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Part-time Nurse-Marion, IN in Marion, IN at Benchmark Human Services

Date Posted: 11/15/2018

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Job Description

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide health and wellness coordination for individuals in the Supported Living department. Provide staff training to meet the health care needs of individuals served.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provide nursing coordination and wellness coordination for individuals in accordance with all state and federal regulations.

  2. Function as liaison and advocate for individuals when dealing with physicians, psychiatrists, and consultants.

  3. Provide health care training to Benchmark staff including medication training.

  4. Implement and train employees on new and revised health related policies and procedures in a timely manner as directed.

  5. Participate in regular pharmacy reviews with the consulting pharmacist and follow up as needed.

  6. Complete all paperwork required to document assigned individuals health and related care needs.

  7. Respond to emergency medical situations for assigned department(s) in a timely manner.

  8. Responsible for assigned individuals medical files to ensure that all documentation is present and accurate.

  9. Participate in assigned individuals ISP meetings, nurse meetings, departmental meetings, and other meetings as required.

  10. Complete billing documentation for all individuals receiving wellness coordination.

  11. Wellness coordination services will be provided under the clinical supervision of an RN. LPN will submit required documentation to RN for review and approval prior to implementation.

  12. Perform annual nursing assessments and develop associated health risk plans to ensure appropriate medical care for assigned individuals. Nurse will update when a change in condition occurs.

  13. Obtain and remain current on any certifications requested such as Mantoux Certification, and annual Benchmark nurse skill check-off.