Registered Nurse (RN)
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Determine and assess when nursing functions may be delegated.
Perform initial nursing assessments during the admissions process.
Perform nursing assessments for each person receiving delegated nursing functions and revise as needed, at least every 45 days. Assess and revise care plans after hospitalizations, new diagnoses and other developments. Complete self-medicating assessments and annual assessments for those who self-medicate.
Complete applicable Health Risk Screening Tools (HRST).
Oversee all nursing functions performed by assigned direct service staff at Jubilee Association. Train CMT’s on each care plan, including proper positioning, skin care, seizure protocol, pureed diets, and other training specific to people supported; document the training and file appropriately.
Train and authorize Jubilee Association staff to administer medications, teaching the 2-year clinical update regularly and 20-hour MTTP if needed. Administer CMT practicum at 6-month intervals and forward documentation to the training coordinator.
Trains groups of Jubilee employees on health-related topics such as choking prevention, diabetes management, seizures, etc., as assigned.
Keep accurate and timely records of all work performed and submit in appropriate format by due dates.
Be available to staff for consultation on client medical issues. This position is always on call except when coverage is pre-arranged with another RN on the team.
Serve as liaison to physicians, pharmacies, hospitals, nursing homes and other health care providers.
Attend PCP Meetings and admissions meetings upon request, as scheduling permits.
Report any medication errors or other errors in the performance of delegated nursing functions and make copies of the reports available to the Executive Director or his/her designee.
Apply knowledge of applicable regulations, policies and procedures as they relate to nursing functions provided within the context of Jubilee’s services. Participate in DDA and MACS nurses’ meetings and trainings.
Anticipate and proactively suggest ways to enhance efficiency or quality of work and implement when appropriate.
Be a team player across the organization and participate in regular meetings of Quality Enhancement, Pathfinders, management team, agency wide, strategic planning, etc.
Other duties as assigned.
Registered Nurse licensed to practice in Maryland.
Minimum of 2 years of professional experience, preferably including some in community-based services to people who have IDD. Some teaching experience is helpful.
Advanced reasoning abilities and good judgment.
Advanced written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. People-first language and thinking is essential.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail to effectively manage documents, prioritize, manage and projects.
Strong technology skills to effectively use Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, MBON website, databases such as Therap, etc.
Must be able to travel throughout the local area daily.
Desire to work with and learn from people who have intellectual disabilities required.
True passion for the mission of the organization; desire to work with and learn from people who have intellectual and development disabilities
Bilingual (English/Spanish) is always a plus
Compensation: $85,000 and competitive benefits including four weeks' vacation, health/dental/life/disability, student loan assistance, paid parental leave, retirement, $1000 annual staff development fund, periodic reimbursement of vacation expenses, and much more.
All employees must be fully vaccinated before starting work.
About Jubilee. Jubilee Association of Maryland is a faith-based nonprofit that provides opportunities and support for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities to live in and enrich their community while fulfilling their personal, family, social, and spiritual needs. Jubilee was started by Hyattsville Mennonite Church in 1978 as part of the movement to bring people with intellectual disabilities out of segregated institutions and into the community. Since then, Jubilee has grown to be a leader in person-centered disability services, currently supporting more than 140 people who are included in their communities across Montgomery County, Maryland. The organization has a staff of 350 and an annual budget of more than $20 million. Through partnerships, innovation, and attentive care, Jubilee is a leader in providing the highest quality services and helping its clients demonstrate the power of inclusion. Learn more at www.jubileemd.org.
Jubilee Association of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer that values a diverse workforce. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, physical characteristics, veteran status, or religion.
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