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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 

Salary  
Full-Time/Part-Time PRN  
Shift Rotating  
Location Columbus Ohio  
Position Licensed Practical Nurse - ICF  
Category Nursing  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 5/10/2024  
Close Date 6/10/2024  
Req Number NUR-24-00008  
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 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: $29.00 - $31.00 an hour based on education, experience, and credentials.

Schedule: 16-24 hours per week; Two 8 or 12 hour shifts in the evening and/or weekends.

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 PRN LPN reports to a Registered Nurse and is responsible for working within the scope of their license to ensure that the physical 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. PRN LPN will coordinate health needs with members of the individual's team as well as provide necessary training to team members under the direction of a licensed physician, licensed dentist or at the direction of a registered nurse. Under the direction of the RN, the PRN LPN may also be responsible for delegating nursing tasks to certified direct service providers.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Acting on direction of a licensed physician, licensed dentist or at the direction of a registered nurse administers controlled and non-controlled medication (i.e., oral, rectal, and injection); maintains medication accountability records; maintains medication equipment and supplies; performs skilled nursing procedures (e.g., applies and changes dressings, catharizes); assists nurse in medical procedures; requests, secures and follows up on medical information of residents.
  • Provides general nursing care to individuals; maintains first-aid supplies and provides firstaid 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 RN.
  • Supervises serving of diets assuring that individuals unable to feed themselves are properly fed and that special eating utensils are available as needed; notes and records special problems related to eating and fluid intake; reports unusual problems to the Dietitian and Physician; provides instruction and training to residents in personal health-related matters (e.g., nutrition, grooming, hygiene, safety).
  • Prepares and maintains written records and reports as required; ensures compliance with all reporting standards; accepts on-call rotation.
  • Participates as member of the interdisciplinary team working with other professional staff assessing, developing, implementing, evaluating and modifying individual plans.
  • Under the direction of the RN provides consultation services to staff, residents, parents and significant others regarding health and safety related issues; promotes consistency of programming outside of residential environment.
  • Operates vehicles
  • Participates in infection control, pharmacy and therapeutics, committee meetings and others as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned within scope of practice.

Minimum Education/Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Graduate of an approved school of practical nursing
  • LPN License - State Board of Nursing
  • One year experience working as an LPN with intellectually or developmentally disabled individuals preferred.
  • Must be able to communicate in English, including both spoken and in writing.

Required Licensure/Certification

  • 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.
  • 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, communication, and interpersonal abilities.
  • Must be able to use tools and equipment as required – including pushing/pulling wheelchairs and lifting consumers with Hoyer lifts.
  • Must be able to travel in and out of apartments in order to perform medication passing. 

Work Environment

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

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

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, 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:

  • Feeling
  • Seeing
  • Speaking
  • Hearing

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a PRN position, and hours of work and days will vary. 

Travel
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.

 
Position Requirements  
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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