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Lead Nurse (RN)

Versability Resources


Location:
Hampton, Virginia 23661
Date:
08/07/2017
2017-08-072017-09-06
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
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Job Details

Lead Nurse (RN)

 Full Time Position Available

Pay Rate:   $64,480 Annually

VersAbility Resources, Inc. is looking for a Lead Nurse (RN) who is charged with supervising the nursing team in the ICFID residential and day support programs and provides consultation to the Waiver funded programs. The position will ensure that the health and medical needs of individuals within the ICFID Program are continually being addressed, monitored, and provided. This is a full-time position operating out of Newport News, VA.

  Primary Responsibilities

  • Supervises the day to day operations of the nursing team including the on call schedule, time sheets, overtime, PTO requests
  • Performs nursing assessment, prepares nursing care plans, and nursing reports
  • Provides clinical supervisions to Community Living LPNs/RN
  • Consults with physician, consultant and other clinical and medical professionals regarding psychological, medical plans and treatments under the general guidance of the Director.  Serves as liaison with the Medical Consultant, Pharmacy and primary care physicians
  •  Participates in ID Team and monthly meetings as needed
  • Coordinates a system of supervision with RN Consultant and RNS
  • Manages orders for medications, medication storage, medical supplies and equipment for individuals within the ICFID program
  • Transports individuals to medical and psychological appointments when needed.
  • Develops and implements medical protocols policies, and tracking charts with RN/RN Consultant.
  • Conducts medication administration, medical record audits, observations, reviews incident reports and monitors nursing care plans for accuracy.
  • Participates in Nursing and CL Department meetings and attends other meetings and seminars as needed
  •  Assists in the recruitment and hiring of nurses

Qualifications/Skills & Knowledge Requirements

Education:  

Associates Degree from an accredited nursing school required.  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited nursing school preferred.   Must have a current Virginia Sate Nursing License and minimum of two years of supervisory experience in mental health, intellectual disability, or related field which includes experience in clinical supervision of Licensed Practical Nurses

 Skills Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Must have a comprehensive knowledge of intellectual disability or other developmental disabilities, mental health and physical disabilities
  • Must have knowledge and ability to acquire medical and clinical resources to meet individuals’ medical and psychological needs
  • Must have knowledge of various medical treatment, first aid, CPR, medication administration, and infection control
  • Must be able to work independently performing duties and responsibilities under general supervision and guidance of Director, Community Living
  • Must have the ability to effectively supervise and coach nurses to optimize their potential
  • Must able to use a computer proficiently for typing reports, managing time, researching diagnoses, communicating via e-mail
  • Must have a valid Virginia License and must be insurable under Versability’s auto insurance

About VersAbility Resources

VersAbility Resources, formerly known as The Arc of the Virginia Peninsula, has been serving individuals with disabilities and their families for more than 60 years.  We support more than 1,150 people with disabilities each year in employment, community living, day support, and early childhood programs.  We serve the entire Hampton Roads region and the 10 rural countries on the Middle Peninsula. 

VersAbility Resources employs 1,020 people, 55% of whom are people with disabilities.  As part of two nationwide government contracts, we directly employ people in North Carolina and Hawaii.  We also subcontract with disability-serving agencies across the country to fulfill these nationwide contracts and have created 250 jobs for people with disabilities.

We have a budget of $39 million.  For every $1.00 donated to our organization, $.90 goes directly to our programs that help people with disabilities live, work, and thrive in our community. 

Our Vision

We envision a world where people with disabilities enjoy dignified, productive lives of their choosing as fully accepted members of society.

For more information and to apply, visit: https://rew31.ultipro.com/arc1009/jobboard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*1679B7BAE1F57A85

 

VersAbility Resources is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet/Drug Free Workplace

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