- Degree from an accredited school of nursing.
- Current licensure in the State of Texas.
- One year of clinical practice preferred.
- One year of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities/mental retardation, or in a related field, preferred.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record
- Must be able to effectively communicate (read, write and understand) in English.
- Must have good recordkeeping skills.
Based on educational level and experience.
- Provide individualized nursing care as needed in accordance with the Individualized Service Plan (ISP) or Person-Directed Plan (PDP) and current nursing standards of care, including but not limited to administering and monitoring medications for efficacy, adverse effects, precautions, contraindications and potential interactions with other medications as well as monitoring vital signs and the overall health status of the consumers.
- Communicate as needed with families, conservators, guardians, case service managers, service coordinators, direct care staff, nurses, physicians and other medical, counseling and therapeutic professionals to ensure the coordination of nursing care and provide training as needed.
- Perform and document comprehensive assessments of consumers in a timely manner upon initial enrollment, as well as annually and as needed thereafter to determine the individualized health needs of each consumer.
- Ensure the timely completion of all required nursing documentation.
- Ensure that all medications, treatments, therapies and appointments are performed and received in a timely manner.
- Ensure that all Medication Administration Records (“MARs”) are current, correct and properly completed by all staff.
- Supervise assigned LVN(s) regarding their clinical practice as required by the BON rules.
- D&S Community Services is actively seeking a RN to join their growing team of professionals in serving the IDD population in group homes and foster care settings.
D&S Community Services - 18 months ago