Duties and Responsibilities: This position does not provide direct clinical care of clients, but oversees health needs of clients. Provides training to direct care staff and home providers related to client health conditions. Ensures that staff assesses client health needs, develops and implements health and safety plans, and maintains appropriate documentation. Advises clients on health maintenance and disease prevention and provides case management of those with more complex health issues by acting as liaison and client advocate to community healthcare providers. Reviews annual health risk assessments and updates. Maintains training records and required client files to meet regulatory requirements. Based in Clarke County, but travels throughout Northeast Georgia area.
Minimum Qualifications: Current Georgia license to practice as a registered professional nurse AND Two or more years of experience in a managerial, supervisory or leadership role.
Preferred Qualifications: Two or more years of experience as a registered professional nurse, one of which must have included performance of one or more of the following: independent provision of advanced level nursing services (e.g. Complete physical assessments, specialized clinic management, etc.), direct supervision of subordinate nursing care staff, or independent provision of in-service training to nursing care staff, at a level equivalent to senior nurse. One year of DD/special needs experience required. A current Georgia license to practice as a registered professional nurse in the state of Georgia is required. CPR and First Aid Instructor Certification is a plus.
Licensure: A current Georgia license to practice as a Registered Nurse is required.