LPN -Bilingual (English/Spanish) ** Sign On Bonus**

Bethany Christian Services Crofton , MD 21114

Posted 4 weeks ago

LPN -Bilingual (English/Spanish) Sign On Bonus

Requisition #: req2932

Location: Crofton, MD

Hours: Part-time (20 hours/weekly)

We are actively hiring for this position during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bethany Christian Services strengthens and equips families to be the answer for vulnerable children, both in local communities and around the globe. We do this by protecting children, empowering youth, and strengthening families through quality social services. Thousands of children are in need of the support and safety that comes from being part of a family. Bethany is on the front line of providing solutions.

As a Program Licensed Practical Nurse, you will be primarily responsible for supporting the treatment team as it relates to the medical needs and administering medications for clients in accordance with the provisions of the State Board of Nursing rules and regulations.

  • This position is offering a $500 signing bonus

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in executing the medical needs of patients related to treatment and the documented

plan of care formulated by the Registered Nurse (RN);

  • Assist with administering the client's medical care during their time in care, while also

assisting in arranging health assessments or specialized medical treatment;

  • Provide medical resources, information and consultation to biological parents and/or

sponsors, foster parents, case managers, therapist, and partnering service providers, when

necessary;

  • Maintain accurate medical documentation and charts, while ensuring there is a medical

summary for each case record;

  • Effectively monitor patient and escalate urgent medical needs to the appropriate medical

professional;

  • Assist with coordinating medical referrals to community medical providers;

  • Partner with case managers in maintaining medical and dental records to include but not

limited to immunization records, health appraisal forms, medical histories on child and

biological parents, and monitoring medical passports to ensure completion through

consultation with staff, facilitating physical exams;

  • Work collaboratively with the Medical Clerk and Administrative role within the program,

and assist in ensuring clients get to and from medical appointments;

  • Partner with counseling support staff, therapist, and psychiatrist regarding medications to

administer and respond to calls for medication refills in a timely manner;

  • Serve as a liaison for Bethany within the medical community;

  • Serve as a consultant and resource related to OSHA standards, bloodborne pathogens and

tuberculosis;

  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent;

  • Active Licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in for the state of the work location (LPN);

  • At least two (2) years of experience working with families and children as a LPN or equivalent

role, strongly preferred;

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish, strongly preferred;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

  • Must have an ability to provide excellent and compassionate medical service;

  • Ability to work independently and exercise a high level of confidentiality;

  • Must be reliable with time sensitive deadlines and tasks;

  • Work well under pressure and adaptable to change;

  • Computer and typing skills sufficient to perform essential job functions;

  • Active motor vehicle license and maintain a reliable automobile with adequate insurance

coverage;

  • Pass a criminal history screen, including state and local child protection agency registries;

  • Subscription to and integration of the agency Statement of Faith, Mission Statement, and

Cultural Diversity Commitment.

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LPN -Bilingual (English/Spanish) ** Sign On Bonus**

Bethany Christian Services