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Registered Nurse (RN)

Company: Youth Opportunity Investments, LLC
Location: Lebanon
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

*Registered Nurse* Youth Opportunity Investments, LLC - Lebanon, TN *Company Overview* Youth Opportunity Investments is dedicated to empowering youth with individualized needs to become successful and independent by establishing strong foundations of physical and emotional health, positive social and family relationships, and education. Through a commitment to teamwork, leadership, and culture our employees are prepared and qualified to make a transformative difference in the lives of young people. At Youth Opportunity we Invest in Excellence for the success and growth of our employees and the achievement of at-promise youth. Learn more about our culture: *Overview of Duties & Responsibilities*--- Triage illness and injuries at each shift, determine medical priority, and treat within the scope of nursing practice; use physician standing orders, or referral when treatment is beyond the scope of nursing practice. --- Monitor and/or administer medications, document adverse effects of the medication, and any test that may be required for each medication. As needed, obtain prescription re-fills in timely fashion to maintain client medication needs. --- Conduct required health screenings including, but not limited to, height, weight, BMI, blood pressure, pulse, vision, hearing, acute and chronic illness evaluation, and substance abuse initial screenings. Screenings are to be conducted to meet or exceed state agency requirements. --- During orientation and on an annual basis, staff members and youth will receive instruction on the exposure control plan, which includes standard precautions, blood borne pathogens, and how communicable diseases are spread. --- Conduct sick call at frequency to meet or exceed state agency requirements. Complete agency logs as needed (to include, but not limited to sick call log, episodic care log, sharps count log, over the counter medication inventory log, and TB testing log). As agency logging requirements may vary from state to state, the RN will ensure that the logs required for a specific location are maintained. --- Document health care progress, problems, needs, and recommendations according to established charting procedures. --- Conduct check for injuries on youth after a restraint or other incident. --- Provide training and assistance in areas of infection control and OSHA compliance (i.e., blood borne pathogen standards, etc.) as needed. --- Systematically and periodically reviews client records and health care needs noting, but not limited to, immunization status, adherence to state guidelines, medication and food allergies, physical exam findings, dental and visual needs, diagnostic tests, and medication changes. --- Coordinate with safety teams quarterly mock emergency drills on several emergency situations with detailed debriefing and critiques. --- Provides staff training as required by state agency. Examples of training may include, but is not limited to first aid, universal precautions, use of epi-pens, and medication review for those staff cleared to monitor self-administration of medications. CPR training may also be provided if the nurse is a certified CPR trainer. --- Maintain "Controlled Drug Book", assuring that agency required forms are being used and signed by staff when medication is administered and when nurse or cleared representatives are conducting shift-to-shift medication counts. --- Maintain health/first aid supplies, including, but not limited to the ordering epi-pens and bandaging units, ordering, and stocking other supplies, monitoring expiration dates, and monitoring/maintaining of Automatic External Defibrillator (AED). --- Participate in training and development activities as required to maintain licensure (based on state board of nursing recommendations)*Key competencies/requirements* A. Education - Requires Registered Nurse Diploma or degree. Must have and maintain current and appropriate RN licensure in the state where employed. B. Experience - Two years of school, correctional, doctor's office, camp, industrial, or public health experience preferred. Experience working pediatric/adolescent patient care preferred. C. Skills - Requires discretion and judgment in making decisions. Requires ability to devise new methods, modifications, or adapting standard principles or practices to new or changed conditions. Must have working knowledge of child/adolescent related illness. Must be CPR certified. Specialized Knowledge - Familiar with the psychological/physical needs of youth. D. Physical Demands - Ability to lift/move up to 20 pounds and provide necessary physical services to clients. Must be free of communicable diseases as defined by the state and to the extent that knowledge is attainable under the law. Must be able to transport clients. E. Other - Must maintain an appropriate and valid state driver's license. Must meet state criminal background check requirements. *What you will need to be successful in this role*· Have the passion to work with At-Promise Youth · The ability to work and serve with empathy, patience, and mutual respect · Be professional, friendly, responsible, and dependable · Align with the mission, vision, and values of Youth Opportunity Investments · Pass a criminal history background check · Pass drug screening · Pass physical · Negative TB test *Locations (1)*· Lebanon Youth Academy - Lebanon, TN *Benefits*· A schedule that allows for more life/work balance · Eligible for Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance after 60 days of employment (full/part-time employees)· Eligible for 100% 401k match of up to 4% of your salary after 60 days of employment · Paid Time Off · Tuition Assistance · 7 Paid Holidays (Full-time employees)· Opportunities for Growth *Equal Employment Opportunity Employer* Youth Opportunity Investment, LLC (YOI) is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, region, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or any other legally protected status. Job Type: Full-time Pay: $38,000.00 - $41,000.00 per year Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
Medical specialties:
* Pediatrics
Physical setting:
* Inpatient
Standard shift:
* Day shift
Supplemental schedule:
* On call
Weekly schedule:
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability Ability to commute/relocate:
* Lebanon, TN 37090: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required) Experience:
* Nursing: 1 year (Preferred) License/Certification:
* RN (Preferred) Work Location: One location

Keywords: Youth Opportunity Investments, LLC, Murfreesboro , Registered Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Lebanon, Tennessee

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