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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: New Jersey Institute for Disabilities
Location: Milltown
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

New Jersey Institute for Disabilities (NJID) is one of the largest not-for-profit agencies of its kind in the nation providing services to infants, children and adults with developmental and related disabilities. NJID offers specialized facilities, programs and supports throughout New Jersey. Come join our dedicated staff of more than 500 and make a difference in someone's life!

We are currently recruiting for a part-time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to work with adults with developmental and related disabilities in a residential program setting in Edison, NJ. The qualified candidate will provide nursing to group home residents while ensuring the general well being of each individual served.

Job Responsibilities of a LPN:

  • Administers medication and medical treatments as required and completes documentation
    • Accompanies individuals to and from medical appointments and activities as needed
      • Assists with activities of daily living as needed
        • Data entry using Therap (EHR)
          • Implements medically prescribed diets and exercise programs
            • Completes documentation that is necessary for program operations in a timely manner Job Requirements:
              • A valid NJ State Practical Nurse License
                • HS diploma or equivalent
                  • A valid driver's license in good standing and must be insurable under NJID's automobile insurance
                    • Experience with g-tube feedings
                      • Experience working with intellectual, developmental and related disabilities preferred Position Requirements:

                        Location: Edison County: Middlesex

                        Hours Per Work Week: 18 Weekly Work Schedule: Sat. & Sun. 3pm - 9 pm; Mon. 3pm-10pm

                        Other shifts are available at this location.

                        NJID has full-time, part-time, and per diem opportunities in Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Somerset Counties.

                        • Paid Sick Leave
                          • 403(b) Plan
                            • On-the-Job Training
                              • Extra Work Hours Available COVID-19 Considerations
                                Since the beginning of the pandemic, the safety and security of the individuals we serve and our employees have been of the utmost importance to us. To that end, NJID follows stringent protocols which comply with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) , State and local public health guidelines. NJID ensures necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is made available for all employees.

                                NJID EOE Statement

                                It is NJID's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expressing, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an agency, we value diversity of background and opinion and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, fringe benefits, layoff, termination, or any other terms and conditions of employment.

Keywords: New Jersey Institute for Disabilities, East Brunswick , Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Milltown, New Jersey

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