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Title: Licensed Practical Nurse - Binghamton
Job Type: Technicians
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Job Summary:

Job Purpose:

Under the direction of the Registered Nurse or Designee provide health services to the people supported by EPILEPSY-PRALID, INC. Conduct training programs as needed for in-coming staff.

Essential Functions:

Maintain the health and well-being of the people EPILEPSY-PRALID, INC supports.

Administer medication in accordance with the Medication Administration Policies and Procedures; assist in the implementation and monitoring of regulatory health and safety standards

Observe all assigned people supported and share observation with the RN to assist in determining health status which includes communicating with the people supported, residences/programs, health care providers, families, guardians, and advocates

Maintain a comprehensive, accurate, up-to-date health record-keeping system

Assist in maintaining medical cabinets with all order and approved medication supplies and equipment; assist in determining adaptive equipment and supplies needed

Develop staff training; report all policy violations to appropriate personnel

Promote workplace safety

Education and Experience:

Licensed as a Practical Nurse by the New York State Department of Education and one year of OMRDD-related experience.

Qualifications:

Maintain a valid New York State driver's license; a vehicle is required to perform the job

Completely trained in all required EPILEPSY-PRALID, INC training within 90 days of being hired.

Maintain current certifications with all required trainings.

Must be able to read, write, and speak English

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be able to lift, transfer, and move at least 50 lbs.

Must be able to talk, hear, stand for extended periods of time, walk, sit, twist, bend, use hand to finger, stretch with hands and arms

Specific vision abilities required by this job include

Close vision

Ability to adjust focus

Employee must be able to train in and perform Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention -Revised (SCIP-R)

Perform CPR and first aid

While performing the duties of this position, the employee travels by automobile and/or Agency Van and will be exposed to changing weather conditions.

OSHA Category:

This position requires tasks that involve exposure to blood or body fluids that requires specific training for the employees' safety. All EPILEPSY-PRALID, INC employees are offered the opportunity to receive Hepatitis B vaccination series.

Disclaimer:

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time or make changes to the job description per Agency or the needs of the person supported.


Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc. Employment Requirements

All Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc. employees must have:
- A valid NYS driver license
- Reliable transportation
- The ability to lift, transfer and move 50 lbs
- A high school diploma or Equivalent.

Apply in person Monday-Friday, 8am-3:30pm.
You may also apply by fax or email.

2 Townline Circle
Rochester, NY 14623
(585) 442-6420
(585)442-6964 Fax
recruiter@epiny.org