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Washington State DCYF Registered Nurse 2 (RN2) - Snoqualmie in Snoqualmie, Washington

Description The Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) was created to be a comprehensive agency exclusively dedicated to the social, emotional, and physical well-being of children, youth, and families regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or other socioeconomic factors. We believe our workforce should reflect the communities we serve and are actively searching for candidates that reflect that diversity. We're looking for a Registered Nurse 2 *to join our team to provide comprehensive services to juvenile residents, working toward the common goal of eliminating child and youth outcome disparities based on race and ethnicity. Our vision is that "All Washington's children and youth grow up safe and healthy-thriving physically, emotionally, and educationally, nurtured by family and community." *The Opportunity: You can make a real difference in the lives of at-risk youth when you join the dedicated team at Echo Glen Children’s Center. We need your nursing skills to provide professional nursing services for youth committed to a secure juvenile rehabilitation institution. You will be an important member of the Health Center Team; treating residents according to physician orders, and encouraging resident accountability using the integrated treatment plan. Some of what you'll do * Provide professional nursing services including planning, assessing, diagnosing, implementing, and evaluating nursing care. * Communicate with the oncoming nurse, supervisor, or administration regarding outcomes and provide and/or facilitate follow-up as appropriate. * Assist administration, supervisor, physicians, and treatment care providers with the implementation of ITM and CBT/DBT treatment programming. * Assist administration and supervisor with duties/projects. * Educate and counsel youth, families, and staff regarding medical and mental health care. * Provide pre- and post-HIV test counseling including STI and Making Proud Choices curriculum and prenatal education. * Provide medical case management for youth with chronic or acute conditions; communicate with and instruct non-medical agency staff on treatment and care of youth. * Work with medical community providers, families/guardians, JR treatment Team, and other interdepartmental agencies to provide continuity of care. * Prepare and file medical documents; schedule appointments; perform basic data entry and retrieval functions using an electronic management information system. * Perform medical and psychiatric case management. * Provide Medication Assistance Training to Cottage Staff. * Monitor medication assistance by cottage staff. * Recognize and report risk indicators by youth. * Collaborate with other medical and treatment staff to assure appropriate care delivery occurs throughout the continuum of care for JR youth from entry into the institution through transition to community facilities and/or discharge from JR care. * Provide professional nursing services including, but not limited to direct patient care such as assessment, evaluation, and interventions relating to medical and/or psychiatric conditions: remain calm and in control in emergency health care situations. * Provide first aid and first response emergency medical services for youth, visitors, and other employees. * Administer prescribed medications; implement physician’s treatment orders assist with procedures as needed. * Perform initial medical screening for youth at intake. * Implement infection control, Vaccine for Children VFC, and employee health and wellness programs. * Follow the Washington State Nurse Practice ACT, Treatment Protocols, RN Medication Protocol and the RN Controlled Medication Protocol. * Follow applicable pharmacy and nurse practice act standards. * Provide quality assurance to the medication program. Who should apply? Graduates from an accredited school of nursing who possess an unencumbered Registered Nurse License to practice in the State of Washington. We are looking for someone who can work independently as an RN with little supervision and preferably a year of nursing experience. How can I apply? Complete and submit the online application and include a current resume To take advantage of Veteran's preference please attach your DD-214, member 4 long-form, or your NGB-22. Please black out your social security number prior to attaching. Supplemental Information: Applicants selected for an interview will be required to pass a national fingerprint background check and complete a questionnaire mandated by the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) inquiring about any sexual misconduct. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. DCYF is an equal opportunity employer and supports equity, diversity, inclusion, and respect. The initial screening will be based on the content and completeness of your application and the materials submitted. All information may be verified and documentation may be required. Applications with comments such as "see attachments" or "N/A" in the supplemental question responses will be considered incomplete. This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Need accommodation throughout the application/interview process? Unable to apply online? Contact the Recruitment team at dcyf.jobs@dcyf.wa.gov or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf at 800-833-6388 Experiencing technical difficulties creating, accessing or completing your application? Call NEOGOV toll-free at (855)524-5627 or email support@neogov.com. General suggestions for creating a good application packet: * Read the job posting very carefully. Find out as much as you can about the position. * Make sure you are very diligent in following all the application instructions. Include all requested documentation. * Make sure your application and supplemental question responses address how you meet each of the required and desired qualifications. * Carefully read each of the supplemental questions and respond completely to each one. Pay careful attention to each component of the question, providing examples, and thoroughly describing when and where you achieved the proficiency level, and detail the types of work you performed, the work products, etc., to demonstrate 'how'. * Specifically include all of your work experiences doing the same or similar work, especially if you reference work in these jobs in describing when/where you gained proficiency level skills. * Make sure your application reflects your best writing. 07299 Salary: $5,668.00 - $9,292.00 Monthly Location: King County – Snoqualmie, WA Job Type: Full Time - Permanent Department: Dept of Children, Youth, and Families Job Number: 2021-07299 Closing: 7/29/2021 11:59 PM Pacific Agency: State of Washington Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504 Phone: View Posting for Agency Contact Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov

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