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LPN (On Call) 

Category Healthcare  
Description

Calling all LPNs who are interested in a per diem position where you'd only be called to work the day shift!

Under the direction the Registered Nurse the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assumes primary responsibility for providing quality nursing care for individuals served in the PRIDE program. This position requires assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating administration of prescribed medications, tube feedings, and other treatments authorized by parents/guardians or other responsible parties. The LPN works cooperatively with Direct Care Staff to accomplish the goals identified in the Individual Service Plans.

Embrace Opportunity Village core values by cultivating positive and meaningful CONNECTIONS with individuals served and colleagues, demonstrating ENTHUSIASM, high standards of PRODUCTIVITY, authentic STEWARDSHIP, and consistent participation in individual and team DEVELOPMENT. Reinforce and positively engage in Opportunity Village’s organizational culture supporting choice and creativity of all individuals served and staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provide habilitation assistance services, as required by the Individual Support Plan (ISP) for each individual served.
  2. Assist all individuals served towards the achievement of their goals. Participate in direct personal care, scheduled activities and day program activities.
  3. Complete required documentation that supports care and services provided (i.e. ID notes, communication logs and client charts.
  4. Ensure equipment is clean and functioning as well as maintaining a clean safe work environment.
  5. Comply with all federal, state and local regulations and requirements, and company policies and procedures.
  6. Administer medication per prescription orders, document medication sheets, and report adverse reactions.
  7. Assess and triage, monitor seizure activity and determine when to call 911 according to Opportunity Village policy.
  8. Assist with intake and screening prospective clients.
  9. Assist with initial nursing assessments under the guidance of the Registered Nurse.
  10. Receive and obtain medications from family and assure proper and safe storage.
  11. Maintain and record narcotic information conduct inventory of controlled substances.
  12. Observe individuals for condition changes, make note and reports and communicate changes to family/caregivers/physicians.
  13. Assist with serving meals and feeding, monitor meals ensuring that special diets.
  14. Assisting with transporting clients to and from bus.
  15. Administering tube feedings, catheterization, Insulin and oxygen.
  16. Administer small volume nebulizer (SNV) treatments.
  17. Responsible for HIPAA compliance according to Federal and State guidelines.
  18. Assist with restroom needs and hygiene.
  19. Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

     
    Position Requirements

    SKILLS REQUIRED

    • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals, co-workers and supervisors (verbal and written).
    • Ability to care, respond and work with individuals with developmental disabilities.
    • Must possess social discernment to assess and understand other’s reactions and behaviors.
    • Must encompass professional demeanor.
    • Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions.
    • Ability to interpret instructions, gain knowledge and have initiative.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • Required: Current Nevada Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license.
    • Required: Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
    • Preferred: Three (3) years verifiable work experience working with people with disabilities.

    PHYSICAL ABILITIES & WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and functions of the position. The list below of minimum essential functions is illustrative of the minimums only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed.

    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
    • Frequent bending, sitting, standing, lifting, pushing and walking.
    • Ability to tolerate stress.
     
    Full-Time/Part-Time PRN  
    Shift Days  
    Rate of Pay $20.00 / Hourly  
    Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
    Req Number HEA-19-00001  
    Open Date 2/7/2019  
    Location Varies  
    About the Organization Join Las Vegas' Favorite Charity! Here you can be proud to answer the question, 'Where do you work?' Opportunity Village (OV) is more than just a job; being a member of the OV team instills a sense of pride and purpose into your work week. Our motto for the people we serve is: Pride. Purpose. And a Paycheck. So it is no wonder that the same can be said for our employees who serve our clients.

    Aside from the satisfaction of participating in a community that extends beyond our campuses, OV also offers a wide array of additional benefits including: health, dental and vision insurance, retirement savings account, training and development opportunities and much more!  
    EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

    This position is currently accepting applications.

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