4 day/36 hour work week
Our Nursing Team is looking for a skilled and experienced LPN to join the team in Lakewood. We are a large non-profit organization that offers a comprehensive benefits package, flexible work week and competitive pay.
ABOUT DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES RESOURCE CENTER
Developmental Disabilities Resource Center (DDRC) is a nonprofit private corporation which provides services and supports to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Since 1974, we have been providing quality programs and resources to people and their families in Jefferson, Clear Creek, Gilpin, and Summit counties. Our focus is to offer people a positive choice over their lives which results in person-centered services. Every member of our staff plays an essential role in achieving our mission to create opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to participate fully in the community. We value our employees as they are the backbone of our organization. We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits. In addition, we provide a supportive environment where talents, initiative, and dedication are recognized and rewarded.
The LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) position is in our residential services department (Quality Living Options). Candidates must have the ability to coordinate the assessment and clinical monitoring of the health and physical welfare of all people on their caseload by organizing and implementing all aspects of nursing care.
Must be a graduate of an accredited school for nursing with a current Colorado License to practice as an LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse).
Two years experience as an LPN and one year working with people with Developmental Disabilities preferred.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, sound nursing judgment, documentation and charting skills and basic computer skills, are a must.
Must be able to obtain First Aid and CPR certification.
Must have the ability to stand, pivot and transfer up to 75 lbs. when transferring people to and from wheelchairs, the ability to bend at the hips and knees in order to transfer people to and from wheelchair, the ability to lift/push/pull/carry 10 to 20 lbs. frequently and the ability to reach to shoulder level and above.
Must have the ability to use computer for periods up to 2 hours per day.
Must have and maintain good driving record and provide current driving history at time of application.
Developmental Disabilities Resource Center