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Nurse Educator

Bartow, Florida
Job Type
Full Time
24 Dec 2021
Position Expectation

In keeping with the mission and core values of Tri-County Human Services, all persons served, stakeholders, and fellow employees will be treated with dignity, respect, and shown sensitivity to their cultural diversity. Referenced by policy numbers 100.000, 100.000A, and 100.004.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

* Under the direction of the Administrative Director, notes physician orders, assists with lab tests and physical exams, nursing assessments and draws blood from clients, as necessary.
* Under the direction of the Administrative Director, reviews and evaluates specific charts for medical conditions that may prevent admission into a facility.
* Under the direction of the Administrative Director, makes entries in client medical records in accordance with unit policy, licensing rules, and accreditation standards.
* Under the direction of the Administrative Director, monitors electronic health records and helps reduce medication errors and improves reporting of adverse drug events.


Nurse Educator

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* Provides training and prepares course curriculum for the training of unlicensed direct care staff regarding safe medication practices in the observation of medications in residential facilities.
* Outlines and trains on the safety guidelines for prescribing, observing, delivering, storing, monitoring, and properly disposing of medications in residential facilities that aids with self-administration of medications.
* Instructs staff how to read medication instructions on a prescription label, a providers order, and proper recording on the Medication Observation Record (MOR).
* Instructs staff on the general side effects of medications and classes of drugs and the need to report adverse drug events.
* Instructs staff on how to measure liquid solutions and suspensions, break scored tablets, and crush tablets as directed by prescription order.
* Instructs staff how to develop and understand the types of questions to ask a provider (physician, or mid-level) regarding the P/S medications.
* Provide Nursing Assessments, administer PPD and COVID19 tests.
* Other reasonable and related duties.

Minimum Training and Experience

Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing and current licensure by the Florida Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse. Multiple years of practical experience as a nurse in a hospital or clinic is required as well, along with up-to-date training certifications. A nurse educator frequently travels to receive continuing education and interact with other institutions to assist in the mutual development of best practices in policy and training. Experience in a mental health, substance abuse, and/or co-occurring treatment setting is preferred
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  • Job Reference: 455887150-2
  • Date Posted: 24 December 2021
  • Employer: Tri County Human Services
  • Location: Bartow, Florida
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Education / Training, Nursing, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time