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Fedcap Licensed Practical Nurse in Valhalla, New York

We are hiring in Valhalla, NY! Join us at Easterseals NY Project Explore for an exciting career as a Licensed Practical Nurse. MUST be vaccinated against COVID-19. Required to provide documentation during Onboarding process. Mission: Easterseals New York's mission is to spread help, hope and answers www.Easterseals.com/newyork. Easterseals New York operates programs that enable those with special needs to achieve equality, dignity, and independence in their own communities. It provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. We change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people's lives every day. Easterseals has been an American Institution since 1919. Easterseals New York joined The Fedcap Group in 2015. Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse Location: Valhalla, NY FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Type: Full-time Position Summary: Our LPN is part of our administration team in our preschool and afterschool program. The LPN work with all clients- children, staff and families to ensure we have a safe and healthy environment to learn and grow. Our LPN oversees the wellness of students which includes distribution of medications, COVID-19 screenings, staff medical in-services, maintaining student files with updated physical, immunizations, and intake paperwork. The LPN also ensures building safety requirements are aligned with the Office of Children and Families Services (OCFS) alongside our program director and facility manager. Essential Job Functions: * Assist with providing direction and oversight for the medical component of the individuals served consistent with state regulation. * Help coordinate and/or deliver all nursing care procedures and related health care activities for assigned program. * Maintain proper documentation for administering medication, treatment and assessment, and provide required reports as needed. * Maintain ongoing, cooperative communication and collaboration with clients. * Implement quality assurance and oversight of medication administering and nursing activities. * Maintain ample medical and first aid supplies, adequate medications which are accurately labeled and securely store, and a safe and orderly medication area. * Triage when necessary and, as needed, respond with emergency medical care until appropriate EMS personnel arrive. Prepare incident reports and inform all appropriate parties as required. * Obtain needed medical records and treatment as assigned. * Help train and supervise staff in relation to health safety and personal care to be provided to individuals. * Participate in staff meetings as necessary and act as a nurse consultant when requested. * Ensure and maintain the cleanliness and safety of program areas and follow safety and infection control policies at all times. * Maintain current state nursing license and required program certifications. * Provide on-call emergency coverage as required. * Performs other duties as assigned. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities. Education and Experience: * License Practical Nurse with current NYS LPN license. * Valid driver's license and reliable transportation. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Equal Opportunity Employer Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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