Horizon House, a non-profit organization, has been widely recognized for its services as a provider of community-based behavioral health, intellectual disabled and homeless services in Eastern Pennsylvania and the state of Delaware. Each year, Horizon House provides a continuum of services at over 100 sites to over 4,500 adults with psychiatric or developmental disabilities, drug and alcohol addictions, and/or homelessness. A pioneer in the field of community-based rehabilitation, Horizon House is widely recognized for its innovative approach to the delivery of services in a community setting. Currently, we are seeking a Full Time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with experience working with medically fragile individuals in a residential/community setting.
The essential function of this position is to:
Deliver patient care utilizing the nursing process including assessment, planning of care, implementation, resident and family education and evaluation of care.
Instruct, counsel and provide support to assigned residents, focusing on residents independence and individual needs.Maintain an environment which encourages proactive decision making and growth for each.
Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse (L.P.N.) in PA. Experience in community nursing Experience working with medically fragile individuals in a residential/community setting Experience with providing services to the developmental disabilities population.
Experience with trache, ventilation machines, G-tubes, and J-tubes.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Able to use computers for documentation management.
Possession of a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
Ability to work independently and as part of a focused team
Ability to lift and position patients of various weights to and from assorted patient equipment while maintaining patient comfort and safety.
Frequent talking and listening.
Requires the ability to carry, fold, kneel, reach, stack, stoop and bend which may include direct intervention with clients.
Must be available for local travel.
Possess manual dexterity and fine motor skills.
May require crisis intervention in emergency situations.
May be required to report to work during emergencies including inclement weather.
Horizon House offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including: medical & dental, (9) nine paid holidays, generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement, retirement savings plan, voluntary tax sheltered annuity, transit benefit program, opportunities for advancement and more.
To be considered an applicant; please you can apply at www.hhinc.org and click on the careers tab.
Horizon House, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer • M/F/Veteran/ Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
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