Quest, Inc

Cluster Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Orlando

US-FL-Orlando
12 hours ago(12/14/2017 2:51 PM)
Job ID
2017-1246
Category
Healthcare
Min
USD $19.00/Hr.
Max
USD $19.00/Hr.
Work Schedule
Full-Time/Part-Time/ Part-Time on Call - Various days, 12-hour shifts

Overview

Quest, Inc., makes a difference in the lives of nearly 1,000 people each day. For over 50 years, Quest has supported Central Floridians with developmental and intellectual disabilities by offering choices and opportunities to live, learn, work and play. Quest offers a wide range of services and support for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities.  Our company can be a valuable resource by providing a safe place to call home, quality long term care, education, therapy and early intervention services for children, employment for youth and adults and a place for retreat and respite. Quest’s mission, through quality and innovation, is to build communities where people with disabilities achieve their goals. Each Quest team member plays an important role in providing the individuals we serve with superior service, care and support.

Responsibilities

At Quest, a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) under minimal supervision: monitors health and safety of persons served; performs assigned nursing duties; supervises Direct Support Professionals (DSP) in conjunction with DSP Leads.

  • Complies with nursing policies and procedures to ensure nursing standards are met. Promotes optimal nursing interventions.
  • Administers medications and treatments per physician's orders and in accordance with state and federal guidelines.
  • Performs nursing evaluation of persons served health status daily.
  • Monitors persons served for seizures, medication side effects, signs and symptoms of illness, and provides necessary nursing interventions.
  • Informs RN, Health Care Coordinator (HCC) or Director of Nursing (DON) and/or physician of health status change/accidents and injuries of persons served.
  • Completes all required documentation including but not limited to assessments, nurses notes, tracking forms, incident reports, monthly/quarterly reports, etc., along with quality assurance reviews, filing, and purging medical files.
  • Assists with providing nursing services in group homes as needed.
  • Demonstrates ability to administer IV medications and IV solutions as ordered by physician and within appropriate nursing regulations.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary, habilitation planning, and other meetings as requested.
  • Demonstrates understanding of the persons served training programs, behavior plans, and service goals, as developed during annual habilitation plans.
  • Ensures Safety and Infection Control Policies and Procedures are followed.
  • Ensures all emergency procedures are followed and communicates accidents reports, incidents of abuse, neglect, and exploitation in accordance with Zero Tolerance policy.
  • Assists with appointments and outings of persons served as needed.
  • Maintains appropriate certifications, licenses and CEU's as necessary. Attends required training.
  • Adheres to all Quest's policies and procedures.
  • Completes other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Eligible to legally work in the United States
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Successfully complete a background check and drug screen
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Ability to accurately complete nursing documentation
  • Ability to use an Electronic Medical Record system
  • Valid FL Driver’s License with a clean driving record
  • Ability to provide proof of educational achievement or required certifications such as a high school diploma, GED, college degree, advanced degree, or medical credentials
  • Must have a valid unrestricted license as LPN in the state of Florida

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