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Health & Wellness Nurse 

Category Residential Services  
Description

Health and Wellness Nurse needed for the Western Region of North Carolina , working with a great Residential I/DD program.

Description:

  • Coordinates and oversees initial and ongoing health assessment activities.
  • Promotes best practice/evidence based health promotion tools and resources for direct/clinical staff to utilize to support individuals in residential programs;
  • Visits select Group Homes on a regular, unannounced basis and monitor compliance;
  • Monitors physical & mental health status indicators, symptoms and medications in collaboration with direct care and clinical staff.
  • Reviews and monitors assessments for health risk (HRST), mental health status, smart technology needs;
  • Provides Cclinical consultative input to direct care and clinical staff, and quality management team; Cconsultsation for service/care coordination and person-centered planning;
  • Provides Ttraining to direct care/clinical staff for individualized health needs and medical instructions;
  • Provides Cconsultation for individual, PCP, and/or care staff;
  • Evaluatesion of living settings for health & safety-enhancing, cost-saving smart technology;
  • Provides regular reports on work activity and outcomes generated;
  • Tracks and monitors personal expenses with support from finance support staff;
  • Participate in Policy & Procedure development as related to supporting best possible health for persons receiving services.
  • Review High Frequency Medication Errors for West Region
  • Travel in perspective region is required with occasional overnight stay.

 

 
Position Requirements

Persons in this position must have:

  • Verified status as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina (or with reciprocating state) with a current, unrestricted nursing license.
  • One year of documented experience with populations served preferred.
  • Demonstrate high moral and ethical character, and be free of any substantiated charges of abuse or neglect on the NC Healthcare Registry;
  • Current, unrestricted, state-appropriate driver’s license;
  • Maintain valid insurance for personal vehicles utilized for work.
  • Complete all assigned trainings as required by agency and supervisor.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Position Health & Wellness Nurse  
Division Residential IDD  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Charlotte  
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.

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