Director of Nursing
Posted on: June 24, 2022
REM West Virginia, a member of the Sevita family provides
services for services to youth and adults with intellectual and
developmental disabilities and other complex challenges.
$5000 SIGN ON BONUS!
This opening is following guidance set forth in the Centers for
Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff
Vaccination Interim Final Rule - The Company will require full
COVID 19 vaccination before starting employment in this role. The
company has other roles not subject to the rule.
OUR MISSION AND PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONSThe MENTOR Network is a
mission-based organization dedicated to providing high quality
services to those we serve. Therefore, to deliver on our mission,
The Network expects every employee to perform his or her job first
and foremost in accordance with the Company's
mission.SUMMARYDirects a department or program responsible for
delivering health care services to clients/individuals. Manages
staff RNs, and works in tandem with those nurses to supervise and
oversee the work of Licensed Practical Nurses. Implements,
promotes, completes and evaluates all medically related services
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSTo perform this job successfully, an
individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential
function listed below:
- Provides professional support and medically related guidance to
employees, supervisors and office staff regarding medical policies
and procedures. Acts as a consultant to professional and
paraprofessional support staff. Monitors services of physicians and
other medical service providers to assure quality standards of care
- Assures the overall quality of services and supports of each
person within the assigned area. Actively promotes health, safety
and welfare of each individual served. Ensures that the rights of
each person served are upheld and promoted in daily living.
Encourages self - direction for each person served.
- Maintains a functional understanding of funding, managed care
requirements, and licensing requirements for each person served.
Assures compliance with all federal and state licensing
requirements and all Mentor policies and procedures.
- Completes medical quality assurance reviews of medically
related services and supports that includes review of
documentation/billing, written reports/progress notes, lab reports,
MAR's, nurses notes, physician's orders, dietary requirements, etc.
as well as a review of adaptive equipment usage and condition.
- In collaboration with Staff RNs, supervises Approved Medication
Assistive Personnel (AMAP), assures compliance with AMAP
regulations, and maintains required documentation.
Monitors/supervises the medication administration process per state
- Assures all staff nurses are trained in the ICF/MR, Waiver,
licensure and AMAP rules and regulations and how they affect a
nurse's scope of practice. Ensures compliance with all state,
federal and agency regulations.
- Assures that all medical related records - both staff and those
served - are kept organized, complete and confidential and that all
timelines are met for compliance with state eligibility
requirements to maintain services for each individual served.
- Assists in developing and implementing person centered IPP.
Assures medical IPP recommendations are based on accurate and
appropriate assessments that support the need for the recommended
service. Accurately reports the Individual's response to program
plans. Assures the Individual's budget is adhered to where
- Maintains familiarity with emergency procedures and implements
the procedures in the event of an emergency. Provides crisis
intervention as necessary.
- Monitors and implements infection control/safety procedures and
complies with all Mentor, OSHA, workman's compensation and labor
- Provides for admission and discharge planning as it applies to
the medical component.
- Performs other related duties and activities as
required.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESDirects and supervises
assigned staff including performance evaluations, scheduling,
orientation, and training. Makes decisions on employee hires,
transfers, promotions, salary changes, discipline, terminations,
and similar actions. Resolves employee problems within position
Minimum Knowledge and Skills required by the JobThe requirements
listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or
abilities required to perform the job:
Education and Experience:
- Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing or Nursing
- Five years' experience, including three years of management
experience, with the population being served.Certificates,
Licenses, and Registrations:
- Certification/Licensed as a Registered Nurse.
- Must be an AMAP approved nurse or willing to obtain that
certification within the first 60 days of employment.
- Valid Driver's license, car registration and vehicle insurance
required if transporting consumers in personal vehicle.
- First Aid/CPR certification must be done within 30 days of
- Other training courses associated with consumer behavior and
care must be completed within the first 90 days of employment.Blood
Borne Pathogen Category:
- Job requires performance of duties that involve potential for
exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues. Tasks that do involve
exposure are an expectation of employment.Other Skills and
- N/AOther Requirements:
- Travel as neededPhysical Requirements:
- Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally,
and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible
amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm
and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that
for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is
rated for light work.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES STATEMENTExternal and internal
applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled,
must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided
or with assistance of a reasonable accommodations to be determined
on a case by case basis.
Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based
specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live
a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality
services and individualized supports that lead to growth and
independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or
behavioral challenges they face. We've made this our mission for
more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to
innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve.
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets
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