Posted on: March 14, 2023
We need hope-bringers and changemakers - because the work we all do matters. If you're passionate about making an impact with your time and being someone's light in the darkness, we want you on our team.
Come Join Us to Do Mission-Based, Meaningful Work
Who We Are
Gaudenzia is one of the largest nonprofit providers of treatment to people with substance use and co-occurring disorders in the nation. We operate in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.
Our caring, compassionate team is on a mission to save thousands of lives each year and bring hope to people devastated by substance use disorder. Together, we help individuals, families, and communities heal and thrive in the face of one of the most devastating public health crises of our time.
As our organization grows and evolves to meet the needs of our clients and communities, we're seeking passionate, empathic individuals to help us make an impact. With your help, we can turn the tide on substance use disorder.
Who We're Looking For
A successful LPN enjoys working with people from diverse backgrounds and doesn't shy away from honest and caring - yet sometimes difficult - conversations. This position is for you if you're able to treat others with dignity, compassion, and respect, even in life's most challenging moments.
Your responsibilities in this role may include:
Perform initial nursing assessment for clients within 24 hours of admission in accordance with established program policies and state regulation.
Arrange appropriate appointments with Health Care Providers to secure complete physical examinations, as well as required additional health screenings and supplemental tests.
Administer medications, as well supervise the self-administered medications, where appropriate and allowed by regulation.
Maintain adequate inventory of medical supplies and accurate records of same in compliance with governing regulations and agency policy.
Counsel clients on nutrition, health care, self-care, symptom management etc.
Ensure that clients have appropriate medical coverage to guarantee safety, adequate care, and provider compliance for payment.
Ensure proper storage of supplies as required by regulation.
Assist in the facilitation of special events, including, but not limited to: staff training, staff retreat, workshops and facility events.
Develop and implement health seminars, including, but not limited to: HIV/AIDS, nutrition, medication education, infectious diseases, mental health, etc.
Participate in treatment/multidisciplinary team meetings, as directed.
Implement and assure adherence to infection control policies and practices.
Provide education for clients regarding health, nutrition, safety, and medication compliance.
Maintain LPN license with good standing.
Other related duties as assigned by Nurse Manager or designee.
Benefits & Perks:
Gaudenzia is a diverse, inclusive workplace where purpose-driven people thrive. We think our team members are real heroes, and we believe those who devote their lives to making the world a better place deserve competitive salaries, generous health benefits, and unbeatable work-life balance in return.
Benefits & Perks at Gaudenzia include:
Dental Insurance (At No Cost)
Short-Term Disability Insurance (At No Cost)
Life Insurance (At No Cost)
Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance (At No Cost)
Various Supplemental Benefits (Aflac, Legal, Identity Theft & FSA)
You generate two banks of time off: Personal and Vacation
Paid Time Off (PTO) Accruals at 80 hours minimally during your 1st year of employment
Vacation Accruals at 80 hours minimally during your 1st year of employment
10 Paid Holidays Per Calendar Year
Paid Bereavement Leave
Education Assistance Benefit (Tuition Reimbursement)
Full reimbursement for the cost of professional license/certification renewals
403(b) Retirement Plan with an Employer Match Up to 5%
Employee Assistance Program
Gaudenzia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not practice or permit discrimination based on race, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, religion, creed, disability, or veteran's status.
Qualifications for this role:
Education/Training: Graduate of an accredited school of Practical Nursing. Must have good standing license (LPN) valid in the state in which clinical will practice. Must also possess current CPR Certification.
Experience: New Grads and Newly Licensed LPNs are welcomed and encouraged to apply as direct job experience is not a requirement for this position. We are eager to teach those that are fast learners, are confident, and can successfully meet the required expectations for this position!
What Matters to Us? Our Mission & Our Operating Principles
Gaudenzia aspires to connect individuals and families to addiction and mental health treatment so they can attain long-term recovery and achieve a fulfilling life embraced by a broad community of mutual support.
Our Operating Principles:
We, as members of the Gaudenzia Team, are committed to these principles. They guide the way we perform Gaudenzia business, every day.
We hold client care as our top priority.
We assume good intentions.
We are present, we connect, and we communicate with transparency, dignity, and respect.
We make data-driven decisions with courage, challenge the status quo, and find innovative ways to grow Gaudenzia and each other.
We support each other publicly and privately in all circumstances.
We provide and accept constructive, honest, respectful, and timely feedback with an open mind and without personalization.
We operate with integrity, focus on outcomes, and have a bias for action.
We follow through on agreements and honor commitments prioritized with a sense of urgency - someone's life may depend on it.
Gaudenzia is proud to be an employer of choice - and a treatment provider of choice - in the substance use and co-occurring disorders treatment field. We work hard to foster an inclusive, supportive environment where our employees and clients always feel safe and welcome. Come work with us!%27209969% %%mednurse%%
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