NURSE CONSULTANT – Special Health Care Needs
Health Resources Group
February 26, 2018
Participate with an interdisciplinary and multiagency team to help transition persons served moving from Fairview Developmental Center into the community. This will include attending transition meetings, reviewing medical records, revising individual health care plans, assisting to determining appropriate medical/nursing supports, and performing site visits post placement. Monitors and evaluates the implementation of the individual health care plans and intensive support services provided for persons with developmental disabilities served by RCOC and residing in Adult Residential Facilities for Persons with Special Heath Care Needs and other community residential facilities. Assists in the review and approval of facility program plans, specifically the description of the health care and intensive support services to be provided.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited college required.
- Valid California Registered Nurse License required.
- Valid Public Health Certificate preferred.
- Minimum of three to five years professional experience with individuals with complex medical needs. Experience with individuals with developmental disabilities preferable.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Complete nursing review of comprehensive assessments for individuals transitioning into the community from Fairview Developmental Center.
- Provide technical assistance during resource development and review Adult Residential Facilities for Persons with Special Health Care Needs (ARFPSHNs) program designs to ensure that they include written policies and procedures accompanied by competency training for the twenty (20) “Intensive Support Needs” and “Special Health Care Needs” identified in Welfare and Institutions Code, Section 4684.50 (f) and (g).
- Assist in the development of the Individual Health Care Plan.
- Provide on-going monitoring of the individual health care plans for individuals residing in ARFPSHNs and other residential facilities using the tools provided by the Department of Developmental Services and in accordance with regulations.
- Works closely, and reports to Department of Developmental Services liaison.
- Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual site visits to ensure safety, quality and comprehensive care standards are upheld.
- Complete monthly, quarterly, and annual reports/related documentation in a timely manner as indicated by the Department of Developmental Service guidelines.
- Develop and expand knowledge base regarding ARFPSHN and other residential facility regulations, standards of nursing practice and other laws and/or regulations related to the medical care of those served by RCOC.
- Serves as a source of information, resources and support for RCOC’s service coordinators to ensure the coordination of quality services that meet regulatory standards and the unique medical needs of each person served.
- Consults with RCOC staff, individuals served, their families, service providers and community medical professionals regarding persons’ served health-related needs, placement and programming.
- Participates in interdisciplinary Transition Meetings to assist in addressing medical/nursing needs of individuals transitioning into the community.
- Participates in administrative hearings when nursing consultation and expertise is required.
- Provides and/or helps coordinate training for RCOC staff, families and service providers as needed.
- Participates in community outreach and educational programs to benefit individuals with developmental disabilities.
- In accordance with RCOC policy, implements the highest standard of customer service in all activities.
- Acts within the scope of authority in a manner consistent with Agency guidelines, policies and practices
MONTHLY SALARY RANGE:
$6,214 – $7,746
TO APPLY, PLEASE E-MAIL RESUME TO: