Nurse/RN-Full time-7am-3:30pm/Mon.-Fri.
 Bronx, NY

· Perform nursing admission and discharge

· Adhere to medication safety practices and processes in accordance with state practice act, treatment plan, and relevant policy and procedures

· Fax all prescriptions to Chem Rx for new orders and renewals.

· Provide nurse assessment and triage when indicated

· Document all pertinent information on medical chart, logs, face sheet, etc.

· Maintain all health office records including immunization and physical records, charting, student weights, medication administration records, etc as required by DOH and other regulatory agencies.

· Bring laboratory reports to the attention of doctor for review and signature.

· Attend treatment, clinical and screening team meetings as appropriate, providing input as to student’s health and wellness needs and progress.

· Maintain an awareness of each student’s emotional and physical needs and refer her/him to other team member(s) to meet those needs when necessary.

· Participate in teaching students about healthy lifestyle, diet/nutrition, daily exercise

· Assess student readiness for medication self-administration and train accordingly

· Educate and work with families on the importance of medication compliance and safe administration

· Work with the inter-disciplinary team in the provision of all job duties.

· Support and participate in behavior management program.

· Licensed R.N.

· NYS Driving License

· Acceptable clearance checks for State Central Register, Driver license and fingerprinting as required by the program.

· Compliance with health regulations for physical/mantoux testing.

· Attending TCI class for certification/re-certification and passing a test upon completion of course is a minimum requirement for employment

SCO Family of Services is an equal opportunity employer