Registered Nurse (RN)
Reports to: Director of Operations and Referrals
Primary Responsibilities. Performs oversight to Managers and ISTs to ensure training on medication administration, risk assessments and high-risk plans are addressed by clients and their families. The RN is responsible for any healthcare coordination services (See Healthcare Coordination Policy) provided by LEL.
Train Direct Care Staff and Managers in medication administration.
Make appropriate adjustments and modifications to any high- risk Client plans, as needed.
Provide the appropriate follow-up and corrective action planning, as needed.
Perform trend analysis on an on-going basis (and, as appropriate, in consultation with other members of management and/or LEL's legal counsel) to identify safety and/or quality concerns.
Report on the status of all on-going medication administration, high risk or health concerns of Clients.
Support healthcare coordination in Structured Family Caregiving homes throughout the state including a monthly RN visit to each caregivers home to provide an individual physical assessment, review medication administration records, and evaluate health care issues.
Advocate for increasing client competencies and independence through best person-centered practices and Social Role Valorization (SRV) theory application.
Promote LifeCourse and life visioning to assure positive life trajectories as identified by the family and supporting team.
Conduct training classes.
Degree from an accredited nursing school.
Licensed as an RN from the State of Indiana.
A minimum of two years experience and skills necessary to perform the services listed above.
Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
Customer service orientation.
Timely implementation of training to assure new hires and veteran staff have the medication administration competencies to delivery high quality care.
A positive and pleasant attitude.
Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
Strong organizational skills and close attention to detail.
Strong problem-solving skills.
Ability to support individuals in service throughout the state.
Applies knowledge of Person-Centered Planning (PCP), Social Role Valorization (SRV), and LifeCourse principles to assure wholistic care through individualized and innovative solutions that safeguard risks and promote valued roles.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to train Direct Care Staff, families, Clients and Managers.
Physical Requirements. The employee must:
LEL Home Services