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Health and Wellness Director

Company: Global, a 1st Flagship Company
Location: Cassadaga
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Global, a 1st Flagship Company US-NY-CassadagaJob ID: 2022-4398Address: 8115 Glasgow RoadCategory: Health & WellnessSchedule Hours: 7am-4:30pm. On-Call requirements shared by all RN's.Schedule Days: Saturday, Sunday, HolidaysOverviewInterested in making a difference in young adults' lives between the ages of 16-24? If so we may have the perfect job for you.Job Corps is a government-funded, no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps socioeconomically disadvantaged youth. We strive to fulfill this mission by following our Core Values of Safety, Individual Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Growth and Commitment. Come and surround yourself with talented and professional individuals who have also taken the next step of making a difference in someone's life.You would not only have a great and dedicated team to work with, but you may also be eligible to take advantage of a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), legal, paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.ResponsibilitiesThe Health and Wellness Director is responsible for the overall supervision and operation of the Health and Wellness Department.

  • Demonstrates and abides by the Company Core Values and the operating principles
  • Supervises center health and wellness services
  • Adheres to the departmental budget.
  • Active in Center/Company Leadership program
  • Conducts center needs health/wellness assessments; plans and coordinates services and programs that respond to identified student needs
  • Provides health and wellness assessments and screening, nursing interventions, emergency care, education and referral services in conjunction with health and wellness staff and health subcontractors
  • Orders and maintains current dated pharmaceuticals and clinic supplies. Ensures that assigned staff perform monthly inventories of supplies to include expiration dates. Monitors and ensures the proper storage and condition of supplies and specimens
  • Initiates worker's compensation documentation and maintains secondary OSHA logs. Performs follow-up surveillance of worker's compensation cases
  • Performs physical and emotional wellness assessments. Establishes individualized student health and wellness plans according to protocol outlined in the center's Health Standing Orders
  • Documents each encounter with students in their respective student health records
  • Works closely with counselors, residential staff and medical trade instructors in providing wellness education to students
  • Interprets all expected outcomes, policies and procedures outlined in the PRH and Federal Register pertinent to the center's Health and Wellness Department. Ensures that appropriate center operating directives are written and implemented
  • Assists Counselors, Resident Advisors and Health Education Instructors in providing health education to students
  • Performs health records and quality assurance audits
  • Ensures the reporting of all communicable diseases, child abuse cases, etc. as mandated by state and county regulations
  • Ensures the proper storage, handling and disposal of hazardous wastes generated by the health and wellness center
  • Ensures that the proper protocol is followed for infection control. Ensures the proper handling of specimens and equipment, as well as the appropriate sterilization of equipment
  • Conducts in-service staff training sessions
  • May train students and staff in CPR, first aid and water safety
  • Responsible for ensuring that departmental equal employment and affirmative action goals and objectives are met
  • Interviews and selects staff
  • Prepares and conducts performance evaluations
  • Attends required staff training sessions
  • Assigns and participates in on-call support for all student medical related needs during off hours.
  • Responsible for Student Satisfaction related to the Wellness Department
  • Performs other duties as assigned QualificationsMinimum: Licensed by State as a Registered Nurse. Three years experience as a practicing nurse, one of which was in a lead or supervisory capacity. Preferred: Four or more years of experienceKnowledge Required:Strong working knowledge of nursing techniques/procedures. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Familiarity with medical needs of disadvantaged youth. Must obtain and maintain CPR/First Aid certificates. Sound management techniques. Ability to handle multiple priorities.pm21#pm21PM21

Keywords: Global, a 1st Flagship Company, Buffalo , Health and Wellness Director, Healthcare , Cassadaga, New York

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