Youth Residential Treatment Program Nurse (Rn)

Volunteers Of America - Minnesota & Wisconsin Blaine , MN 55449

Posted 3 months ago

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assess patient's nursing needs.

  • Develop nursing care plan.

  • Provide assessed nursing care needs to patient.

  • Monitor patient progress.

  • Record patient progress.

  • May assist with examinations and procedures.

  • Administer medications as prescribed by physician.

  • Train others in safely administering medications as prescribed by physicians.

  • May perform procedures such as dressing wounds, etc.

  • May provide emergency care for patients.

  • Coordinate patient care with care team, outside providers and agencies, and family members.

  • Provide health education, including self-care and wellness issues, to patients and their families.

  • Coordinate outside training for CPR and First Aid Response for others on agency.

  • Serve as an advocate on behalf of patients.

  • Supervise the maintenance of current health, medical and insurance records on each resident.

  • Maintain current MN registration/certification and CPR/first aid training and meet yearly CEU requirements as needed.

  • Follow agency policy and remain compliant with DHS licensing standards.

  • Inform appropriate management of pertinent medical findings and recommendations for follow-up up with outside agencies

  • Schedule routine physicals, medical and dental exams as needed; may accompany resident on appointments.

  • Promote personal safety and a safe environment for participants and co-workers.

  • Perform duties in accordance with agency policies, procedures, and professional and community standards.

. Responsible for ordering equipment and supplies

  • May plan and coordinate community programs to promote health.

  • Assure program participant privacy is maintained by being knowledgeable and following HIPAA privacy and security regulations.

  • Work as many hours as needed to complete the job.

  • Attendance.

  • Other duties as assigned.

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