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LPN Full-time (NDHC)

Location: Amsterdam, NY
Job # 1018920
Look no further. This is the place for you! Liberty ARC offers you the chance to have a fulfilling career with numerous opportunities to make a REAL difference in the lives of those we support. Liberty, the Montgomery County Chapter of NYSARC, supports individuals with developmental and physical disabilities. If you’re looking for an inspiring profession with many life-long rewards and want to be a part of something special, we want YOU!
Don’t miss the chance to work at one of most respected not-for-profits in upstate NY. We offer numerous professional growth opportunities, paid/on-the-job training and competitive benefits. Apply now and begin a truly unforgettable experience with us. It’s all about the opportunity and what you make of the journey!

LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)
Location: New Dimensions in Health Care - Amsterdam, NY                                      
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Reports To: CQI/RN Manager                                                               
Physical Requirements: Meet all NYSDOH Pre-Employment and annual health requirements
Hours of Work: Full time 37.5 hours per week. Shift and hours may vary depending on clinic needs
Job Qualifications:
  • A Licensed Practical Nurse, currently registered by NYS Dept. of Ed.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a progressive health environment(hospital, regulatory agency, or outpatient setting involving medical services.
  • Must have excellent clinical, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Must be able to read, write and speak the English language
  • Valid, clean NYS driver’s license
Major Responsibilities:
  • Provide direct assistance to Physicians/Physician Extenders with the preparation of clinic medical services
  • Prepare medical records prior to the clinic at least 24 hrs. in advance of each medical  clinic. This shall include reviewing the previous appointment and tests ordered to ensure the information ordered is available for physician review and action at the time of the clinic.
  • Work within the scope of practice of a Licensed Practical Nurse and under the direction of an RN and/or physician. 
  • Participate in completing necessary paperwork needed to submit for prior approvals that involve pharmaceuticals, equipment, nutritional supplements, etc.
  • Document services performed in the medical record in accordance with Health Center Policy and Guidelines.
  • Provide patient follow up and continuity of care services as requested by the physician such as arranging follow up, consultations and referrals with other providers; laboratory and other testing, patient instructions, and as directed.
  • Assure instruments and supplies used in the performance of patient related services are cleaned, stored and maintained in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations and in compliance with NYS regulations for Infection Control, and OSHA regulations.
  • Conduct compliance checks and quality control for all identified equipment and services logs as outlined in policy and guidelines, such as checking refrigerators for temperature checks, supplies and medications for expiration dates, etc.
  • Order supplies on at least a monthly basis and as needed to meet the needs of the clinic.
  • Follow Universal Precautions and the New Dimensions in Health Care Blood Born Pathogens plan.. This position is classified as a Category I for the potential for exposure.
  • Appropriate outer protective garments are to be worn during patient care and during clinic hours.
  • Participation as indicated in CQI process, infection control program, OSHA and DOH compliance and other like processes as needed.
  • Understand and implement the principles of PCMH
Disclaimer The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Liberty reserves the right at its sole discretion to amend its policies, programs and/or guidelines, including the contents of this job description, at any time without prior notice.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer regardless of Race/Color/Religion/Age/Sex/National Origin/Marital Status/Disability/Veteran Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Genetic Information and all other categories covered by law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment physicals and substance abuse testing.
Liberty was founded in 1957 by parents of children with developmental disabilities who wished to establish special education programs in the local community. Celebrating 60 years of quality services in 2017, the organization offers vocational, residential, day, family support and health-related services. We are headquartered in Amsterdam, NY with sites located throughout Montgomery County.
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