LPN

Employer
theVillage
Location
Rosemont
Salary
full-time positiosn offer company paid medical as well as dental, life insurance and 403b
Posted
Nov 12, 2017
Closes
Dec 12, 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

At theVillage we work together with children, families, and communities impacted by trauma to support healing and resilience, to encourage hope, and to empower them to realize their greatest potential. It is because of caring and dedicated staff that we have been making a difference in the lives of children and families for nearly 140 years. Our work helps kids and families who have experienced significant trauma and challenges to not only survive but to thrive.

 

Serving approximately 2,500 individuals annually, theVillage provides a comprehensive range of prevention, child welfare, therapeutic programs, as well as educational services that help heal the spirits of children, families, and communities in crisis. The Village provides services at two facilities. The Rosemont campus houses our administrative offices, our residential treatment programs for adolescent girls, and outpatient mental health services. The Preheim Center, located in Southwest Philadelphia, serves as the location and hub for our outpatient mental health services, foster care and adoption services and many other community-based programs and services.

We are currently seeking to hire a full-time, LPN to provide nursing services and assists in the coordination of medical services at theVillage.  Specific duties include but are not limited to:

Provide routine nursing care to all children/youth as assigned

Administer prescription medication to children/youth in accordance with agency policy and procedures

Provide first aid or emergency care in accordance with agency policy and procedures

Monitors the need for medical services and coordinates the provision of needed medical services Gathers clinical data needed for health assessments

Coordinate all planned medical hospitalizations. 

Coordinates medication and prescriptive procedures for all residents as outlined in regulations, to ensure compliance with physician’s directives, regulations and agency procedures.

Qualified candidates must possess a Pennsylvania professional licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse and at least one year experience working in a social service agency serving children and families or comparable experience, as well as a valid driver’s license from the state in which you reside in and proof of car insurance, daily access to vehicle.   Candidates must have knowledge of professional nursing practices and techniques; of health promotion and disease prevention; of nursing management of available health care resources; of nutrition and diet therapy; and of the functions of various clinical departments; the ability is to assist in the implementation of an effective nursing care plan; and knowledge of available health programs and resources.

 

 

Preference will be given to candidates with at least one year of clinical training, and/or experience with emotionally challenged children and adolescents.

 

 To apply for this position, please visit our career center at https://thevillage.igreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_Welcome.asp.  You can also sign up for job alerts.