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Registered Nurse (Glenkirk)

Company: Glenkirk
Location: Chicago, IL
JOB  TITLE:    Registered Nurse
PROGRAM:    Clinical

GROUP:         Program Services
STATUS:         Exempt (salaried)

BASIC FUNCTION: 
To oversee the health and well-being of individuals.

SCOPE:
Responsible to work as part of the community support team in reviewing individual medical needs of individual; providing recommendations, support and assistance for the care given in meeting these needs.

 WORK PERFORMED   % of TIME 
Review all orders from doctor assuring for accuracy, provide information to the pharmacy, check medication from pharmacy for accuracy.    50
 Act as liaison between residential programs, the pharmacy and the doctors.    15
 Assure medication changes are implemented..    10

Provide annual nursing summary for each individual, reassess individuals, reassess individuals on self med administration and complete the SAMA.

   8
 Monitor monthly records on individual weights, blood pressure, menses, seizures, as necessary.    7
 Ensure all medication is delivered to the homes.    4
 Attend discharge meetings from hospitalizations, complete 24 hour follow-up for all medical emergencies    4
 Meet with the podiatrist, vision specialist, and psychiatrist monthly.    3
 Maintain regular and consistent work attendance.    
 Perform other duties as assigned.    

SUPERVISION  EXERCISED
None

SUPERVISION  RECEIVED
Supervisor:                   Clinical Services Division Manager
Indirect from:                Registered Nurse Trainer (RNT)

RESPONSIBILITY  AND AUTHORITY
Responsible to work professionally with physicians, guardians, day programs and all staff involved in the care of each individual.

Materials or products: None
Equipment:                  Phone
Money:                         None