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Registered Nurse RN

Community Options Inc. Pittsburgh ,PA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 10 states.

We are in search of a Registered Nurse (RN) to deliver care to individuals with disabilities in a community setting, utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning intervention, implementation, and evaluation.

This Full-Time position will support our operations in Pittsburgh, PA. The hourly pay-rate is $30. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Diabetes Education Certification preferred. 
  • Current Nursing License required.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as an RN.
  • Ability to calculate figures related to medical dosages.
  • Ability to establish a comfortable and supportive relationship with a person receiving supports.
  • Valid Driver’s License

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the admission of new residents to assigned homes.
  • Develop plans to guarantee that the medical and healthcare needs of the residents are met and ensures the appropriate medical follow-up.
  • Review lab work and coordinates annual physical exams and care with clinics, outside physicians, and hospitals.
  • Provide special instructions to resident and home staff related to medical diagnosis, allergies, diet, etc., and is available for ongoing consultation to staff regarding medical problems and healthcare.
  • Clarify medication orders and contact physician to review consumer’s status and medication plans.
  • Participate in quarterly and Annual Individual Plan (IP) meetings for assigned participants.
  • Create and distribute Individual Plan Medical/Health Reports detailing participants’ general health, health care goals, and physician recommendations for each participant.
  • Provide documentation regarding individual’s health status for various support people.
  • Make referrals for needed medical services and ensure that follow-up care is pursued.
  • Provide quarterly in-service training for support staff.
  • Advises supervisor of all concerns and/or issues related to the provision of nursing services.
  • Follows strict OSHA procedures regarding blood borne pathogens.

Working Conditions:

  • May be On-Call 24 hours a day for medical emergencies, in cooperation with other management staff.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • May perform tasks that involve exposure to various medical conditions, communicable diseases, blood, bloody fluids, or tissues.
  • Work will take place in the administrative office, community, and in the homes.

Competitive Benefits:

  • Insurance Options (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid Holidays—Including a Birthday Holiday
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee Incentive & Discount Programs
  • 403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Exceptional Career Growth Opportunities

If interested, please click Apply Now or send resume to: Resumes-Pi@comop.org

Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer   M/F/D/V

Company Description
Community Options believes in the dignity of every person, and in the freedom of all people to experience the highest degree of self-determination. Embracing this philosophy, Community Options works with individuals with significant disabilities through residential services, day programs, social enterprises that employ individuals with disabilities, high school transition programs, and specialized programs for respite and medically fragile adults.

Community Options Inc.

Community Options believes in the dignity of every person, and in the freedom of all people to experience the highest degree of self-determination. Embracing this philosophy, Community Options works with individuals with significant disabilities through residential services, day programs, social enterprises that employ individuals with disabilities, high school transition programs, and specialized programs for respite and medically fragile adults.

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Pittsburgh, PA
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