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Registered Nurse Case Manager

Linwood Center, Inc
Published
November 6, 2020
Location
3421 Martha Bush Drive, Ellicott City, Maryland
Category
Job Type

Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Provide services that include assessing health needs and developing care plans, as needed.

· Supervising direct support professionals in implementing delegated nursing tasks and medication administration in compliance with COMAR 10.27.11.

· Oversees the administration of medication by CMTs, including completing accuracy checks of all Medication Administration Records to ensure errors are not occurring.

· Serves as liaison with physicians, other healthcare professionals, and family members.

· Maintains appropriate nursing documentation including 45 day reviews.

· Provides staff training.

· Participates as an integral member of each individual’s support team.

· Available for on-call responsibilities for the school.

· On-call for Linwood Nursing Team via telephone triage to cover absences.

· Maintenance of current orders (contacting parents and physicians).

· Maintenance of Health Suite Log, supplies, medications and student charts.

· Participates in health promotion and accident prevention activities for students and children in the Residential Program.

· Collaborates with school administrators regarding school health services issues.

· Apprises school and children residential staff of health and safety issues.

· Serves as liaison, consultant, and resource person with students, parents, school staff, related services personnel, and the community.

· Monitors and reports environmental health concerns.

· Plans with appropriate school personnel, modifications of the school program.

· Participates in the school referral process for students as appropriate.

Other Duties & Responsibilities

· May perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills)

· Valid and active Maryland RN license, BSN or Bachelor’s degree in related field.

· Active CPR/AED certification for healthcare professionals.

· Two (2) years’ experience working in human services and with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or working as a school nurse, preferred.

· Mandated Case Manager/Delegating Nurse Program.

· Familiarity with teaching students, providing direct nursing care in a school, recognizing physiological and psychological problem in students, maintain/analyzing and interpreting health records and medical reports.

· Possess some knowledge of special education law, amendments, COMAR regulations.

In addition, must possess the following:

· Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

· Proficient computer skills and familiarity with MS Office Suite

· Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks at once and ensure proper follow through as needed

· A high level of commitment to take initiative and maintain a positive attitude

· Ability to work effectively with family members/guardians, team members

· A keen interest in improving the quality of life for the individuals served by Linwood Center, Inc.

Please apply on Company's Website www.linwoodcenter.org

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