Marklund Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, Nursing Unit Coordinator in Bloomingdale, Illinois

Job Descriptions:

Marklund in Bloomingdale is hiring a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Nursing Unit Coordinator!

Would you like to make a difference in the lives of others and be appreciated for what you do?

Join us in making everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities and love your job!

Paid Training Available!

We are seeking an exceptional candidate for the position of Nursing Unit Coordinator. This position is based out of the Marklund Philip Center in Bloomingdale, IL. The hours for this position are Monday-Friday 2:00pm to 10:00pm.

Who We Are:

Marklund is a nonprofit organization that serves infants, children, teens and adults with serious and profound developmental disabilities and special healthcare needs. With three residential locations – the Marklund Hyde Center in Geneva, the Marklund Philip Center in Bloomingdale, and the Marklund Wasmond Center in Elgin, it is currently home to nearly 174 clients. It is a Day School offering Multi-Needs and Life Skills programs for children and young adults with multiple medical needs, and those diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum. It is a skilled nursing unit for medically fragile children and adults, and a developmental training center for adults who need assistance in managing their disabilities.

Marklund provides a rich culture where everything we do contributes to our mission of “making everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities.” Each and every employee’s job contributes to Marklund’s vision of a happy, safe purpose-filled life for every individual with intellectual and development disabilities and is integral to enhancing the lives of the individuals we serve. As part of our private, not-for-profit network of services, you will learn what it’s like to have the individuals we serve not only change your career, but also change your life.

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Responsibilities include:

  • Oversees clinical and habilitation services for all residents of the Philip’s Center

  • Responsible for the quality assurance activities of the nursing department

  • Works with pharmacy on all medications, monthly paperwork for pharmacy

  • Coordinates and monitors client’s overall plan of care via primary nursing assignment

  • Prepares data collection for Exceptional Care surveys

  • Completes and presents internal investigations for IDPH to Director of Nursing

  • Facilitates and coordinates in-servicing on all nursing policies and procedures

  • Conducts trach training

  • Manages schedule of direct care staff with the organization’s scheduler

  • Schedules resident appointments; including transportation and staffing to complete the appointment

  • Pre-screen and tour applicants for employment

  • Answer phone on POD and greet visitors

  • Trains new employees

Similar Industry Titles and Keywords:

Nurse, Registered Nurse, RN, Staff Nurse, LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse

Required Experience:

Qualifications for this position:

Education: RN or BSN or LPN

Training and/or experience: minimum of one year previous managerial experience desired. Knowledge of IDPA, IDPH, and DMH/DD regulations preferred. Previous experience with individuals who are developmentally disabled preferred. Must be able to communicate effectively; both verbally and in writing. Must have a strong ability to problem solve and work effectively with others.

Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification: Registered Nurse or BSN or LPN current Illinois.

Equipment, Machines, Tools: Computer, fax, copier, Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook, general nursing equipment (thermometer, feeding pump, etc).

Keyword: Nurse, Registered Nurse, RN, Staff Nurse, LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse

From: Marklund