• The Mentor Network
  • $57,800.00 -74,780.00/year*
  • Franklin , MA
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 254 Beaver Street


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Licensed Practical Nurse Primary Location: United States\\-MA\\-MAFranklin Function: Clinical
**Licensed Practical Nurse, Licensed Vocational Nurse \\(LPN/LVN\\) \\-** **Bring your Nursing experience to our growing, mission\\-driven organization\\!**
The Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocation Nurse \\(LPN/LVN\\) is a critical role for our successand exemplifies the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day\\.The LPN/LVN provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services under the direction of a registered nurse \\(RN\\) or a physician to address the medical or psychiatric needs of individuals with developmental disabilities, acquired brain injuries, substance abuse issues and/or emotional or behavioral challenges\\.
Description
The LVN/LPN is accessible to staff at locations during working hours, and depending on the program, may be required to be accessible after hours for consultation\\.
This is a fantastic role to continue your nursing career path within Social and Human Services, and work within a setting that offers variety and rewarding challenges within group home settings\\.
Each of our programs is designed around the needs of the children and adults we serve and delivered in the communities they call home\\. We provide the right balance of service and support combining personal choice, flexibility and community integration with professional oversight, family involvement and stability\\.
Our Nursing positions enjoy high\\-impact with those we serve while providing flexibility with your schedule and location while having career options to move up and across the organization\\.
**Responsibilities:**
Provide clinical care to address the medical needs of the individuals we serve
+ Provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services
+ Administer medications and provide documentation according to established guidelines
+ Ensure physicians orders are documented and carried out as prescribed
+ Complete health assessments and provide input of health diagnosis to RN or physician for the development of nursing care plan\\.
+ Follow\\-up on all physician orders; monitor and ensure follow through on individuals medical/dental appointments\\.
+ Serve as liaison and advocate with other medical and professional service providers\\. Partner with external agencies to coordinate services and ensure consistent treatment\\.
+ Provide input regarding health care services to be included in each Individual Service Plan \\(ISP\\)
+ Provide emergency coverage and/or care for individuals receiving services\\.Accompany individuals to medical visits in medical emergencies
+ Monitor and record medications in a timely manner
+ Act as a liaison to pharmacy
+ Review medication error forms, analyze errors and make recommendations for procedural changes
+ Oversee and monitor staff member who administer medication\\.
+ Conduct quality assurance checks on health care records\\.
+ Administer, track, and maintain log for staff members and individuals testing\\.
+ Maintain confidentiality, respect human rights and practice universal precautions in accordance with Company policy\\. Uphold policy and procedure development related to health care\\.
+ Provide training to staff members including but not limited to medication administration, universal precautions and infection control\\.
+ Provide training for individuals receiving services in topics including, but not limited to self\\-medication, prescribed treatments, sex education/STD prevention and smoking cessation\\.
+ Travel between multiple locations during work hours
+ Provide support and be accessible to staff at all locations during working hours
+ May be required to be accessible after hours for consultation
+ Participates in on\\-call system as needed\\.
+ Perform other related duties and activities as required, i\\.e\\. assisting with household activities and meal preparation\\.
Associated topics: licensed practical, licensed practical nurse, lpn, lvn lpn, med surg, nurse lpn, practical, practical nurse, practical nurse lpn, vocational

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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