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ICF RN OR LPN 

About the Organization Established June 15, 1971, Valley Community Services Board is a publicly funded organization where citizens of Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta and Highland Counties can receive Behavioral Health, Substance Use and Developmental Services services. Valley Community Services Board serves as the single point of entry into publicly funded mental health, developmental, and substance use disorder services for these localities.

Valley CSB is a person-centered organization, tailoring treatment to each individual. We value competency and compassion in every service we provide. We are also a resource for educating the public about the nature of mental health, substance use, and developmental disabilities to dispel stereotypes and encourage support for individuals facing those challenges.

Valley Community Services Board is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

 
Open Date 9/19/2022  
Close Date 11/30/2022  
Position ICF RN or LPN  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift -not applicable-  
Req Number NUR-22-00002  
Number of Openings 1  
Number Filled 0  
Description

Valley Community Services Board (VCSB) is seeking a qualified RN or LPN to provide nursing services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in two group homes. The Nurse will assure individuals receive quality medical care in a safe, supportive, caring and encouraging environment.

Benefits:

  • Sign-on bonus of $1,500 included in full with the first paycheck.
  • Monthly $350 retention stipend.
  • Health Insurance as low as $21.00/month for individuals. Family and dependent plans are also available.
  • Up to 10% compensation increase available for obtaining relevant certifications.
  • Nine paid holidays.
  • Accrue up to 20 days of paid time off (PTO) per year from year one. PTO is immediately available upon accrual.
  • Participation in the Virginia Retirement System.
  • Professional development assistance provided at no cost.

Summary of Essential Functions:

  • Provides comprehensive healthcare services in consultation with clinical psychiatrist, primary care physicians, Direct Support Professionals, and other support team members.
  • Assesses physical status on an at-least quarterly basis.
  • Reviews daily progress notes and documentation related to medications, medical appointments, and medical procedures.
  • Oversees medication administration and the inventory, implementation, storage, and acquisition of medication, supplies, and equipment.
  • Provides medication administration training, guidance, and support to ICF team members.
  • Develops and maintains effective, collaborative relationships with teammates and external partners.
 
Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

All applicants must meet the following criteria in orer to be considered qualified for the position.

  • Current, valid certification as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Valid Virginia driver's license with at least zero points.

Preferred Qualifications

The most competitive candidates will have one or more of the following additional qualifications.

  • Previous experience serving individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
  • Previous experience working in an intermediate- or long-term care facility.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of:
    • Nature and impact of intellectual and developmental disabilities.
    • Key concepts in the field of community-based services and person-centered practices.
    • Lab values and meanings.
    • Basic crisis intervention techniques.
    • Nursing best practices and community healthcare services.
    • Seizure disorders and treatment.
    • General pharmacology, including psychotropic and seizure-related therapies.
  • Skills Pertaining to:
    • Sound judgement.
    • Critical thinking.
    • Written, oral, and interpersonal communication.
    • Monitoring vital signs.
    • Emergency medical techniques.
    • Development of treatment plans.
    • Assessment of medical problems.
    • Observation and accurate reporting.
    • Consulting with teammates and the families of individuals receiving services.
    • Providing emotional support and promoting self-confidence.
    • Behavioral support and crisis management.
    • Building effective working relationships with teammates and external partners.
  • Ability to:
    • Basic computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office, electronic databases, and similar systems.
    • Promote a home-like, therapeutic environment.
    • Fully adhere to VCSB, state, and federal requirements for service delivery.
    • Assist individuals as necessary in self-administration of medication and other treatments.
    • Work as a member of a diverse, interdisciplinary team.
    • Perceive and react to unexpressed needs.
    • Maintain confidentiality.
    • Support individual choice and rights.
    • Provide physical assistance to individuals as needed (e.g., lifting or transferring).
    • Provide training to others.
 
Salary Information  
EOE Statement Valley Community Services Board is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Additional Requirements  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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