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Licensed Practical Nurse (P/T 16 hours) Sign-on Bonus $2,000*

Center for Community Alternatives

Center for Community Alternatives

Brooklyn, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

About the Organization

Center for Community Alternatives (CCA) supports and builds power with people across New York State who have been affected by mass incarceration, criminalization and community disinvestment. Through a statewide network of direct services, advocacy and organizing, and by supporting the leadership of directly-impacted people, we advance civil and human rights for all New Yorkers.CCA works to build a world where everyone has what they need to thrive. This position will work in a nonprofit fund accounting environment, managing revenue and expense for all individual gifts. Institutional giving is managed by the Institutional Giving team.

Why Join the Team?

At CCA, we are committed to fair transparent pay, and we strive to provide competitive market-informed compensation. The successful candidate's salary is determined by the combination of knowledge, skills, competencies, experience, and geography. Our goal is to continue to make CCA one of the most desirable nonprofit places at which to work, and in part, recognize the importance of work-life balance.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Registered Nurse will provide for medication dispensing and nursing assistance in the diagnosis, and continuous primary medical care to CCA participants. Will act and function as the HIV Coordinator of services for the clinic.

Direct Supervisor: Medical Director

Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Registered Nurse in the performance of the Registered Nurse's duties.
  • In the absence of the Registered Nurse the LPN will perform all Registered Nurse Responsibilities to assure the continued operation of the clinic.
  • Verifies the identification and observes the behavior of patients to whom medication or other medical services are provided.
  • Will act as the HIV Coordinator for the clinic. This includes the responsibility for tracking the HIV patients for medical care.
  • Must adhere to all procedures referable to accounting for medication dispensed to patients and reporting any deviations immediately to the Registered Nurse.
  • Maintains the medical charts, the medical unit appointment book and daily visit logbook.
  • Performs the appropriate independent nursing follow-up care of patients.
  • Assists in the identification and recall of patients for follow-up medical and nursing care. This includes the monitoring of urine toxicology.
  • Assists in the performance of admission and physical examinations.
  • Provides the physician or physician assistant with urine toxicology and other laboratory data as they become available.
  • Attends on a punctual basis clinic meeting.
  • Performs any and all tasks necessary to improve the quality of care, to improve the productivity of medical staff, and to improve participants satisfaction with the medical/nursing care they receive.
  • Performs any and all tasks necessary to enhance reimbursement and reduce denials for services rendered.
  • Performs phlebotomy, EKGs, vital signs and assists in urine collection.

The schedule is predictable with no overnight shifts

Qualifications:

  • Licensed Practical Nursing state certification required:
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • Three (3) years of nursing experience is preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills and working knowledge of electronic medical records required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with patients and co-workers.
  • Strong teamwork capabilities.
  • Passionate about working with individuals who needed assistance.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus.
  • Personal experience with recovery and/or criminal justice issues a plus
  • Strong commitment to CCA’s mission, including relevant personal experience in terms of recovery and/or justice involvement.
  • People who have been impacted by the criminal legal system or are formerly incarcerated are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Relevant personal experience in terms of recovery and/or justice involvement, a plus.


At CCA, we are committed to fair transparent pay, and we strive to provide competitive market-informed compensation. The successful candidate's salary is determined by the combination of knowledge, skills, competencies, experience, and geography.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT COVER LETTER WITH RESUME.