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LPN in Marienville, PA at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 2/18/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/18/2021

Job Description

Facility: ABRAXAS I

Compensation Base: $14.00 an hour - $22.53 an hour

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

$1500 Sign on Bonus

 

 

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families.



Summary

The position promotes good health, treats minor medical problems, responds to medical emergencies, provides first aid, administers medications, and ensures that the medical needs of clients are addressed. The position assists in the assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation of nursing care under the direction of the appropriate medical staff member.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of and in collaboration with an appropriate medical staff member (i.e. physician or registered nurse), assists with the medical treatment of clients by ensuring the components of the nursing process are effectively applied. Designated as the Responsible Health Authority.
  • Designates appropriate client referrals to the contracted physician(s) and other medical agencies or practitioners.
  • Administers physician prescribed medications and vaccines.
  • Controls and maintains adequate inventory of medications and medical supplies.
  • Responds to all medical emergencies, provides first aid and periodically works "on-call" shifts to provide emergency assistance as needed.
  • Maintains all medical documentation, medical history, and file on each client and abides by HIPAA compliance rules and regulations.

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • Licensed practical nurse license to practice in the appropriate State by the board in which the program/facility resides.
  • Trainer certification eligible or current certification in CPR/First Aid.
  • Ability to work overtime as required. 
  • Ability to handle physical and mental stress associated with working extended hours. 
  • Ability to work up to sixteen (16) hours within a rolling 24 hour period.  

Other Qualifications:

  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
  • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
  • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
  • Valid registered vehicle insurance.

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