1. Receive requests for consults from the physician. 2. Schedule clinic with appropriate consultant. 3. Communicate the schedules to the homes on a weekly and as needed basis. 4. Make sure all equipment needed is provided to the consultant. 5. Attend all clinics and assist the consultant as needed.to assure clinics are organized and completed safely 6. Document in the client record SOAP progress note 7. Make sure information from the clinic is shared with the PCPs immediately if any orders or immediate follow up required 8. Assure that the consultant documents his notes and signs forms. 9. Track the clinics in a data base. 10. Supervise the LVNs that work in the satelite campus clinics 11. Supervise LVNs assigned to clinics on campus. 11. Other duties as assigned by Medical director
Essential Job Functions:
Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assCoordinates clinics, schedules individuals in appropriate clinics, assures clinics are staffed appropriately, informs physician of changes in individual, and communicates effectively
Types reports, assessments, tracking communications using PC, required software and established formats. Provides personnel management to subordinate nursing staff. Interview/hires competent nursing staff, facilitates personnel matters, delegates work assignments, and evaluates employees performance.
Complies with all State/Federal/Local standards; Facility Policy, ICF Standards, and Texas Nurse Practice Act.
Other duties as assigned include, but are not limited to, actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency’s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.
Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Knowledge of nursing techniques and procedures; of health care laws and regulations; of medical diagnoses and procedures; of accepted medical treatment patterns; of community health and nursing care principles, practices, and procedures; of program regulations and procedures.
Ability to provide patient care, to prepare and maintain records, to explain public health law, and to train others.
Ability to appropriately interact with individuals with developmental disabilities and staff members. Ability to coordinate on-going health care during routine daily activities or during special activities. Ability to calculate mathematical dosages of medications. Demonstrates a working knowledge of emergency procedures and emergency equipment, i.e., CPR. Ability to assess and care of residents and/or staff members in emergency situations. Ability to present ideas clearly and concisely utilizing English in both written and oral communications.
Registration or Licensure Requirements:
Must be registered as a Registered Nurse by the State of Texas or a state that recognizes reciprocity through the Nurse Licensure Compact. Experience in nursing work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in nursing or from an accredited nursing program is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.
Initial Selection Criteria:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in nursing or from an accredited nursing program is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.
Experience with computer software ie outlook, excell, etc.
All applicants must pass: pre-employment drug screen, fingerprint criminal background check, and Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Employee Misconduct Registry and Nurse/Aide Registry checks. Males between the ages of 18 – 25 must be registered with the Selective Service.
All State Supported Living Center employees are subject to random drug testing.
Flexibility in work hours may be required for this position. The position may be required to work overtime and/or extended hours.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.
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