Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Project Hospitality

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Post Date: Mar 01, 2024
Job Type: Part Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $30.00/ Hourly
Location: US - New York - Staten Island
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The LPN will work under the supervision of a registered nurse and program director to conduct health screenings, health monitoring and general health services for clients enrolled in our PREP Center program. This is a 20 bed medically monitored withdrawal and stabilization program.


Conduct onsite health services in a 24 hour, 7days week residential facility.

Ensure health services are provided in accordance with regulatory and agency requirements.

Health Monitoring pre-admission and ongoing withdrawal symptoms and health screenings.

Communicate client information with RN and Intake staff on assessment results.

Conduct admission clinical health screening and/or health evaluations and follow-up withdrawal symptom screening; consult with RN/MD for admission decision.

Communicate to MD all client medical concerns and health referral needs. Document all clients' services in the electronic health records in a timely manner in compliance with Medicaid billing, OASAS/DOHMH, and other regulatory requirements.

Provide Basic wound care including cleaning arid bandaging injured areas.

Conduct and record client daily vital such as blood pressure, temperature, and weight. Report all high results to RN.

Conduct monitoring of health indicators identified through a physical examination and/medical or other health screening.

Administers and monitors client daily medication as prescribed by a physician. Orders medication prescriptions and logs in medication records as required. Giving injections of medication.

Ensure proper medication storage and safety, conduct injections, update and maintain client injection episodes in the medication logbook.

Conducts and logs daily medication, laboratory refrigerator, and other temperatures as required.

Conduct smoke cessation sessions and monitor client use of NRT supports.

Conduct small group health sessions and focus on 1) educating clients on medication and treatment compliance strategies, 2) educating clients on disease/health disorders, 3) providing smoke/tobacco cessation interventions/education.

Conducting intermittent health screenings to measure changes in health status/indicators.


Valid LPN Licensed by NYS Department of Education. Licensed Practical Nurse with at least two years post-licensure providing nursing care in hospital and/or clinic setting.

Working knowledge and experience working with substance-using clients and clients with co-occurring disorders.

Experience conducting health screenings in mental health, health, and substance abuse areas.

Experience conducting group health education sessions.

Familiarity with trauma-informed environments.

Experience with clinical documentation, use of electronic health records systems, and Medicaid billing procedures needed.

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