The Registered Nurse (RN) provides Nursing Services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The RN provides these services in a variety of program settings including Residential and Day Habilitation locations. The RN ensures the safety of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and self through the appropriate use of universal precaution, lifting and other treatment techniques. The RN fulfills their duties in cooperation with the overall programs, policies, procedures, and agency goals.
- Carry out the mission, philosophy, and valued outcomes of On Your Mark, Inc.
- Maintain compliance with all applicable regulations and On Your Mark policy and procedure.
- Perform nursing assessments.
- Provide first aid and emergency nursing care as needed.
- Meet documentation requirements, i.e obtaining and transcribing physicians orders, semi-annual nursing summaries, health charts, medication regimen reviews and case review summaries
- Ensure that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are taking all prescribed medication, assist people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve self-medication when indicated by the people with intellectual and developmental disabilities treatment plan and continuously monitor the effects of medication, activity levels, physical condition, and personal hygiene of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- Evaluate medical and health status for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities on a continuous basis, develop medical histories, nursing care assessments, nursing care plans, implement appropriate protective and preventive measures in regard to communicable diseases and maintain complete, accurate, and up to date medical records.
- Provide periodic staff training in the areas of first aid, detecting signs of illness, infection control, and other topics as assigned.
- Provide supervision to the Direct Care staff on clinical issues, in person and through telehealth.
- Certify and re-certify agency staff in AMAP.
- Respond effectively to medical emergencies.
- Collaborates with staff from all On Your Mark programs.
- Maintains license and attends any assigned or required trainings.
- Attends and participates in orientation and staff development programs.
- Attend, participate, and facilitate administrative meetings when necessary with team to address any clinical concerns.
- Provides open and professional communication with parents and family, as needed.
- Perform other duties assigned.