Responsible for assessing the patient’s needs, developing a plan of care, implementing the plan and evaluating and adjusting the plan as needed.
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.
· Other duties as assigned.
Volunteers of America Minnesota is a nonprofit health and human services organization that annually serves more than 25,000 children, adolescents and their families, older adults, students, persons with disabilities and special needs, and adults completing incarceration. Since 1896, we have helped people gain self-reliance, dignity and hope
Children's Residential Treatment Center (CRTC) provides intensive residential treatment, in a secure setting, for severely emotionally disturbed children and adolescents who suffer primary psychiatric challenges such as mood and anxiety disorders, personality disorders, self-destructive behaviors, eating disorders, thought/dissociative disorders, and history of trauma. Average length of stay is typically between 6 and 12 months.
If interested, apply directly at http://www.voamnwi.org
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