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Full-time LPN-Fort Wayne Group Homes in Fort Wayne, IN at Benchmark Human Services

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

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Job Description

Be a part of a one-of-a-kind team! Benchmark Human Services assist people with intellectual and developmental disabilities live independently in a small home setting. 


Duties of this healthcare role will include, but are not limited to:

  • Observing, assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing support for individuals residing in residential setting
  • Work closely with other health professionals/providers in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and services to address the health needs of persons served
  • Coordinate communications and actions of various disciplines as it relates to health and safety supports
  • Ensuring the ordering, reviewing, monitoring, discontinuation and, if necessary, the disposal of medications as prescribed by the physician
  • Ensure that polices regarding medication administration, medication errors, medication storage / access and medication destruction, and that these policies are reviewed at least annually and revised as necessary
  • Ensuring that progress reports are made to the physician when the client’s condition changes Transcribing or ensuring transcription of physician phone orders and other medically related reports
  • Complete daily, monthly, quarterly and annual nursing documentation
  • Ensuring the routine documentation of individual’s health status in nurse’s note
  • Ensure that house managers arrange appointments for health-related issues and are scheduled, completed and that appropriate response to findings are implemented in a timely manner
  • Maintain communication with inpatient nursing and discharge coordinators when individuals served are hospitalized
  • Provide on-going training to Direct Support Professionals relating to the health and safety of individuals served
  • Ensure unlicensed staff is trained on person-specific issues as they relate to each individual’s health maintenance, safety, and disease prevention needs

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.

Interested candidates please send resume to: mzumbaugh@benchmarkhs.com

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