Indian Creek Foundation
  • Souderton, PA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401-K, Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Training


Full time

Great Starting Salary!

Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits, 401k, Holiday Pay, Employee Assistance paid training and much more!

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ABOUT INDIAN CREEK FOUNDATION

For over 40 years, Indian Creek Foundation has served Bucks and Montgomery area children and adults with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. By offering residential and community-based, vocational, and behavioral health services, we continue to grow and meet the changing needs of our community. It is our goal to ensure that all individuals feel safe and engaged in nurturing ways that will empower them to build meaningful relationships with others.

Indian Creek Foundation is a community of caring, compassionate people, who accept others' uniqueness as an essential part of our lives. We are dedicated to building meaningful relationships based on mutual respect, unconditional value, and caring interactions.

We value our employees as they are the backbone of our organization. That is why we offer competitive pay and excellent benefits.


Nursing Director Responsibilities

The Nursing Director is responsible for development, implementation, and coordination of health care services to meet the needs of the individuals served in compliance with County, State and Federal regulations. The qualified candidate will be reporting to the Director of Residential Services and supervise Program Nurses, and Clinical Specialists.

Qualifications

Education: Current PA Nursing License is required and a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing preferred.

Skill(s):

  • Ability to read and write in English, moderate mathematics skills required
  • Excellent multi-tasking & organizational skills
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Proficient interpersonal relations and communicative skills; auditory and visual skills
  • Strong leadership skills and administrative experience
  • Knowledge of legal policies and state regulations in the health care industry
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and able to work in proprietary software programs including Credible & HRST.

Requirements:

  • Satisfactory completion of post-offer pre-employment physical exam and drug test as required. Must complete and pass criminal background check and child abuse clearance.
  • A valid driver's license with a clear three-year driving record is required

Physical Requirements:

Ability to perform the physical duties required of Direct Care Worker. Must have adequate mobility that requires frequent walking, standing, bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching (vertical and horizontal), using fingers, hands, feet, legs and torso in providing various care; and operate a company vehicle. The employee must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, including transferring of client.

Experience:

Three years' experience in an acute or long-term care facility or working with individuals who have Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Three years of supervisory experience of a nursing staff is required.

Standard Requirements

  • Supports the Mission and values of Indian Creek Foundation.
  • Is knowledgeable of resident rights and ensures an atmosphere which allows for the privacy, dignity and well-being of all individuals served in a safe, secure environment.
  • Supports, cooperates with, and implements specific procedures and programs for:
    • Safety, including standard precautions and safe work practices, established fire/safety plans, report and/or correct unsafe working conditions, equipment repair and maintenance needs.
    • Confidentiality of all data, including individuals served, employee and operations data.
  • Compliance with all regulatory requirements and agency policies as required by Human Resources, licensing and funding agencies.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and compliance with HIPAA standards.
  • Compliance with the Code of Conduct and Reporting under the Federal Elder Justice Act.
  • Functions as a member of the Team:
    • Cooperates and works together with all co-workers; plans and completes job duties with minimal direct supervision, using appropriate judgment.
    • Uses tactful and appropriate communications in all situations.
    • Reports and follows-up on reported complaints, problems, and concerns with appropriate personnel.
    • Promotes positive public relations with individuals served, family members, other team members and community.
    • Completes the requirements for training, acceptable attendance, dress codes including personal hygiene, and other work duties as assigned.
  • Completes all documentation to ensure compliance with all regulations and agency policies.

Essential Duties

  • Responsible for own case load.
  • Ensures the agency's Human Rights Team functions effectively. Serves as Chairperson.
  • Attends monthly Residential Management meetings and PCHC meetings.
  • Functions as an agency liaison between doctors, pharmacies, and team members.
  • Advocates for proper medical treatment for Residential and CBS clients.
  • Coordinates health care services between various medical professionals and program divisions at Indian Creek.
  • Develops health care initiatives as appropriate.
  • Ensures completion and maintenance of Medical History Summaries and management of state mandated health care initiatives.
  • Participates in on-call and clinic rotation; arranges on-call and clinic schedule.
  • Responsible for creation and update of Nursing policy and procedure development.
  • Participates in pre-admission evaluation and planning.
  • Supervises all nursing personnel, including daily on-call report and performance reviews.
  • Trains staff in nursing issues.
  • Provides leadership in addressing ethical issues which impact individuals and staff.
  • Utilizes the nursing process to promote optimal health of individuals served.
  • Prepares nursing 90-day reviews as required.
  • Communicates pertinent medical information to appropriate persons, including the residential director, program coordinator, families, and day program staff.
  • Monitors the hygiene of individuals served and initiates corrective action as needed.
  • Attends specialty medical appointments as necessary.
  • Ensures completion of medical appointments.
  • Completes pre- and post-appointment paperwork.
  • Obtains and transcribes physician orders.
  • Performs nursing assessments according to policy.
  • Monitors medication distribution, storage, and disposal.
  • Assists in identifying and obtaining appropriate medical care.
  • Provides coverage for nurse colleagues as needed.
  • Participates as member of Incident Review Committee.

Other Duties

  • Performs other work-related duties and special projects as assigned.

Job Location

420 Cowpath Road, Souderton, PA

Equipment/machines used in the performance of this job

Must maintain skills necessary to safely and efficiently operate the following equipment used in the performance of this job:

  • Office Equipment (including copiers)
  • Computers (must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Electronic Records
  • Vehicles
  • Adjustable chairs/beds, wheelchairs
  • Various other equipment and supplies
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