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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Denver, CO 80216

Posted: 05/28/24 Job Number: KG690178412 Pay Rate: $49920-59904 / year

Job Description

Job Store Staffing is seeking an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for an educational facility in the North Denver area. This position will serve as a school nurse for a facility that teaches students aged 5-21 years old with physical and intellectual disabilities. This school has a long history in the Denver area and is dedicated to their mission of empowering children with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live their best lives. This is a great opportunity to work a set schedule and serve in a fulfilling position.

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8-4.
Starting Salary Range: *$32.00-$38.40/hr 

Job Duties of the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):
  • Act as liaison with cooperating medical facilities, hospitals, psychiatrists, physicians, families and other external entities in regard to the medical needs of those served. Work collaboratively with Medical Services Department.
  • Monitor medication and health issues of youth served in the school.
  • Medical assessments and appropriate treatment/follow-up and coordination of care utilizing the nursing process, as needed.
  • Monitor and obtain medical documentation such as annual physicals/physician orders, etc. to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies and policies and procedures.
  • Oversee the administration of medications, as needed.
  • Review Medication Administration Records (MARs) for children served; monitor/obtain physician orders, annual physicals and other needed medical documentation; update as needed.
  • Develop, implement and train staff on medical protocols, health care plans, and review and revise as needed.
  • Transcription of MD orders/documents into EMR system.
  • Assist with teaching QMAP/QMAP Refresher.
  • On-call rotation for programs as needed.
  • Admissions/Discharges.
  • Ensure effective communication between each department, family/guardians, individuals served, and physicians where required
  • Provide trainings for employees on health and medical related issues.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory agencies.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Benefits for the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance/FSA
  • 401(k) + 4% Match
  • 11 Paid Holidays and 16 Days Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Bilingual Pay Differential
  • Tuition and Certification Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Assistance
  • Qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program
  • Onsite Employee Counseling Services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Voluntary Long-Term Disability, Life, Cancer, Accident, and Pet Insurance
  • EcoPass: Unlimited rides on RTD buses and trains for full-time employees
  • Referral Bonuses (get paid to work with friends!)
  • Committee participation opportunities (DEIB/A, Employee Appreciation)
  • Development, job growth, and internal training
  • CDC and CDPHE protocols to ensure the safety and welfare of all employees.
Should an offer be made, further training will be provided in areas like Person Centered Training, Trauma Informed Care, and more.

Requirements of the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):
  • Current Colorado State License for LPN, in good/active condition. 
  • Knowledge of and experience with intellectual/developmental disabilities preferred.
  • Valid Colorado driving license, good driving record and reliable transportation.
  • Good customer service and people skills.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force; physical condition to enable walking, standing, sitting, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling; stamina to be on feet and active for full work days; ability to speak or exchange information in an audible manner.

If this position sounds like a good fit for you, please submit your resume today!

Meet Your Recruiter

Kaitlyn George
Lead Recruiter- Denver

Kaitlyn George is originally from Decatur, Georgia and moved to Colorado in 2017. She joined the Job Store in November 2021 after completing her bachelors degree at CSU. Kaitlyn has a passion for linking  people to jobs that match their passions and personalities.  Kaitlyn has a heartfelt passion for the LGBTQ+ community and representation, from her personal experiences. Outside of work you will find Kaitlyn trying out new recipes or out exploring Colorado and all it has to offer with her family and two dogs, Loki and Hades

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