Center for Developmentally Disabled
  • 18-Jul-2019 to 18-Sep-2019 (CST)
  • KCMO, MO, USA
  • $58k - $62k
  • Salary
  • Full Time

REGISTERED NURSE (RN)

 

Classification

Exempt

Reports to

Quality Enhancement Director

 

Date

11/1/2018, 7/12/2019

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Summary/Objective

Monitors and ensures that appropriate individual health care is provided.  Assist ISP Team in obtaining medical care and provide palliative care, within nursing license guidelines, and home health care services. Coordinate discharges from hospital stays for serious illnesses (or unusual to the person) or injury.  Evaluate residents' needs, help in the development of resident person centered support plans and supervise the care provided by direct support staff.  May teach other direct support staff and/or family members' simple nursing tasks. Provide RN duties outlined by the Missouri Department of Mental Health.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Monitors medical services as outlined in Person-Centered Plans that include doctor's orders, labs, dental, vision, hearing, seizure activity, etc
  • Provides a monthly review all medical records through documentation for a specific caseload
  • Monitors acute and chronic health conditions and provides treatment within state nursing license guidelines
  • Ensure that Physician's Orders accurately reflect the medications on hand for each person
  • Prepares a health review prior to the PCP meetings and participates in meetings as time allows or is directed
  • Completes Community RN requirements as outlined by the Missouri Department of Mental Health
  • Provide training to staff and residents regarding medications and medical conditions
  • Consult on cases that are medically sensitive and offer suggestions to non-medical staff
  • Provide training in Level I Medication Administration and all other nursing delegations as required by the Missouri Department of Mental Health
  • Communicate with others including agency staff, state and county personnel regarding medical conditions
  • Provide ancillary medical services as needed
  • Be the point of contact for hospice agency during times when end-of-life care is needed
  • Is on-call for medical advice and direction

 

Competencies

  • Communication Proficiency
  • Flexibility
  • Person Centered focused
  • Has sufficient field experience to meet state guidelines and ability to pass training courses in medication administration, First Aid and CPR
  • Sufficient experience in individualized program development
  • Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and type in English

 

Supervisory Responsibility

No supervision required

Work Environment

This job operates in either a group home or Independent Supported Living (ISL) setting with exposure to high levels of noise, human elements such as (blood, urine, etc.); frequent interruptions and fast paced working conditions.  In this role standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines are routinely used.

Physical Demands

The employee is occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, climb or bend.  The employee must constantly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Also requires stepping up into commercial passenger vans as needed.

Positon Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position with core hours of work varied depending on home location. Some evenings and weekends may be required.

Travel

Driving throughout the metropolitan area daily or as needed using your personal vehicle or agency vehicle

Required Education and/or Experience

Two-year college degree in nursing; current LPN licensure and licensed in the State of Missouri.

Preferred Education and Experience

Have two or more years of experience working with persons with intellectual disabilities.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Current CPR certification

 

 

Other duties

Please note this internal job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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