Licensed Practical Nurse—LPN
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides services onsite, and collaborates with staff and outside agencies in relation to OASAS substance abuse services. They will work toward ensuring the quality and effectiveness of program activities are met. Essential Functions of this role include collecting urine toxicology, taking vitals, triaging patients, assisting medical staff with various medical procedures including but not limited to; prior authorizations, lethality assessments, linkage to inpatient treatment/detox, medication administration, recording patient information and ensuring exam rooms are stocked.
Qualified Candidate will have current LPN license (or be a Medical Assistant with CMA (AAMA)) and one (1) year of experience working in a medical practice. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required along with ability to show initiative and work independently and collaboratively in group settings. Candidate must demonstrate personal responsibility and integrity and ability to handle Protected Health Information (PHI) in a manner consistent with HIPAA. Sensitivity to and experience with cultural diversity, Harm Reduction, LGBTQ population, Substance Use population and HIV/AIDS issues is essential.
Job Type: Full-time
Required experience: Working in a Medical Practice (1 year)
Required license/certification: LPN or CMA (AAMA)