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RN, Residential Care

Company: Signature Health, Inc.
Location: Mentor
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

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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 procedure.
Conduct training to staff on medication dispensing.
Coordinate on-site response to incidents and other unscheduled situations.
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 interventions.
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 Signature Health.
Adherence and completion of compliance training provided by Signature Health.
Responsible for and completes all productivity/documentation requirements.
Participate in all assigned staff meetings and staff development programs.
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 required.
Valid unencumbered RN license in the state of Ohio required.
1+ years of RN experience required.
American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
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 healthcare.
Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
Proficient with technology and electronic medical records.
Knowledge of PICC lines and endocarditis preferred.

COMPETENCIES ____________________________________________________________________________
Making Patient Care Decisions
Managing Work
Planning and Organizing
Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills
Valuing Differences

WORKING CONDITIONS ___________________________________________________________________
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office/clinical work environment.
Willingness to provide oversight at community support groups for patients
While hours of operation are generally standard, flexibility to work evenings, nights, holidays, weekends, and extended hours may be required.
Requires periods of sitting, standing, telephone, and computer work.
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 duties.
Frequent bending, reaching, and repetitive hand movements, standing, walking, squatting and sitting, with some lifting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular workday.
Sufficient dexterity to operate a PC and other office equipment.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ______________________________________________________________
FLSA Status: Exempt
Internal Job Code: 4207
Revenue Status: Revenue Generating
Last Revision Date: 03/07/2022

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Signature Health, Inc., Mentor , RN, Residential Care, Healthcare , Mentor, Ohio

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