Registered Nurse

  • White Cap Search
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Nov 06, 2018
Registered Nurse

Job Description

  • Coordination of care for a caseload of 15 or more medically fragile or special needs children residing in foster boarding homes.
  • Making mandated monthly home visits, providing medical training for the foster parents and biological parents, accompanying foster parents to medical appointments and advocating for the needs of the children on the caseload.
  •  Creates implements and maintains a care plan for children  
  • Provides daily management and coordination of appointments, supplies, and medication for foster children on caseload
  • Performs mandated monthly home visits, jointly with case planner, and provides complete, purposeful, accurate and detailed assessments of the home environment, including follow-up from previous home visits.
  • Provides training for foster and biological parents on the child’s medical condition, proper administration of medication, safety precautions including response to side effects, universal precautions, age anticipatory guidance, and any other training based on the care plan.
  • Utilizes nursing process to develop nursing assessments of foster children from comprehensive birth, developmental, health, immunization and social histories.
  • Assists the NP/MD with well child care, follow-up and sick visits of foster children on their caseload.  
  • Administer immunizations
  • Makes appropriate referrals for hearing and vision screening and other problems and follows up in a timely manner.
  • Triages daily phone calls and serves as an emergency on call resource periodically.
  • Maintains medical records in an updated (real-time), organized, and legible condition, including medication, feeding and therapy changes.
  • Assures medical reports are in the medical record within a reasonable time frame
  • Communicates in a timely manner with team (social worker, foster parent, biological parent, psychiatrist, and pediatrician) about missed or rescheduled appointments and any special assistance required, i.e. translator, transportation, and/or cultural.
  • Completes and submits school forms, reports, rate forms and summaries in a timely manner.
  • Attends Program-Based Health Center meetings, weekly nurse case conferences, and monthly foster care staff meetings, Family Team Conferences, and other CAS site meetings.
  • Works collaboratively with social workers, administrative staff, doctors and community health care providers.

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