Nurse Site Coordinator - Director of Wellness - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Nurse Site Coordinator provides health care and treatment to clients in university operated or sponsored health care facilities. Responsible for the management of health care activities and for ensuring quality administrative and medical service for independent resident's health needs. May be required to respond in emergency situations.

Additional Department Summary:

The Nurse Site Coordinator/Director of Wellness coordinates Wellness Clinic activities and programs within the Capstone Village Independent Living Community. This position is responsible for assessment of independent living resident's health needs, providing and coordinating health care procedures and treatments as ordered by the resident's physician, coordinating medication assistance services, providing case management communication with healthcare professional's, and serving as family liaison and sitter/caregiver liaison. This position is also responsible for maintaining resident records including the "Vial of Life" emergency information, current medication records, incident reports, clinic attendance and nursing charts. This position provides Wellness education and prevention programs to support monthly health themes, facilitates monthly "Care-Share" group meetings, and coordinates student clinical experiences with the Capstone College of Nursing.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing and two (2) years experience. Current Registered Nurse License with the Alabama State Board of Nursing.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:

Previous experience working with the senior population. Previous supervisory and management experience.

Skills and Knowledge:

Ability to read and comprehend physician orders and regulations. Ability to write clearly and concisely, using correct grammatical rules. Ability to interact with diverse groups and communicate in a courteous, friendly manner. CPR, wound management, glucose monitoring, injection administration, vital signs assessment, respiratory auscultation, suture removal, proficiency in completing physical and cognitive assessments.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge and recognition of the medical challenges and health needs of the geriatric population. 57 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 32614.44 Midpoint - $ 47299.20

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Capstone Village Wellness
  • Nurse Site Coordinator - Director of Wellness
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Health Services
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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