ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Provide leadership, guidance, and feedback to staff regarding the individual's medication.
Provide direct care through utilization of nursing standards accurately and in a timely manner.
Follow policies, procedures, and medical/lab protocol for nursing care.
Implement infection control measures according to facility policies and procedures accurately and in a timely manner.
Report pertinent information and/or changes in the individuals' condition to nurse supervisor and/or Program Director.
Provide individual, staff, and family education as related to medication, illness, etc.
Prepare and administer medications as ordered by the physician accurately and in a timely manner.
Chart medication administration in nurse's notes accurately and in a timely manner.
Document nursing care provided, maintain appropriate records related to individuals' progress and activities accurately and in a timely manner.
Adhere to all HCBS ID/DD waiver program policies and procedures.
Provide care and/or conduct individual interactions in an age/cultural appropriate manner.
Provide and document training to staff regarding the appropriate monitoring and documentation of individual's self-administration of medication.
Follows all safety policies and adheres to all worker's compensation program guidelines.
Other duties as assigned.