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Nurse - Evenings (RN or LPN)

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Carson Valley Childrens Aid


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Published 19 days ago

November 18, 2020
November 18, 2020

Position Function:

Provides nursing services and assists in the coordination of medical services at Carson Valley Children’s Aid. Evening 3p-10p with every other weekend (8a-10p). Day shifts only will not be considered.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Major highlights of the position requirements are noted below. Additional responsibilities may be assigned as required.
  • Provides routine nursing care to all children/youth as assigned
  • Administers prescription medication to children/youth in accordance with Agency policy and procedures
  • Provides first aid to children and staff in the event of an injury
  • Provides and/or coordinates emergency medical care in accordance with Agency policy and procedures
  • Completes all medical documentation in accordance with Agency policy and procedures. Insures that medical personnel document medical services provided in accordance with Agency policies and procedures.
  • Ensures medical supplies are kept up to date as assigned.
  • Provides medical education to children/youth and families as assigned.
  • Serves as member of the treatment team and develops and implements individual medical service plan as assigned.
  • Monitors the need for medical services and coordinates the provision of needed medical services as assigned.
  • Completes health assessments as assigned
  • Ensures that all medical records meet federal, state, local regulations and practice standards as well as Carson Valley Children’s Aid policy and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by direct supervisor.
  • Facilitates professional, respectful and positive working relationships with team members, residents, families and community resources.
  • Participates in the agency’s continuous quality improvement process.
  • Provides training to team members as requested.
  • Maintains continuing education credits as required to comply with professional licensing regulations and agency training requirements.
  • Participates regularly in the supervisory process.
  • Responsible for timely, periodic submission of all required clearances and physicals.


Training Requirements:

  • All new hires are required to go through mandated orientation.
  • Must pass CPR and First Aid Training.
  • Must pass Safe and Positive Training.
  • Comply with Agency Annual Training requirements.


Education/Experience Requirements:

Pennsylvania professional licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse and at least one year experience working in a social service agency serving children and families or comparable experience.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Valid driver’s license from the state in which you reside in and proof of car insurance, daily access to vehicle.
  • Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, and techniques; of health promotion and disease prevention; of nursing management of available health care resources; of nutrition and diet therapy; and of the functions of various clinical departments.
  • Ability is required to assist in the development, organization, and implementation of an effective nursing care plan; to provide education and training; to assess condition and needs of patients, families and communities appropriate to the care setting; to take appropriate intervention; to counsel and teach patients and families; and to provide direction or guidance to non-licensed personnel in assigned area of responsibility to ensure quality care.
  • Knowledge of available health programs and resources; of federal and state rules and regulations concerning health services; of accreditation, certification and licensure standards; of preventive health practices; of principles and methods of teaching; of nursing standards; and of nursing policies and procedures.
  • Ability is required to develop, plan, and implement an effective nursing care program


Work Environment and Primary Work Locations:

Primary location is Flourtown Neighborhood Center


Physical Considerations:

  • Ability to cope with moderate to high levels of stress, make quick, sound decisions and deal effectively with children and families served in crisis situations.
  • Must be sufficiently mobile to travel throughout the campus.
  • Must be flexible to work hours as duties demand, including weekend days and evenings.


EOE

Position Function:

Provides nursing services and assists in the coordination of medical services at Carson Valley Children’s Aid. Evening 3p-10p with every other weekend (8a-10p). Day shifts only will not be considered.


Essential Job…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Location

Flourtown, PA

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