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Registered Nurse (RN) in Maryland at Community Options

Date Posted: 7/20/2018

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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 Full-Time 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. 

Registered Nurse 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 coordinate 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Cooperate with internal and State inspections and investigations.

Registered Nurse Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Current Nursing License in the state of Maryland.
  • Must be DDA (Developmental Disabilities Administration) certified.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as an RN.
  • Ability to calculate figures related to medical dosages.
  • Ability to establish a comfortable and supportive relationship with a person receiving supports.
  • Valid Driver’s License

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds (weight of average manual wheelchair when chair is empty).
  • May perform tasks that involve exposure to various medical conditions, communicable diseases, blood, bloody fluids, or tissues.
  • May be on call 24 hours a day for medical emergencies, in cooperation with other management staff.
  • Work will take place in the administrative office, community, and in the homes.

What We Offer:

  • Generous Paid Time Off 
  • Paid Holidays
  • Career/Professional Growth Opportunities including Community Options Leadership Academy Program
  • 403b with Employer Match 
  • Comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Supplemental Insurance options.
  • Various Employee Discount Programs


Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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

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