LPN Medical Liason

Website CP Rochester

If you want to make a difference in the lives of others – we want YOU to join our team of caring professionals as an LPN Medical Liaison! As part of our team, you will have the personal rewards of making a difference in the lives of adults and their families.

In the LPN Medical Liaison position, you will support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities by ensuring all individual medical and health needs are addressed promptly under the clinical direction of the Registered Nurse, focusing on fulfilling the CP Rochester Mission, Vision, and Values, and providing services that meet or exceed the goals of the individual, department, and the agency. You will also be serving as a liaison between CP Rochester and external services providers.

Hours of Employment:

This is a full-time position with a 40-hour workweek.
Days of the week are primarily Monday – Friday during business hours.

Key Job Skills:  

  • Maintains confidentiality of information relating to individuals and their families in accordance with agency policy.
  • Provides evaluation of Individual’s illness or injury and consults with the Registered Nurse for follow up.
  • Schedules, transports and accompanies Individuals, with all appropriate medical information to all routine medical, psychological, therapy, interim or emergency appointments as assigned and acts under the direction of the RN.
  • Communicates all appropriate information to residential RN, service providers, families, Individuals and service coordinator.
  • Ensures all medications, treatments, first aid supplies, and adaptive equipment are available and are administered as prescribed and are maintained within expiration dates.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments to Individuals.
  • Reviews Medication Administration Records weekly as assigned by the RN and brings any issues to the attention of the RN in a timely fashion, specifically those concerning frequent use of prn medication and inappropriate medication practices.
  • Inventories medical supplies, prescriptions, and treatments weekly.
  • Ensures that accurate weights and vital statistics, as indicated in the Individual’s care plan, are obtained for each Individual and documented.
  • Performs all direct care services for residents as needed.
  • Secures documentation of all appointments on the appropriate form. Completes related documentation and communication as assigned.
  • Implements treatment plan and regimens as prescribed by the physician or health care provider.
  • Reviews and implements actions required in team/nursing notes.
  • Monitors and assures that established infection control procedures are followed.
  • Acts as a participating member of all Individual program-planning teams.
  • Attends all scheduled meetings as assigned by the RN.
  • Is available to assist with individual emergency needs on a 24 hour on-call basis as required by the program.
  • Documents medical information as defined by agency, regulatory bodies, and standards of care.
  • Achieves program or department goals by performing other responsibilities as required.
  • Maintains necessary documentation and reports as required and per agency policies.

Physical Demands: 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
  • The employee frequently is required to sit, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds.

What We Offer:

Competitive pay rates and flexible benefit package to include:

  • Affordable medical insurance with health reimbursement account
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • 403(b) with employer match
  • Paid Time Off starting at 17 days per year, plus paid sick leave
  • 8 paid holidays per year

Physical Demands:

Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally push or pull individuals in wheelchairs up to 300 pounds.

Qualifications: 

  • Must be licensed and currently registered as a Licensed Practical Nurse by the New York State Department of Education.
  • Specialized training and one year of experience in treating the special needs population desirable.
  • Must have a clean, valid NYS Driver’s License.
  • Must complete additional training and/or in-service sessions to maintain professional license in good standing.
  • Ability to complete required training classes.
  • Must be willing and able to become certified to teach First Aid and CPR.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve and prioritize in medical/health/safety situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise prudent judgment specifically with regards to medical/health/safety issues.
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication.
  • Demonstrated effective listening skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize/prioritize work and work independently.

To apply for this job please visit jobboard.rochesterworks.org.

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