Registered Nurse (86-136)

Volunteers of America - Chesapeake Washington, MN

FUNCTION:

The Registered Nurse (RN) will provide program support and direct care to individuals for minor illnesses and injuries, and make referrals to other medical professionals and facilities as appropriate. The RN will participate in ISP planning and monitoring as needed.

EFFECT ON END RESULT:

* To insure needs of client as identified by the IDT are met and client satisfaction is achieved.

* To insure that the program is operated in compliance with the Scope of Work, Volunteers of America Chesapeake's policies and procedures and licensing and Medicaid waiver regulations.

Required Skills

REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, individuals, and other employees of the organization.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

OTHER:

* This position requires driving the company vehicle (up to 15 passengers) and/or your personal vehicle for company business including transporting clients/residents. Must be privileged to drive according to the criteria set forth by Agency MVR guidelines.

* Valid driver's license in jurisdiction of residence

* Vehicle liability coverage if driving personal vehicle (on occasion, may be required to transport clients in personal vehicle)

* May be required to drive a van

* Acceptable DOH background check, FBI Fingerprint, OIG Exclusion check

* Negative Drug/TB Screening and Health Certificate

* CPR/First Aid Certification must be acquired and maintained once employed

Required Experience

REQUIREMENTS:

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and registration and license (RN) to practice nursing in the District of Columbia and two years of med/surg experience during the last 36 months. Experience working with individuals with disabilities is highly desirable. Registration and license to practice nursing in the District of Columbia (RN License)

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