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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Job Type Full Time
Location Philadelphia, PA
Pay RateStarting Rate $24.00/hr
HoursMonday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., and some weekends
Job Description

Work to ensure individuals with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities receive the best care possible.

Using a person-centered approach, you will work in a team to maintain and provide health care for individuals in both Residential Group Homes and Adult Services Programs. As part of the Barber National Institute, we encourage every individual to be actively involved in developing their personal plan for service while receiving support from qualified caregivers.

Get back to the type of care that emphasizes increasing your knowledge of those on your assigned caseload and join our team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating, following up and maintaining health care services for assigned clients
  • Communicating any significant changes in resident’s conditions, upcoming procedures, requests for medication changes, injuries or emergency room visits to the director, RN, staff and family
  • Interacting with doctor’s office, hospitals, pharmacy and other medical providers related to individual’s caseload
  • Writing follow-up notes and objective assessments
  • Performing 90 Day Nursing Assessment for individuals in the Older Adult Day Service as assigned; summary of interventions over the last 90 days
  • Completing lifetime medical history and pertinent information to be sent to the physician
  • Attending appointments as needed for special cases
  • Visiting assigned homes on caseload as needed; checking individual or complete staff training
  • Attending in-service training as required

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Licensed in the State of PA and qualified to pass medications
  • One year of clinical experience or other appropriate experience
  • Experience working with intellectually disabled adults is helpful, but not mandatory
  • Certification in CPR for health professionals
  • Valid driver’s license with access to a reliable vehicle, proof of insurance and proof of registration
  • Eligibility for State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearance
  • FBI clearance required for individuals who do not meet PA residency requirement

Benefits:

We offer competitive wages, ongoing training and flexible scheduling for both Full- and Part-Time positions. In addition, Full-Time employees receive a generous benefits package, which includes:

 Medical & Time Off

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Generous PTO plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability and Short-Term Disability available

Bonuses & Opportunities

  • 401(k) and 403(b) Retirement Savings options
  • Eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Available $250 bonus through Employee Referral Program
  • Paid training
  • Scholarship opportunities

Who is Barber National Institute?

The Barber National Institute is a non-profit committed to its mission of providing the highest quality services for children and adults with autism, intellectual disabilities or behavioral health challenges and their families. Since our founding in 1952, we have evolved into a multi-faceted organization serving more than 6,200 individuals annually with a wide range of educational, vocational, residential and behavioral health programs.

We are an affirmative action federal contractor equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. If you need an accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE

 

Qualified applicants must meet eligibility for PA Child Abuse History and Criminal Record Check.
We are an affirmative action federal contractor equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. If you need an accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE