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Per Diem Clinical Nurse, LPN

Department: ORS Unit 1
Location: New York, NY

BASIC FUNCTION: Provides triage nursing and dispenses medication to consumers. Per Diem LPN, provide coverage as needed.

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Dispenses physician prescribed, non-Methadone and Methadone medications.
  • Reports to the disciplinary team on medical/clinical consumer in response to treatment protocols.
  • Develops and conducts health maintenance and educational groups on issues such as hygiene, nutrition and substance abuse.
  • Writes progress notes on consumers’ issues as indicated.
  • Assesses medical/clinical needs of consumers, writes progress notes, provides input to Directors, Medical Director, Counselors or Psychiatrist and participates in the treatment planning of the consumer.
  • Conducts initial medical assessment on new admissions.
  • Reviews and conducts internal audits of medical charts to ensure compliance with regulatory guidelines.
  • Administers and monitors consumers’ vital signs.
  • Provides emotional support to consumers 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 year related experience.  Understanding of substance abuse and/or Methadone treatment.  Multi-culturally sensitive to the needs of consumers in treatment.

SCHEDULE: Per Diem coverage as needed Monday-Friday, 6AM-2PM or 7am-3pm shifts

LOCATION: 46 East Broadway, NY, NY 10002

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