JOB ID 2978
THIS POSITION IS IN THE THERAPEUTIC FOSTER CARE DEPARTMENT
The Nurse Coordinator participates in evaluation of the client’s physical status at referral, at intake, within 30 days of placement, and minimally quarterly thereafter. The Nurse Coordinator provides training, education, and consultation for Therapeutic Foster Care Clinical Social Workers, treatment parents, clients, and their families/caregivers regarding medication, diagnosis, medical conditions, developmental disabilities, and availability of appropriate resources. The Nurse Coordinator acts as a liaison for clients and families assessing and identifying issues and needs to be reviewed by the KKI Director of Outpatient Services, medical specialist and primary care physician. The Nurse Coordinator helps promote continuity of care between the various medical specialists, clinical social worker, the Department of Social Services, the patient/family, and other appropriate outside agencies.