RN, Residential Care
Company: Signature Health, Inc.
Posted on: June 19, 2022
Registered Nurse (RN), Residential Care
SCOPE OF ROLE
Reporting to the Supervisor, Nursing-Residential, the Registered
Nurse (RN), Residential Care serves as the primary coordinator of
all health care services for residents at Signature Health
including the provision of medication management. You will be
responsible for the delivery of evidence-based care patients on
behalf of referral sources, and for applying compassionate based
care across a continuum that addresses ongoing needs of the
patient, while at our residential treatment facility.
HOW YOULL SUCCEED
Provide oversight for the provision of care in assigned Signature
Health residential facility.
Provide direct patient care utilizing the nursing process which
includes planning, conducting nursing assessments, treatments and
individualized patient plan of care.
Accurately administer medications and document accurate count of
controlled substance medication administration per policy and
Conduct training to staff on medication dispensing.
Coordinate on-site response to incidents and other unscheduled
Facilitate health education groups including general health
education, medication/drug interactions, disease processes and
other related educational topics.
Monitor high-risk patients and comorbidities and communicate with
prescriber and site manager
Coordinate patient care with staff and other members of the
healthcare treatment team.
Partner with professional staff in crisis management
Facilitate the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to
clinical care, quality and cost effectiveness.
Communicate therapeutically and professionally with
patients/residents, visitors, coworkers and others involved in
patient treatment in an effective manner, ensuring positive working
relationships with all.
Flexibility to adapt to schedule changes and assumption of
responsibilities, not delineated in the job description, which
falls under the nursing scope of practice as a member of an
addiction treatment team.
Coordinate and manage multiple ongoing quality and improvement
projects with great attention to detail.
Comply with all agency policies and procedures.
Maintain all aspects of HIPAA, promoting patient confidentiality
and right to privacy.
May be required to perform telehealth services as determined by
Adherence and completion of compliance training provided by
Responsible for and completes all productivity/documentation
Participate in all assigned staff meetings and staff development
Demonstrate appropriate attendance and punctuality in adherence
with Signature Health policies.
Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE
Completion of an approved program in registered nursing
Valid unencumbered RN license in the state of Ohio required.
1+ years of RN experience required.
American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS)
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
Bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish preferred.
A working knowledge of mental illness and the disease concept of
chemical dependency preferred.
Working knowledge of legal regulations and best practices in
Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
Proficient with technology and electronic medical records.
Knowledge of PICC lines and endocarditis preferred.
Making Patient Care Decisions
Planning and Organizing
Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office/clinical
Willingness to provide oversight at community support groups for
While hours of operation are generally standard, flexibility to
work evenings, nights, holidays, weekends, and extended hours may
Requires periods of sitting, standing, telephone, and computer
Hearing: adequate to hear clients or patients in person, over the
telephone or through telehealth technology.
Speaking: adequate to speak to clients or patients in person, over
the telephone or through telehealth technology.
Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including
reading information from printed sources and computer screens.
Physical effort required: occasional lifting and carrying items
weighing up to 15 pounds, unassisted.
The physical environment requires the employee to work
bothindoorsandoutdoors, sometimes under a covered tent, in
heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions.
Frequently required to use personal protective equipment to prevent
exposure to hazardous materials. May be requested to work overtime
and weekends for special program events.
Ability to stand for long periods of time.
Possible exposure to blood borne pathogens while performing job
Frequent bending, reaching, and repetitive hand movements,
standing, walking, squatting and sitting, with some lifting,
pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular
Sufficient dexterity to operate a PC and other office
FLSA Status: Exempt
Internal Job Code: 4207
Revenue Status: Revenue Generating
Last Revision Date: 03/07/2022
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner
discriminate against employees or applicants because they have
inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of
another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as
a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of
other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise
have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is
(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance
of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR
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