Licensed Practical Nurse - Middle Island, NY

US-NY | US-NY-Nassau County
Job ID
2017-3745
# of Openings
1
Category
Other

Overview

Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE) founded in 1977 and headquartered in Old Bethpage, benefits and proudly supports more than 4,000 individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, mental illness and traumatic brain injury. It is the mission of FREE to help individuals of all abilities realize their full potential. FREE provides a diverse array of supports and services including: housing, recovery services, transition to work, employment, day, community and family services, respite, crisis services, education and after-school support, primary and specialty health care and advocacy.

 

“All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Responsibilities

Under the Supervision of the Associate Director of Nursing, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for the overall oversight and supervision of the healthcare needs of the people we support in a residential setting. The LPN will work in conjunction with the Associate Director of Nursing, Registered Nurse and the Residential Administrative team to ensure the delivery of the highest quality of integrated health and continuity of care to the people residing in our residences. The qualified candidate must be able to work in partnership with all personnel within the organization to ensure the highest quality of clinical services for the people we support in a manner that is consistent and aligned with the agency mission and vision, and the philosophy of the Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL).

Qualifications

  • NYS LPN License
  • Experience working with the differently-abled population preferred
  • Knowledge of OPWDD state and federal regulations preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and ability to be flexible to meet the needs of a diverse population
  • Strong verbal and written communication and organizational skills
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License

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