SUMMARY:A Registered Nurse skilled to deliver individualized nursing care to patients/families according to their identified needs. The nursing care is based on the nursing process and augments the medical plan of treatment appropriate to the Specialty Clinic.
I. Provide nursing care in Developmental Pediatrics, Autism Services, Behavior Disorders Clinic, and the Jane Justin School.
Screen and prepare patients for diagnostic and follow up visits with Child Study Center clinicians.
Assist clinicians during and after diagnostic and recall visits and complete related charting.
Work with clinicians to educate and assist families.
Receive and return phones calls from patients, pharmacies, etc.
Assist clinicians with medication management.
Collaborate with other Child Study Center departments to best serve families.
Schedule diagnostic testing and ensure follow up.
Prepare prescriptions for patients and complete related charting.
Provide health assessments/first aid for ill or injured students/clients from the Jane Justin School and Autism Services.
Be able to multi task and work in a fast paced environment as a member of a collaborative team.
II.Conduct daily medication administration in the Autism Services Department
III. Provide nursing assessment and first aid to patients in Autism Services, the Behavior Disorders Clinic, and students in the Jane Justin School. Complete appropriate documentation on incident reports and document in EMR. Document any follow up recommendations.
IV.Conduct yearly audits of vaccination status of patients in Autism Services and the Jane Justin School. Review vaccination status of patients in the Behavior Disorders Clinic and document in EMR prior to admission.
V.Conduct hearing, vision and spinal screening on all Jane Justin School students and ensure reports are submitted to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
VI. Serve as back up to the other nurses/medical assistants (includes checking voicemail on the nurse, doctor and prescription phone lines).
Graduate of accredited nursing program (Associate's required, Bachelor's preferred).
Minimum of one year pediatric nursing experience preferred.
Experience in a clinical setting preferred.
Current permit or license to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas.
Current BLS Certification.
Will obtain advanced life support certification within two years from their date of hire/transfer date.
Other certification may be required by department.
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