The Health Coordinator Nurse develops and implements programs for safe medication procedures, coordinates health, wellness, and screening processes for youth, program students, and employees, as assigned.
*$3000 Hiring Bonus*
Starting Salary at $25/hr
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & DUTIES:
- Plans, develops, and implements a coordinated and comprehensive program for safe medication administration and health/wellness programs, as assigned, for employees, program students, and youth health related activities.
- Conducts initial health screens and medication verification on new youth or program students admitted to the family home program or enrolled in a school program.
- Secures, reviews, monitors, and updates the medical history of each youth or student on an on-going basis.
- Acts as a liaison on health related information between parents, medical clinic staff, family teachers, school, and athletic staff.
- Ensures regulatory compliance and compliance with all licensing and accreditation standards.
- Produces and presents training programs, workshops or projects, as assigned, on health education topics. This may include communication and health/wellness reminders to parents or the community.
- Develops and updates Pre-Service Workshop sections and training support materials as needed for Medication Administration/Lab training.
- Conducts ongoing monitoring and evaluation of medication administration procedures, reviews data findings, incidents, and reports data on monthly safety reviews.
- Plans and possibly facilitates meetings such as the Safety and Health Quality Management Committee and the Wellness Committee.
- Prepares policies and procedures for committee approval and implements performance improvements as necessary.
- Serves as a resource and provides education/intervention for youth, program students, and staff to prevent and reduce the risks of endemic and epidemic infections or contagious illnesses; educates staff on health-related questions including TB and Hepatitis B programs.
- Integrates infection control program and medication administration procedures with organizational wide performance improvement process.
- Conducts work in the homes and schools as needed.
- Participates in assigned program meetings.
- Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagans Boys Home mission.
- Directs all activities towards the fulfillment of the Boys Town mission
- Directs all actions to reflect the values and principles of Boys Town
- Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and ethical behavior
- Maintains regular, reliable and predictable attendance
- Supports other members of the management team and their work
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to understand and utilize medical terminology. Ability to translate medical data into understandable conclusions and recommendations.
- Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to youth care.
- High level of professionalism and interpersonal skills. Excellent critical thinking, analytical, and problem solving skills.
- Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
- Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.
- Ability to quickly make decisions in sensitive and sometimes critical areas and to adapt responses to situations while maintaining procedural and regulatory integrity.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
- Graduate of a professional nursing program.
- 3 years of experience in a medical office setting. Previous management experience is preferred.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSURES, AND LANGUAGE SKILLS:
- Current, certified public health practitioner as an LPN.
- Current, unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the appropriate State preferred.
- CPR certification required.
About Boys Town:
A National Historic Landmark since 1985, the Village of Boys Town is now the only National Historic Landmark District in Nebraska. At any given time, about 400 boys and girls live in the Village, receiving care and guidance for a wide range of behavioral, emotional and academic issues. When Father Edward J. Flanagan purchased the Overlook Farm in 1921, it became the new, permanent site of Boys Town. Over the decades that followed, schools, churches and homes were built, and tens of thousands of young lives were transformed.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field House, parenting resources from our experts and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
Date Posted: October 4, 2022
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.