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LPN - Medical Clinic

New York Foundling Queens, NY
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $24 to $27 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

The LPN will service in the pediatric Medical Clinic in Queens, New York

  • Obtain and document vital signs including: head circumference, pulse, respiration rate, height and weight,

blood pressure, temperature; collect specimens for various labs including performing venipuncture; perform vision and hearing screening; perform skin testing for Tuberculosis; administer immunizations as ordered by MD/PNP

  • Assist MD and/or PNP in provision of physical examinations
  • Ensure that medical record contains written documentation of all health and mental health services received
  • Ensure documentation of semi-annual dental visits
  • Follow up on appointments and referrals for specialists for a specified caseload
  • Completion of camp and school medical forms for specified caseload
  • Track and monitor required health visits for specified caseloads
  • Data entry of health information into the HIPS system and other electronic systems as required
  • Ensure that documentation of recommended health visits that are obtained in community based settings are received and stored in medical record of specified caseload
  • Assists in quality assurance activities involving services provided to children in assigned caseload
  • Attend case conferences and Clinical Planning Conferences as assigned
  • Attends Service Plan Review meetings when needed to provide health related information, which is germane to developing and implementing permanency plan for children in assigned caseload.

Requirement:

  • Certificate in Practical Nursing required
  • Bachelor's and Masters preferred
  • Current NYS LPN license
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • 2 years clinical experience
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge of or experience in foster care
  • Knowledge of and experience in management of medical records
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in health care case management
  • CPR Certification
  • Certified to perform pre and post HIV test counseling

Job Type: Full-time

New York Foundling

Why Work Here?

We are 100% responsible to ensure that, together, everyone is embraced by the Foundling's heart to reach their full potential.

The New York Foundling is one of the community’s largest and longest-standing nonprofits, and is dedicated to nurturing the safety, well-being, and supportive relationships that each person needs to reach their full potential. Our story begins in 1869, when we were founded by the Sisters of Charity as a home for abandoned babies. Since then, we have evolved with the needs of the community into a leading provider of services to over 30,000 children, youth, adults, and families each year throughout New York City; Rockland, Westchester, and Orange counties; and Puerto Rico. The Foundling’s programs are focused on individuals and families at the intersection of multiple disadvantages, both economic and social, and address complex needs in a comprehensive, holistic, and person-centered way. Our work embodies a results-driven approach to our most central goal: to empower underserved children and families to live healthy, independent, and fulfilling lives.

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