Registered Nurse 20.00 - 22.00 /hour

Lutheran Services Florida Children & Head Start Services

NA

19th Nov

Pensacola, Florida

Primary Skills : Health care.

Secondary Skills : Health care.

No. of Positions : 1

Job Description

About the Job

 

General Description: 

Provide nursing services to include episodic and emergency care while on site in theCurrie House shelter.  Responsible for oversight and management of medication distribution, secure storage and accountability of medications.  Provide health education for youth and parents/guardians on specific medications and chronic and acute health conditions to youths; subject matter to include wellness with fitness, nutrition and positive coping skills.

 

Essential Functions:

  1. Document youths’ healthcare status upon admission. 
  2. Review health admission screening forms.
  3. Conduct nursing assessments, as indicated by intake documentation.
  4. Develop a nursing care plan for youth with medical conditions.  Plans shall include all known medical and dental appointments, current medications, and names of youths’ community practitioners.
  1. Administer Medication, ensure that non-licensed staff are trained and know how to assist youth.
  1. Verify youths’ medications brought to the shelter. 
  2. Manage the Pyxis medication storage system, including medication inventory counts.
  1. Monitor Medication Distribution Logs (MDL) daily.
  2. Reorder over the counter medications and first aid supplies.
  3. Monitor medication side effects when administering medications.
  4. Conduct root cause analysis of medication errors, including omission of medications.
  5. Develop and implement applicable Universal Precautions and Infection Control standards.
  6. Review and evaluate all medical CCC incidents. 
  7. Assist the CINS/FINS Shelter Manager and staff in the quality improvement process, including guidance regarding health care standards.

 

 

Other Functions:

  1. Responsible for creating and maintaining all Medication Distribution Logs of all youth.
  1. Responsible for verifying that all youth health and medical information at admission is accurate.
  1. Responsible for documenting all youth interactions regarding nursing interventions.  This includes health education, and first aid and emergency/episodic care.

 

Physical Requirements:

Must have a high level of energy, be adaptable to irregular hours and must be flexible.

 

Education:

Must be a Registered Nurse and have an active and clear Florida license in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes.

 

Experience:

Experience working with troubled youth is preferred.

A minimum of two (2) years of professional nursing experience is preferred.

 

Skills:

Must have good organizational, verbal and written skills.  Dependability, discretion and good judgment are essential.  Must have computer skills, must be capable of establishing and maintaining effective relationships with clients, staff, and community partners. 

 

Other:

Must demonstrate sensitivity to our service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and needs.

Principle Accountabilities:

  1. Reports to the Regional Director
  2. Team player with co-workers, administrators, and community partners.
  3. Accurate, complete, and timely submission of required reports.
  4. Adherence to agency policy and procedures.
  5. Professionalism in all LSF matters
Job Description

About the Job

 

General Description: 

Provide nursing services to include episodic and emergency care while on site in theCurrie House shelter.  Responsible for oversight and management of medication distribution, secure storage and accountability of medications.  Provide health education for youth and parents/guardians on specific medications and chronic and acute health conditions to youths; subject matter to include wellness with fitness, nutrition and positive coping skills.

 

Essential Functions:

  1. Document youths’ healthcare status upon admission. 
  2. Review health admission screening forms.
  3. Conduct nursing assessments, as indicated by intake documentation.
  4. Develop a nursing care plan for youth with medical conditions.  Plans shall include all known medical and dental appointments, current medications, and names of youths’ community practitioners.
  1. Administer Medication, ensure that non-licensed staff are trained and know how to assist youth.
  1. Verify youths’ medications brought to the shelter. 
  2. Manage the Pyxis medication storage system, including medication inventory counts.
  1. Monitor Medication Distribution Logs (MDL) daily.
  2. Reorder over the counter medications and first aid supplies.
  3. Monitor medication side effects when administering medications.
  4. Conduct root cause analysis of medication errors, including omission of medications.
  5. Develop and implement applicable Universal Precautions and Infection Control standards.
  6. Review and evaluate all medical CCC incidents. 
  7. Assist the CINS/FINS Shelter Manager and staff in the quality improvement process, including guidance regarding health care standards.

 

 

Other Functions:

  1. Responsible for creating and maintaining all Medication Distribution Logs of all youth.
  1. Responsible for verifying that all youth health and medical information at admission is accurate.
  1. Responsible for documenting all youth interactions regarding nursing interventions.  This includes health education, and first aid and emergency/episodic care.

 

Physical Requirements:

Must have a high level of energy, be adaptable to irregular hours and must be flexible.

 

Education:

Must be a Registered Nurse and have an active and clear Florida license in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes.

 

Experience:

Experience working with troubled youth is preferred.

A minimum of two (2) years of professional nursing experience is preferred.

 

Skills:

Must have good organizational, verbal and written skills.  Dependability, discretion and good judgment are essential.  Must have computer skills, must be capable of establishing and maintaining effective relationships with clients, staff, and community partners. 

 

Other:

Must demonstrate sensitivity to our service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and needs.

Principle Accountabilities:

  1. Reports to the Regional Director
  2. Team player with co-workers, administrators, and community partners.
  3. Accurate, complete, and timely submission of required reports.
  4. Adherence to agency policy and procedures.
  5. Professionalism in all LSF matters

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