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Night Shift LPN $63,000/year

Company: Damar Services, Inc.
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:At Damar, our people are remarkable! Our staff are dedicated to serving our clients to achieve remarkable results. We are a diverse team of men and women with a wide range of skills and experiences interested in careers that matter. We will provide you the training to help you not only provide the best service to our clients, but provide a place where you can fulfill your career ambitions. With competitive benefits, a culture of compassion, acceptance, innovation and fun, Damar Services offers you the opportunity to do remarkable work!Do you have a passion for working with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities? Do you also happen to have a LPN license? Damar is looking for a strong LPN, with a big heart. If this sounds like you, apply today and be part of a remarkable organization dedicated to helping vulnerable kids and adults with disabilities.Where will I be located?The LPN will be assigned to a unit/units on our main residential campus, located at 6067 Decatur Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46241.Where would I work with clients?All clients receive these services, and are conveniently located on our main residential campus!What would I be doing?The Nurse will be responsible for the delivery of medical and nursing services children and young adults served in Damar's residential programs.What are the hours we are hiring for currently?Overnight Shift: 7p-7aWeek 1:Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday SaturdayOff Off On On Off Off OnWeek 2:Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday SaturdayOn On Off Off On On OffSome of the ways we reward our remarkable Nurses...

  • Starting Salary: $63,000/year
  • Receive world-class training of verbal intervention & physical management techniques
  • Enjoy Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance options
  • Pay for school with up to $3,000 a year in Tuition Assistance
  • Save for your retirement with our 401(k) Plan Participation
  • Take care of loved ones through our Damar provided Life Insurance and additional voluntary options
  • Protect your income through Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance options
  • Enjoy eligible holidays at home while getting paid with our Paid Holiday plan
  • Take paid time off for rest and relaxation with our PTO planResponsibilities:Remarkable way you will be making a difference...
    • Follow established health-related procedures and related policies throughout all areas of Damar.
    • Will adhere to all policies and procedures as defined in the Employee Handbook and Damar Operational Policies and Procedures Manual.
    • Collect and analyze the client's physical, psychological, environmental, self-care, educational, and anticipated discharge planning needs.
    • Complete physical and provisional mental health assessments upon admission.
    • Administration of client immunizations, documentation and tracking.
    • Administration of TB serum, documentation, and tracking.
    • Administration and reconciliation of all medications, routine and as needed.
    • Ensure accurate preparation for administration for all routine and as needed medication for client therapeutic family time visits as needed.
    • Provide client and staff education, including infection control practices, hygiene, medication side effects and actions, and medication administration and compliance.
    • Provide client diabetic care and education.
    • Monitor clients following nursing unit policies and procedures.
    • Communicate changes in client status (legal, psychiatric, physical, medical) to the attending physician or nurse practitioner.
    • Communicate and obtain internal and external consents for client medication orders as needed per the physician.
    • Inform incoming shift of any changes/client needs to promote continuity of care.
    • Review client medical records for accuracy and ensure that the nursing notes and all documentation clearly reflect current status and client progress.
    • Collect and document client data for Department of Child Services Passport.
    • Comply with safety and security policies and procedures, including those regarding accidents and injuries.
    • Assist with physician assessment: manage and ensure timely follow up and accuracy with transcription of orders.
    • Performs assessments as needed in a timely manner and sends notifications per policy.
    • Maintains documentation that is accurate and legible.
    • Participate in weekly inter-disciplinary team meetings.
    • Completes and updates mandatory staff training and other licensure related items in a timely manner.
    • Monthly review of physician's orders (rewrites) and medication administration records for all units.
    • Deliver medications to nursing stations from pharmacy.
    • Audit charts as assigned.
    • Update passports as assigned.Qualifications:What you need to be considered...
      • Must have Indiana nursing license as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse.
      • One year of experience working with neuropsychiatric or behavioral challenges and/or individuals identifying withthe DD/ID population preferred.
      • Knowledge of current trends and research in the use of psychotropic medications with individuals withdevelopmental disabilities preferred.
      • Minimum age of 21 per licensure requirements.
      • Valid Indiana driver's license and driving record that meets eligibility requirements of Damar's insurance carrier (for all positions requiring driving).
      • Must meet and maintain background screening requirements of program(s) assigned to.
      • No felony convictions or other criminal offenses involving a dependent population.
      • Successful completion of pre-employment drug screen and physical.Essential Job Functions:Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 35lbs); to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; to travel to other locations using various modes of private and commercial transportation; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

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