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Head Nurse - $2,000 Sign On Bonus - Bonners Ferry, ID #7835634

Company: Universal Health Services

Date: 02/23/2021

City: Bonners Ferry, ID

Employment type: Full-time


Boulder Creek Academy (BCA) is a premier 50-bed residential therapeutic boarding school nestled in the beautiful Cabinet Mountains of North Idaho. We pride ourselves on developing and implementing individualized academic and emotional programming for students 13-18 years of age while also supporting families with developing and sustaining lifelong strategies for the school and home environment. The BCA mission is to empower students and families to achieve excellence in personal growth, relationships, and lifelong learning.

We currently have a full-time Lead Nurse opportunity for a mature and experienced Nurse manager:

  • Provide students with quality health care while enrolled at the school.
  • Manages medication administration: including dispensing as needed (according to physicians orders), documentation, maintains adequate supplies, conducts weekly medication counts, monitor for side effects and communicating any medication reactions to prescribing physicians.
  • Coordinates on site psychiatric appointments and telepsych appointments for contracting child/adolescent Psychiatrist
  • Helps determine the need for further services including physical examination, immunizations, and supply of medication.
  • Coordinates health services including scheduling doctor appointments, arranging for transportation, informing appropriate staff of appointments and coordinating billing for medical appointments.
  • Manages the facilities Infection Control program and ensures the facilities adherence to State and Corporate risk management standards in coordination with Regional Risk Manager.
  • Facilitates communication with families, health care professionals and staff.
  • Ensures effective and timely communication to Clinical Therapist on student's health status.
  • Maintains relationship/communication with all consulting medical providers (Psychiatrist and Medical Doctor).
  • Assists admissions by coordinating proper health clearance for enrollment, when needed.
  • Responsible for coaching, counseling and evaluation of each supervised employee, annually.
  • Provides staff training regarding student health services, medication administration, and other related topics.
  • Responsible for Company and personal Service Excellence Standards.



Flexible and mature individual displaying accuracy and dependability.

Ability to follow Company policies and procedures.

Ability to work in a safe manner.

Ability to maintain professionalism and organization in a fast paced environment during all situations.

Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.

Ability to write and verbally communicate in English.

Basic ability to read and interpret documents, such as reports, spreadsheets, instruction and procedure manuals.

Working knowledge of English grammar, business formats, and spelling.

Basic ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Beginning computer skills required, experience with Microsoft Word and Excel preferred.

Good customer service skills.

Thorough knowledge of acceptable nursing practices.

EDUCATION: Graduation from an approved nursing program

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Must possess a current RN license in the State of practice, or eligibility. First Aid/CPR and crisis prevention certification required at hire or within 90 days of hire.

EXPERIENCE: 3 years in-patient or residential setting RN experience.

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We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


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