Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 10 states.
We are seeking Full-Time, Part-Time, and Substitute Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) in Somerset County, NJ to deliver care to individuals with disabilities in a community setting, utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation.
The hourly pay rate for this position is $25.
-Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred but high school diploma/equivalent is required.
-Graduated from an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing Program.
-Current LPN License in state of employment.
-Minimum 1 year of experience providing nursing services to individuals with disabilities.
-Must have experience with Bolus feedings, G-Tubes, and Suprapubic Catheters.
-Able to accurately calculate medication dosages.
-Valid Driver’s License.
-Provide prescribed treatment and health care procedures as ordered by a physician.
-Create and distribute Individual Plan Medical/Health Reports detailing participants’ general health, health care goals, and physician recommendations for each participant.
-Provide documentation regarding individual’s health status for various support people.
-Advise supervisor of all concerns and/or issues related to the provision of nursing services.
-Monitor the consumer's use of medications through Medication Administration logs.
-Make referrals for needed medical services.
-Provide quarterly in-service training for support staff and Managers.
-Ensure MAR's are being followed through regular reviews and unannounced checks.
-Assist in building a support network between the individual, family members, and the community.
-Maintain health services supplies inventory and places supply orders when the inventory is low.
-Submit URIs for medication errors or other medical concerns with assistance from Managers.
Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer