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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 

Salary  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Location Boundless- Worthington Campus  
Position Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)  
Category Behavioral Health  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 12/7/2021  
Close Date 1/7/2022  
Req Number BEH-21-00311  
Description

Are you a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) who is passionate about people? Are you looking for a job where you’ll enjoy excellent benefits and the chance to make a difference in your community? Then join the I Am Boundless, Inc. team!

We are a fast-growing nonprofit organization committed to building a world that realizes the boundless potential of all people. For more than forty years, we’ve provided people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges the support and services to thrive. Our person-centered approach to care celebrates people for who they are and empowers them to become active participants in the communities where they live, work, and play.

Will you join us? Apply today!

Boundless Benefits
Working for Boundless has many perks. We treat our team like family and offer advantages that allow you to focus, thrive, and grow. Why Boundless?

  • Excellent benefits include no-cost dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • A Boundless sponsored $150 deposited into your flexible spending plan
  • 80 hours of paid time off (doubles to 160 in year two)
  • Student loan forgiveness through the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Scholarships geared towards professional development and continued education
  • Career growth opportunities

What You Will be Doing

The Licensed Practical Nurse will primarily provide care in a clinical care/office setting and via telehealth. On occasion they may provide services in the clients’ home environments, or other settings within the community.

The LPN reports to a Registered Nurse and is responsible for working within the scope of their license to ensure that the physical and behavioral health needs of the patients are met and maintained on an individualized basis, following policies and procedures and current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Acting on the direction of a licensed physician or registered nurse, administer prescribed medications/treatments/immunizations.
  • Provide oversight and maintain medication accountability records.
  • Maintain medication equipment and supplies; perform skilled nursing procedures (e.g., applies and changes dressings, catheterizes).
  • Assist in medical procedures.
  • Request, secure, and follow up on medical information of individuals.
  • Provide general nursing care to individuals.
  • Screen for communicable and nuisance diseases.
  • Observe and document conditions, responses to, and progress of nursing care treatment and medications, and report unusual developments to the supervisor or health care provider.
  • Provide education and training to individuals/caregivers/guardians/staff in health-related matters (e.g., nutrition, symptoms, hygiene, safety), as applicable to behavioral health/developmental needs.
  • Prepare and maintain appropriate documentation of service delivery and reports as required and ensure compliance with all reporting standards.
  • Accept on-call rotations as scheduled.
  • Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team and work with other professional staff by contributing to planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care plans to best support the needs of the individuals.
  • Provide consultation services to staff, individuals, parents, and significant others regarding health and safety-related issues, as directed by the RN or physician.
  • Gather health information for individuals served, including screenings, assessments, and vital signs.
  • Monitor individuals’ symptoms and effects of medications and share/report this information with appropriate team members, as applicable.
    • Assist the individual and staff as applicable in self-care techniques (to curb behaviors and limit medication use, etc.).
    • Manage behavioral crises and provide interventions as needed.
    • Identify and report any environmental or safety concerns to supervisor, team, and appropriate reporting body as applicable.
  • Participation in departmental meetings, committee meetings, and others as requested.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Work Environment

An individual in this position may be exposed to the following environmental conditions when performing duties:

  • Inside Environmental Conditions
  • Outside Environmental Conditions
  • Exposure to Blood
  • Exposure to Bodily Fluids
  • Combative individuals

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires intermittent physical activity, including standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping and crouching as well as lifting and supporting patients.

 
Position Requirements

Minimum Education/Qualifications/Licensure

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Currently, in good standing LPN License with the Ohio State Board of Nursing.
  • First Aid, CPR - adult, child, and infant; or the ability to become certified in CPR/FA within 60 days of hire (training will be provided).

Preferred Licensure/Certifications

  • Preferred valid Ohio Driver’s License with Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles; proof of auto insurance; insurable driving record (five points or fewer).

Special Skills and Requirements

  • Must be detail-oriented and have competent literacy and writing, documentation, communications, and interpersonal abilities.
  • Must be able to use tools and equipment as required – including pushing/pulling wheelchairs, lifting consumers with Hoyer lifts.
  • Must be able to travel within the community to see individuals in home and community settings.
  • Must be competent in using computers, mainly working in an electronic health record, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft Office.
  • Successful completion of training in trauma-responsive care and crisis de-escalation/management within 60 days of hire.

All candidates who have received an offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment background check, drug screen, and health screen as applicable for the role.

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.

 
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 not accepting applications.

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