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Clinical Nurse ll
RN - other
Washington, District of Columbia
Permanent
Dept. Of Youth Rehabilitation Services

Dept. Of Youth Rehabilitation Services

The Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services' mission is to improve public safety and give court-involved youth the opportunity to become more productive citizens by building on the strengths of youth and their families in the least restrictive, most homelike environment consistent with public safety.
$53.04/hour
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Description

Clinical Nurse ll

This position is located within the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS), Health Services Administration Division (HSA). The Health Services Administration Division is responsible for providing comprehensive medical services to detained and committed youth, who are in the custody of DYRS. The residents are provided services through the following facilities: New Beginnings Youth Development Center and the Youth Services Center.

The Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services' mission is to improve public safety and give court-involved youth the opportunity to become more productive citizens by building on the strengths of youth and their families in the least restrictive, most homelike environment consistent with public safety. The incumbent provides nursing care that includes personal care, diagnostic support procedures, treatment procedures (including ambulation, range of motion exercises, and youth charting and youth teaching. Participates with the interdisciplinary team in the development of the treatment program. As a Clinical Nurse II, the incumbent functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team in a secure facility, treating youths with a variety of disorders, which may be complicated by physical ailments such as medical or surgical problems.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Clinical Nurse II will be responsible for providing comprehensive nursing care to specific patient populations with general and complex problems through nursing interventions and/or case management by either direct care or delegation of responsibility in response to changing care needs. The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating, planning, implementing and the evaluation and revision of an appropriate Plan of Care (POC) and/or Treatment Plan (TP) in serious and/or emergency situations appropriate for the client's age, developmental level, and diagnosis.

The incumbent will also be responsible for the documentation of nursing services, medical care, treatment(s) and collaboration with various disciplines involved in the provision of care while maintaining confidentiality of client information in designated documentation systems. The incumbent must also coordinate and follow-up on health care needs and discharge planning through referrals to community resources and other health care providers and will be responsible for the administration of medications and treatments authorized by medical staff.

Qualifications and Education

A Bachelor’s degree, Associate degree, or a diploma from an accredited professional nursing educational program and one (1) year of professional nursing experience is required. A Bachelor's degree in Nursing, plus at least three (3) years of experience performing duties directly related to the administration of health care is highly preferred.

Working Conditions / Environment

The work is performed in close proximity to court involved youths within a secured juvenile facility. This might result in an associated risk to personal safety and property.

Other Significant Facts

Tour of Duty: Incumbent may be required to work rotating shifts, be on call in emergency situations (such as natural and/environmental disasters, and public health emergencies) depending on work location assignments and program requirements.

Requirements
Qualifications and Education

A Bachelor’s degree, Associate degree, or a diploma from an accredited professional nursing educational program and one (1) year of professional nursing experience is required. A Bachelor's degree in Nursing, plus at least three (3) years of experience performing duties directly related to the administration of health care is highly preferred.

Licensures and Certifications

Incumbent in this position must possess and maintain a current license as a Registered Nurse in the District of Columbia.

This position may require that the incumbent possess a current driver’s license while employed in this position.

The possession of a Basic Life Support certificate from the American Heart Association is preferred.

Applicants must submit application on DC Government job site as well: https://careers.dc.gov/psc/erecruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB_FL&Action=U
Profession
Registered Nurse
Specialty
Other
Employment Type
Permanent
Compensation
$53.04/hour
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