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Registered Nurse - PRN 

Category Nursing  

Position Summary

REACH is a crisis prevention, intervention and stabilization system to support individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, as well as a mental health condition or challenging behavior that is negatively affecting their quality of life. REACH provides consultation, prevention, development of crisis education & prevention plans, community based mobile support and crisis therapeutic home services.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for the implementation of REACH Facility-Based and Therapeutic Services and other supports for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and co-occurring mental illness or behavioral health needs.
  • Responsible for ensuring REACH Therapeutic services are provided in accordance with fidelity to the Commonwealth of Virginia DBHDS.
  • Responsible for reviewing staff service documentation for clinical appropriateness and accuracy.
  • Reviews admission paperwork for prospective guests to ensure that criteria is met.
  • Takes verbal orders for medications and treatment from licensed physicians.
  • Provides transcription of physician orders for medication administration, health and safety prompts and medical procedures.
  • Provides ongoing training oversight to Therapeutic counselors on medication administration.
  • Provides comprehensive clinical evaluations and treatment by providing basic health exams, psychiatric evaluation, and medication management.
  • Responsible for retrospective service review to ensure services provided were in accordance with local, state and federal requirements.
  • Responsible for ensuring Regional REACH Therapeutic Home services maintain appropriate state DBHDS licensing approval.
  • Provides clinical and administrative supervision to all REACH Therapeutic counselors/staff.
  • Coordinates with REACH Clinical Teams on admission into Therapeutic Home facility.
  • Plans and implements structured day programming for all participants.
  • Coordinates transition planning for individuals utilizing REACH Therapeutic Home services.
  • Maintains contact with families and/or providers upon admission to Therapeutic Home vices.
  • In collaboration with REACH Clinical teams, identifies on-going support and training/treatment needs for families and providers who utilize REACH Therapeutic Home Services.
  • Maintains linkages and relationships with community partners.
  • Attends all required meetings with REACH Coordinators, REACH Director, and other REACH staff.
  • Identifies, coordinates and monitors necessary training for Therapeutic home staff.
  • Ensures the collection of required data and documentation on consumer access and utilization of REACH therapeutic home services.
  • Work with team to compose guest discharge summaries
  • Facilitates on-site and video consultation with REACH Medical and Clinical Directors for guests in care.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • Assist in direct supervision of REACH CTH Counselors and Staff
Position Requirements
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) with the Virginia Nursing Board.
  • Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) and/or Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) – Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in human services or related field and no less than one year of relevant experience preferred.
  • Experience in intellectual/developmental disabilities, including programming for individuals with significant behavioral needs
  • Knowledge of the MH and I/DD systems of care
  • Knowledge and ability to utilize computer word processing and data programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Web-based data entry, etc.

Must demonstrate capacity to effectively communicate verbally and in written form

Full-Time/Part-Time PRN  
Shift -not applicable-  
Position REACH Registered Nurse - PRN  
Division VA REACH  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Culpeper  
About the Organization Easterseals UCP has been part of the fabric of North Carolina and Virginia for 75 years. We started in counties all over NC and VA filling gaps and addressing the needs of children and adults with disabilities. Our legacy organizations Easterseals NC, United Cerebral Palsy NC, and Easterseals Virginia joined forces as Easterseals UCP to intentionally work side-by-side with more than 20,000 individuals and their families, providing the broad network of services and support they need to achieve better days. Today we are affiliated with both Easterseals, Inc. and United Cerebral Palsy Inc.

Our mission is to create opportunities, promote individual choice, and change the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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