Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities

  • Nurse - Floater

    Job Locations US-Cleveland
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/11/2018 8:00 AM)
    # of Openings
    1
    Salary Range
    47-06
    Min Salary
    USD $50,000.00/Hr.
    Category
    Behavioral & Health Supports
    Max Salary
    USD $58,500.00/Yr.
    Specific Facility
    Various Locations
    Position Reports To
    Nursing Supervisor
    Work Schedule
    7.5 hours a day / 12 months a year
  • Overview

    The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCBDD) is seeking a full-time Nurse Floater to work with nursing teams to promote the health and safety of individuals with developmental disabilities across the life span in all environments where they live, work, learn and play. The nature of work will include, but is not limited to the following: 

    • Assignment of a nursing caseload for direct and delegated nursing supports, based on nursing needs at a CCBDD program site and the operational needs of the Nursing Department. 
    • Provide on-going nursing assessment, screening and record keeping at a CCBDD  program site or during a home visit; performance of self-medication assessment, creation of nursing care plan, and evaluation of nursing interventions, direct services for specialized procedures that are not delegable and consultation either on site or via telecommunication. 
    • Initiation of medical referrals as necessary and completion of ancillary referrals when assigned. 
    • Performance of delegated nursing duties as determined by the DODD and the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) laws and rules as well as CCBDD policies and procedures.  Duties include consultation, medication administration training, nursing task training, and completion of all necessary documentation.  
    • Gather information, write summaries of data collection, collaborate with Investigative agents and provide recommendations for non-protocol medical MUI’s. 
    • Consult with Nursing Supervisor, Nurse Manager, administration, other disciplines, individuals, parents/guardians/caregivers, staff, nurses, physicians, dentists and other health care professionals and community agencies, as needed. 
    • Participate in interdisciplinary referrals and problem solving.  Attend case conferences as needed. 
    • Maintain documentation, forms and logs pertaining to individual’s health care status including health care records and delegated nursing record. 
    • Performance of QA reviews per OAC5213:2-6-03.  Additional QA reviews per 5123:2-6-07 may be assigned within limits of the contract.

     

    UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Dealing with individuals with severe behavior problems. Frequent travel to various AAC’s, possibly within the same day. May be exposed to communicable and infectious diseases. Heavy lifting may be required.

     

    Work Locations:  The position will have a home desk location at the Michael A. Donzella Administration Building in Cleveland, Ohio.  However, the assignment is Floater, so the position will float as needed across Cuyahoga County.

    Qualifications

    • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio.  Specific training in developmental disabilities; at least two years experience in public health, school nursing and/or clinical experience with developmental disabilities in the pediatric or adult settings.
    • Ability to work in a teaming process with the RN scope of practice.
    • Maintain valid State of Ohio nursing license.
    • Must maintain valid first aid and CPR credential; however, training may be acquired following hire.
    • Obtain and maintain certification in the DODD Train the Instructor Program for medication administration; however, training may be acquired following hire.
    • Valid state of Ohio driver's license and continued maintenance of excellent  driving record.

    Posting End Date:  Open until filled. 

     

    Equal Opportunity StatementAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information about the law, click here:  EEO Information

     

    - The Cuyahoga County Board of DD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

    - Individuals who may need assistance with the application process should contact Human Resources.

    - All Job tentative offers are made with the understanding that prospective new employees pass a drug test and background check prior to being hired. 

     

    Questions about the application process?  Review answers to our FAQs here: FAQS and How to Contact H.R.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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