Registered Nurse Job – Mountain Home, ID 2907

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We are passionate about what we do and delight in providing excellent programs that make permanent, positive changes in the lives of those we serve. Our programs are designed to equip our clients with the vision, motivation, life skills, education, and self-discipline necessary to lead a successful life.


POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Director of Nursing will provide nursing care and medication management services to students and coordinate services on their behalf with consultants and community-based providers. This position is responsible for monitoring student status in order to ensure continuity of student care and to evaluate and/or initiate appropriate action such as treatment and/or referral. This position has responsibility for reporting, charting, and providing required reports for Quality Assurance. Sequel TSI of Idaho services adolescent males, ages 10-18, with severe psychiatric, behavioral, and sexual disorders.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Schedule appointments.
• Review consult forms and refer to consulting physician for further care.
• Order medications.
• End of month doctor orders (MAR).
• Monitor students using students record and contact sheets; doctor's orders and instructions; nursing policies and facility directive, in order to ensure continuity of students care and to initiate appropriate action.
• Provides emergency life support to students and staff in life threatening situations using basic life support measures.
• Administers prescribed students’ medication using standard nursing procedures and following doctor orders via oral and written instructions. Administration of medication is properly documented in accordance with program policy and procedure manual.
• Document on program forms as necessary in a neat and legible manner using only black ink. Forms should be completed and routed as noted in program directives and contain appropriate information.
• Gathers and exchanges information with the doctor and other disciplines in an accurate, prompt, and concise manner.
• Examines students thoroughly and in accordance with standard nursing procedures using stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, tongue blades, penlights, thermometer; immunizations, ppd's, blood draws, reviews tests, lab results, past health findings and health records in order to establish physical status of students. Documents completed assessment/screening immediately in a student's record.
• Transcribes physical orders using doctor order sheet in order to make available information from the physician to other pertinent staff. Transcription of orders should be accurate using approved abbreviations. Transcriptions are completed on same day of order and in accordance with program directives.
• Serves on the designated committees as assigned by the Executive Director.
• Other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
• Responsible for pharmacy/medical records and medical facility inspections.
• Supports by action and example Sequel TSI Creed.
• Supports and follows all Sequel TSI Policies and Procedures.
• Adheres to Sequel TSI policy and practice concerning issues of creation, editing, transmission, storage and disposition of all Protected Health Information (PHI).
• Reviews the performance of individuals under direct supervision, regarding the level of adherence to Sequel TSI policy concerning issues of creation, editing, transmission, storage and disposition of Protected Health Information (PHI).
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
• Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
• Adaptability - Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
• Coaching and Development - Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas.
• Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
• Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
• Conflict Resolution - Ability to deal with others in an antagonistic situation.
• Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
• Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or tasks.
• Residential Admission Process
• Residential Discharge Process
• Pass Process
• AWOL Procedures
• Incident Reports
• Restraint Process and Documentation
• Obtaining, entering, and transcribing physician orders
• Pharmacy orders and deliveries
• Lab orders and processes
• Dietary consults
• Obtaining and transcribing consent for medications
• Medication pass
• Medication storage
• Scanning and uploading documents


Education:
• RN required.
• Current, valid Idaho nursing license.
• Minimum four-year’s experience in the behavioral health field, preferably providing treatment to children and adolescents.
• Minimum three-year’s management experience.
• Experience: Working with at-risk youth is preferred
• Other Skills: Intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office Products and operating systems.

Benefits Package:
• Medical, Dental, Vision after 30 days
• Company provided Short Term and Long-Term Disability
• Company provided AD&D insurance
• Flexible Spending program
• Health Savings Account
• Paid time off
• Daily Pay
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Anytime Fitness Membership Discount
• 401K with company matching program
• Benefits Advantage- Auto/ Home Insurance, Identity Theft, Pet Insurance, Purchase Power


Sequel Youth & Family Services is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly employer.
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