Registered Nurse (RN)

Easterseals UCP, a non-profit service provider in North Carolina & Virginia, seeks a dynamic, and dedicated Registered Nurse (RN) to lead our EMPOWER team. This Full-Time position offers competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package. The schedule is Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm with some Saturdays required.  If you’re looking for a rewarding, challenging position with a sustainable organization, we’d love to explore this opportunity with you.

Full Time Schedule: 

  • Monday-Friday; 8:30am5:00pm

What You’ll Do as a Registered Nurse (RN):

Under the supervision of the Operations Manager, the EMPOWER/ABA Registered Nurse (RN) provides clinical supervision and training to direct service providers providing services to medically fragile consumers.  The Registered Nurse (RN) assesses the consumer’s needs relative to these services.  The Registered Nurse (RN) is also responsible for conducting supervisory visits, completing direct service provider skills verification, and providing Medication Administration training, Infectious Disease (previously known as Blood Borne Pathogens) training, Seizure Management and any other courses as qualified.

  • Completes initial assessment of the consumer’s personal care needs.
  • Develops a plan of care based upon the assessment of the consumer.
  • Conducts a site visit monthly and as needed to assess and re-evaluate the consumer need, modifies the
  • plan of care and conducts the direct service provider supervisory visit.
  • Monitors and trains direct service providers providing personal care services or services to medically
  • fragile consumers.
  • Maintains appropriate documentation according to established time lines.
  • Conducts Medication Administration and Infectious Disease (previously known as Blood Borne Pathogens), Seizure Management and other training sessions (PPE FIT Train the Trainer, Mask Fitting general guidelines, FA/CPR) as needed to keep staff in compliance.
  • Conduct PPE FIT questionnaire review and recommendation.
  • Complete Med Error and any other Incident Reports as identified.
  • Attends in-services/meetings as required, conducting training sessions when needed.
  • Requests and secures medication orders when cases are opened and renew every six (6) months.
  • Develop and review Medication Administration Records in Electronic Health Record or another
  • appropriate tool.
  • Provide eMAR/MAR appropriate training to staff to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Staff development on Health & Safety, medical equipment-based top EMPOWER/ABA such as J-tube, G-tube, etc.
  • Attend regular group or individual supervision sessions.
  • Participate in ongoing Quality Improvement activities.
  • Provide high quality customer service, serving as a positive representative for the agency.
  • Maintains regular attendance and punctuality, manages use of PTO time (if applicable), and follows all
  • policies and procedures regarding time off.
  • Follows all Easterseals UCP Policies and Procedures.
  • Must demonstrate Easterseals UCP valued behaviors of Accountability, Commitment and Caring as
  • appropriate to position.
  • Completes required training within prescribed timeframes.
  • Performs related duties as requested or assigned by management.

How You’ll Benefit:

You’ll earn a competitive salary based on experience and join a growing team making a difference in our community. We offer competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and professional development.

Our benefits include:

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Benefits + an optional Flexible Health Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and more
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program and Legal services, when needed
  • Lots of Merchant Discounts to improve your purchasing power!

 What We’re Looking For: 

  • Registered Nurse currently licensed to practice in North Carolina.
  • Two years’ experience as an RN, home health experience preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working with individuals with MH/IDD preferred.
  • Experience in a training role.
  • Must have a valid, unrestricted, state appropriate driver’s license for the State of North Carolina and personal vehicle insurance.
  • Must have reliable transportation that will allow movement throughout the program delivery area.
  • Knowledge of Electronic Medical and Health Record systems
  • Knowledge of virtual platform systems

 

If you’re looking for a rewarding career opportunity where you can make a huge difference in the daily lives of the people you’ll support, then please apply now on our website:  www.eastersealsucp.com 

About Easterseals UCP NC & VA

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to providing exceptional disability, behavioral health and addiction treatment services to help our neighbors live their best lives. Our diverse and inclusive 2,600 member team provides more than 10.2 million hours of meaningful support to 40,200 kids, adults and families in 11,000 home, facility and community locations across North Carolina and Virginia.

We believe in a diverse and inclusive culture that leverages unique strengths, perspectives and viewpoints of its workforce can and will advance our just cause, while building a healthy, sustainable organization. That’s why we listen, seek to understand and act to make our organization a safe place for individuals to be their authentic selves.

Applicants of all abilities are encouraged to apply!