LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)

Children's Village

Job Description
Position Specific Duties/Responsibilities: * Administration and documentation of medication. * Coordinate and direct clinic activities e.g.: scheduling , triage, treatments, first aid, assisting with physician exams, vital signs, height and weights, vison and hearing , collects specimens, transcription of physician orders. Documents accordingly in EMR. * Performs select clinical testing. * Provides and coordinates care for the child in the infirmary e.g. admission and discharge medication administration , treatments, vital signs, assists with hygiene and meals * Conduct checks of emergency medical equipment as needed * Monitors and documents vaccine refrigerator /freezer temperatures as mandated by regulatory guidelines. * Monitors immunization inventory, notifies appropriate personnel as needed. * Assist with providing health education to child, family and child care staff. * Accepts pharmacy delivery and ensure proper storage of medication. * Maintains and organizes exam rooms * Supervise Medical Aides. * Assume charge nurse responsibilities under direction of RN. * Assists with immunizations under the supervision of an RN /MD * Participates in the orientation and training of new medical staff. * Medical trips as assigned. * Other responsibilities as assigned. Position Qualifications: * Graduate of Accredited School of Licensed Practical Nursing and licensed in New York * Valid NYS Drivers License in good standing * Experience as LPN preferably in Pediatric, psychiatry or residential care. * BLS Certified The Children's Village does not discriminate against any employee, prospective employee or contractor because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic predisposition, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction history or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.