Amity Foundation, an internationally acclaimed Teaching and Therapeutic Community is seeking a compassionate and enthusiastic Registered Nurse who has experience in behavioral health for our Vista Ranch.
Amity is a place where people can change in an environment that fosters trust; where new values can be formed; responsibilities developed; and lasting relationships built. This is an ideal setting for learning with educational, vocational, and recreational opportunities.
This position requires handling all aspects of students physical, medical, and dental needs including responsibility for making all necessary appointments, referrals and interacting with all pharmacies, medical and dental providers. Assists students in education regarding their health needs, and non-medical interventions that may be helpful.
STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
The Nurse is responsible for the oversight of self-administration of medication and documentation thereof. Also, establishes and maintains health records, including medical history, physical examinations, nursing assessments, information regarding doctor’s visits, and a clinical record of health problems. In the Wellness Center the nurse manages a small team of 2-3 assistants as well as works with a service team to coordinate the needs and treatment plan for students.
• Must possess current license as Registered Nurse.
• Minimum of two (2) years nursing experience preferably in behavioral health
• Ability to assess situations and respond.
• Able to work with minimum supervision.
• Must have CPR/First Aid certificate and have knowledge with other emergency procedures.