Medical - LPN

Sequel Youth And Family Services Courtland , VA 23837

Posted 2 months ago

Medical

  • LPN

Department: Nursing

Job Status: Full Time

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Nurse Coordinator

Grade/Level: Associate's or Bachelor's Degree

Amount of Travel Required: None

Job Type: Regular

Positions Supervised: None

Work Schedule:

Days worked may rotate each week.

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Nurse Coordinator, School Nurses will monitor resident status in order to ensure continuity of health services and to evaluate and/or initiate appropriate action. May work 12-16 hour shifts as approved by the Health Authority or Executive Director. Sequel of Montgomery services adolescent females, ages 12-18.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Schedule student's medical appointments.

  • Review consult forms and refer to consulting physician for further care.

  • Order medications.

  • End of month doctors' orders (MAR).

  • Organize shift report, present in shift change.

  • Attends meetings such as in-service, student care meetings, nursing meetings, and staff meetings as directed by Supervisor and uses own initiative.

  • Monitor students using student record and contact sheets; Doctor's orders and instructions; nursing policies and facility directive, in order to ensure continuity of student care and to initiate appropriate action.

  • Provides emergency life support to students and staff in life threatening situations using basic life support measures.

  • Administers prescribed student medication using standard nursing procedures and following Doctor's orders via oral and written instructions. Administration of medication is properly documented in accordance with program policy and procedure manual.

  • Document on program forms as necessary in a neat and legible manner using only black ink. Forms should be completed and routed as noted in program directives and contain appropriate information.

  • Gathers and exchanges information with Doctor and other disciplines in an accurate, prompt, and concise manner.

  • Examines students thoroughly and in accordance with standard nursing procedures using stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, tongue blades, penlights, thermometer; reviews tests, lab results, past health findings and health records in order to establish physical status of student. Documents completed assessment/screening immediately in student's record.

  • Transcribes physical orders using Doctor Order Sheet in order to make available information from the physician to other pertinent staff. Transcription of orders should be accurate using approved abbreviations. Transcriptions are completed on same day of order and in accordance with program directives.

  • Serves on the designated committees as assigned by Clinical Director or Executive Director.

  • Other reasonably related business duties as assigned by supervisor, the Clinical Director, Executive Director, or Health Authority.

  • Supports by action and example the Sequel TSI Creed.

  • Adherence and participation in the safety program

  • Adheres to Sequel TSI policy and practice concerning issues of creation, editing, transmission, storage and disposition of all Protected Health Information (PHI).

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competency Statement(s)

  • Accuracy
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Adaptability
  • Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
  • Accountability
  • Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Communication, Oral
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Communication, Written
  • Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Customer Oriented
  • Ability to take care of the customers' needs while following company procedures.
  • Decision Making
  • Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
  • Detail Oriented
  • Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Empathetic
  • Ability to appreciate and be sensitive to the feelings of others.
  • Ethical
  • Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
  • Interpersonal
  • Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
  • Judgment
  • The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.
  • Organized
  • Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Patience
  • Ability to act calmly under stress and strain, and of not being hasty or impetuous.
  • Reliability
  • The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
  • Safety Awareness
  • Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Education:

Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

Experience:

One year nursing experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills:

Basic computer skills.

Certifications &

Licenses:

Current LPN license issued by the State of Alabama Board of Nursing.

This position requires current certification in CPR, First Aid, SAMA, Behavior Management System; Preventing Disease Transmission (PDT), Diagnosis; and Environment of Care. Additional certification or training may be required as deemed necessary by Sequel TSI Montgomery to fulfill job duties and responsibilities.

Other Requirements:

  • High moral and ethical values.

  • Willingness to be open to learning and growing.

  • Interpersonal skills to work as an integral part of a team.

  • Appropriate interpersonal/personal boundaries.

  • Maturity of behavior and judgment.

  • Ability to remain flexible to accommodate changes in work schedule.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and procedure manuals, and health assessments. Ability to write documentation in students" records, routine reports, and correspondence.

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of students and peers.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

  • Ability to read and interpret health and case assessments.

  • Must possess initiative and judgment capabilities to organize and plan activities and follow student's schedule.

  • Knowledge of nursing theory and practice.

  • Must be experienced in adolescent growth and behavior.

  • Must possess the ability to identify socially appropriate behaviors.

  • Must possess a valid Alabama Driver's License.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

N (Not Applicable)

Activity is not applicable to this position.

O (Occasionally)

Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently)

Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)

Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Physical Demands

Lift/Carry

Stand

C

Walk

F

Sit

O

Manually Manipulate

F

Grasp

F

Reach Outward

F

Reach Above Shoulder

O

Speak

C

Climb

N

Crawl

N

Squat or Kneel

O

Bend

O

10 lbs or less

C

11-20 lbs

F

21-50 lbs

O

51-100 lbs

O

Over 100 lbs

O

Push/Pull

12 lbs or less

C

13-25 lbs

F

26-40 lbs

O

41-100 lbs

O

Other Physical Requirements

  • Vision (Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth)
  • Sense of Sound
  • Normal conversation and telephone
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - gloves

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Working indoors, potential exposure to communicable diseases, working with hazardous waste materials, operating vehicle, potential for cuts and bruises.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly

  • Job Start Date Thursday, October 1, 2020

  • 349 Madison St, Courtland, AL 35618, USA

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Medical - LPN

Sequel Youth And Family Services