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Nurse (PT)

Company: Wedgwood Christian Services
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

JOB GOAL: Responsible for assessing, organizing, tracking, and delivering medical care services to residents of Wedgwood, and for providing physical health consultation and brief injury care to staff employed by the agency.RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide health assessments for residential clients at admission and as needed throughout their stay.
  • Assist with maintaining client's medical files, assuring that licenser regulations and Wedgwood standards of care are maintained.
  • Provide immunizations for clients and staff; provide TB skin tests for staff as requested.
  • Provide treatments for minor physical injuries for both clients and staff.
  • Provide COVID testing as indicated by COVID protocol.
  • Coordinate appointments with physicians, psychiatrists as needed.
  • Transcribe physician's orders to medication history sheet and inform direct care staff of prescribed treatments.
  • Educate staff on treatment procedures and assure that all prescribed treatments are followed.
  • Monitor the effects of services in improving the health of individual residents.
  • Provide supervision of medication distribution, assuring that medications changes are implemented and that medications are given as prescribed.
  • Act as a consultant for staff, family/guardians of residents, and residents on medical and psychiatric issues.
  • Provide in-service training for staff on health-related topics (e.g., universal precautions, first aid, CPR, etc.), as requested.
  • Teach clients about any aspect of disease (especially HIV, TB, and STD's), diet, normal adolescent development, etc.
  • Visit home settings regularly to assess medical concerns and demonstrate triage ability.
  • Document all nursing interventions in the client's electronic medical record.
  • Inform supervisor of any medical/safety issues relative to the living/working environment at the agency.
  • Regular participation in supervision meetings and team meetings for the sharing of ideas, feedback, and department planning.
  • Responsible for timely Quality Assurance compliance as related to employee's roles and functions.
  • On-call availability for consultation or assistance as required. On-call compensation is paid at a rate of 2 hours of wages for each weekday and 5 hours for each weekend day.
  • Other duties as assignedQUALIFICATIONS:
    • Must be a graduate of an accredited program of professional nursing.
    • Must possess current license as a Registered Nurse from the State Board of Nursing.
    • At least two years of experience working within a hospital, residential facility or an industrial setting preferred; prior experience working with an adolescent population is preferred.
    • Subscription to the Statement of Faith of Wedgwood Christian Services and agreement with the goal, purpose and objectives of the agency.HOURS OF WORK: Sunday- Saturday, variable hoursBENEFITS:
      • 403(b) retirement plan with employer match
      • Low cost medical plans with great coverage options
      • Holistic dental and vision plans
      • Pet insurance
      • Legal insurance
      • Flexible Spending Accounts
      • A Locally Partnered Employee Assistance Program
      • Competitive time off
      • Direct deposit
      • Federal Student Loan Forgiveness
      • Paid Holidays
      • We also offer a variety of employer paid benefits for full time staff
        • Short term disability
        • Long term disability
        • Life insurance up to 2x your annual salary
        • Wedgwood is proud to offer a full gymnasium with an attached 24hr wellness center that houses a wide variety of workout equipment. Wedgwood is happy to provide this space to our staff at no cost.
        • Walking trail that leads around the beautiful campus.Wedgwood Christian ServicesSince 1960, Wedgwood Christian Services has been dedicated to aggressively taking on the toughest problems facing children and families through residential care, counseling services, and community programs. Our goal is to support and help restore the physical, social, intellectual, emotional and spiritual well-being of children, adults, and families in our community.Wedgwood is a local West Michigan agency, with offices bordering the coast of the beautiful Lake Michigan. Our main office is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, ranked in the top tier of the Best Places to Live in America according to Business Insider.

          Mission: Wedgwood Christian Services extends God's love to youth, adults, and families through professional counseling and educational services.

          Core Values: Integrity, Compassion, Excellence, and DiversityPay starting at $29/hr +

Keywords: Wedgwood Christian Services, Grand Rapids , Nurse (PT), Healthcare , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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