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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Westchester Jewish Community Services
Location: Yonkers
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Location & Overview:Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) is currently seeking a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to work in our outpatient mental health clinic in Yonkers, New York. The work schedule may be both in person and virtual.
About WJCS:Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) is the largest community outpatient mental health provider in Westchester, NY. We deliver psychiatric treatment through four main clinics located in the Hartsdale, Yonkers, Mt. Vernon, and Peekskill communities of Westchester. In addition, WJCS has over 80 clinical programs that provide a wide range of supportive community services to more than 20,000 adults, children, and families each year. We work collaboratively with a full multidisciplinary team including psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed practical nurses, social workers, care managers, home health aides, education specialists, residential managers, and direct care workers. Our collective mission is to strengthen communities by helping people of all ages and backgrounds overcome emotional, cognitive, physical, and social challenges.
Job Highlights:--- Fantastic opportunity to join the largest community outpatient mental health provider in Westchester--- 100% outpatient treating people across the lifespan--- No weekends--- Proficiency using computers required--- Being bilingual in Spanish preferred but not required--- Days off include major Jewish Holidays in addition to Federal Holidays--- 4 weeks' vacation, health benefits, 403b, pension plan, and more...
Typical LPN Duties:--- Take vital signs and complete general health monitoring visits--- Screen for psychiatric, substance abuse, and medical problems--- Collect urine drug screen and breathalyzer test results--- Administer medications delivered through intramuscular injections--- Complete prior authorizations for specific mediations when prescribed--- Keep electronic health record up to date with lab results and medical reports from outside facilities--- Receive and manage medication refill requests--- Assist with scheduling psychiatric appointments as needed--- Coordinate care with outside pharmacies and providers--- Assist with telepsychiatry

Keywords: Westchester Jewish Community Services, Yonkers , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Yonkers, New York

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