ChildServe RN Care Coordinator - Days - Homes in Johnston, Iowa

RN Care Coordinator - Days - Homes

Nursing & CNA (Peds LT Care, Rehab, Homecare, Community)
Johnston, Iowa

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Description

The RN Care Coordinator is directly responsible for ensuring the clinical needs of each child is assessed, planned, and evaluated. You will facilitate a multidisciplinary team approach to clinical care using appropriate resources to develop and implement an individualized teaching and discharge plan with the children and their families.When You'll WorkM-F 6am to 4pmOn-call with onsite hoursBack up on-call every 4th weekend

What You’ll Do

  • Assess, plan, and evaluate the child’s clinical care

  • Ensure care plans are implemented correctly by other staff; provide training as needed.

  • Facilitate multidisciplinary care team meetings for each child at least annually and as needed per regulatory requirements.

  • Achieve CHOROUS results for their scope (i.e Care Plan goal achievement, care plans within 30 days, care plan reviews annually).

  • Provide on-site nursing and attend health-related appointments with children.

  • Maintain accurate, completed, and timely records and provide feedback to leadership on how the documentation system can be improved.

  • Communicate effectively, respectfully, and professionally with children, physicians, families, school personnel, ChildServe staff, and others to assure assigned child’s care needs are assessed, communicated, and met.

  • Provide oversight of the care delivered by Licensed Practical Nurses and paraprofessionals.

  • Provide training to children, families, and staff as needed to help advance the skills and knowledge of all people associated with a child’s care delivery.

  • Serve as a preceptor/mentor to new care givers as assigned.

  • Coach and support peers in ways that improve care and documentation.

What You’ll Need

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing and licensed to practice as an RN in the State of Iowa.

  • RN experience in the field of developmental disabilities, pediatrics and skilled patients.

  • Experience as Case Manager, Care Manager, or care coordinator preferred.

  • Knowledge of clinical terminology and modalities of care delivery systems; good communication and organizational skills; skilled in the use of computers; commitment in providing premiere nursing services.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in reading, writing, and speaking the English language

Who We AreAt ChildServe, no position is ever “just a job.” Working at ChildServe allows you to live every day knowing that you have helped to improve the lives of children and families.

To tell you about everything we do would take a whole website (You can check ours out HERE. To tell you the amazing stories of the nearly 4,500 children we serve each year would take even longer (you can read many of them HERE). We promise you’ll be inspired and come away with a deeper understanding of our unique culture and services.

We provide over 30 pediatric healthcare programs and services in 4 locations throughout Iowa. We hire many positions, from expert caregivers, medical professionals, administrative staff (and everything in between), and each team member plays an important role in fulfilling our mission.

ChildServe has been a Top Workplace in Iowa for four years running, thanks to our passionate team and our commitment to outstanding care. To help us learn more about how your talents and skills can make a difference at ChildServe, apply today.