Community Living Registered Nurse
Life Skills - St. Louis, MO

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DESCRIPTION

This position is responsible for providing nursing services that meet requirements of DMRDD community RN program to clients in the Medicaid Waiver program. He or she will determine clients' level of need for RN services.

DUTIES

Conducts monthly face-to-face quality assurance visits to assigned residential sites to assess client's healthcare, behavior and psychological needs. Provides immediate written feedback.*Be available to assigned homes via agency phone consistently each week starting at 8am on Monday and ending at 5pm on Friday. Answer calls and respond to texts within 20 minutes.*All nurses should participate in a weekend and holiday on-call rotation. *Reviews medical documentation and monitors staff skill set.Complete required documentation in a timely manner.Ensure accuracy of clients' health record monthly, to include physician orders and medication administration record.Collaborate with client's team as part of ISP.Inform Director, Managers and Supervisors of client health status changes or deficiencies in the standard of care provided to the client. Identify needs for staff supervision/delegation or specialized instruction and any follow up on plan of action that may result.Ensure completeness and accuracy of all functions of medication administration by certified Community Living Instructors to include review of physician orders, medication administration record and staff documentation. Teach Medication Administration Aide Training.* Maintains current certifications in CPR, PBS (online training), Abuse and Neglect, Community RN training, and other trainings as required.Maintains safe driving record and current vehicle insurance.

QUALIFICATIONS

Missouri Registered Nursing license required. BSN preferred. Minimum of 2-3 years working experience as Registered Nurse. Minimum of 1 year experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities or special needs population. Long-term or home healthcare experience preferred. Experience in case coordination and with psychotropic medications preferred. Conducts monthly face-to-face quality assurance visits to assigned residential sites to assess client's healthcare, behavior and psychological needs. Provides immediate written feedback.•Be available to assigned homes via agency phone consistently each week starting at 8am on Monday and ending at 5pm on Friday. Answer calls and respond to texts within 20 minutes.•All nurses should participate in a weekend and holiday on-call rotation. •Reviews medical documentation and monitors staff skill set.Complete required documentation in a timely manner.Ensure accuracy of clients' health record monthly, to include physician orders and medication administration record.Collaborate with client's team as part of ISP.Inform Director, Managers and Supervisors of client health status changes or deficiencies in the standard of care provided to the client. Identify needs for staff supervision/delegation or specialized instruction and any follow up on plan of action that may result.Ensure completeness and accuracy of all functions of medication administration by certified Community Living Instructors to include review of physician orders, medication administration record and staff documentation. Teach Medication Administration Aide Training.• Maintains current certifications in CPR, PBS (online training), Abuse and Neglect, Community RN training, and other trainings as required.Maintains safe driving record and current vehicle insurance.

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At Life Skills, we help people with disabilities live and work with dignity in our community. For more than 43 years Life Skills has...