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Program RN

Job Type: Salary (30.00 hours per week)
Job Code: 5769
Posted: 06/13/2014
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Summary

About the Position:

The Program RN is responsible for overseeing the health and medical needs of clients within the authorized scope of licensure, monitoring the administration of medication, maintaining client health records, providing direct nursing care to clients and first aid/health related training to clients and direct care staff.  Duties for the Program RN position are divided among administrative and direct care duties. 

This position will be housed at Harbor Family Services in Rockport, ME.

The Ideal Candidate Would: 

Ÿ  Oversee all medication administration and physical health services of program.

Ÿ  Complete Nursing Assessment on all children within 72 hours of admission.

Ÿ  Make nursing calls daily to check on sick children. 

Ÿ  Complete Quarterly Medical Review Reports on each child

Ÿ  Ensure that physical/dental appointments are made and follow up treatment and appointments are made.

Ÿ  Dispose of unused or expired medication monthly through appropriate state program

Ÿ  Ensure vaccinations are up to date

Ÿ  Coordinate yearly influenza vaccination and education

Ÿ  Ensure transportation scheduled to and from medical/dental appointments.

Ÿ  Provide nutritional counseling for diabetics and clients interested in dieting, and all clients who need such counseling, to work towards a healthy BMI.

Ÿ  Prepare & Maintain monthly medication management documentation, including clinical report.

Education Requirements

Ÿ  Registered Nurse License

Ÿ  Bachelors Degree and/or equivalent experience.

General Requirements

·         Ability to work well in both direct care and management teams

·         Ability to provide problem-solving and planning

·         Ability to work closely with clinical staff

·         Strong communication skills

·         Strong capability to make decisions

·         Valid Driver’s License

Benefits

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