Are you a Licensed Practical Nurse 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!
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 including no-cost dental, vision, and life insurance.
- A Boundless sponsored $150 deposited into your flexible spending plan
- Generous paid time off
- Student loan forgiveness through the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
- Scholarships geared towards professional development and continued education
- Career growth opportunities
Schedule: Flexible 40- hour weeks with some weekends and evening expectations.
Pay Range: $26.00 - $28.00 an hour based on education, experience, and credentials.
What You Will Be Doing
We want people to join our team who share our values of love, excellence, respect, empowerment, and well-being. The ideal candidate will be providing nursing and behavioral health services to individuals served within the community including in our supported living and behavioral health services. Services may be provided on an individual, or family basis in the office, via telehealth, in clients’ school or home environments, or in 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 health and behavioral health needs of the clients are met and maintained on an individualized basis in accordance with policies and procedures, and current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations.
Primary Job Responsibilities
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Acting on the direction of a licensed physician, licensed dentist, physician assistant, podiatrist, optometrist, or chiropractor, or at the direction of a registered nurse, administers prescribed medications/treatments; provides oversight and maintains medication accountability records; maintains medication equipment and supplies; performs skilled nursing procedures (e.g., applies and changes dressings, catheterizes); assists in medical procedures; requests, secures and follows up on medical information of individuals.
- Provides general nursing care to individuals; maintains first-aid supplies and provides first-aid treatment as necessary; screens for communicable and nuisance diseases.
- Observes and documents conditions and responses to, and progress of, nursing care treatment and medications; reports unusual developments to the supervisor or health care provider.
- Provides 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.
- Prepares and maintains appropriate documentation of service delivery and reports as required; ensures compliance with all reporting standards.
- Accepts on-call rotation as scheduled.
- Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team working with other professional staff by contributing to planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care plans to best support the needs of the individuals.
- Provides consultation services to staff, individuals, parents, and significant others regarding health and safety-related issues, as directed by the RN or physician, physician assistant, dentist, podiatrist, optometrist, or chiropractor.
- 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.
- Attends medical appointments with individuals served as needed.
- Assist the individual and staff as applicable in self-care techniques (to curb behaviors and limit medication use, etc.)
- Manage behavioral crisis situations and provide interventions as needed.
- Identify and report any environmental or safety concerns to the supervisor, team, and appropriate reporting body as applicable.
- Participation in departmental meetings, committee meetings, and others as requested.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Must be at least 18 years of age.
- Must be able to communicate in English, including both spoken and in writing.
- Current and in good standing LPN License with the Ohio State Board of Nursing.
- First Aid, CPR - adult, child, and infant; or the need the ability to become certified in CPR/FA within 60 days of hire.
- Required valid Ohio Driver’s License with Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles; proof of auto insurance; insurable driving record (five points or fewer).
- Successful completion of training in trauma-responsive care and crisis de-escalation/management within 60 days of hire.
- One year of experience working as an LPN with individuals with behavioral health conditions or intellectual/ developmental disabilities.
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.