Company: Easter Seals Southern California
Posted on: March 24, 2020
SunIRef:Nurse:title Registered Nurse Easterseals Southern
California 2,373 reviews - Tustin, CA Easterseals Southern
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here. Overview: The Registered Nurse will be responsible for
monitoring, overseeing general health and wellbeing of individuals
with developmental and/or physical disabilities. Must be willing to
travel to 3 locations in the surrounding areas. Will provide
training to program associates on health issues and makes necessary
recommendations for reporting purposes. Responsibilities: Monitors
general health of program participants with weekly assessments
which include review and follow-up of a needed medical
appointments, labs, specialists or related matters. This includes
weekly weighing of consumers. Examines and evaluates consumers at
program who are reportedly ill, injured, or whose medical equipment
seems to be malfunctioning, reports findings and makes
recommendations to appropriate individual(s). Delivers nursing care
to consumers as appropriate within the scope of the program.
Assists with emergency responses and is on-call for illness or
injuries and is first point of contact by staff, Residential
Administrator (RA) is second contact. Follows up with the RA in all
incidences. Reports any observed health of safety issues to Program
Director and District Manager Residential Services. Maintains
administrative documentation associated with designated programs.
Evaluates staff training needs within realm of expertise and
conducts necessary trainings. Monitor medications log weekly,
provide consultation if dosage is missed, given at incorrect time,
immediately report to staff if present, next report to RA, RA to
follow up if staff person not present. Uses form provided for
follow up. Monitors that proper procedure and notification is
followed if a medication change occurs. Monitors that proper
Medication Review procedures are followed. Back up assistance to RA
to check and dispose of expired medications monthly. Medication
Training for all new employees within two weeks of starting.
Completion paperwork to be left in RA's box day of training.
On-going training/retraining Re: medication, Universal Precautions,
etc., at the request of RA, within two weeks of request. ] Attends
annual ISP/IPP meetings. Attends other ISP/IPP meetings as needed.
Other assignments that may need the associate's expertise,
knowledge or ability. Qualifications: Valid Licensed Registered
Nurse Certification/Degree. At least one year of experience as a
Registered Nurse working with adults with disabilities in a
residential home. Valid CPR and First Aid Certification. Ability to
communicate effectively, through oral and written skills, with all
levels of staff and the general public. Ability to properly
interpret and implement policies, procedures and regulations.
Ability to lift up to 70 pounds repetitively, to stand, stoop,
kneel for extended periods of time. Ability to provide assistance
with personal care to participants, including ability to transfer
an individual who has no weight bearing skills. Ability to obtain
fingerprint/abuse index clearance from Community Care Licensing.
Ability to pass post-offer medical examination. Ability to travel
locally. Reliable transportation, proof of California Driver's
License, clean driving record, proper auto insurance, and vehicle
registration. Appropriate vehicle for transportation of program
participants if program requires. Easterseals Southern California -
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