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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – Somerset County, NJ

Location: Somerset County, NJ
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Category: Administration
Description:

If you’re looking for a rewarding job helping people with disabilities become more independent and involved in their community, Benchmark Human Services is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). We are looking for employees who have experience working in the service field with people who have disabilities who would like to take on a supervisor position. We provide thorough training, great challenges, and even greater fulfillment as you help individuals reach their maximum potential.  Both full-time and part-time shifts available!

Duties:

  • Function as liaison and advocate for individuals when dealing with physicians, psychiatrists, and consultants, including Registered Dietitian (RD), Occupational Therapy (OT), Physical Therapy (PT), Speech and Language Pathology (SLP), Pharmacists, hospital discharge coordination, etc., as needed to support staff

  • Teaching direct care staff and assisting on some occasions with direct care responsibilities

  • Medication Administration Certifications to include Oral applications, topical and health related activities, G/J -Tube, and Insulin, along with consultation for consumer health and safety

  • Complete all documentation required for assigned individuals health and related care needs, as required by state and federal regulations

  • Participate in development of associated health risk plans to ensure appropriate supports for assigned individuals

  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Must have experience with individuals with Developmental Disabilities
  • Experience in Supported Living or Day Services preferred, but not required
  • Some traveling required

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Flexible schedule
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • 401K with employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off and sick time
  • Referral bonuses

Candidates for employment are required to pass drug screening.

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If interested apply online at www.BenchmarkHS.com/Careers or email resume to kalbers@benchmarkhs.com .

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