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Requisition Number 18-0047
Post Date 8/17/2018
Title Youth Residential Treatment Program Nurse (RN)
Location Omegon
City Hopkins
State MN
Description Primary Duty:
Responsible for assessing the patient’s needs, developing a plan of care, implementing the plan and evaluating and adjusting the plan as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
· Assess patient’s nursing needs.
· Develop nursing care plan.
· Provide assessed nursing care needs to patient.
· Monitor patient progress.
· Record patient progress.
· May assist with examinations and procedures.
· Administer medications as prescribed by physician.
· Train others in safely administering medications as prescribed by physicians.
· May perform procedures such as dressing wounds, etc.
· May provide emergency care for patients.
· Coordinate patient care with care team, outside providers and agencies, and family members.
· Provide health education, including self-care and wellness issues, to patients and their families.
· Coordinate outside training for CPR and First Aid Response for others on agency.
· Serve as an advocate on behalf of patients.
· Supervise the maintenance of current health, medical and insurance records on each resident.
· Maintain current MN registration/certification and CPR/first aid training and meet yearly CEU requirements as needed.
· Follow agency policy and remain compliant with DHS licensing standards.
· Inform appropriate management of pertinent medical findings and recommendations for follow-up up with outside agencies
· Schedule routine physicals, medical and dental exams as needed; may accompany resident on appointments.
· Promote personal safety and a safe environment for participants and co-workers.
· Perform duties in accordance with agency policies, procedures, and professional and community standards.
. Responsible for ordering equipment and supplies
· May plan and coordinate community programs to promote health.
· Assure program participant privacy is maintained by being knowledgeable and following HIPAA privacy and security regulations.
· Work as many hours as needed to complete the job.
· Attendance.
· Other duties as assigned.



Requirements Education/Experience:
· Registered Nurse licensed in the State of Minnesota
· Minimum of one (1) year of nursing experience.
· Experience in working with adolescents

Other Skills/Requirements:
· Demonstrated competency working with adolescents in treatment setting.
· Confidentiality
· A valid drivers license and a good driving record.
· Organizational and time management skills.
· Computer basics.
· CPR certified.

Program Description Omegon Residential Treatment Center is a nonprofit, co-educational, dual-diagnosis facility which offers specialized treatment services for male and female adolescents, ages 12 to 17, who are experiencing serious emotional, social and/or behavioral disorders, combined with the abuse/dependency on mood-altering chemicals. The Omegon treatment program consists of group, individual and family therapy in addition to health-oriented recreational, independent living skill development activities and special needs groups. Psychiatric, psychological, educational and family system evaluations guide the treatment program.


About the Organization

Volunteers of America Minnesota is a nonprofit health and human services organization that annually serves more than 25,000 children, adolescents and their families, older adults, students, persons with disabilities and special needs, and adults completing incarceration. Since 1896, we have helped people gain self-reliance, dignity and hope

Key words: Nursing, Medical, RN. Registered Nurse, Treatment Facility
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