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TRC Mental Health LPN- Non-Union

880 E 2nd St, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA Req #4314
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
The Resource Center has been providing services to persons with disabilities in the Chautauqua County area since 1958. From our humble beginnings as a gathering of parents and concerned citizens who wanted to provide educational and training opportunities for persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities, The Resource Center has grown into a comprehensive agency providing services to thousands of persons with all types and levels of disabilities.

The Resource Center is the largest non-governmental employer in Chautauqua County with more than 1,300 employees on its payroll.

The mission of The Resource Center is to support individuals with disabilities and other challenges in achieving maximum independence, contributing to their community, experiencing lifelong growth, and enjoying quality of life.

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE/MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

RESPONSIBLE TO:Program Manager/Mental Health Services

FUNCTION:To contribute to the development and implementation of service plans directed at the attainment of objectives related to client’s health or physical care. To assist in providing periodic and continuing evaluations of nursing care need and the consequent provision of nursing care.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  1. Dispenses medications and maintains proper storage and documentation as necessary.
  2. To provide nursing care in medical emergencies or as requested by other departments.
  3. To assist in coordination of client visits to Program Psychiatrist, provide communication between Clinic and other involved agencies.
  4. Assists with follow-up of physician’s recommendations.
  5. Evaluates medical needs as they arise and provides nursing care or recommends referral for appropriate medical services.
  6. Ensures control of communicable disease and infection through identification and assessment, reporting to medical authorities and implementing protective and preventative measures.
  7. Keep current roster of client status and information in program.
  8. Completes and updates treatment plans for medication only clients.
  9. Monitors and processes completion of health screenings for each client.
  10. Tracks and processes re-authorization of insurance coverage for psychiatric visits.
  11. Will be responsible for coverage as needed in program.
  12. Performs any other related duties as required by designated administrative staff.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Comprehensive knowledge of the assessment and treatment of illness and disease; knowledge of medications and their prescribed usage; technical knowledge of medication administration principles; ability to work with families and care providers; organizational, communication and decision-making skills. A general knowledge of mental illness and related symptomatology. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the job.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: LPN license with New York State to practice nursing. Specialized training or one (1) year professional experience in a related field preferred. The ability to lift.

3/92; Rev’d 11/99; 6/01; 6/03
Mental Health Services
THE RESOURCE CENTER
Non-graded Range, Non-Exempt

The Resource Center is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship status, military status, domestic violence status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, physical or mental disability, any other category protected by law, or any other non-job related characteristic. As needed, The Resource Center will provide reasonable accommodations for disabilities to employees and applicants whenever such accommodation would not create an undue hardship or a safety concern in the conduct of TRC’s operations.

Other details

  • Job Family TRC - Active - PFL/DBL Eligible
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 880 E 2nd St, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA