Supervising Nurse

Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services
Date Posted: 07/31/2019
Salary / Wage:
Location: Bronx, New York
Job Type: Leadership / Director

Description:

PURPOSE:

The Ittleson Center RTF program serves emotionally vulnerable youth ages five to 13 who are challenged by trauma-related and psychiatric issues. The RTF provides supervised living units and programs of therapeutic and educational services that emphasize family interaction and strengthening of community support networks.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Nursing Supervisor is responsible for the day to day supervision of the program's nursing and direct support staff regarding all medical procedures.

      Responsibilities:

      Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

      • Oversee all aspects of the medical/nursing department(s) in assigned programs
      • Implement and integrate medical protocols into the management of client medical diagnoses
      • Respond/manage medical and psychiatric crises and participate in ESI, as needed
      • Supervise other nursing staff in the execution of the medical protocols
      • Preform medical documentation reviews to ensure the program is audit ready
      • Administer medication to clients within scope of practice
      • Act as medical representative at mental health team meetings
      • Responsible for the medical component of governmental and COA audits/compliance
      • Take a leadership role in client education programs on relevant health related issues
      • Supervise pharmacy reviews and medication security procedures
      • Responsible for verification that hospitalized clients receive timely and appropriate care
      • Function as clinical liaison with program physicians and psychiatrists
      • Responsible for Coordination of medical services provision for all residential clients who attend outside educational facilities with school nurses and Campus nursing care
      • Coordinate, prepare and distribute all routine administrative medical reports, as required by any licensing and/or regulatory bodies
      • May be asked to carry a cell phone and be on call for the program
      • Other duties as assigned

      Qualifications:

      • A Bachelors of Science in Nursing is required; RN also accepted
      • A Minimum of 2-3 years of clinical/behavioral health experience required

      Application Instructions:

      https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=JEWIBOAR&cws=1&rid=4486