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Registered Nurse - Part-time 

Category Nursing  
Description

Position Summary: The Nurse position is responsible for assisting with medical support needs for the program.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Implementation of Center-Based Therapeutic Services and other supports for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and co-occurring mental illness or behavioral health needs.
  • Reviews staff service documentation for clinical appropriateness and accuracy.
  • Provides transcription of physician orders for medication administration and medical procedure.
  • Provides ongoing medical training and oversight to Center Based Direct Support Professionals.
  • Provides comprehensive clinical evaluations and treatment by providing basic health exams, and management of medication and treatment.
  • Retrospective service review to ensure services provided were in accordance with local, state and federal requirements.
  • Ensures Regional Center Based services maintain compliance with state and local Human Rights regulations, including appropriate reporting timelines.
  • Participates in transition planning for individuals utilizing Center Based Services.
  • Maintains contact with families and/or providers upon admission to Center Based Services.
  • Maintains linkages and relationships with community partners.
  • Identifies, coordinates and monitors necessary training for Center Based program staff.
  • Ensures the collection of required data and documentation on guest's access and utilization of Center Based Services.
  • Facilitates on-site and video consultation with Medical and Clinical Directors for guests in care.
  • Rotating responsibility for after hours and weekend on call support for the Center Based DSPs.
  • Follows all ESUCP policies and procedures as appropriate to position.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current valid, unrestricted Registered Nurse in state of Virginia required.
  • Experience in intellectual/developmental disabilities preferred.
  • Knowledge of the MH and I/DD systems of care preferred.
  • 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.
  • Experience with crisis prevention and intervention services preferred.
  • Maintain valid state appropriate driver's license and auto insurance for personal and agency vehicles utilized for work.

Equipment Used:

  • Standard office equipment: computer, fax, phone, scanner, copier.
  • Standard medical equipment needed to complete nursing assessments.
  • Use of personal transportation may be required.

Essential physical requirements:

  • Must be physically able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, bend and assist individuals with mobility needs.
  • Must be able to hear within normal ranges
  • Must be able to talk and write in order to articulate crisis prevention, intervention and de-escalation supports.
  • Must be able to see with or without accommodation to observe individuals.
  • Must possess the visual acuity to develop written correspondence and determine accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.
  • Must be physically able to perform the basic life operational functions of talking, hearing, sitting for long periods and performing repetitive motions, such as using a computer.
  • Must be able to speak audibly, write legibly and perform repetitive motions such as typing.

Pre-employment and training requirements:

  • Satisfactory background check and motor vehicle report.
  • Satisfactory Tuberculosis (TB) Screening pre- or post-hire.
  • Current satisfactory completion of therapeutic interventions training - either Therapeutic Options of Virginia (TOVA) or Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) approved curricula. Can be acquired upon hire.
  • Current satisfactory completion of Medication Administration training (provided by appropriate credentialed and certified trainer). Can be acquired upon hire
  • Current approved certification to provide emergency CPR/First Aid
  • Additional required orientation and trainings required by the organization.
  • Current unrestricted RN license in VA.

Environment:

  • Services will be provided in a center based, climate-controlled environment as well as in the community where exposure to weather conditions will occur.
  • Travel will be required.
 
Position Requirements
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) with the Virginia Nursing Board.
  • Previous experience in psychiatric, mental health or intellectual/developmental disability nursing preferred
  • Familiarity with Microsoft office, medical software and equipment
  • Ability to build rapport with patients
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Rotating responsibility for after hours and weekend on call support

Minorities are encouraged to apply.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Position REACH Registered Nurse  
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.  
SuperVFlg None Specified 

HoursPerWk None Specified 


This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://EasterSealsUCP.appone.com



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