Hope Community Resources, Inc.

  • Home Based Nurse - RN & LPN (full and part time)

    Job ID
    2019-2853
    Job Locations
    US-AK-Anchorage
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Salary/Compensation

    $22.26 - $30.83 / per hour DOE and licensure

    Overview

    Attention all Licensed Nurses...

    Are you tired of the strenuous hours and fast paced clinical environments?

    Looking to build more meaningful realtionships and join an incredible team?

    Passionate about helping others, serving our Alaskan community, and being a part of something?  

    Hope might be just the home for you! Look no further!

     

    We are currently hiring Full Time & Part Time Home Based Nurses (RN & LPN)!

    • Flexible hours
    • Comprehensive benefits package for you and your family
    • Medical, dental and vision care (for benefits eligible staff)
    • Enrollment in the 403B plan with potential matching funds after 1 year (based on eligibility)
    • Paid time off 

     

    The Home Based Nurse provides services to Hope support recipients through their work in supervising the health care management of support recipients who experience intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and who experience complex medical conditions. This position ensures proper and consistent care, manages medication provision, and executes physician’s orders. The Home Based Nurse coordinates activities with other staff members to promote optimum health and wellness for support recipients, and evaluates support recipient health and psychosocial status on a regular basis to detect health complications or medical emergencies. The Home Based Nurse utilizes professional experience and knowledge to function independently, providing direction and education to staff and families. The Home Based Nurse maintains loyalty to the organization, its beliefs, values, mission, vision, and expectations and to the recipients of services.

     

    This position has flexibility in scheduling, and has needs all days and all hours.  

    Shifts are typically 4,8, or 12 hours, depending on need and availability.

    Schedules can be created anywhere from 20 hours to 40 hours, based on YOU!

    *Scheduling can be discussed further during the interview process*

     

    Responsibilities

    1. Directs and supervises the performance of health care services to ensure proper and consistent care, manages medication provision and executes physician’s orders.

    2. Participates in the development and actualization of Individual Program Plans designed to implement and monitor specific developmental training and daily care programs for each support recipient.

    3. Evaluates support recipient health and psychosocial status on a regular basis to detect health complications or medical emergencies.

    4. Provides instructions and oversees health and medical care of support recipients provided by other staff and monitors by observation and review of records to determine if tasks are properly performed.

    5. Monitors and ensures the implementation and documentation of all medical provider’s orders and health related Plan of Care goals.

    6. Ensures that support recipients are properly positioned and that adaptive equipment is properly used.

    7. Monitors scheduling of, and assures follow-up to, regular medical evaluations for support recipients and ensures implementation of medical provider directives.

    8. Maintains complete, accurate and current medical records for each support recipient. Prepares necessary reports and documents actions.

    9. Performs treatment, as directed, including suctioning, oxygen therapy, tracheotomy care, administration of medications, GT/NG tube feedings and ventilator care.

    10. Facilitates communication and collaboration with parents/guardians, hospital staff, care coordinators, discharge planners, medical vendors, physicians, therapists, and others as needed to manage and/or advocate for the support recipient’s service needs.

    11. Monitors environmental factors that may threaten the health, safety, and the development of a support recipient.

     

    Who We Are

    We are a non-profit organization providing community supports to hundreds of individuals and families who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury and mental health challenges. We provide services through regional offices located in Anchorage, the Mat-Su Valley, Dillingham, Kodiak, Seward, Barrow, and the Kenai Peninsula. We also serve the outlying areas and numerous rural communities within each region.

    Who We Serve

    The people who choose our supports range in age from infancy to the elderly, are of diverse ethnic background, and experience a range of disabilities. Each person is individual and unique in the supports they need and request.

    Why Choose Hope?

    Our mission of support is based on an individualized approach, believing that each person has unique needs and must be the chief architect of their own service delivery plan. By listening to the dreams of the individuals and families who choose our supports, we are able to provide unique opportunities, create new living environments, and expand programs that fully encompass the needs of families. As a result, our community supports are as diversified and as personalized as the dreams of each person.

    Qualifications

    Education

    • Associate degree in Nursing required, or equivalent nursing program

    Experience

    • One year of nursing experience preferred.  Experience working with individuals who experience intellectual disabilities preferred.
    • Current State of Alaska Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse license required and must be maintained throughout employment.

    Other

    • Possesses a valid Alaska driver’s license and has at least one year of driving experience (may include permit time).
    • Able to safely operate Agency vehicles when needed.
    • Meets State and Agency requirements for passing a criminal background check upon hire and as required thereafter.
    • Lifts 25 pounds from a squat and kneel position on the floor.
    • May be required to frequently walk, bend, stoop, kneel, reach, pull, and/or push.
    • Works at a desk/computer workstation for a minimum of six hours per day.
    • Completes all required State, Agency, department, and position specific training as assigned.
    • Obtains a tuberculin clearance at time of employment and annually thereafter.

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