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TemPositions Health Care
Published
January 11, 2024
Location
Bronx, NY
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Description

Tempositions is looking for an LPN to work full time long term assignment. Our client is looking for an LPN to work Monday - Friday, 9a-5p.  This assignment can be temp to perm as well. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Dispenses and administers prescribed medication; maintains accountability, adequate record keeping, and documentation.
  • Assessment and verification of last methadone dose for patients returning from the hospital, detox, etc. 
  • Carries out MD/PA orders, and assist during crisis, emergencies, and other procedures.
  • Works collaboratively with Physician, Director, and other staff as part of the treatment team.
  • Participates in clinic meetings, and interdisciplinary case conferences with clinical staff.
  • Assist in coordination of medication deliveries for appropriate patients, as indicated. 
  • Assess patients and provide patient care within scope of practice. 
  • Promotes a positive, constructive clinic atmosphere.
  • Knowledgeable of all state and federal regulations and accreditation standards as well as program policies and procedures and the role of a nurse in its operations, including confidentiality and HIPAA requirements.
  • All other duties as required by the supervisor

Qualifications:

  • License to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in New York State or Licensed Practical Nurse meeting above criteria within 3 years
  • 2 years’ experience in a substance abuse services environment
  • Demonstrates clinical competence and leadership traits (e.g. decision making ability, skills in problem solving and communication, prioritizing and team building) 
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