The Registered Nurse is responsible for nursing services to meet the health care needs of clients with intellectual/developmental disabilities or behavioral health care needs. Responsibilities include assessing the health needs, planning for the provision of needed health services, implementing a plan of care, and evaluating outcomes and ongoing health needs in collaboration with the client and other members of the health care team. The Registered Nurse works within the framework of AID’s goals, policies, and procedures to assure that accreditation standards and regulatory requirements, pertaining to health care, are met in all programs.
- Must be a graduate of an accredited and approved nursing program.
- Current, unrestricted Illinois Registered Nurse License in good standing with the State licensing board
- Paid training provided. Experience preferred but not required.
- Medication Administration - SQ & IM Injections
- Ability to work independently or autonomously
- Positive attitude and dependable
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills are required
- Position requires ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include evenings, or weekends and to assume 24 hour on call responsibility as assigned
- Use of employee personal automobile for local community travel between program sites.
- Minimum amount of automobile liability insurance required, as defined by AID’s personnel policies
* Sign on Bonus of $1,000 after 90 days of FT employment *