To provide Registered Nurse skilled care, oversight and/or case management designed to improve individual quality of
life for individuals with developmental disabilities.
- Assumes Administrative duties as needed on each shift.
- Ensures that individuals being served obtain and maintain their optimal level of health.
- Participates in the Administrative on-call rotation and fills shifts as needed in other homes.
- Implements PCP, TAR, or IHP plans as directed.
- Monitor and review the nursing activities of each home assigned to work in.
- Develops, implements, coordinates, provides healthcare oversight, and evaluates health care plans in an outpatient Medical Residential/ICF environment.
- Directly supervises the Nurse House Managers in the assigned homes as well as any assigned Administrative Hub Nurse and/or Medical Coordinator.
- Responsible for current training of staff on caseload.
- Maintain the home’s safety and maintenance by reporting, implementing, and monitoring for communicable disease or infections or other medical concerns; also completes vitals, body checks, administers medications as ordered or needed, etc.
- Provides direct care staff with assistance as needed and helps to maintain the cleanliness of the home. Complete documentation of all services provided.
- Communicates accurate information to others in a professional and courteous manner, including outside entities.
- Works shifts as required and fulfills required duties.
- Develops and conducts trainings as needed for agency staff.
- Completion of supervision of LPNs as needed or assigned.
- Collaborates with other health care providers, community service agencies, and schools to coordinate care.
- Maintains compliance with various federal and state regulations and various TFS policies/procedures.
- Behavior exhibits professional attitude, demeanor, and interpersonal skills required by position and company.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Current licensure as Registered Nurse for the State of Tennessee
- Minimum of three years experience as a registered nurse
- Knowledge of nursing and case management theory and practice
- Knowledge of clinical and social services documentation procedures and standards.
- Knowledge of patient care charts and patient histories
- The ability to evaluate therapeutic programs and services for individuals receiving nursing services
- Strong organizational and coordination skills
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in
a diverse community
- Knowledge of community health services and social services support agencies and networks.
- Time management and follow-up skills with ability to plan, organize and prioritize a large workload; and handle several
- The ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel
- Knowledge of billing procedures for nursing
- The ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments
- Working knowledge of computers
- Operation of a motor vehicle is required which includes: proof of a current, valid drivers license
- Ability to sit or stand for periods of time
- Ability to speak and communicate effectively with others through verbal and written mediums. May include the use of assisting devices to compensate
- Organize and compile information from external and internal sources.
- Communicate effectively with both external and internal customers.