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Behavioral Health (Greenhope Services for Women)


Licensed Practical Nurse (Manhattan)  New York, NY  : 6/3/2020
Job Description

Job ID#:

2338

Job Category:

Behavioral Health (Greenhope Services for Women)

Position Type:

Part-Time


Details:

The Part Time LPN will provide medical care and services for women with history of chemical dependence, including health history, physical examination, minor office procedures, treatment, referral, counseling and follow up care and services at Greenhope Services for women and children. 
                    
KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                                                                                                                  
 
 
  • Under the supervision of a physician act as the health coordinator for outpatient and residential programs to provide services to women and children.
  • Review referred potential client medical histories submitted by the intake department
  • Assist with referring clients to appropriate health care provider specialists.
  • Assist with the managing client prescriptions with various pharmacy, focusing on ChemRx
  • Coordinates with the client’s primary care physicians to inform decisions regarding management and treatment of problems identified and provides care as prescribed by physician.
  • Manage client care: follow up plan and monitor progress, determine when referral to another provider is necessary and make arrangements for further care, determine when emergency room visit is necessary and when illness is resolved.
  • Work with interdisciplinary team members regarding modification of treatment as necessary according to health concerns.
  • Provide oversight and monitoring of the wellness center to promote organized and efficient medication tracking, refills, and disposal of medication, as needed.
  • Document all medications in electronic health record system, AWARDS.
  • May participate in staff meeting or professional development activities as needed.
 
REQUIREMENTS:                                                                                                                               
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse from an accredited Nursing school with appropriate educational degrees. 
  • State of New York license and certification.
  • Minimum three (3) years practical experience in health care facility.
  • Knowledge of substance/alcohol dependence/abuse population.
  • Specialty Area may include but not limited to Family Health, Women’s Health, Holistic Care, etc.
  • BLS/CPR certification is required.  
 
Acacia Network is an equal opportunity employer**

 
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