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Licensed Practical Nurse
Chances are you have heard of Job Corps. Do you know what we do or what we stand for? Now is the perfect time for you to learn more about our outstanding organization! Job Corps is the nations largest and most comprehensive residential, education and job training program for at-risk youth, ages 16 through 24. Since its inauguration in 1964, under the Economic Opportunity Act, Job Corps has provided more than 2 million disadvantaged young people with the integrated academic, vocational, and social skills training they need to gain independence and get quality, long-term jobs or further their education. Albuquerque Job Corps is a Career Development Services System. We are currently seeking a LPN who assists the Wellness manager in planning, implementing, and evaluating an efficient Wellness Program consistent with the students’ needs and Job Corps’ goals and objectives. Duties include:
Promotes the Wellness Program: Provides patient care, assessment, triage, and treatment. Provides input to the manager, physician, and mental health consultant for case management of students’ health issues. Executes student orientation to Health Services. Assists the manager with Center-wide staff training requirements. Promotes and projects activities that support health and safety throughout the Center. Ensures delivery of quality services is provided to students and staff at all times. Assists students in developing their employability skills. Increases participation in health and wellness activities on-Center.
Promotes a safe and secure environment. Complies with OSHA requirements. Assists manager with medication management including monthly inventory and ordering of stock medication/vaccines, the daily count and monitoring of controlled substances, and daily ordering and monitoring of students’ prescriptions to ensure safety of medications and vaccines. Maintains accurate records for ordering, storage, administration, and disposal of medication/vaccines. Assists in monitoring use, maintenance and disposal of supplies and equipment in Health Services. Ensures medical records are maintained and in compliance with DOL, Corporate and Center requirements and the Nurse Practice Act. Provides for on-call services to handle emergency care. Implements, directs and monitors infection control measures in Health Services and assists with monitoring Center-wide infection control. Complies with OSHA requirements. Provides written health standing orders for department and on procedures of health care.
Performs other duties as requested by department manager/director: Participates with the Student Government Association’s (SGA’s) Health and Wellness Committee. Acts proactively, completes tasks in a timely and proficient manner, tracks and follows through on action items, exercises good judgment and problem-solving skills on manager’s behalf, and other comparable duties.
Enters information into the CIS and keeps necessary files and records: Enters information into CIS as required. Maintains accurate hard and electronic copy files as necessary to ensure department meets DOL, Corporate and Center expectations. Runs CIS reports to ensure information entered is accurate.
Monitors budget, controls inventory and ensures the department areas are attractive, clean, safe and in good repair: Completes MRs and check requests to include budget management. Ensures that POs are received and filed initially, and that the items requested are received in a timely manner. Ensures that all equipment assigned to the department is properly accounted for and maintained in good condition. Initiates work orders and ensure that repairs are completed in a timely manner. Ensures that work area, including manager’s area and other assigned areas, are attractive, clean and safe at all times.
Supports the CDSS initiatives: Develops and implements a productive Work-based Learning program to include the development of students’ employability and social skills. Explores innovative ways to incorporate health and wellness into the students’ academic, CTT and leisure time learning. Must be responsive to students’ conduct, abilities, and needs.
Skill / Requirements
LPN, licensed to practice in state where center is located. Active, unrestricted license to practice in the state where the center is located, valid state driver’s license; CPR/First Aid certifications. Code: 5727-183
To submit your resume: Go to Alutiiq.com. Click on careers and filter for Albuquerque Job Corps or email to Ruland.Henrietta@jobcorps.org, fax to 505-247-2523 or mail to Human Resources, 1500 Indian School Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104. Please include the Code number.4879-183