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Poughkeepsie, New York

LPN

LPN Full time and per diem positions available at the Stabilization Center. 

Hourly rate $23.50

Job Responsibilities

  • Screen all appropriate patients who are requesting services.
  • Perform required baseline assessments on all admissions and complete documentation in chart, particularly if medical referral is needed.
  • Observe and document condition and progress on all patients according to policies, with increased observations if a patient is becoming medically unstable or is unable to meet his/her nutritional needs.
  • Provide necessary emergency care and arrange proper transfer to the emergency room with verbal and written documentation of present symptoms.

Qualifications

  • Licensed Practical Nurse in New York State.
  • At least one year’s experience in medical care, to include emergency care.
  • Must be flexible and available to work nights and or weekends some holidays.
  • Ability to interact positively with diverse population with substance abuse and or mental health issues.