working with intellectual, developmental, and related disabilities preferred
                        Position Details:

                        Location: Edison County: Middlesex

                        Hours Per Work Week: 40 Weekly Work Schedule: Mon. - Fri. 9 am-5 pm may require some evenings.

                        Other shifts are available at this location.

                        NJID has full-time, part-time, and per diem opportunities in Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Somerset Counties.

                        • 100% Employer Paid Health and Dental Insurance for Employees
                        • Vision Plan
                          • Retirement Plan
                            • 403(b) Plan
                              • Paid Vacation, Sick, Personal and Holidays
                              • On the Job Training
                              • Extra Work Hours Available
                              • Tuition Reimbursement
                                • Growth Opportunities
                                  COVID-19 Considerations
                                  Since the beginning of the pandemic, the safety and security of the individuals we serve and our employees have been of the utmost importance to us. To that end, NJID follows stringent protocols that comply with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local public health guidelines. NJID ensures necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is made available for all employees.

                                  NJID EOE StatementIt is NJID's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expressing, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an agency, we value diversity of background and opinion and prohibit discrimination or harassment based on any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, fringe benefits, layoff, termination, or any other terms and conditions of employment.

Keywords: New Jersey Institute for Disabilities, New York , LPN, Healthcare , Metuchen, New York

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