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Date Posted09/21/2021
Job TitleLicensed Practical Nurse - Medical Clinic
CityBronx, NY
StateNew York
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• Supervised the clinic activities to ensure that encounters occur in a timely fashion.

• Monitor and track cases to meet timeframes of regulatory agencies

• Obtain and document vital signs including: head circumference, pulse, respiratory rate, height
and weight, blood pressure, temperature; perform venipuncture and collect specimens for various
labs; perform vision and hearing screening; perform skin testing for tuberculosis; administer
immunizations as ordered by MD/PNP.

• Assist MD and/or PNP in conducting physical examinations, set up appointments for referrals.
Follow-up and obtain reports.

• Provide any necessary counseling and handouts to children and families.

• Must demonstrate computer literacy, create and maintain a medical record for each child/youth
and complete all documentation in the Electronic Health Record.

• Ensure that the Electronic Health Record contains documentation of all health services
received.

• Ensure that appointments for recommended health services with off-site providers are made and
that reports from the encounters with off-site providers are obtained in a timely manner, reviewed
by the agency health care provider and scanned in the medical record. The reason for missed
appointments must be documented and missed appointments must be rescheduled.

• Work closely with social work staff to assure that required consents for routine/emergency
care, preplanned medical procedures and psychotropic medication are obtained within mandated
timeframes.

• Assess and triage sick visits.

• Assist in quality assurance activities involving services provided to children in assigned
caseload.

• Ensure that children/youth receive all required and necessary health and dental services
within regulatory timeframes.

• Coordinate dental and optometry sessions with on-site consultants and ensure that all children
in caseload have semiannual dental visits and at least one optometry evaluation, with on-going
optometry follow-up as needed.

• Provide nurse screenings when needed and document results.

• Ensure that medical records contain documentation of all required adolescent risk assessments
and STD risk reduction/family planning counseling.

• Enter health information data onto data entry forms as required and forward to IT specialist
for data entry in a timely manner.

• Interface with Vaccine for Children Program and NYCIR. Ensure vaccines are appropriately
stored and that information on all vaccines administered, is entered into the NYCIR and the EHR on
a timely basis. Obtain immunization information from the child’s last known school when necessary.

• Complete camp, WIC, school and any other medical forms for children in assigned caseload.

• Monitor health and mental health care information and ensure ongoing case management. Maintain
MATS audit review tool in an excel data base.

• Order and maintain required supplies and equipment.

• Attend FTC’s and other meetings when needed to provide health related information, which is
germane to developing and implementing permanency plan for children.

• Xerox and or fax pertinent documentation.

• Respond to telephone calls and take appropriate action.

• Participate in managing the offices so that it is free of hazards, clean and organized.

• Participate in staff meetings.

• Assist with special projects when required and perform other duties as assigned.

NameJenny Castro
Company NameThe New York Foundling
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