Guiding Hope - LPN Relief and Part Time - Trenton, NJ

Center For Family Services is seeking an experienced medical professional for the LPN positions for our Guiding Hope Program. The LPN ensures the health and safety of all youth. They prepare and implements a comprehensive health plan to ensure that each resident's health needs are being met adequately and properly. The LPN coordinates heath care for youth, dispenses medication, supervises and trains staff to dispense medication, ensuring documentation regarding medication, and meets healthcare requirements. We have several Relief and Part Time Positions available. 

Location: Trenton, NJ

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures health and safety of all residents including physical examination, treatment or referral of all emergent health concerns of residents in accordance with policies and procedures and standards of health care for nurses
  • Prepares and implements a comprehensive health plan to ensure that each residents medical, dental, and other health needs are being met adequately and promptly
  • Serves on the treatment team with therapists, counselors, and other designated staff
  • Provides life skills education in the areas of nutrition, hygiene, sexually transmitted diseases, infection control, and other health related topics
  • Coordinates appointments with medical and psychiatric consultants, ensures all over the counter and prescription supplies and medication are on hand and correctly administered

Requirements: 

  • Must be Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • 1-2 years experience working within child welfare with children and/or adolescents in a social services setting
  • Current driver's license with a good driving record of at least three years
  • Vehicle with current insurance and registration

"The position you are accepting is a temporary position that will exist in a program/physical building that will have non-symptomatic, symptomatic and COVID 19 positive clients. The goal of this special temporary program is to provide supportive and clinical services to vulnerable populations. It will be important that all staff follow CDC's guidelines for self-care and the protective measures identified by CDC when working during the COVID 19 pandemic."

All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center For Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages. For more information, please visit our website at www.centerffs.org.

All interested applicants should email a cover letter, indicating desired position and salary requirements, along with resume.