Career: Nurse Care Coordinator

Nurse Care Coordinator

To provide high-quality support to the children in the CCC Program in direct relation to improving medication management and administration to promote the well-being and safety of the children in care.

Department

BHSO Program

Employment Type

Part Time (25 hrs per week)

Responsible To

BHSO Target Case Manager Supervisor

Essential Functions:

  • The RN Case Manager acts as a liaison between patients and health care providers to ensure patients are receiving services.
  • Provide supervision and support to the Certified Medical Assistant and Nurse Aide.
  • Attend all required agency meetings.
  • Attend all trainings and meetings in regards to the youth on case load.
  • Complete monthly health assessments of all youth in their homes.
  • Responsible for ensuring medication management procedures are adhered to and adjusted as needed for all 7 CCC Group Homes.
  • Maintain medical files, logs, documentation, etc.
  • Creation and maintenance of Medical Passport if one does not accompany youth to placement.
  • Coordinate medical services for youth.
  • Coordinate and attend all medical appointments as required or deemed necessary.
  • Collaborate with CCC Leadership Team members to coordinate medical care for youth when deemed necessary.
  • Complete MCO documentation and provide input for treatment plans.
  • Ensure EMR documentation is completed timely and according to set standards.
  • Ensure youth have necessary medication in a timely manner:
    1. Calling in Medications
    2. Picking up Medications
    3. Distributing Medications to Group Homes.
  • Creation and maintenance of MARs (Medication Administration Records) for all youth in the CCC program.
  • Conduct audits of group homes in regards to medication management as deemed necessary.
  • Complete monthly menu and disseminate to group home staff.
  • Conduct monthly training of Medication Administration Training (8-10 hours) in the evening.
  • Serve after hours on-call per schedule (additional pay provided).

Department

CCC Program

Employment Type

Full Time

Responsible To

Program Director

Additional Duties:

  • Attend training and development deemed necessary for this position.
  • Ensure that Health and Safety is observed in the course of employment.
  • Ensure compliance with Equal Opportunities Policy and Procedure in all employment.
  • May be required to assume other duties as may be requested by the Program Director/Program Manager that is commensurate with level of responsibility and skills.
  • Comply with Corporate Compliance.
  • Comply with all Key Assets policies and procedures.

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Organized and resourceful self-starter and strong ability to work in a team.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills and listening skills.
  • Maintains composure in highly stressful or adverse situations.
  • Proficient Interpersonal skills to include friendliness, a welcoming demeanor, professionalism, and cooperation.
  • High level of focus on safety, adhering to all workplace and safety regulations and practices

Qualifications:

  • RN or greater clinical licensure. BSN is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience is preferred.
  • Experience in psychiatric, residential, and/or adolescent care is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with psychotropic medications is strongly preferred.

Work Environment:

This job primarily operates from the Lexington Office. The Nurse Care Coordinator will be required to travel to the group home settings as deemed necessary to carry out all job duties effectively. Employees must be able to travel to our three group home locations: Lexington, Nicholasville, or Georgetown. A work cell phone and laptop will be issued for this role.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • The incumbent may be required to stand and/or walk for long periods of time and occasionally climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, and crouch.  The incumbent must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to talk or hear.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
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