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!
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
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 oversee the management of health care for individuals living on grounds, ensuring that individuals’ medical, wellness needs, and personal outcomes are met. The LPN will assist in providing training and delegation in Medication Administration to ensure that staff who pass oral and G-tube medications and provide G-tube nutrition are trained, as required. The LPN will be competent while delivering care to persons we support utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation under the supervision of the Lead RN. The LPN will effectively interact with persons we support, their families, our Boundless associates, and other health team members while maintaining all standards of professional nursing.
Primary Job Responsibilities
- Provides overall management of health services with particular attention to the identification of health and wellness needs. Oversees plans to meet these needs. Serves as the medical liaison with individuals served, families, physicians, and significant others.
- Provides training and observations related to Medication Administration, administering G-tube nutrition and insulin as well as other health care factors and treatment.
- Provides regular review of medical and nursing practices and required documentation requirements. Ensures that the information in the medical record is maintained and meets regulatory standards. Monitors and approves compliance of all DODD, ODH, and other regulatory requirements. Participates in completing Plans of Correction.
- Provides medical and wellness input to the individuals served, team members and families/guardians. Assists the team with goals associated with health and wellness and ensures that these factors are a part of the individual’s Support Plan.
- Participates in the admission of new residents.
- Coordinates medical and wellness services with health care providers outside of Boundless.
- Provides medical and wellness input to various assigned committees for strategic planning, policy development and quality assurance.
- Attends meetings and training as necessary.
- Completes quarterly health status reviews on assigned residents.
- Attends medical appointments as needed.
- Other duties as assigned within scope of practice.
- 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).
- One year's experience working as an LPN with individuals with behavioral health conditions or intellectual/ developmental disabilities.
Special Skills and Requirements
- Must be detail oriented and have competent literacy and writing, documentation, communication, and interpersonal abilities.
- Must be able to use tools and equipment as required – including pushing/pulling wheelchairs and lifting consumers with Hoyer lifts.
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The job will also operate in MSY/ICF/Respite homes where the person will be exposed to virus, disease and infection from patients and specimens in working that environment or other clinical environments.
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, 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.
The essential sensory and communicative activities include:
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
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position, and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This schedule may change depending upon operation needs, with occasional or evening and weekend work required as job duties demand. On Call rotation after 6 months of hire.
Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected on occasion.
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.