Community Services Group, Inc.
  • Watsontown, PA, USA
  • Full-Time

Community Services Group (CSG) is looking for a flexible, creative & committed person to help create extraordinary experiences for adults with Intellectual Disabilities (ID).  Join our Team of dedicated professionals and enjoy a rewarding career helping to improve the lives of others in Northumberland County. 

We are recruiting for a Nurse (LPN) who is interested in assisting individuals with ID and co-existing medical conditions at CSG's Adult Intermediate Care Facility in Watsontown, PA.    

Help us ensure the individuals' health, safety, and welfare while building relationships and encouraging community inclusion so they may experience life to its fullest.  These positions will perform nursing work in the care and treatment of the individuals which may include physical health issues/injuries and difficulty meeting their daily living activities. 

This position is a great opportunity for new LPNs or seasoned nurses looking for a new challenge in their career! 

This LPN position is full-time (40 hrs/wk) and offers a complete medical insurance and benefits package for those who qualify. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Not all nurses will be expected to perform all of the following duties and responsibilities.

  • Completes health appraisal on individuals when admitted to program.
  • Provides assistance to physicians as needed.
  • Evaluates, observes, and assesses physical health conditions.
  • Assists individual with any treatments prescribed by physician.
  • Ensures individuals receive error free medication at prescribed times.
  • Assists in administering/monitoring medications.
  • Monitors Vitals and intakes and outputs.
  • Administers injections per physician orders.
  • Trains staff to correctly carryout physicians orders.
  • Educates individuals on medication, physical health, psychiatric health, nutrition, and selfcare.
  • Educates coworker's on any needed physical health matter for consistency in care.
  • Works with and coordinates care with pharmacy, physicians, and other health care providers.
  • Participates in treatment team as scheduled.
  • Completes medication progress sheets daily if regulated by program.
  • Provides medication/health teaching as needed.
  • Assist/manages medication refills, as needed.
  • Obtains medication and treatment needed from pharmacy or medication samples if available.
  • Completes medication release forms for discharge, as needed if regulated by program.
  • Completes pill and/or narcotic counts on established schedule if required by program.
  • Completes and facilitates medication disposal, as needed.
  • Completes medication records i.e., Medication Account Records, Physician Order Sheets, Nursing Tracking Forms etc. as per established schedule.
  • Completes medication record audits as per established schedule.
  • Provides First/Aid/Acute care as needed.
  • Schedules and attends individuals' medical appointments.
  • Drives van to appointments and outings and assists individuals in and out of the van.
  • Assists individuals in community settings.
  • Completes reports as per program regulations.
  • Provides or directs the provision of nursing care in accordance with the nurse practice act and legal responsibilities as defined by the State Board of nursing.
  • Performs Tracheotomy care i.e., suctioning, cleaning, and changing.
  • Performs Gravity tube care and feeding for various individuals' time schedules.
  • Renews physician's orders every 90 days and review for accuracy.
  • Provides 24 hour l on l nursing supervision when needed.
  • Provides routine nebulizer treatment for individuals.
  • Performs ear checks with otoscope.
  • Performs routine non-evasive health examinations i.e. breast examinations.
  • Provides direct care as needed.

 Qualifications:

  • Must have a valid Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license or a valid Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state of Pennsylvania.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours to meet individual's and program's needs.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, good driving record, and access to a reliable vehicle to attend trainings and meetings.
  • Must have the ability to obtain clearances as defined by regulations.

Apply today to Join our Team!

A World of Career Opportunities Awaits You at CSG!  Together, We Can Do Great Things!

Community Services Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting Workforce Diversity.

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