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RN/LPN SUPPORTED LIVING NURSE – HOBART, INDIANA in Hobart, IN at Benchmark Human Services

Date Posted: 5/24/2018

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Job Description

Be the difference….RN’s and LPN’s

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

To coordinate health services for the Supported Living Department and provide staff trainings and direct intervention to meet the health care needs of the consumers in our Residential Services.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provide nursing coordination for consumers that will best meet their health needs through quarterly visits.
  2. Function as liaison and advocate for the consumers when dealing with physicians, psychiatrists, and consultants.
  3. Provide on going health care training to Benchmark staff.
  4. Implement and train employees in a timely manner of new and revised health related policies and procedures.
  5. Participate in regular pharmacy reviews and follow up as needed.
  6. Complete daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly paperwork and assessments of consumer’s health care needs.
  7. Respond to all medical emergencies in a timely manner.
  8. Monitor clients medical file to ensure all documentation is present and correct.
  9. Participate in the Behavior Support meetings, Human Right meetings, ISP and BSP meetings and other meetings as assigned.
  10. Provide medication trainings to Benchmark staff as well as other state required healthcare trainings.
  11. Attend the BENCHMARK company -wide Nurses Meetings.
  12. Provide nursing and wellness coordination for individuals in accordance with state and federal regulations.
  13. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Valid Indiana Nursing License
  2. Will pass a through criminal background check
  3. Will pass a drug test and a TB test
  4. Experience working with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and/or mental illness.

The position is a full time Monday through Friday day position that may require some evening or weekend hours in case of a medical emergency.

We offer numerous benefits and competitive wages

Applicants may apply by clicking on the APPLY button. Benchmark is an EOE/AA employer. Women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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