- Responsible for passing and documentation of all medications, in accordance to DBI- Capstone Academy’s Medication Dispensing Procedure and Policy.
- Closely monitor all youth with special medical conditions.
- Work closelywith the pharmacy to ensure that all medications are received in a timely manner.
- Work with the therapists to get all medical/medication consents signed by parent/guardians in a timely manner.
- Schedule all doctor, vision, immunization, specialty, physical therapy, surgical, tests and appointments.
- Assist all physicians when they are in the building- including the psychiatrist, medical doctor, dentist, podiatrist and gynecologist. Follow up on all orders by doctors.
- Follow up on all lab and test results. Notify the doctor, document in the resident’s chart, notify the therapist and/or parent/guardian if appropriate.
- Attend multi-disciplinary meetings for all new residents. Responsible for explaining the benefits and risks for medications to all who are present.
- Maintain medical records for each youth.
- Complete a Nursing Assessment within 7 business days of admission for each new resident.
- Complete an Admission and Discharge Body Audit Scan and complete the Body Audit form.
- Assess the status of residents’ during the following situations and provide appropriate first aid, medical interventions and complete a BodyAuditform
- Physical restraints
- Physical injuries
- Suicide attempts
- Self-harming behaviors (cutting, hitting head on the wall, etc.)
- Medical emergencies (seizures, sports injuries, etc.), including those requiring a visit to the emergency room or hospital. Contact the CMO/DHS and parent/guardian for all medical emergencies. Complete an Incident Report for all medical emergencies.
- Complete a pre-natal assessment on all expectant mothers. Monitor all identified problems, schedule all pre-natal appointments, do teachings on each phase of pregnancy and tests that will be performed on the resident. If appropriate, provide teaching and recourse material to parents/guardian/staff.
- Assess status of employee medical emergencies that occurs while on duty and provide the appropriate first-aid and/or send them out for emergency treatment at the authorized agency. This is done while following protocol set forth by Human Resources. Monitor all follow-up appointments and forward all resulting paperwork to Human Resources. Forward any restrictions to Human Resources and the Program Director.
- Ensure that all medical information is entered on JAIS/JJOLT for all residents, including medication, medication changes and medical issues.
- Upon admission, obtain resident’s immunizations. Make appointment for residents to obtain required shots and note all information in the resident’s chart.
- Keep track of all psychiatric evaluations, updated psychiatric evaluations and medication reviews.
- Ensure that all youth are having their appropriate appointments with the psychiatrist and that the CMO/DHS/therapist are receiving the appropriate information.
- Monitor resident’s weight and document in their chart, depending on the resident’s medication that they are taking.
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Bachelors or better in Nursing/Healthcare.
Licenses & Certifications