Program Compliance Nurse

Texas Health & Human Services Commission Corpus Christi , TX 78410

Posted 2 weeks ago

Nurse III - The Corpus Christi State Supported Living Center(SSLC), part of the Health and Specialty Care System, is seeking a Registered Nurse to join an interdisciplinary team of professionals to provide clinical care to individuals of the SSLC. As a State Supported Living Registered Nurse, you will work at the SSLC campus with a dynamic group of staff and professionals who are dedicated to providing supports and services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

This is a team environment where staff clinicians collaborate to provide comprehensive care and services. To learn more about the SSLCs, see https://hhs.texas.gov/about-hhs/jobs-hhs/state-supported-living-center-opportunities.

The most important characteristic about State Supported Living Center employees is that we truly value and respect those we serve and believe in the mission that all people can achieve a higher level of wellness and independence. Our vision statement is "Individuals served at State Supported Living Centers will experience the highest quality of life, supported through a comprehensive array of services designed to maximize well-being, dignity, and respect."

The state of Texas offers many benefits to employees, including competitive salaries, career advancement, health and dental insurance, and paid vacation and sick leave.

The Program Compliance Nurse (Nurse II) performs duties within the scope of practice attributed to the skills of a registered nurse and reports to the Chief Nurse Executive. The work involves evaluating activities related to nursing function of the assigned area.

Work involves coordinating and evaluating quality assurance/quality enhancement initiatives related to nursing care and in alignment with the DADS Settlement Agreement. The position will gather data through various health monitoring tools which will identify clinical issues.

The position monitors state center nursing and clinical services and other levels of care and will provide information to the Chief Nurse Executive. In addition, this position will provide education to nursing staff and others as it relates to identified deficiencies. The position will, as assigned, serve on or facilitate workgroups related to quality enhancement of Nursing Services.

Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills in addition to computer skills are essential along with the ability to work collaboratively with nursing and other clinical staff. Provide treatment to HHS employees injured in course and scope of employment.

Essential Job Functions:

Attends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.

Utilizing assigned monitoring tools, data is obtained in order to provide an accurate clinical picture of nursing services provided to individuals served.

Works with the Chief Nurse Executive to make recommendations for improvement and has the ability to communicate, teach, follow up, assist in implementation.

Ability to communicate well and provide education to employees at all levels of the organization and individuals who reside at the facility.

Actively participate in workgroups and committees as assigned.

Practices professional & prudent nursing in compliance with the Nurse Practice Act and agency/facility policies & procedures.

Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.

Provide treatment to HHS employees injured in course and scope of employment.

Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency's obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.

Knowledge Skills Abilities:

Demonstrate knowledge of nursing techniques and procedures; of health care laws and regulations; of medical diagnoses and procedures; of accepted medical treatment patterns; of community health and nursing care principles, practices and procedures; of program regulations and procedures.

Ability to provide patient care; to prepare and maintain records; ability to evaluate nursing activities and delivery of public health services; to interpret policies and procedures; to interpret health care regulations; and to supervise the work of others.

Ability to appropriately interact with individuals with developmental disabilities and staff members.

Knowledge of nursing care standards, the Settlement Agreement and the Healthcare Guidelines.

Ability to interpret regulations and communicate them effectively both orally and in writing.

Knowledge of state and federal laws and ICF-IID (Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities rules, regulations, policy and procedures related to State Supported Living Centers preferred.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Knowledge and application in computer/software.

Ability to work productively with all levels of staff. Ability to train all levels of staff.

Ability to make decisions and recommendations to facility leaders

Must maintain current CPR certification.


Registration or Licensure

Requirements:

Licensed by Texas Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse or a state that recognizes reciprocity through the Nurse Licensure Compact Initial Selection Criteria:

Licensed by Texas Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse or a state that recognizes reciprocity through the Nurse Licensure Compact

Three (3) years' of nursing experience preferred.

Experience in quality assurance monitoring activities preferred.

Additional Information:

Applicants must pass a fingerprint criminal background check, pre-employment drug screen, and registry checks including the Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Nurse Aide, Medication Aide, Employee Misconduct, and HHS OIG List of Excluded Individuals / Entities.

Males between the ages of 18 25 must be registered with the Selective Service.

All state supported living center employees are subject to random drug testing.

Flexibility in work hours may be required for this position.

The position may be required to work overtime and/or extended hours.

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be considered for employment at a state-operated facility.

MOS Code:

Military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include: 68C, 66N/P/W, 290X, 46FX, 46NX, 46SX. All active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if qualified to fill this position. For more information see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx

HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.

I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.



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Program Compliance Nurse

Texas Health & Human Services Commission