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Licensed Practical Nurse (Part-Time)

Company: JCCA
Location: Pleasantville
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY:JCCA is hiring part-time Licensed Practical Nurses to provide health care services to JCCA clients at the Pleasantville campus location. Our Campus offers a safe and supervised setting for at risk youth, ages 5-21, with developmental disabilities as well as severe emotional and behavioral challenges.ESSENTIAL TASKS:

  • Administers prescribed medications to youth and young adults
  • Screens clients for health concerns; obtain vital signs and recognize and report results out of normal range
  • Delivers first aid and distributes medications according to Patient Specific Protocols
  • Transcribes medication orders.executes physician treatment orders
  • Admits and monitors clients required to remain in bed, in infirmary and records findings
  • Assists unit nurses on an as needed basis
  • Does inventory and ordering of supplies
  • Assists in preparation of medications for home visitsQUALIFICATIONS:
    • Must be a NYS Licensed Practical Nurse
    • New grads are welcomed to apply; must have interest in working with pediatrics, specifically adolescents
    • Residential or acute care experience preferred
    • CPR and First Aid certifications
    • Ability to engage and develop a relationship with youth12-hour or 8-hour shifts are available; must be willing to work two weeks per monthABOUT USJCCA, formerly known as Jewish Child Care Association, provides comprehensive care to thousands of children, young people and families who come from New York's diverse communities. Since 1822, we have embraced those who need us most - abused, neglected and traumatized young people who are struggling with poverty, developmental disabilities and complex mental illness. Our programs include foster and residential care, educational assistance and remediation, case management for young people with mental health challenges and services to families to prevent child abuse and maltreatment. JCCA offers safety, stability and lifesaving support to help our clients transform their lives. JCCA programs help more than 16,000 children and families annually.JCCA offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families. Our benefits coverage includes medical insurance, dental insurance, a prescription-drug plan, flexible spending accounts, long-term and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, generous paid time-off, tuition reimbursement and retirement savings options.JCCA complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which JCCA has facilities. Visit our website www.jccany.org

Keywords: JCCA, Yonkers , Licensed Practical Nurse (Part-Time), Healthcare , Pleasantville, New York

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