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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in a behavioral health setting

Employment type: 
Full time
Required degree level: 
Other
Description: 

United Helpers, founded in 1898, is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to work at our behavioral health clinics in Canton and Ogdensburg. Applicants must have the skills, compassion and commitment to deliver high-quality services to people in northern New York.

Responsibilities will include the application of principles for safely administering and documenting medication and/or treatments, good judgment in determining the use and effectiveness of PRN medications, and documentation of nursing interventions provided, program member response to interventions, client needs, problems, capabilities, limitations, and outcomes.

Applicants must have knowledge of common uses, interactions, side effects and contraindications of all drugs administered, collect and document the client’s current health status and medical history, perform ongoing observation and recommend changes to the patient’s plan of service.He or she must also take direction and initiate actions (cross/additional training) without direct supervision that will allow the assumption of cross-functional duties to ensure seamless client’s care, consistently demonstrate the ability to respond to changing situations in a flexible manner, and assist in the orientation/training of new team members.

Join our organization of more than 1,000 dedicated professionals providing care and support in facilities and community-based programs across St. Lawrence and Jefferson counties. We want to talk to you if you enjoy working in teams, provide high-quality services, mentor and support team members, and strive for excellence.

United Helpers offers a continuum of health care services including two behavioral health clinics, supportive apartments, case management, and assertive community treatment teams.

Benefits include paid time off, health insurance, with vision and dental plans available, 401-K, life insurance, an employee assistance program, and more!

United Helpers is headquartered in Canton and Ogdensburg, NY, a short drive to the Adirondacks (1.5 hours), Ottawa, Ontario, the capital city of Canada (1.5 hours), Montreal, Quebec (2 hours), and Syracuse, NY (2 hours). Whether your passion is skiing Whiteface Mountain, fishing the St. Lawrence River or shopping in Montreal, Syracuse or Ottawa, northern New York offers plenty of outdoor and indoor recreational opportunities.

If you enjoy working in teams, providing high-quality services, are interested in learning and mentoring others, and making a positive difference in the lives of others every day, we encourage you to apply.

Learn more, visit:

www.unitedhelpers.org/apply

(315) 276-6413

United Helpers is a Non-Discriminatory and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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