Bancroft NeuroHealth

  • Licensed Practical Nurse

    Job Locations US-NJ-Mullica Hill
    Requisition ID
    2019-5276
    Category
    Health Care
    Status
    Sub
  • Overview

    Bancroft is a leading service-provider for children and adults with autism, other intellectual or developmental disabilities or those in need of neurological rehabilitation.

     

    We provide a full continuum of highly effective services — for people of all ages and every level of abilities — based on best practices and scientifically proven techniques. Our services include special education, vocational training, supported employment, structured day programs, group home and apartment programs both on-campus and in the community, short-term behavioral stabilization services for children, and in-home and outpatient rehabilitation services.

     

    As a nonprofit organization, we are solely committed to supporting people with special needs and their families, to help make it One World. For Everyone.

     

    Bancroft is currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to join our nursing team.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary:

    In accordance with standard nursing practices and under the direction of the Registered (RN), provides nursing services as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to persons served by the Bancroft organization.

     

    • In accordance with established procedures, reviews and accurately transcribes physician orders for documentation into the medical record of each person served.
    • Obtains detailed health histories and conducts health screenings and physical assessments of persons served; e.g., vital signs, height, weight, pain assessments, nutritional needs, abuse and neglect screening, etc., to determine a baseline health status and to identify and document the current and changing healthcare needs of each person served.  Reports findings to RN for subsequent review by physician.
    • Based on program needs, performs on-site visits of program sites to ensure the health, safety, security, and overall quality of care for persons served.  Identifies existing and potential issues of concern and takes appropriate action to address, resolve, and avoid reoccurrence of issues.  Appropriately examines, and documents findings to contribute to quick resolution of problematic issues.
    • Continually monitors medical charts/summaries of the care provided to individual persons served to ensure the currency of the information, adherence to physician orders, the proper documentation of medications and treatments, etc., to ensure the highest quality of care for all persons served.
    • Administers first aid and emergency medical treatment to persons served in the event of illness and/or injury.

    Qualifications

    Education & Experience:

    Licensed Practical Nurse from an accredited Nursing program with a current and valid N.J. license required. Prior nursing experience working with the developmentally disabled and/or the traumatically brain injured preferred.

    EEO Statement

    Bancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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