Full-Time Registered Nurse
General Statement of Function
Supporting the Mission, Vision and Values of the organization by empowering people of diverse abilities; Envisioning All People Living, Learning and Working Together; Valuing Dignity, Equality, Integrity, Inclusion, Choice, Excellence and Empowerment. The RN is responsible for providing professional nursing care for individuals who are supported by the Organization, both residentially and vocationally, and for overseeing all medical service operations within the site they have been assigned to. The RN will assure provision of an excellent health care program within their designated site and to the individuals served there. The RN will be evaluated equally between their skills, leadership abilities and conduct as they apply to the Mission, Vision and Values of the Organization.
The person in this position must have an interest and willingness to work in the field of developmental disabilities, be flexible to support client choice by setting aside one’s values, and support the Values and Mission of the Organization. Must be willing to do routine or detailed tasks, work effectively and productively as a team member. Must be patient, tolerant, tactful, alert, and have a neat personal appearance for successful job performance. Each RN is expected to contribute to staff morale by supporting the team with enthusiasm, confidence, and loyalty. The individual must possess excellent verbal/written communication, use respectful and courteous language when communicating with team members, residents, parents, and/or guardians, and have a pleasant and positive attitude.
Essential Job Functions
- Regular attendance and punctuality are required.
- Assure compliance to all OAR’s for licensure as well as the accepted scope of nursing practices. This includes, but is not limited to medication administration, medical procedures, etc. as required by physician’s orders.
- Assist in the development of general systems relating to the daily operation of medical services (medical policies, procedures, protocol, training, etc.)
- Model leadership qualities to the team that builds morale and confidence while supporting their skills.
- On ongoing basis, monitor and assess health problems of each resident. Approve, write and implement a health care plan (if indicated) for each resident (NPOC), Nursing Assessment, with an annual applicable plan. Document outcomes.
- Understanding of State and Federal regulations that are applicable to the program.
- Train staff as needed to assure they are able to perform the job duties and excel in the care of the residents.
- Ensure that all required medical record keeping is accurate, complete and clearly written in a timely manner (MAR’s, seizure records, quarterly re-certification, injury/accident reports and other as pertains to Policies and Procedures).
- Delegate nursing duties when needed, following OAR 851-45-011.
- Report all safety concerns to Program Manager.
- Consistently perform job in a safe manner; follow all Program Policies pertaining to safety including OSHA standards and best practices.
- Participates in Fire Drills and safety checks as needed.
- Assist the ISP Team in determining the individual’s needs for assessments and monitoring by other Health Care professionals.
- Assure adequate supply of medications and medical supplies.
- Meet with staff on an ongoing, scheduled basis to gather information and prepare a plan for care.
- Schedule, attend or delegate medical appointments and/or contact physicians as needed.
- Follow established Policies and Procedures and changes as mandated by the Organization.
- Attend required and regularly scheduled meetings, including inservice training, team meetings, etc.
- May be required to obtain Oregon Intervention System (OIS) certification.
- Performs additional duties as assigned or delegated.
Occasional Job Functions
- Be fiscally responsible.
- Assist with personnel issues, such as, orientation, supervision, performance issues as requested.
- File paperwork (MAR’s, NPOC, MSP, physician orders, etc.) as needed and maintain accurate, current information in each residents Therapy file.
- Keep needed forms current and available to staff.
- May be asked to assist with residents at another site.
Education/Work Experience Requirements
- Current Oregon RN Nursing License.
- Two years experience required. Preference given for experience working with adults with developmental disabilities.
- Consistently maintaining confidentiality is a priority in this position.
- Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to get along with others and recognize the need for diversity and flexibility.
- Must pass the criminal investigations and background checks required by the Oregon Mental Health Division.
- Must possess a valid Oregon driver’s license (driving record acceptable to our insurance carrier) and proof of personal automobile insurance.
- Must be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certification.
- Must complete 12 hours of job-related inservice training annually.
- May require weekend, holiday and evening hours.
How to ApplyIf this sounds like you, please apply with us today! Visit www.midoregonpersonnel.com to complete an application. After you have submitted the application, please call us to schedule an interview. Please be prepared to bring a resume to your scheduled interview. We look forward to hearing from you! To apply for this job fill out our job application.
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