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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Gibbs Center, Jefferson City, MO

Company: UCP Heartland
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

UCP Heartland, Gibbs Center, Jefferson City is looking for an LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse), who is ready to provide direct services to our amazing clients!At UCP Heartland our mission is to provide children and adults living with differing abilities extraordinary care and support they need to thrive in school, at home, at work and in their community.Do you have:Your LPN in Nursing from an accredited college, university or hospitalRequired licensure and registration with the state of Missouri.One Year of experience working with people with developmental disabilitiesExpertise and familiarity with electronic records systems as well as basic computer softwareExcellent written and verbal communication skillsAbility to transfer adults who may weigh in excess of 150 pounds using mechanical supports.Reliable Transportation.We have some fantastic benefits:Generous vacation, sick and personal time off policy PLUS 10 Company HolidaysExcellent benefits to include medical, vision, dental and life insurance at 60 days (COMPANY PAID VISION)Pet Insurance AvailableOUTSTANDING retirement planAdvancement opportunitiesSo, what does the job look like?Ensure the physician orders are present, current and inclusive of all required information per Agency and DMH policies.Administer medications and/or treatments as prescribed (g-tube feedings, nebulizer treatments, etc.) for all Clients ensuring prompt, thorough documentation in accordance with Agency policy and accepted standards of care.Assures medication storage and disposal in accordance with Agency requirements.Provide care for Clients in need of first aid or more advanced medical services or who are otherwise ill.Daily charting of medications and Client health information using an electronic records system.As needed, provide for and assure that personal care needs (ADLs) of Clients are met.Facilitate and monitor Clients' special diet orders.Assure compliance with Agency policy regarding medical protocols (annual physicals and updated medical records) for Clients in coordination with the RN and Agency's Medical Director.Teach level 1 Medication Administration Training for Direct Support Professionals and serve as a coach/consultant regarding medication errors.Interact on a professional level with families and physicians to assure that Client needs are presented and addressed.Provide staff training in the areas of health management, medication administration, and infectious disease control among others.Acts in the absence of the Registered Nurse.We Would Prefer You Have:Three or More Years of experience working with people with developmental disabilities.This is a FULL TIME, NON-EXEMPT POSITION.

Keywords: UCP Heartland, Jefferson City , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Gibbs Center, Jefferson City, MO, Healthcare , Jefferson City, Missouri

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