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Licensed Practical Nurse

Rite of Passage - Uta Halee Academy Omaha, NE
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POSITION SUMMARY: The Nurse works as a staff member of the Student Services Team. Primarily responsible for the health care of the students, maintains all student medical files and educates staff and students on health issues, first aid, infectious controls and emergency procedures. Depending on site, the Nurse administratively reports to the Medical Coordinator, Clinical Director or Program Director. The Nurse clinically reports to the Site or contracted Physician/Medical Authority. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Works as a member of the site medical team. Provides for the general health care of students and staff, within the scope of the license. Administers immunizations and assists with all health maintenance activities including but not limited to TB screens, Hepatitis Band flu vaccines. 2. Assists with training duties of site employees. Educates students, staff and the community regarding relevant health care topics such as: prevention of sports injuries, blood borne pathogens, CPR, First Aid, and behavioral disorders. 3. Assists the supervisor with programs to meet the students’ health care needs. 4. Assists with ordering supplies, pharmaceuticals and other equipment. 5. Provides supervisor with necessary information to assist with monitoring monthly expenditures. 6. Ensures the safety, health and welfare of staff and students at all times. 7. Provides encouragement, guidance and resources to staff and students when needed. 8. Models and ensures all program norms are upheld without compromise. 9. Acts as a positive role model and mentor for both staff and students. 10. Treats others with respect, confronts negative behavior and supports confrontations. 11. Completes required reports and documentation in a timely manner, provides management with required reports and advises of any problematic situations. 12. Complies with and implements the Rite of Passage Policies and Procedures as detailed in the appropriate manuals/handbooks. Assists with establishing departmental policies and procedures. 13. Ensures the highest standards are maintained to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct and to ensure the program remains in compliance with agency licensing and Rite of Passage policies and procedures. 14. Assists with the correction of deficiencies and quality improvement efforts. 15. Attends and participates in all required meetings. Must attend all Multi-Disciplinary Team Meetings. (MDT) 16. Commits to attending and tracking all training and staff development classes in order to ensure sufficient hours of training for this position and all supervised staff are completed on an annual basis. Notifies supervisor if annual training hours are deficient. 17. Other duties as assigned, verbally or in written form to meet the needs of the program. MARGINAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Participates in Site, Region and/or Company events as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 1. High School diploma or equivalent. Must possess a current Licensed Practical Nursing Credential from the state in which employed. 2. Minimum of two years of previous medical services administration, including demonstrated experience in operating and securing comprehensive health services programs. 3. If required to operate a company vehicle during the course of employment, must meet the requirements to be an eligible ROP driver. Must possess a current State Driver’s License and have an acceptable driving record for the past three (3) years. 4. Ability to pass a criminal background clearance check, drug screen, physical and TB test. 5. Ability to utilize resources available to complete assigned projects. 6. Ability to prepare written reports and correspondence. 7. Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions. 8. Ability to effectively communicate, verbally and in writing. 9. Able to work at least 40 hours per week with the possibility of a varied schedule. 10. Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality. 11. Must have excellent organization and time management skills. 12. Ability to build and maintain positive internal and external relationships. 13. Ability to provide exemplary customer service to all employees and outside constituents. 14. Ability to function independently and as a member of a team in a multi-task environment. 15. Must be flexible and able to handle multiple priorities, with the ability to adjust to high pressure and rapidly changing business conditions. 16. Proficient in the use of computers and associated software. Rite of Passage is a leading national provider of programs and opportunities for troubled and at-risk youth from social services, welfare agencies and juvenile courts. For over 30 years, we have developed and operated a continuum of programs based on the needs of youth and our placing agencies. With our emphasis on evidence-based practices and positive skill development, combined with our supportive therapeutic approach, our organization is highly respected by industry experts as a highly effective solution for our youth. Rite of Passage has locations across the nation!  We are an organization that has a long, proud history of improving the lives of youth. Since 1984, over 25,000 youth have entered and completed our programs. Rite of Passage has built its reputation on running life changing educational treatment programs that positively contribute to the community and valuing the contributions of its staff.    Our employees are dedicated, passionate individuals that are committed to inspiring positive change. Join our qualified team and become a part of something great. Becoming a member of the Rite of Passage team is more than just a job, but an opportunity to create a meaningful career within a mis­sion driven company.

Job Details

Date Posted September 30, 2019
Date Closes October 30, 2019
Address 10625 Calhoun Road
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Shift
Daytime
8-5
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 29-2061.00 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
Zipcode 68112
Name Stacey Burgess
Address 10625 Calhoun Road
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68112
Phone 4029059642
FAX 4029059642

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
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Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
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