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Company: Education and Training Resources
Location: Chicopee
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description SUMMARY OF POSITION FUNCTION: Assists the Health and Wellness staff in planning, implementing, and evaluating an efficient Wellness program consistent with student needs and Job Corps goals and requirements. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Participates in the medical examination of students. Screens patients and refers them to Center Physician, Dentist, Health and Wellness Manager or Career Counselor. Observes, records and reports patient vital signs, symptoms and behavior. Performs first aid treatment as needed. Assists the physician with patient examination; prepares patients for tests and examinations. Provides guidance to students in matters of personal health and hygiene. Prepares and administers prescribed medications as directed. Maintains medical equipment and inventory of supplies and medications. Maintains accurate medical records. Provides input for case management of student health issues. Promotes projects that support health and safety throughout the Center. Oversees CMHC schedule. Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as needed to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. SKILLS/COMPETENCIES: Thorough knowledge of nursing techniques and practices Knowledge of current state and federal laws regulating health care and patient privacy (HIPPA) Ability to effectively interact with students and staff Capacity to handle multiple priorities Excellent customer service skills; strong communication skills both written and verbal Ability to carry out direction; strong decision-making skills Proficient in the use of computer software such as MSWord, Excel and Outlook, etc. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Must possess active State LPN License. EXPERIENCE: One year health care experience preferred. OTHER: Must possess a valid Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Must possess current CPR and First Aid certification. ADA REQUIREMENTS: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose an undue hardship on the company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES : Reading, writing and communicating fluently in English Hearing and speaking to express ideas and/or exchange information in person or over the telephone Seeing to read labels, posters, documents, PC screens, etc. Sitting, standing, moving about or walking for occasional or frequent periods of time Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and other office/medical equipment Kneeling, bending at the waist, stooping and reaching overhead Retrieving and storing files and supplies; occasionally carrying and/or lifting light objects WORKING CONDITIONS: School health care and general office setting Indoor and outdoor environment Handle hazardous materials/waste; exposure to blood and body fluids Exposure to risk of illness On-call availability to attend emergencies as required May be required to occasionally work a flex schedule to include evenings and/or weekends

Keywords: Education and Training Resources, Chicopee , VPN/LPN, Other , Chicopee, Massachusetts

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