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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

Company: Family Service League Inc.
Location: Riverhead
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Established in 1926, Family Service League is a social services agency who provides comprehensive services to individuals, children, and families to improve the quality of their lives at home, in the workplace, and in the community. With more than 60 social service and mental health programs in over 20 locations, Family Service League is committed to serving Long Island's most vulnerable citizens.

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SUMMARYFamily Service League is seeking a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program, which provides behavioral health services for adults who have been diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness. The ACT program is comprised of a multi-disciplined team including skilled staff in psychiatry, nursing, and social work. The LPN will play an integral part of the team, working under the direction of the Registered Nurse the LPN will provide clients with medication management, health assessments and counseling. The Licensed Practical Nurse will be given an agency vehicle to use for ongoing home visits with the clients. Travel is required.**$2,000 Sign-On Bonus!** We offer a generous benefits package including the following:

  • $2,000 Sign-On Bonus!
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Retirement Savings Plan with a 5% employer contribution
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Generous PTO (paid time off)
  • Up to 11 paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Student Tuition Remission Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Discounts and more! RESPONSIBILITIES
    • The Licensed Practical Nurse will support the Registered Nurse in the development of individualized nursing screenings and interventions for consumers.
    • Assist with the determination of medical care needs and other services to support wellness and consumer health.
    • The Licensed Practical Nurse will facilitate consumer education on prevention, health, wellness, diet, smoking cessation, and recovery.
    • Communicate with pharmacy and housing providers.
    • Support and assist the Registered Nurse to ensure all consumers have primary care providers and receive annual physical and dental examinations.
    • The Licensed Practical Nurse will administer IM injections.
    • Monitor vital signs, side effects of medications, and report findings to the team.
    • Assist the Registered Nurse with monthly medication sheets and annual health assessments.
    • Complete daily progress notes and maintain nursing and health related data in EMR.
    • The Licensed Practical Nurse will maintain and remain up to date with all ACT specific training.
    • All other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with a current New York State License required.At least 2 years of experience working with adults with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders required.Excellent time management, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills required.Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office required; experience with an EMR is preferred. Valid and clean NYS Driver's License required."Family Service League is committed to the belief that all individuals deserve uncompromising respect. Through our recruitment efforts, we continually strive to attain and maintain a diverse workforce that meets the needs of our clients and the communities we serve. Family Service League strongly encourages candidates from all backgrounds and experiences to apply for any positions for which they feel potentially qualified."

      Compensation details: 55000-55000 Yearly Salary



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Keywords: Family Service League Inc., West Haven , LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE, Healthcare , Riverhead, Connecticut

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