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Registered Nurse

Company: Support Solutions
Location: Jackson
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
GET PAID WEEKLY!!!BE PART OF A DYNAMIC TEAM DEDICATED TO HELPING OTHERS!If you are looking for a great opportunity to make an impact on people's lives, join our team!Support Solutions is seeking RN to provide nursing oversight to our residential, day, and personal assistance programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, working under DIDD, ECF (Employment and Community First) CHOICES regulations.The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:Detailed orientedAbility to manage and adhere to processesEffective verbal and written communication skillsEffective organizational skills, able to complete heavy workloads within established time frames, and perform with frequent interruptions and/or distractionsPossess a high degree of leadership and a lead by example mindset, make appropriate job decisions following standard office policies and procedures, recognize an emergency situation and take appropriate action, think through the consequences of a decision prior to making itHas effective time management in the office and in the field and adjust priorities quickly as circumstances dictateIf you are ready to become a contributor to an industry leader in the field of intellectual disabilities, we encourage you to apply to become a valued team member.GENERAL FUNCTION:The position provides general nursing oversight to patients/enrollees/supported persons in supported living, respite, Family Model Residential Support, and other divisions within the company where nursing services are required.Ensure compliance with documentation standards in accordance with all policies and designated procedures governing the operation of the Medicaid Waiver and HCBS Waiver programs.Oversee medication distribution/MARsLiaison to pharmacy as needed.Liaison to physicians as needed.Observation of medication administration to ensure compliance with protocols.Provision of nursing support to direct care staff persons to include guidance related to medically recommended actions.Monitor patients for suspected signs of abuse, neglect or exploitation and report same concerns within the required timeframes.Report all high risk/emergency issues in a timely and frank manner.Conduct at least 1 initial Medication Administration for Unlicensed Personnel class and at least 1 recertification Medication Administration for Unlicensed Personnel class per month with the ATV being under the Support Solutions name based on the business needs as communicated by the Human Resources Department.Understands all aspects of nursing delegation and utilizes delegation when all aspects of the nursing delegation processes have been implemented including education, training, observation and documented competency of staff persons who have received delegationSchedule and track all medical and therapy appointments, to include follow-up via persons served electronic records. Assist with maintaining medical and therapy grids and Support Solutions follow-up, as required.Ensure team members are informed of all appointments for the person served. All appointments and follow-up should be noted and maintained within the persons served electronic record or via hard copy when necessary.Receive all consultation forms and upload and save to Therap.Attend ISP, COS, transition meetings, medical appointments, etc. as needed.Ensure psychotropic medications have consent and are approved through Support Solutions IMC.Ensure medication variance reports are sent monthly by the 10th of the month to the Director of Quality.Provide Professional Support Services as needed

Requirements:
Must have current Tennessee Registered Nursing LicensePreference shall be given to the person with experience in the field of Intellectual Disability (specifically Community-based Intellectual Disabilities) but shall not limit Support Solutions from selecting an employee with demonstrated experience in non-mental health environmentsExcellent communication skills and self-directed responsibility are expected. Must have the desire and skills to mentor team members.Must have proficient computer knowledge.Must have a valid driver's license and maintain a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record throughout employment with Support Solutions.Must meet state and local requirements regarding criminal background check, sexual offender check, abuse registry, drug screening, and felony offender listing.Must meet all training requirements and keep training current.Support Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer that is committed to diversity. Support Solutions does not discriminate in employment opportunities, decisions or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetics, national origin, age, mental or physical handicap or disability, citizenship, gender identity, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Support Solutions will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities; unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including hiring, job assignment, promotion, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.PI181595500

Keywords: Support Solutions, Jackson , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Jackson, Tennessee

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