(Part-Time) – Office opens 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., flex-time with supervisor’s approval. May require some evening or weekend hours for special projects. Additionally, the employee must be able to work off site at any of the locations in the Health Service Division.
Responsible for nursing and clinical case management of primary and secondary care medical services within the Health Services clinics. Assist in providing back-up for the ADHC program nursing services.
- Provide health education and screenings for patients in the areas of preventative health, chronic care, and general wellness.
- Complete physical assessments and conduct interviews to determine clients’ current and past health problems. Use nursing skills to develop, implement and evaluate individualized plans of care.
- Assist with all aspects of nursing operations in the health clinic under the direction of the volunteer Medical Director and nursing supervisor including: review laboratory and diagnostic reports and highlight areas of concern for physician review; review patients charts daily to assure accuracy and completeness; assist physician in medical examination and in associated procedures requested by the physician; respond to all medical, pharmaceutical, and patient inquiries.
- Assist clients with clinical case-management to access timely secondary care and diagnostic services through a continuum of care, including eligibility, applications, assessment, and referrals to physicians and related healthcare providers. Research and coordinate care related to identified needs.
- Establishes and maintains case files, referrals and other related documents for the treatment of clients/patients; keeps abreast of client/patient data to ensure appropriate treatment and care are delivered.
- Assist in providing coverage for all nursing positions including the ADHC program at the Osceola Council on Aging. Evaluate the needs of each daycare client on a quarterly and as needed basis and provide care and treatment, including medication supervision as indicated. Provide supervision and assistance to the nursing aides for patient care and treatment.
- Follow all policies and procedures of the Osceola Council on Aging.
- Other duties as assigned that are applicable to job description including assisting in times of disaster as needed.
- Education/Training: Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (L.P.N.). Ability to read and write, carry out written and verbal instructions and complete required reports. Proficient in Common English.
- Licensure/Certification: R.N., L.P.N., CPR
- Experience: Two years nursing experience preferred. Knowledge of Windows based applications. Must be able to effectively organize and maintain accurate records.
- Interpersonal Skills: Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills and the ability to work with a wide variety of groups and individuals.
- Essential Technical/Motor Skills: Sufficient skills to be able to read and write effectively.
- Essential Mental Abilities: Knowledgeable and competent to perform all essential functions.
- Essential Sensory Requirements: Ability to visually and audibly perform all essential functions.
- Essential Physical Requirements: Sufficient mobility and strength to move about the facility and the community, have corrected vision and hearing to the normal range. This position may require occasional bending and lifting subject to specific physical requirements and working conditions as listed in job duties.
- Exposure to Hazards: None
- Other: Assumes responsibility for professional growth and development.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.