Nurse – Woodbridge, VA
Easter Seals UCP North Carolina - Woodbridge, VA

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This is a PRN (As needed) position.

Location Woodbridge, VA

Qualifications Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) with the Virginia Nursing Board
Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) and/or Qualified Mental Retardation Profession (QMRP) – Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in human services or related field and no less than one year of relevant experience preferred
Experience in the intellectual/developmental disabilities field, including programming for individuals with significant behavioral needs
Knowledge of the MH and I/DD systems of care
Knowledge and ability to utilize computer word processing and data programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Web-based data entry, etc
Must demonstrate capacity to effectively communicate verbally and in written form

Responsibilities Responsible for the implementation of REACH Facility-Based and In-Home Therapeutic Therapeutic Services and other supports for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and co-occurring mental illness or behavioral health needs
Responsible for ensuring REACH Therapeutic services are provided in accordance with fidelity to the START model as described in literature published by the National Center for START Services at the University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability and the Commonwealth of Virginia DBHDS
Responsible for reviewing staff service documentation for clinical appropriateness and accuracy
Provides transcription of physician orders for medication administration and medical procedure
Provides ongoing training oversight to Therapeutic counselors on medication administration
Provides medication administration when ordered route of administration is subcutaneous, intramuscular, intravenous, via G-Tube or J-Tube or otherwise requiring the expertise of a licensed/registered health care professional
Provides comprehensive clinical evaluations and treatment by providing basic health exams, psychiatric evaluation, treatment and medication management
Responsible for coordinating claims submittal and revenue collection from primary payor sources (e.g. third party payments)
Responsible for retrospective service review to ensure services provided were in accordance with local, state and federal requirements and with fidelity to the START model
Responsible for ensuring Regional REACH Therapeutic Home services maintain appropriate state DBHDS licensing approval
Provides clinical and administrative supervision of REACH Therapeutic counselors/staff and assistant Therapeutic director
Coordinates with REACH Clinical Teams on admission into Therapeutic Home facility
Plans and implements structured day programming for all participants
Coordinates transition planning for individuals utilizing REACH Therapeutic Home services
Maintains contact with families and/or providers upon admission to Therapeutic Home vices
In collaboration with REACH Clinical teams, identifies on-going support and training/treatment needs for families and providers who utilize REACH Therapeutic Home Services.
Maintains linkages and relationships with community partners
Attends all required meetings with REACH Coordinators, REACH Director, and other REACH staff
Identifies, coordinates and monitors necessary training for Therapeutic home staff
Ensures the collection of required data and documentation on consumer access and utilization of REACH therapeutic home services
Work with team to compose guest discharge summaries
Facilitates on-site and video consultation with REACH Medical and Clinical Directors for guests in care

Contact Information Name: Dallow Turay
Title: REACH Respite Director
Fax: 571-477-2275

Posted: 8/18/14

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