Registered Nurse (part-time)| Asheville

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

The Registered Nurse is primarily responsible for providing health assessments for all youth admitted to the Assessment Center and providing consultation to the Assessment Center staff regarding youth medical needs.  This is a part-time position, approximately 10 hours per week.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Conduct physical exams for all youth admitted to the Assessment Center within 24 hours of admission.
  2. Work with Director to review standard operating procedures regarding healthcare services.
  3. Provide oversight for medication administration and record keeping protocols.
  4. Responding to the youth medical needs, such as sick call, regular medical assessments, and daily triage of injuries and illnesses.
  5. Provide consultation to the Assessment Center staff regarding youth medical issues.
  6. Serve as a liaison to community healthcare providers for the Assessment Center program.
  7. Perform other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Director.

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Knowledge:  Master’s Degree in a human services field from an accredited and approved college or university. Licensed by the relevant North Carolina State Board.
  • Experience:  Two (2) years of experience providing therapeutic services to client population.
Skills/Working Conditions:
  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be insurable by Methodist Home for Children’s insurance carrier.
  • Must be able to work in high pressure, high stress environment.
  • Computer literacy, advanced writing and editing skills and organizational skills are essential.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends, and holidays.
  • Possible exposure to infectious diseases.
Physical Requirements: 
  • Must provide a negative drug screen result prior to employment.
  • Must pass a post-employment physical and TB test.
  • Have the ability to perform physical demands associated with daily operational functions and client interactions, such as walking, standing, bending, and lifting.
  • Have the ability to comprehend and produce accurate program documentation, including, but not limited to, staff documentation, budget documentation, and community correspondence.
  • Have the ability to communicate professionally in both verbal and written formats with consumers, including, but not limited to, parents, colleagues, and community service providers.
  • Have the ability to participate in extensive travel.
  • Have the ability to drive for agency related events during the day or night.
  • Regular attendance at primary worksite and agency related events.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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