Licensed Practical Nurse

Join Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina to begin a meaningful and rewarding career where you are changing the lives of children and families!  If you want more than just a job, and are seeking a calling to help abused, abandoned and neglected children, we want you on our team. Our magnificent direct care and support staff are the reason behind the success of children who thrives under our care. If you are ready to provide children with guidance, structure and encouragement, join us.  We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package.  As one of North Carolina's premier youth services agencies, we are seeking dedicated individuals and experienced professionals to join our team and support our goal of providing an environment of care where health, healing and hope are experienced by those who enter our doors.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Responsible for assisting the Director of Nursing in fulfilling the healthcare/medical/nutritional needs of children and youth residing on the Lake Waccamaw Residential Campus.

Monitoring of all medications given to residents on campus, needs of children and youth in the residential setting, supervising the medical team, coordinating the on-call schedule with medical staff, review the monitoring of medications prescribed to residents. Work closely with the medical and residential staff to ensure the health and safety of residents and ensure follow through with consults along with monitoring staff documentation of medical records. Responsible to provide on-call support. Provide all necessary healthcare training according to the agency's service manual and state requirements. Ensures a safe and nurturing residential life environment through monitoring and modeling in order to achieve positive personal growth and development in clients.

QUALIFICATIONS:

LPN License from an accredited college/university and approved by the NC Board of Nursing. Passing score on the NCLEX-PN. Maintain an unencumbered license. Preferably, at least five (5) years of LPN experience. AHA, BLS, CPR, and First Aid certified or obtained upon hire with Agency.

Knowledge of psychology, human behavior and pharmacology. Knowledge of principles and methods for teaching and training. Ability to plan, organize, and maintain an effective medical department. Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.

Valid driver's license in state of residence.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to those who are able to perform the essential duties of the job. The incumbent must be able to pass any required drug test. Background investigation required.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a residential treatment facility. Schedule may includes weekends, nights and/or holidays.

Full time, exempt position.

Full job description available at the Human Resources Office.

You can apply by completing the Boys and Girls Homes Application and sending it by email to tesa.bush@bghnc.org or fax to 910-646-3609 and/or mail to Boys & Girls Homes of NC, Inc. - P.O. Box 127, Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450 - Attn: Tesa Bush, Human Resources Manager. For questions, please call Tesa Bush at 910-646-3083 ext 205.