Amity Foundation
  • Tucson, AZ, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Paid time off

Amity Foundation, an internationally acclaimed teaching and therapeutic community is seeking compassionate and enthusiastic individuals with a desire to teach and learn to join our community as a Nursing Assistant. With this ground breaking opportunity not only will allow you to work with our prison programs helping the inmate population, but will also enhance your training and experience in the field.

About Amity's Circle Tree Ranch:

Amity's Circle Tree Ranch, is a safe place where people can change in an environment that fosters trust; where new values can be formed; responsibility developed and lasting relationships built. Circle Tree Ranch is dedicated to the inclusion and habilitation of people marginalized by addiction, homelessness, trauma, criminality, incarceration, poverty, racism, sexism and violence. Circle Tree Ranch is committed to research, development implementation and dissemination of information regarding community building.

Remembrance, Resolution, Reconciliation, Restoration, Renewal

About the Position:

Under the direction of the Registered nurse the Nursing Assistant must perform a variety of functions including administrative, medical, and secretarial functions related to the operation of nursing office.

What You Will Do:

  • Performs medical interviews and set up medical files
  • Facilitating self-administering medication protocols
  • Set up follow up systems for licensing requirement procedures, student nursing assessments, TB testing, and contracts requiring random drug testing.
  • Insure discharged student medical files go to the clinical supervisor
  • Administer vitals as required
  • Monitor the dispensing of medication in the evenings and on weekends
  • Assists in urinalysis testing, reporting and documenting to CPS and/or other agencies as required
  • Responsible for record keeping both hard copies and electronic copies
  • Handles tracking of medications, disposal of old/outdated, refills, picking up medications and insuring that nurse's office is kept supplied
  • Scheduling of appointments for students on campus and coordinating appointment driving schedule with driver
  • Prepare purchase orders, for incoming medical invoices, insure all contracts are in compliance for medical insurance, and that students get coverage through appropriate facilities
  • Handles phone calls and correspondence as required
  • Attend and participate in community activities, as appropriate
  • Adhere to cleanliness standards
  • Additional duties as assigned

What You Will Bring:

High school diploma or equivalent and ONE-year experience in similar position Experience in the medical field

  • Ability to work and prioritize without direct supervision
  • Must have CPR and First Aid certificate and knowledge of all relevant emergency procedures
  • Ability to work with other medical professionals
  • Demonstrates ability to work with adults with abuse histories and mental/emotional challenges.
  • Must possesses organizational, computer skills and operate all office equipment
  • Must be able to take and monitor vital signs
  • The Faculty must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Occasionally required to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Frequently sitting and typing for extended periods of time.
  • Frequently able to communicate verbally and in written form.
  • Frequently able to use all types of vision, such as close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception, to complete daily tasks.
  • Occasionally required to bend, stretch, reach or stoop.
  • Ability to change direction as priorities shift.
  • Ability to thrive in environments that require the ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Ability to cope with occasionally difficult or temperamental students and faculty.
  • Ability to cope with mental and emotional stress related to the position.

What We Offer:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision.
  • Paid vacation, sick time, & holidays.
  • 401K, HSA, & Life insurance programs
  • Organization committed to community action
  • Community oriented workplace
  • Relocation available for select locations

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