We are currently looking for a PRN Nurse
Assessment, Preparation, and Certifying
The PRN Nurse with input from other KVC staff, will review intake information and provide feedback and/or recommendations on ensuring client needs are met, will meet with the client in their new placement within 10 days of intake into KVC, and ensure that EFH Providers are certified Medication Aides and performing to those standards. The PRN Nurse will provide written documentation when necessary via KVC's web-based documentation system. The PRN Nurse would function as a contributing member of the Rights Review Committee.
The PRN Nurse will secure Medication Aide licenses for all EFH providers as well as KVC staff working within the DD department are current. The PRN Nurse will be responsible for developing training, performing training, and maintaining the training needs for all EFH Providers and KVC staff within the DD department. The PRN Nurse will train EFH Providers and/or KVC staff within the DD department on medical protocol for conditions that require such (examples could include seizures, g-tube feeding, etc.). The PRN Nurse will help facilitate questions that may arise related to medical conditions or complications as well as medication needs, side effects, etc.
In conjunction with the DD team, assess ongoing EFH provider and client medical needs and resources. In conjunction with the training department, work to set up special trainings for EFH providers on topics related to providing care of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities.
Maintain records, documentation, and prepare progress reports as needed and in compliance with certification and accreditation standards. Maintain communication with EFH providers and KVC staff working in the department on an on-call basis.
Other duties as assigned. The list below is not inclusive of all other duties.
1.Medication audits as needed.
2.Assistance in working with pharmacies to resolve issues that may arise with client medications.
3.Review intake questionnaire, specifically health and nutrition information, and make recommendations as deemed appropriate.
4.Answer calls and/or return calls within 1 hour from EFH providers and KVC staff related to:
a. Medication errors
b. Medication side effects
c. PRN requests
d. Medication questions as they arise
e. Pharmacy issues
f. Other questions or issues
5.Collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team to include EFH providers, KVC staff, client's medical and psychiatric supports, pharmacies, Service Coordination, guardians, etc.
6.Participation in KVC's Rights Review Committee.
7.Review of pertinent web-based documentation to include: Incident reports related to health issues, t-logs, appointment logs, etc.
8.Documentation of contact, intervention, and follow-up within KVC's web-based documentation system, in compliance with certification and accreditation standards.
9.Facilitate medication Aide training and licensing for KVC staff and subcontractors.
10. Performs nursing functions with clients at the request of a medical or psychiatric professional and/or as they see fit within their scope of practice
11. Follow and perform duties under
KVC Health Systems