Consultative Registered Nurse
Newark, DE 
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Job Description
Description

Primary Function(s):

  • Attends work regularly according to assigned work schedule and in accordance with agency policy.
  • Follows instructions
  • Works cooperatively with others including all staff, supervisors, administrators, co-workers, individuals served, community professionals, customers, vendors and the public.
  • Complies with the Delaware State Board of Nursing Practice Act.
  • Completes a nursing ELP and establishes goals and objectives to address and meet the health care needs of each individual served upon admission and updated annually.
  • Monitors the health status of each individual served every 30 days in accordance with the standards of DDDS.
  • Within any Chimes Delaware contracted program assumes responsibility for screening program participants, rendering treatment, and determining the need for follow-up care.
  • Checks physician orders against MAR.
  • Provides hospitalization follow-up and post-hospitalization assessments, staff education, and care plan revision if warranted. Ensures follow-up is completed.
  • Provides ongoing staff training as it relates to nursing/medical issues.
  • Maintains required certifications that are necessary for compliance with training requirements.
  • Administers the provision of medical and nursing services which are outside the scope of unlicensed staff or deemed inappropriate to be delegated to unlicensed personnel.
  • Serves as a medical liaison when necessary.
  • Coordinates medical care and appointments for individuals served through the appropriate health care facility.
  • Assumes on call responsibilities.
  • Responds to emergencies.
  • Participates as a member of each individual's served interdisciplinary term and attend ELP meetings.
  • Maintains confidentiality, in accordance with HIPPA, of all individuals served and promotes each individual's rights at all times.
  • Contributes to a work atmosphere in a manner which is positive, enthusiastic, respectful and courteous.
  • Is a positive role model for individuals served and Agency staff.
  • Uses technology for the completion of specified job duties.
  • Provides back up coverage for other nursing personnel within the Agency.
  • Reviews and monitors medications in order to ensure that an adequate supply of all prescribed drugs is available.
  • Maintains all records in accordance with established protocols.
  • Receives and reviews input from staff regarding the health needs of the program participants.
  • Provides emergency, on-site treatment and triage for Vocational Services consumers.
  • Assumes other duties, responsibilities and special projects as needed.

Secondary Function(s)

  • Schedules all routine appointment.

Qualifications

X Ability to communicate on the telephone

X Ability to write

X Ability to stand

X Ability to stand for long periods of time

X Ability to go and down stairs

X Ability to speak

X Ability to read

X Ability to hear

X Full awareness of environment

X Ability to understand technical written material

- Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.

- Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

X Ability to lift more than 50 lbs.

X Full range of motion above the head

X Valid certification in CPR/FA

X Ability to bend, lift, and carry

X Valid Delaware driver's license and ability to drive

X Ability to complete tasks with numerous interruptions

X Ability to work with little direct supervision

X Ability to sit for long periods of time

X Ability to manipulate numbers

X Ability to type

X Ability to use a computer

X Ability to operate machinery without posing a safety hazard to self or others

X Compassion & respect for people with developmental disabilities and the ability to earn

their confidence

Education: Graduation from an approved nurse training.

Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Delaware

Experience: Two years of experience required, preferable with ambulatory services for persons with cognitive disabilities cognitive disabilities.

Skills Test: None

Notes:

MUST HAVE AN ACCEPTABLE DRIVING RECORD AS DETERMINED BY CRITERIA ESTABLISHED BY THE AGENCY'S INSURANCE CARRIER AND BY THE AGENCY POLICY.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

•Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
•Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
•The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
2+ years
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