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Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Benchmark Human Services Fort Wayne Full-Time
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If you’re looking for a rewarding job helping people with disabilities become more independent and involved in their community, Benchmark Human Services is seeking a full-time Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for our group homes.  We provide thorough training, great challenges, and even greater fulfillment as you help individuals reach their maximum potential.

Duties:

  • Function as a liaison and advocate for the clients when dealing with physicians, psychiatrist, hospitals, and consultants including RD, OT,PT, SLP,  etc.

  • Supervise health services for the department by providing staff training and direct intervention to meet the health care needs of the clients in the group homes.

  • Medication Administration Certifications to include Oral applications, topical and health related activities, G/J -Tube, and Insulin, along with consultation for consumer health and safety

  • Complete all documentation required for assigned individuals health and related care needs, as required by state and federal regulations

  • Participate in development of associated health risk plans to ensure appropriate supports for assigned individuals

  • Provide on-call services to designated group homes.

  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • LPN/RN
  • Experience in long term care/community nursing preferred
  • Experience working with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and/or mental illness
  • Valid State nursing license and Drivers License
  • Some traveling required
  • Must be willing to flex schedule according to the clients needs

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Flexible schedule
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • 401K with employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off and sick time
  • Referral bonuses

Candidates for employment are required to pass drug screening.

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If interested apply online at www.BenchmarkHS.com/Careers or email resume to Email blocked - click to apply

 

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Headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Benchmark Human Service serves individuals through the life cycle, from infancy to elder years. Programs support people at work, at home and in the community through residential, employment, social, therapeutic, in-home, crisis response and day services. We specialize in serving people with intense medical needs and high behaviors, including those with forensic backgrounds. Benchmark extends this expertise as a consultant for state governments and private organizations in evaluating facilities, systems development, staff training and numerous other areas.

The 3,400 Benchmark Human Service employees serve more than 8,500 children and adults with disabilities and/or mental illness throughout the United States.

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