Help At Home Registered Nurse Trainer Rnt - Help at HomeJob Description Help At Home is hiring a Registered Nurse Trainer! Join the leading national provider of high quality support, committed to delivering a gold standard of care to our clients.
We are looking for compassionate and dependable individuals to support our mission to keep seniors and people with disabilities living independently within their homes and communities.
The main focus of this position is to provide nursing services, and to meet the identified health care needs of Help At Home clients.
The RNT works within the framework of the Agency's policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all applicable State, Federal and local administrative rules and regulations, as well as accreditation standards concerning the health care needs of the Agency's consumers.
This position reports directly to the Residential Director. Responsibilities :
Evaluating outcomes and consumers' ongoing health needs in collaboration with individual consumers and their Community Support Teams (CST);
working closely as a team to ensure the health and safety of individuals receiving residential services, and facilitating the achievement of consumers' wellness objectives
Monitoring the health and safety of the individuals receiving services, and providing timely assessments of consumers' health and capabilities using standardized assessment tools
Supervising and monitoring all residential locations and assisting in the program's QA process; implementing, monitoring and enforcing clinical quality assurance policies and procedures
Participating in service planning meetings for consumers, providing record reviews, including review of physician's orders, lab-reports, MARs, and other consumer-specific documents on an ongoing basis
Assessing changes within the program or in the healthcare environment and assisting with updating existing health related policies & procedures and / or the development of new ones as appropriate
Providing in-house clinical consultation on community health resources to address consumer health needs; promoting consumer wellness through teaching, coaching, counseling and providing referral services to consumers facing health challenges
Providing training to staff in the area of Health and Safety including conducting an 8-hour medication authorization training;
providing appropriate delegation and supervision of DSPs who perform duties such as medication administration and other nursing tasks;
conducting ongoing staff training as needed
Reviewing audit findings and planning / implementing corrective actions related to program compliance with Rule 116
Other duties and tasks as assigned by the Residential Director and State Director. Qualifications and Skills
Must be at least 21 years of age
Must be a graduate of an accredited Registered Nurse (RN) program
Must have a current Registered Nursing license in Illinois and license number
DHS Registered Nurse Trainer (RNT) status preferred
Two years of previous nursing experience in developmental disabilities preferred within last 5 years of professional nursing clinical experience
Must acquire and maintain certification in CPR, OIG Rule-50 and other relevant training
Must have successful background clearance as required by State, licensing bodies and Agency rules and regulations