Posted: Jul 22, 2022
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Nurse

Full-time
Application Deadline: N/A
Nonprofit

Starting salary of $70,200 annually. Hours are 8:30am-5:00pm Monday-Friday. No weekend work required.

Position Overview

Has responsibility for providing support to residential clients who have nursing plans of care.

Reports to: Associate Director, or person in charge.

Takes direction from: program management, health professionals, and consultants.

 

Essential Job Functions

Conduct nursing assessments as required or requested.

Development and monitoring (required review of progress) of nursing plans of care for clients that are mutually identified by the agency and the nurse.

Telephone consultation regarding medical needs or medication management of clients.

Supervision of the 180 day medication reviews.

Coordination of client’s medical needs with their health care providers as may be necessary.

Attend medical / psychological appointments with Clients when needed.

Staff training concerning general health topics and issues related to the health needs of the clients. Assist in Manager on-going training where appropriate.

Train staff per in-service schedule and as requested by Program Director. Training is to include New Employee Orientation, Medical Supports Review, and Staff Meetings (i.e. care plans, positioning, etc.) as needed.

Assistance to the programs in reviewing the health care needs of the clients for the annual Individual Support Plans. Attend Risk Tracking and pre-meetings when possible.

Provide documentation as required.

Periodically monitor and provide technical assistance regarding medication administration, mobility, wellness issues, and other topics related to client health.

Consult with supervisor on a regular basis.

Delegation of nursing tasks to unlicensed personnel per OAR.

Attend Admin and Manager’s meetings as scheduled.

Perform other duties as agreed upon by supervisor and the nurse.

 

Qualifications

Physical Requirements

Occasionally = up to 1/3 shift

Frequently = up to 2/3 shift

Continuously = throughout shift

Standing: Continuously in combination with walking indoors and outdoors.

Sitting: Occasionally

Walking: Continuously in combination with standing.

Worker Mobility: Can change positions frequently throughout work shift.

Carry/Lift: Occasionally and independently lift and carry 0‑25 pounds.

Pushing/Pulling: Frequently throughout the work shift.

Bending/Squatting: Frequently throughout the work shift.

Reaching/Handling: Use of fingers/hands/arms continuously. Occasional overhead reaching needed.

Grasping/Squeezing: Frequently throughout work shift.

Twisting: Frequently throughout work shift.

Climbing: Occasionally ascend or descend stairs or ramps indoors or outdoors.

Crawling: 0% of the time.



Social Skill Requirements

  • Ability to positively interact with residents, co-workers, management, families, and other medical professionals.
  • Ability to effectively send and receive verbal communication using the English language.


Aptitude Requirements

  • Registered nurse, licensed to practice in the State of Oregon.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience working as a registered nurse.
  • Excellent organization skill; detail oriented.
  • Ability to work with and maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Must be able to read English and write it legibly; have excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Able to perform basic math functions.
  • Must have the ability to analyze, reason, and make decisions.
  • Must be able to learn and retain new skills.
  • Knowledge of developmental disabilities preferred.

 

Environmental Factors

  • Most work is performed in residential home.
  • Occasional exposure to outside elements.
  • Possible exposure to chemicals and/or compounds throughout work shift.


This position summary covers most of the duties performed; however, other duties and responsibilities not listed may be assigned at the discretion of management.