LPNs who are seeking employment in Philadelphia – Practical Nursing Job

ATTN: PITC GRADS WHO ARE LICENSED (LPN) AND SEEKING EMPLOYMENT!

Thomas Jefferson University is hiring for two positions.  Successful completion of a Practical Nurse Program and LPN license is required.  One year experience in medical or substance abuse treatment setting is preferred.

 

Employer: Thomas Jefferson University

Job Title: Medical Services Clinician/LPN

Department: Pediatrics

 

Primary Function:  To dispense methadone to the patients enrolled in the Family center programs, and to collect randomly scheduled urine specimens from each patient.  Responsible for maintaining the medical portion of the client chart, schedules and tracks annual physical, intake labs and TB test results.

Essential Functions: 

  • Evaluate patients for influence of illicit drug(s) and/or alcohol; take appropriate action.
  • Medicate patients with methadone and other auxiliary medication, i.e. INH/B6, psychotropics.
  • Assist in evaluation for methadone dosage adjustments needs for unstabilized patients, i.e., pregnant, new admits.
  • Etc.

 

 

Employer: Thomas Jefferson University

Job Title: Medical Services Clinician/LPN

Department: Pediatrics

 

Primary Function:  To assist in the coordination of prenatal/medical care and education of FC/MSP patients.

Essential Functions: 

  • Document birth outcome data and any medical issues for hospitalized infants; meet with post-partum mothers, and present information at weekly Patient Status Meeting.
  • Dispense, and assess for dosage changes, contact physician for orders, assure safety of methadone, documents needed, and as needed, provide dispensing coverage for staff absences including breaks, approved time off and possible weekends.
  • Provide weekly educational session on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Smoking Cessation.
  • Etc.

 

PLEASE FAX/SEND YOUR RESUME TO:

 JOYCE SARTOR

Joyce.Sartor@jefferson.edu

215-503-9576 (FAX) (ATTN: Joyce Sartor)

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