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Nurse RN

Company: VersAbility Resources
Location: Newport News
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Position Purpose:--The Community Living Nurse (RN) is charged with nursing activities in the ICFIID residential and day support programs and provides consultation to the Waiver funded programs. The position will ensure that the health and medical needs of individuals within the ICFID Program are continually being addressed, monitored, and provided.
Primary Duties:--- Performs nursing assessment, prepares nursing care plans and nursing reports.--- Provides clinical supervision to Community Living LPNs.--- Participates in the ID team meetings.--- Consults with physicians, consultants and other clinical and medical professionals regarding consumer psychological and medical plans and treatments under the guidance of the Chief community Living Officer, Lead RN. Serves as liaison with medical consultant and primary physicians as needed.--- Oversees the management of orders for medications, medication storage, medical supplies and equipment for individuals within the ICFID program.--- Transports individuals to medical and psychological appointments when needed.--- Develops and implements medical protocols and tracking charts with Lead RN and PT RN.--- Assists with the planning and organizing of staff orientation and in-service training for LPNs, Managers, and direct support professionals and other agency staff.--- Administers individual medications when needed.--- Maintains valid Virginia driver's license and insurable under the company's auto insurance.--- Participates in on call schedule.--- Performs other nursing related duties as needed.COVID-19 Considerations:--Proof of COVID-19 vaccinations is required for employment. Masks are required
Education:--High School diploma or equivalent. Must have Certification as Registered Nurse and a current Virginia Sate Nursing License.
Experience:--Two years nursing experience in mental health, intellectual disability, health or related filed. Experience in clinical supervision of Licensed Practical Nurses.
Skills Knowledge & Abilities:
Must have a comprehensive knowledge of intellectual disability or other developmental disabilities, mental health and physical disabilitiesMust have knowledge and ability to acquire medical and clinical resources to meet individuals medical and psychological needsMust have knowledge of various medical treatment, first aid, cpr, medication administration, and infection controlMust be able to work independently performing duties and responsibilities under general supervision and guidance of Director, Community LivingMust be able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writingMust be able to maintain effective inter and intra-agency relationshipsMust have the ability to effectively supervise and coach nurses to optimize their potentialMust have the ability to multi taskMust able to use a computer proficiently for typing reports, managing time, researching diagnoses, communicating via e-mailMust have a valid Virginia License and must be insurable under VersAbilitys auto insurance
Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.
Attention to Detail:--Thoroughness in accomplishing a task through concern for all areas involved.Collaboration:--Develops cooperation and teamwork while participating in a group, working toward solutions which generally benefit all involved parties.Initiative:--Does more than is required or expected in the job. Goes beyond expectations in the assignment, task, or job description without being asked.Innovation: Applies original thinking in job responsibilities and to improve processes, methods, systems, or services.Professionalism:--Thinks carefully about the likely effects on others of ones words, actions, appearance, and mode of behavior.Quality:--Produces results or provides service that meets or exceeds company standards.Reliability:--Demonstrates a high level of dependability in all aspects of the job.Oral Communication:--Ability to use tact and diplomacy to maintain harmonious relationships with customers and co-workers, in person and over the phone.Customer Focus:--Knowing the (internal and external) customer business needs and acting accordingly; anticipating customer needs, and giving high priority to customer satisfaction and customer service.Teamwork:--Working as a productive member of a cohesive group toward a common goal, and contributing to team development and effective team dynamics.Written Communication:--Expressing ideas and opinions clearly in properly structured, well-organized, and grammatically correct reports or documents; utilizing language and terminology that is understandable for the reader.Accountability: Accepting responsibility that results in anticipation/prevention of problem areas from actions, and problem solving inside and outside the department/organization.Planning and Organizing:--Setting priorities and defining actions, time, and resources needed to achieve predefined goals.Confidentiality:--Respecting and adhering to ethical principles regarding data protection and confidentiality regarding information obtained as part of the human resource practice.
Environmental:--Work may require some physical exertion such as standing, walking over rough surfaces, recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. Occasional lifting or pushing of moderately heavy items potentially over 50 pounds such as lap top computers, binders, performing lifts, pushing wheelchairs, etc.

Keywords: VersAbility Resources, Newport News , Nurse RN, Healthcare , Newport News, Virginia

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