Nursing - RN or LPN

Wayzata, MN 55391, USA Req #323
Monday, January 17, 2022

The function of the nurse is to promote optimum development and health of the people we serve and assist other staff in meeting regulations & licensing.

    

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:   

  • Monitor the health status of the individuals who have been assigned to your care.
  • Report changing health conditions to appropriate team members.
  • Develop a health care plan, and incorporate it into the CSSP (Coordinated services & support plan)
  • Participate in the periodic review of the CSSP as a member of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Teach and counsel the individuals we serve and staff in the areas of health and disease and promoting self-responsibility and independence whenever possible.
  • Arrange for appropriate medical and remedial services and incorporate recommendations into the CSSP.
  • Triage health related concerns for individuals in a timely manner.
  • Participate in infection control discussions and implementation across the organization.
  • Implement all health service policies and procedures in compliance with the state and/or federal regulations.
  • Advocate for an awareness of the needs and changing life-styles on the developmentally disabled persons in the community.
  • Carry and respond to calls on the nurse emergency cell phone on a rotating basis.
  • Assist in instructing the staff in medically related orientation classes and annual continuing education needs.
  • Assist with the development of individual/household health or medical related protocols and procedures.
  • Follow agency guidelines and regulations.         
  • Attend and participate in regular staff meetings/in services deemed mandatory.
  • Communicate effectively and work cooperatively with co-workers and administrative staff members.
  • Occasionally be assigned or asked to assist with co-workers’ homes. This would occur when staff is unable to reach the nurse assigned to their individual.
  • Complete work consistently and in a timely manner.
  • Process paperwork promptly, accurately, and thoroughly with attention to detail.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.  

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:   

  • Must have a current license in the state of Minnesota: LPN or RN required. BSN also accepted.
  • Sensitivity to individual differences.
  • Experience working in the field of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities is preferred.
  • Valid driver's license and driving record that meets the requirements of Hammer Residences insurance carrier.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including fluency in English and proficiency with Microsoft Office (especially Outlook and Excel) and SharePoint
  • Requires strong organizational skills; frequently organizes multiple projects at once, requiring excellent organizational skills, time management, close attention to detail, and proven ability to achieve assigned deadlines
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to confidentiality and customer service.
  • Requires ability to work with people of different abilities, ages, cultures and ethnicities
  • Adhere to a strong ethical code in compliance with organizational mission and values

Physical demands include frequent use of a telephone, frequent use of repetitive motion activities including typing on a computer keyboard and monitor, laptop or scanner and the ability to work for several hours at a time at a desk and computer. This job description assigns essential functions. It does not restrict tasks an individual in this position might be asked to perform or all qualifications that may be required now or in the future. 

 

Schedule: M-F Schedule. Nurses share the responsibility for taking the emergency call rotation and being on-call for one week every 6 weeks.

Wage: Depending on years of experience and education.
 

Benefits: For a comprehensive list of benefits for full-time and part-time employees please click on the link: https://hammer.org/careers-benefits/

 

Due to COVID-19 and recommendations from the CDC, interviews and orientation for this position may be conducted virtually until further notice. If you should need assistance with the use of the technology, please notify Hammer Residences recruitment team.  

Hammer Residences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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  • Wayzata, MN 55391, USA