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Bilingual Registered Nurse/Medical Director

Company: Center for Family Services
Location: Atlantic City
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Job Description:

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Take advantage of our new sign-on bonus! Center For Family Services is a place where you can be part of a dynamic, top workplace team dedicated to improving lives. When you apply and get hired, you are eligible for a $3000 sign-on bonus as a registered nurse. Location: Atlantic City, NJ
Job Type/Status: Full Time Position Summary Center For Family Services is seeking a Register Nursed for it's Director of Medical Services position. The Registered Nurse/ Director of Medical Services supervises all components of the medical department to include the Licensed Practical Nurses and Medical Assistants/Coordinators; and reports to the Associate Vice President of Juntos Program. Communicates and collaborates with the pediatric physician to obtain technical assistance in the implementation of medical services. Duties and Responsibilities: Ensures proper operation and compliance of Juntos Medical Clinic located at Egg Harbor Township. Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local health departments regulations such as: CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments) and VFC (Vaccine for Children) program Certifications.
Collaborates and coordinates services with the contracted Pediatric Physician to obtain technical assistance in performing medical services.
Implements and oversees direct orders from the licensed health care provider regarding medical services and procedures for UAC in care
Administers specialty medication or intravenous fluids, provides counsel UAC on proper wound care, observes UAC charting and reporting changes in UAC's condition, and implements medical safety plans accordingly.
Tracks all UAC Portal medical data and UAC medical files, ensures proper immunization schedules are used in accordance with ORR, DHHS, and TVFC policies and procedures and ensures the timely reporting of medical incidents (e.g., SIRs, HHSC SIR reports).
Tracks and ensures specialized services such as vision and dental treatment, psychological, psychiatric, family planning, and emergency care are provided to UAC. - Acts as the point of contact with ORR Medical Team.
The RN Director of Medical Services remains on call 24/7 for all medical related issues/emergencies.
Ensures weekend back up system and part time nurse are on call
Supervises Licensed Practical Nurses and Medical Assistants/Coordinators.- Supports medical staff in overseeing all medical appointments, completion of the weekly spreadsheets, monthly and quarterly reports
Ensures completion of TAR's and TB supplemental.
Coordination of the provision of initial physicals by a licensed physician or network of Physicians through collaborative agreements and consistent relationship building and follow up.
Ensures a seamless medical department with consistent logs, paperwork and procedures and informs management of needs goals and problems. Preparation and revision of medical department documentation.
Timely reporting of medical incidents (e.g., SIRs, IRs, HHSC reports) - Preparation of immunization records for County Health Department audits, Office of Refugee Resettlement audits.
Ensures services are expedited by ensuring a physical screening is provided to UAC
Maintains relationships with local providers, pharmacies, as well as with ORR and DHHS.
Arrange or partners with other health professionals regarding health and safety standards for out of home childcare and childcare licensing requirements
Follows disease-reporting requirements for care providers, immunizations for children and injury prevention for children.
Connects with community health and mental health resources for children. - Attends weekly federal staffing meetings and reports on medical developments for the children in care.
Serves on the treatment team with therapists, case managers, and other designated staff. - Ensures health and safety of all residents including provision of initial physical examination next working day, scheduling follow-up physical examinations by a physician within ten days and obtaining of health history of all new admissions. - Administers physical examination, treatment or referral of all emergent health concerns of residents in accordance with policies and procedures and standards of health care for nurses.
Provides life skills education in the areas of nutrition, hygiene, sexually transmitted diseases, infection control, and other health related topics.
Provides individual counseling on health-related issues with identified youth. - Coordinates appointments with medical and psychiatric consultants, ensures all over the counter and prescription supplies and medication are on hand and correctly administered. - Explains medications to both residents and staff, such as side effects, reasons for the medications, etc.
Prepares and implements a comprehensive health plan to ensure that each resident's medical, dental, and other health needs are being met adequately and promptly. - Completes Medical Documentation with necessary information.
Administers appropriate medications to residents-only prescription medication when authorized by physician.
Ensures that the First Aid Kit is fully stocked at all times with necessary medical supplies.
Disposes of old medications, according to facility's policies and procedures.
Provides health groups and training to residents and staff. General Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Displays professional demeanor in all interactions with children, adults, and families served, as well as colleagues, and/or community members.
Provides outstanding customer service in all Agency interactions.
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills including, but not limited to, advanced knowledge of English and any other required languages (i.e. meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar).
Strong intercultural competency awareness and skills required as well as commitment to expanding personal and collective knowledge and sensitivity.
Shows consistent initiative in all position responsibilities including but not limited to, identifying areas of needed improvement, problem solving, and implementing innovative solutions.
Exercises effective time management skills including, but not limited to, organizing and prioritizing work in order to meet deadlines.
Possesses the ability to effectively use technological tools and platforms in order to complete their work functions efficiently. Including, but not limited to, proficiency in: Microsoft Windows and corporate network resources, Required software and systems including, but not limited to, electronic client record keeping and payroll systems, etc., Gmail and additional web-based email services, The use of the internet in order to research and perform other tasks related to position, The use of basic office equipment (i.e. landline and smart phones, copier, fax machine),
Possesses the ability to complete mathematical analysis and operations including, but not limited to, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
Utilizes a working knowledge in recognizing and evaluating suicidal or homicidal ideation in order to protect individuals and families served from self-harm or harming others.
Demonstrates knowledge of surrounding community challenges and best practice research-oriented solutions and the ability to utilize this knowledge to affect changes in the lives of our children, adults and families served. Qualifications (Requirements): Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN)
Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey
One-Two years experience working within child welfare with children and/or adolescents in a social service setting or hospital
Bilingual in Spanish/English writing and speaking About Employment at Center For Family Services Apply and get hired at Center For Family Services, a leader in the non-profit sector and named as a top workplace in the region since 2010. As part of our team, you will be recognized as our most valuable resource. Our staff balance best practices with personalized care. Together our team makes a positive difference in the lives of people in need. If you're interested in a rewarding career, Center For Family Services is a great place to grow as a professional. For more information about our top workplace, please visit Center For Family Services website at Disclaimer All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center For Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages.

Keywords: Center for Family Services, Camden , Bilingual Registered Nurse/Medical Director, Other , Atlantic City, New Jersey

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