Registered Nurse
Outreach Development Corporation
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Post Date: Dec 29, 2021
Job Type: Part Time
Start Date: 01/15/2022
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New York - Suffolk County
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Description
Conduct and/or monitor all medication calls and health calls as scheduled.
Work with both clients and guardians to schedule medical appointments to assist clients in maintaining optimal health and conduct any follow up, as required..
Work with Agency psychiatrist regarding client medication and pharmacy refills to insure prescriptions are filled/re-filled in a timely manner, which included contacting guardians with medication change.
Provide on-site health services to address emerging and/or current health needs of adolescent client(s).
Provide training and guidance to key staff members in order to deal with emergency health situations that might arise with adolescent clients.
In conjunction with facility managers, establish and monitor health related policies and procedures to ensure a safe and healthy environment.
In a health emergency, provide immediate first aid to individual(s) in need and monitor situation until emergency services arrives, assessing them of the situation. When necessary, escort client(s) to emergency and/or health facility.
Conduct health assessments (including but not limited to a nursing intake History, tobacco use history and plan, and communicable disease risk) of substance abusers to make recommendations on appropriateness for participation in treatment as it relates to health matters and determine the need for physical exam or other health services.


Skills
Must be a NYS Registered Nurse (RN).
Experience working in a substance abuse treatment setting or special populations required.
Experience working with adolescents a plus.
Bilingual a plus.
Must be able to work one of the schedule options listed above
Must be able to work occasional holidays.
Flexibility in scheduling a plus.



Contact Details
Name: Susan Resnick