Monster Jobs New York

Lower Eastside Service Center

Clinical Nurse, LPN

Description

BASIC FUNCTION: Dispenses medication to clients.

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Dispenses physician prescribed, non-Methadone and Methadone medications.
  • Reports to the disciplinary team on medical/clinical client in response to treatment protocols.
  • Develops and conducts health maintenance and educational groups on issues such as hygiene, nutrition and substance use.
  • Writes progress notes on clients’ issues as indicated.
  • Assesses medical/clinical needs of clients, writes progress notes, provides input to Directors, Medical Director, Counselors or Psychiatrist and participates in the treatment planning of the client.
  • Conducts initial medical assessment on new admissions.
  • Reviews and conducts internal audits of medical charts to ensure compliance with regulatory guidelines.
  • Administers and monitors clients’ vital signs.
  • Provides emotional support to clients as appropriate.
  • Fills in for other nurses who are on leave.
  • Performs other duties as assigned from time to time.

QUALIFICATION – EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 

LPN plus 2 years related experience. Understanding of substance use and/or Methadone treatment. Multi-culturally sensitive to the needs of clients in treatment.

SCHEDULE: Full-Time Tuesday-Friday 7 am-3 pm, Saturday 7 am-12 pm

LOCATION: NY, NY 10002This position requires full COVID-19 vaccination status.

We offer excellent benefits including:

  • Generous time off that includes 4 weeks of vacation
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Discounted Commuter benefits
  • Life insurance & Long term disability
  • Eligible for Federal Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Training and other additional voluntary benefits

To join our diverse team, please include a cover letter and salary requirements with your resume/application submission. Please visit us at www.lesc.org EEO

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