Licensed Practical Nurse

Medical/Healthcare Covington, KY


Description

 Summary:

To administer and coordinate medical services necessary for all clients within the Facility; assist and be responsible for clients during appointments. To promote Performance Improvement and service delivery that is aligned with the agency’s primary mission.

 

Essential Duties:

  • Administer/dispense medication under direction of physician.
  • Ensure the treatment plan of the physician or Medical Director is being followed.
  • Giving and interpreting Mantoux Testing.
  • Makes appointments for clients to see physician, provide lab work and referrals for additional follow up care.
  • Assists in training staff in medical and health and safety matters as well as assisting in properly maintaining medical equipment.
  • Maintain and keep updated all medical records and documentation pertaining to the clients.
  • Maintain contact with community medical personnel.
  • Assist in the development and revision of policies and procedures for medication compliance.
  • Provide training for staff development specific to health care needs i.e. CPR, First Aid, Blood Pressure, etc.
  • Purchasing and ordering of medical supplies.
  • Educates clients about methadone maintenance and detoxification as well as side effects and provide education to clients on lab results and all medical matters.
  • Educates pregnant patients about prenatal care and assists primary counselor in coordinating outside services as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Certification as a Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Compliance with MAT program protocols (training is provided)

 

Offering:

  • Competitive pay
  • Generous PTO for employees working over 30 hours a week
  • Medical, vision, dental and 401K for full time employees
  • Gradifi Student Loan Refinancing Program

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.