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Regional Registered Nurse (RN) in Edison, NJ at Community Options

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

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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 seeking a Regional Registered Nurse (RN)to deliver care to individuals with disabilities. This role will primarily focus on Quality Assurance - the Regional RN will complete monthly audits and ensure that proper medical procedure and follow up is completed in our group homes. This position will also be responsible for the training of staff within the regions.

Although the typical schedule for this role will be Monday-Friday, the ideal candidate will have a flexible schedule, as this position may require trainings to be conducted on weekends or later on in the day, in accordance with staff schedules.

This position will be based in Edison, NJ and support BOTH Middlesex and Monmouth counties.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Current NJ Nursing License.
  • 3+ years’ experience as an RN, particularly supporting individuals with disabilities.
  • Must be available to be on-call 24/7 in case of emergencies.

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.
  • Provide special instructions to resident and home staff related to medical diagnosis, allergies, diet, etc.
  • 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.
  • Follow strict OSHA procedures regarding blood borne pathogens.

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-NJMiddlesex@comop.org

Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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