Job Type: Staff Job Description: Coordinates and maintains patient flow through the pediatric screening process; supervises and oversees health screenings conducted by medical and allied health students; assists in the advancement of the Score 1 for Health Program; and ensures adherence to all regulatory governance, universal precautions, and/or applicable protocols.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinates and maintains patient flow through the pediatric screening process.
Conducts health screenings and delivers screening results
Supervises and oversees health screenings conducted by medical and allied heath students.
Serves as educator and mentor to students
Assists in the advancement of the Score 1 for Health Program.
Serves as liaison between participating parties
Educates patients/parents/guardians and school personnel on various topics
Ensures adherence to all regulatory governance, universal precautions, and/or standard protocols.
Makes certain safety protocols are followed and with federal regulations
Represents the University favorably and in accordance with established Core Values and expectations
Performs other duties as assigned or directed to meet the goals and objectives of the organization
Bachelor's of Science degree in Nursing
Current registered nursing license in Missouri and/or Kansas
One year experience as a nurse in a pediatric and/or community health clinical environment
Bilingual in Spanish, a plus.
Must be knowledgeable and skillful in pediatric (age-appropriate) health promotion, guidance, and primary care skills.
Excellent communication (oral/written) and interpersonal skills required.
Critical thinking skills essential.
Demonstrated ability to decipher and interpret information and able to respond/react effectively and appropriately.
Able to adapt to different educational levels when interacting with a variety of individuals.
Demonstrated ability to interact professionally and appropriately with patients, parents, and school administrators.
Must be able to function as a team leader (for medical students) to effectively oversee screenings [instructions, training, charting, etc.].
Must be detail-oriented, organized and self-motivated.
Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
Must have excellent customer relations skills for decision making and problem solving.
Good at multi-tasking and shifting priorities as needed for the good of the cause.
Respectful of others, uses effective judgment, practices confidentiality, and exercises discretion appropriate.
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About Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB)
For nearly 100 years, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences has been committed to a primary purpose – the education and training of caring, compassionate osteopathic physicians. Today, that purpose has grown to include training students in bioethics and biomedical sciences. At KCU, we: - Provide the second-largest number of physicians in Missouri and Kansas - Alleviate physician workforce shortages nationally, with 58 percent of our more than 7,100 practicing alumni in primary care specialties - Deliver much-needed medical care in underserved areas, with 19 percent of alumni practicing in rural care nationwideLearn more at www.kcumb.edu.