Oversight of the Health Passports, HIPPA and diagnosis specific training.
Participates in Circle of Support and Incident Management meetings related to medical service delivery.
Participation and feedback in the development of Individual Support Plan(s) concerning medical services.
Oversees the delivery of medical services to include, annual assessments, lab follow-up, and physician recommendations to ensure the delivery of quality services.
Conducts monthly nurse oversight and ensure accurate documentation is completed and readily accessible.
Reviews medication administration, medical treatment plans, and other health services, to ensure they are provided in accordance with physician orders and RN licensing standards.
Establishes a safe, well organized system of medication administration to consumers by qualified staff.
Destroys all outdated or discontinued medications in accordance with Agency policy.
Tracks, reports, and trends all medication errors and provides corrective training as needed.
Communicates to ISCs, Conservators, and Family Members changes in consumer medical status as needed.
Ensures that consumer medical appointments and annual assessments are made and kept in a timely manner.
Represent the Company in a professional manner in dealing with consumers, family members, guardians, and other outside professionals.
Perform general clerical duties to include but not limited to: photocopying, faxing, mailing, and filing.
Follow and administer Company policies and procedures.
Any other duties, as assigned.
Must be physically able to perform the essential functions of the job as described in the essential duties and responsibilities sections including; walking, bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, sitting, reaching overhead and lifting up to thirty (30) pounds.
Must be able to safely lift, transport, and transfer consumers, which may include but not be limited to lifting and transferring in and out of a bathtub, vehicle, bed or wheelchair, as appropriate and needed to assist with the consumer’s assisted daily living skills.
Associate of Science Degree in Nursing from an accredited university.
Current nursing licensure in the State of Tennessee or compact state.
Minimum 1 year of supervision and/or management experience.
Must maintain confidentiality.
Must have the ability to deal tactfully with others, exercise good judgment, effectively communicate, understand and follow instructions, and express ideas in English in a professional manner.
Special consideration given to applicants with previous experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities.
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