Careers

LPN- Nursing Care Manager 1

Division: Residential
Department: ICF
Hours: Full-Time- Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
Application Deadline: June 27, 2019

QUALIFICATIONS
Education/Experience

1. NYS License Practical Nurse
2. One year experience with DD/MH population preferred
3. Two years nursing experience preferred

Skills

1. Good observation skills
2. Good interpersonal skills
3. Ability to work with people at different functioning levels
4. Ability to work with the Interdisciplinary Treatment Team
5. Ability to support staff in health care issues
6. Familiar with computer programs (e.g. Word, Excel, EHR)
7. Familiar with community agencies and resources
8. Ability to legally operate a vehicle in NYS
9. The ability to climb stairs, bend, stoop, sit, stand, reach and lift items weighing up to 40 lbs.

MAJOR FUNCTIONS

Primary Duties

1. Provide medication education to staff and individuals
2. Work as part of a Care Coordination team
3. Assist/cover for other nursing staffs absences
4. Complete required documentation
5. Oversee/review medication ordering process
6. Write or assist in writing reports and documenting individual progress
7. Identify and advocate for individual rights
8. Teach/Assist in developing/maintaining ADL skills
9. Administer/supervise medications and treatments as per doctor’s orders
10. Assist in teaching self-medication skills, utilization of health services and proper nutrition
11. Coordinate and conduct care planning activities for a designated case load of recipients
12. May utilize health information technology to coordinate care and communicate with providers
and deliver services
13. Act as medical resource consultant for team members
14. Promote health and wellness activities for recipients via individual or group sessions
15. Provide crisis intervention services as necessary, may be required to participate in after hours
on call rotation
16. Maintain certification in required areas
17. Attend specialized medical appointments deemed necessary
18. Report all sensitive situations to supervisor
19. Provide blood borne pathogens and other training to program and agency staff as needed
20. Understand and follow all program policies and procedures
21. Represent the agency and program in the community and with other service providers
22. Participate in and successfully complete all required staff training and development activities
23. Regular and substantial contact with individuals receiving services
24. Perform other related tasks as directed by supervisor