PART TIME (SHIFTS VARY: 8AM-4PM, 4PM-12AM, 12AM-8AM)
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Primarily responsible for the supervision of residents’ self-medication and the assessment/monitoring of their other health needs. All work is performed in accordance with City, State and Federal regulations, CMS policies and procedures, and professional mental health standards.
BREIF OUTLINE OF DUTIES
- Review Health plans of each resident.
- Develop and manage the self-administration of medication program for residents.
- Insure proper documentation is maintained on the administration of medication, verbal physician’s orders and individual self medication plans.
- Act as a liaison between physician and program staff.
- Provide training to residents and staff in hygiene, medication side effects, first aid, and nutrition.
- Participate in treatment team meetings.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Valid Pennsylvania license as a LPN plus some experience working with MH population, psychotropic medications and the chemically dependent. Must have drug/alcohol and mental health experience in acute care residential settings.
WORK AUTHORIZATION/SECURITY CLEARANCE (IF APPLICABLE)
Must have an acceptable PA criminal history, FBI clearance and Child Abuse clearance done prior to hire.
POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
This is a part-time position. Days and hours of work may vary. (8am-4pm, 4pm-12am, 12am-8am)
Must have the physical ability to: A) Frequently climb stairs; B) Stand and sit for prolonged periods of time; C) Carry heavy material; D) Bend, kneel and reach. The employee must frequently lift or move items weighing over 20 pounds
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CMS Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, CMS Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. CMS Inc. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of CMS’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
Applicants as well as employees who are or become disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. The organization shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law.