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RN - Registered Nurse Health Care Specialist

at St. Louis Arc

Posted: 11/7/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 4efc24ff-f285-446d-acd1-6f62461b3582
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

                                          

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Adherence to Arc Core Values
  • Advise and lead the Residential team, and medical team in planning and developing administrative and operational policies, procedures and future planning
  • Serve as liaison for the Residential team in regard to state, professional, and accrediting groups
  • Managing individual data and medical records
  • Ensure implementation of proper health care plans as ordered by physicians
  • Participate in agency’s Workers Compensation case management; as assigned
  • Prepare and maintain all health care related reports and forms
  • Participate in RN on-call rotation
  • Train and support direct care staff on delegated nursing duties and medication administration procedures
  • Deliver care with appropriate age and cultural competence and according to individualized needs
  • Demonstrate and support all St. Louis Arc Diversity and Inclusion practices/initiatives

 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Required Education:
    • Bachelor’s in Nursing preferred
  • Other Requirements:
    • Agency Required Training
    • Obtain DMH Community RN status (within 30 days of hire)
    • Valid State RN License
  • Minimum Years of Experience:
  • 2 years previous nursing experience
    • 2 years’ experience working in ID/DD field

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge
      • Knowledge of current federal and state laws and regulations that apply to residential locations
      • Extensive computer and database software and word processing software
  • Working knowledge of various medical conditions and terminology
  • Knowledge of diagnoses most commonly associate with individuals with development/intellectual disabilities
  • Knowledge of assistive medical devices and how to best utilize  
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  • Skills & Abilities
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Ability to prioritize responsibilities
    • Aptitude in problem solving
    • Ability to appropriately interact with individuals with various abilities
    • Ability to train others on specialized medical process/procedures
    • Understanding of confidentiality obligations and nursing best practices
    • Ability to undertake a variety of diverse care tasks and work in a multidisciplinary team

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Walking
  • Up to 6-8 hours a day
  • Standing
  • Up to 6-8 hours a day
  • Lifting          
  • Up to 75lbs floor to shoulders
  • Travel
  • Up to 25% of the time between agency locations and various St. Louis based doctor’s offices
  • Work Environment
  • Office setting as well as residential and various agency locations
  • Participate in on-call rotation
  • Equipment
  • Various medical equipment as well as office equipment  

 

The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.