Nurse
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 2/15/2019

Job Description

Lakeside Academy located in Goddard, Ks is a 24hr residential facility for youth in the Department of Children and Family Service custody.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Nurse serves as a collaborative part of the treatment team in effort to care for and support residents with mental disabilities.  The Nurse evaluates and identifies individualized needs for the residents and develops nursing care plans to address those needs in a holistic manner.  The Nurse works in conjunction with the physicians, therapists, direct care staff and outside agencies to establish a treatment plan that is tailored to the resident.  The Nurse must also perform routine health maintenance, medication administration, medical record documentation and assist with milieu operations.   The Nurse is responsible to administer medications as prescribed by the physician, as outlined in the facility policy and procedure, and according to the safe practice standards in the field of nursing.  The Nurse monitors residents for effectiveness of medications and or adverse side effects.  The Nurse assesses residents when injuries are reported and makes a determination of course of treatment and/or referral to a medical doctor.  The Nurse monitors resident’s behavior and change in mental status and takes necessary action to ensure safety and reports negative changes to the appropriate party (i.e. physician, therapist). The Nurse documents clinical orders from the Physician and Clinician and implements orders as given.  All interventions are charted indicating the resident’s response to the intervention on a regular basis.  The Nurse participates in quality management and performance improvement activities and carries out quality control activities for the nursing department.    

Job Snapshot

About Us

At Sequel Youth and Family Services, we work together today to build a brighter tomorrow. With a focus on providing programs for behavioral, emotional, or physical challenges, we proudly serve children and adults alike. Associates at Sequel Youth and Family Services enjoy giving back and getting more out of a career that positively impacts the community. If you’re a compassionate, motivated individual who’s looking for a truly meaningful career, we look forward to hearing from you.

Sequel Youth and Family Services is committed to offering a broad spectrum of services and options that care for our patients and families alike. Our offerings include long-term residential treatment, short-term impact programs, shelter care, therapeutic group homes, therapeutic foster care, community-based services, in-home services, and alternative education programs. Our reach extends to clients from 37 states and territories – and we’re growing every day.

Current employment opportunities span:

  • Business Administration & Support

  • Education & Counseling

  • Residential Support Services

  • Child & Family Therapy

  • Nursing (LPN, CNA, RN, PRN)

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