Who We Are
Project Harmony exists to provide effective, immediate and sensitive support to child abuse victims and their non-offending family members. Project Harmony is committed to a vision with a focus on one goal: ending the cycle of child abuse and neglect. Project Harmony is one of the largest Child Advocacy Centers in the nation.
At Project Harmony, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, we support it and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our clients and our community. Project Harmony is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national original, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
At Project Harmony, we are committed to building a team of dedicated, compassionate professionals who are supportive of our culture:
We are all Project Harmony: Project Harmony exists because of the unique collaboration of community partners, dedicated to ending child abuse and neglect. Our strength lies in our people, their ideas, their differences, their diverse talents and perspectives.
We bring our best everyday: Project Harmony consists of experts, problem solvers and visionaries dedicated to promoting creativity and innovation. We demonstrate personal integrity and maintain a high standard of ethical behavior. Project Harmony is dedicated to fostering a learning environment where all members of the collaborative process can flourish.
When it comes to children, we don’t compromise: Children come first in all that we do. Project Harmony provides a safe place where children have the courage to use their voices – a place where healing begins. Because of Project Harmony’s coordination of care, children entering Project Harmony go from crisis to courage. Our vision reimagines the system to make it work best for all involved, especially the child.
The Registered Nurse – Full time will provide services to Project Harmony clients in a compassionate, professional, ethical and knowledgeable manner. The Registered Nurse will provide nursing support to the medical providers and will at times also be responsible for medical evaluation, care and treatment for children of suspected abuse.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Manage the daily operation of the medical clinic to include rooming patients, scheduling/intake of foster care exams and hair tests, medication administration as required/directed by Project Harmony’s protocol, testing and lab coordination and organization/stocking of supplies.
- Provide nursing support to the medical providers during examinations and will at times be responsible for the medical evaluation, care and treatment for children of suspected abuse as directed by protocol. This is to include accurate and complete electronic health record and ETO documentation of clinical services and phone calls.
- Enter lab results, conduct follow-up phone calls, perform follow up testing as indicated and help mange patient documents for electronic medical record and file.
- Complete electronic health record documenting and ETO documenting of clinical services and phone calls.
- Maintain supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipate needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies and verifying receipt of supplies.
- Conduct hair testing for drug exposure of children as directed by USDTL. Manage hair test forms, logs, sending out and receiving results. This management will also include updating the appropriate parties of the results.
- Coordination of care with families, investigators and community providers.
- Provide testimony, as needed, in court regarding medical examinations performed on children.
- Provide child abuse education to professionals in partner agencies and in the community.
- Rotate 24/7 on-call responsibilities and be flexible with schedule and call needs.
- Other duties as assigned by Medical Program Manager.
Required Knowledge and Skills
- Ability to establish rapport with children/families of child abuse and neglect.
- Demonstrate effective listening and communication skills.
- Demonstrate problem solving skills and ability to resolve conflicts.
- Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office products (e.g., Outlook, Word, etc.) as well as other software and databases (EPIC, ETO etc.).
- Ability to be flexible and adjust to stressful and ever changing situations.
- Ability to be organized and detail oriented.
- Must possess time management skills.
- Must respect and maintain confidentiality.
Education and Training
- Registered Nurse degree from an accredited educational institution.
- Licensed in Nebraska as a Registered Nurse.
- Attain Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE), pediatric and adolescent, training within six months of hire.
- Keep up to date with all continuing education requirements for state license and/or any other certifications that may be held.
- Zero to three (0-3) years of experience in medical examination of children.
- Some training and experience in the child welfare system, and working within a multidisciplinary team (MDT), desired but not required.
- Experience with Electronic Health Records useful.
- Must submit to a thorough criminal history background check.
- Must have access to a vehicle, possess a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance as position may involve some travel, primarily within the state.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it.