To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.
The essential functions include:
Supervise healthcare and protect clients while in their care.
Represent the nursing office at assigned weekly team meetings.
Transcribe orders, receive verbal orders as needed and send order to pharmacy per department protocols.
Administer medications as directed according to agency policy.
Administer first aid as needed.
Review lab results with Nursing Supervisor and Psychiatrist
Review/prepare and distribute special menus in collaboration with Nursing Supervisor
Visit and evaluate asthmatic clients on a monthly basis, or more frequently if necessary, and maintain spirometer readings.
Schedule individual and group asthma teaching sessions
Participate in programs designed to help clients acquire socially acceptable habits of behavior.
Participate in programs designed to help clients accept their medical conditions and handle them appropriately.
Use appropriate authority to set limits for behavior while clients are in the nurses' office.
Maintain complete, accurate records of all medications administered outlined in agency policy.
Learn and become familiar with pharmacy recordkeeping and legalities involved.
Provide office coverage in the absence of the Nursing Supervisor
Prepare memos and letters as needed.
Maintain client charts as needed filing pertinent doctor appointments and psychiatric notes.
Transport clients to doctor appointments as required, or for other medical needs and prepare related paperwork in conjunction with Nursing Supervisor
Weigh and measure clients and maintain monthly records.