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Salida LPN

Company: Starpoint
Location: Salida
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

BENEFITS: Employees receive Paid Personal Time Off. Full-time employees receive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance benefits at a minimal cost to the employee; 100% employer-paid short-term disability, group term life, and AD/D insurance. Employees and their immediate family members are offered access to our, 100% employer-paid Employee Assistance Program. Matching 401k.

POSITION SUMMARY : Responsible for assuring thoroughness and efficiency of medical services for Starpoint Salida residential programs. Be available for consultation on all medical concerns (if possible). Provide in-service training regarding medication administration management and other medically related areas. Review activities of staff involved in the health care of those we serve involved in Starpoint programs.

Description

Job Title: LPN Health Care Professional

Location: Salida Adult Services

Reports To: Agency RN

FLSA: Exempt

Position Type: Part-Time Regular 20 - 29 hours per week

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES :

Assure Quality Assurance for all medical procedures/medication administration Management.

Assist with compliance with Department of Human Services and Department of Health rules and regulations.

Be available for all Department of Health and Division inspections.

Assist all facilities with OSHA regulations and compliance.

Be available for a phone consultation (if possible).

Participate and/or coordinate with members of the support teams through the IP process. Periodic review as needed to determine the progress toward health goals and the effectiveness of supports and services provided.

Coordinate and/or provide training to the residential staff for any identified health services and support for those we serve.

Meet with staff on a regular basis and as needed to provide training, guidance, and advice to meet persons receiving services' health needs.

Follow-up on any extensive medical care needed by those we serve.

Assure that medical care seems appropriate and reevaluate if necessary.

Strictly adhere to all policies/procedures relating to confidentiality.

Other duties as assigned.

Transport consumers in own or company vehicles as necessary and/or required.

Assist with or develop protocols and Care Plans

Be the agency representative for Human Rights Committee

Follow-up on all agency GERs that involve medical issues

Provide support and guidance for Medical DSPs

QUALIFICATIONS: Current, valid State of Colorado Licensed Practical Nurse license. Current CPR certification. Prefer experience in a clinical setting (nursing home, hospital, or group home.)

PERSONAL SKILLS:

Ability to work independently and make decisions.

Ability to communicate effectively with other staff and members of the general medical community.

Ability to plan ahead to meet medical needs.

Dependability.

Ability to organize time and to work effectively.

Ability to quickly assess apparent serious medical conditions and follow up with treatment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Might be required to carry 50 pounds; push/pull 100+ pounds; lift heavy objects; stand 4+ hours per day; walk 4+ hours per day, etc.

PI186745935

Keywords: Starpoint, Aspen , Salida LPN, Healthcare , Salida, Colorado

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