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Registered Nurse in Rockville, MD at Community Options

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

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Job Description

Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states.

We are in search of a Registered Nurse (RN) to deliver care to individuals with disabilities in a community setting, utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning intervention, implementation, and evaluation.

WE CURRENTLY HAVE 1 FULL-TIME AND 1 PART-TIME POSITION AVAILABLE. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Current Nursing License in Maryland.
  • Must be DDA approved.
  • Must be HRST Certified
  • 2+ years’ experience as an RN.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the admission of new residents to assigned homes.
  • Develop plans to guarantee that the medical and healthcare needs of the residents are met and ensures the appropriate medical follow-up.
  • Review lab work and coordinates annual physical exams and care with clinics, outside physicians, and hospitals.
  • Provide special instructions to resident and home staff related to medical diagnosis, allergies, diet, etc., and is available for ongoing consultation to staff regarding medical problems and healthcare.
  • Clarify medication orders and contact physician to review consumer’s status and medication plans.
  • Participate in quarterly and Annual Individual Plan (IP) meetings for assigned participants.
  • Create and distribute Individual Plan Medical/Health Reports detailing participants’ general health, health care goals, and physician recommendations for each participant.
  • Provide documentation regarding individual’s health status for various support people.
  • Make referrals for needed medical services and ensure that follow-up care is pursued.
  • Provide quarterly in-service training for support staff.
  • Advises supervisor of all concerns and/or issues related to the provision of nursing services.
  • Follows strict OSHA procedures regarding blood borne pathogens.

Working Conditions:

  • On-Call 24 hours a day for medical emergencies, in cooperation with other management staff.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • May perform tasks that involve exposure to various medical conditions, communicable diseases, blood, bloody fluids, or tissues.
  • Work will take place in the administrative office, community, and in the homes.

Competitive Benefits:

  • Insurance Options (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid Holidays—Including a Birthday Holiday
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee Incentive & Discount Programs
  • 403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Exceptional Career Growth Opportunities

If interested, please click Apply Now or send resume to: Resumes-MD@comop.org

Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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