RN Case Manager - Austin

Res-Care, Inc. Austin , TX 78719

Posted 3 months ago

Title: RN Case Manager

  • Austin

Job Category: Registered Nurse

Line of Business: Residential Services

Branding: ResCare

About this Career Opportunity:

Join a team of passionate and caring people who make a difference in people's lives. We are a one of a kind company who not only offers the chance to change people's lives but also offers educational, vocational and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Registered Nurse (RN) to provide care to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

  • The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing care and treatment for clients that are experiencing significant mental health/psychiatric symptoms, who are demonstrating significant functional impairments, and who may have co-occurring substance abuse and/or personality disorder.

  • Attends and actively participates in weekly team meetings

  • Provides rehabilitation and coordinates medical needs for clients

  • Medication Monitoring and Administration by oral medication or needle injections

  • Orders, reviews, monitors, and discontinues medications as ordered by the physician

  • Assists with keeping within assigned nursing budget

  • Conducts assessments and approves plan of care and service delivery methods

  • Performs competency and skills evaluations on employees who provide direct care

  • Informs the physician and staff of changes in the client's medical or mental condition and needs and coordinates psychiatric information with the psychiatric rehabilitation practitioners

  • Writes progress notes, summaries, and discharges

  • Implements the treatment/rehabilitative activities and strategies

  • Reports significant/major incidents or accidents and notifies proper authorities of circumstances or situations that present possible health hazards

  • Follows consumer health plans and provides and promotes consumer choice and facilitate independence

  • Assists in maintaining and updating nursing, pharmacy, infection control, and health and safety policies and procedures

  • Other tasks as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Must be 21 years of age

  • Holds a bachelor's degree in nursing or related health and human services field from an accredited college or university with at least 2,000 hours of experience with adult persons who have a serious psychiatric disability

  • OR holds an RN from an accredited two-year program and has more than 6,000 hours of experience with adult persons who have a serious psychiatric disability

  • Valid driver's license and insurance required

Additional Information

Benefits

ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare also offers a PayOUT program that allows employees to set their own pay day. Click here to learn more about this program.

About Our Company

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a RN Case Manager

  • Austin.

About this Line of Business

We cover thousands of homes across the country, with a comprehensive range of programs and services, including host home and foster care. ResCare partners with people in the community who open their homes to individuals with disabilities and assists families by providing adoption and foster care services. With almost four decades of experience in the IDD services field, our aim is to be the provider-of-choice in the development of unique and proprietary service offerings and technologies working toward innovative care models and leading health outcomes with states and payers.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.
2579 Western Trail Suite 140, Austin, TX 78745-1578 USA


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