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Registered Nurse

Company: Wayside Youth & Family Support Network
Location: Arlington
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

COME DEMONSTRATE YOUR PASSION FOR CHILD & FAMILY EMPOWERMENT BY JOINING THE WAYSIDE TEAM!At Wayside, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative, and equity- focused community that approaches client care as a matter of social justice. Wayside is one of Massachusetts' most respected child and family serving agencies with program locations across Central, Eastern and Northeastern Massachusetts serving more than 6,000 children, young adults, and families each year.Wayside thinks of our employees as whole people and invests in benefits to support employee wellness.

  • Tuition, training & student loan reimbursement
  • PTO Package: 3 Wellness Days (time off), 9 Paid Holidays, Up to 3 weeks of vacation (in your first year)
  • A learning environment - free training institute with thought leaders, CEU trainings & program trainings, etc.
  • Financial health supports
  • Equity focused medical benefits
  • Teamwork atmosphere
  • Career development support - a great place to grow your career!!!Job Posting OverviewThe Nurse is responsible for the oversight and implementation of the medical, health and medication services of clients at an Adolescent Residential Campus. The position requires flexible hours in order to meet all the resident needs. Provide medical and health services delivery to all clients. Performs Medical Risk Assessments within 24 hours of a client's admission and makes all necessary recommendations for medical care to the Medical Case Managers and Nursing reports medical incidents to the Nursing Supervisor. Provide emergency triage, assess client health and/or injuries when necessary. Works closely with the Nursing Supervisor and Program Administrators and makes sure clients conditions are medically managed for the duration of their stay. Triages medical requests from Program Administrators and communicates outcome to staff as appropriate on a daily basis. Monitor medication administration compliance and oversees the Medication Administration Error reporting by the Medical Case Managers. Reviews all medical/medication incident report daily and signs off on them. Follow up with Program Administrators and staff on an as needed basis. Maintains communication with client's legal guardian for all medical issues on a continual basis. Documents all conversations in nursing notes.Minimum Requirements
    • Minimum Education : Nursing degree
    • Minimum Work Experience: At least 1+ years experience
    • Licensure: Registered Nurse
    • Certification: MAP, TCI, CPR, First Aid
    • Perform Supervisory Duties : NoJob Description/TasksTraining/Consultation: Conduct medication trainings for staff. Collaborate with program for nursing needs including health education/awareness groups. Provide education to staff and guardians on conditions/ medications.Clinical: Participate in On-call rotation for medical/medication issues. Attend rounds. Provide nursing assessments. Triage nursing needs and make appropriate referrals. Assist staff in training and troubleshooting medication distribution issues. Work with Nursing Supervisor to ensure all medical needs of Campus are completed daily. Serve as nursing on call for after hours.Administrative: Assist in writing policies as relates to MAP or NARCAN medication administration. Responsible for medication transcription & consents. Count & order all required medications. Assist staff with medication portion of intakes & discharges. Obtain immunization and PCP records.Care Coordination: Coordinate appointments with outside collaterals.Clinical: Nursing on call on weekends for psychiatry assistance. Document all medical needs, occurrences and communication in appropriate locations including EMRCompliance: Document medication errors.Customer Service/ Client Interaction: Maintain professional relationship with collaterals and guardians.COMPETENCIES/TRAITS
      • Demonstrates high quality customer service (i.e. ability to connect with others, approachability, being respectful to others, able to communicate with others at all levels, strong client engagement skills, etc.).
      • Demonstrates good clinical knowledge (i.e. strong Motivational Interviewing skills).
      • Demonstrates good assessment and treatment planning skills.
      • Demonstrates ability to work with others (i.e. strong teamwork, can collaborate and coordinate care with other staff).
      • Demonstrates high quality writing skills as evidenced by good client documentation.
      • Demonstrates attention to detail (i.e. ability to give and follow detailed and explicit directions).
      • Demonstrates an ability to multitask.
      • Demonstrates ability to meet deadlines.
      • Demonstrates dependability and persistence (i.e. excellent follow through on assigned tasks).
      • Demonstrates the ability to teach, mentor, and coach others (i.e. able to provide constructive feedback).
      • Demonstrates Beginner Excel skills (i.e. create templates/tracking sheets).
      • Demonstrates knowledge of EEC licensure requirements and chart documentation needs.Starting Salary - $65,000/yearSalary for this position ranges from the "base" rate of pay (as listed above)-for someone with the minimum required credentials.
        Adjustments up from the base rate of pay could include such factors as years of related experience externally, educational background, years at another position within Wayside, needed language fluency, and/or particular areas of expertise.Wayside welcomes equity-minded applicants whose values align with our goal of being a child welfare and behavioral health agency committed to anti-racism, social justice, and advocacy. Successful candidates are asked to be engaged in Wayside's dedication to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Bilingual/bicultural and LGBTQ+ applicants are encouraged to apply!

Keywords: Wayside Youth & Family Support Network, Arlington , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Arlington, Massachusetts

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