NURSE CONSULTANT – Special Health Care Needs
Health Resources Group
June 13, 2017
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. Special focus will be on the individuals who are transitioning into the community from Fairview Developmental Center. Assists in the review and approval of facility program plans, specifically the description of the health care and intensive support services to be provided. As a member of the interdisciplinary team, assists in determining the appropriate services and supports that meet the medical/nursing needs of RCOC person served.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited college required.
- Valid California Registered Nurse License required.
- Valid Public Health Certificate required.
- Minimum of three to five years professional experience with individuals with complex medical needs. Experience with individuals with developmental disabilities preferable.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assist in the development 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).
- 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.
- 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 Planning Team Meetings to assist in addressing medical needs of individuals served by RCOC.
- Participates in administrative hearings when nursing consultation and expertise is required.
MONTHLY SALARY RANGE:
$6,214 – $7,746
TO APPLY, PLEASE E-MAIL RESUME TO:
Service Coordinator – Exempt Status
January 1, 2016
The Service Coordinator has direct responsibility for case management, program coordination, securing information about the consumer’s situation, documenting the consumer’s individual program plan, identifying resources to meet the objectives of the consumer’s plan, and monitoring the identified resources to determine if objectives are being met. All other duties as assigned.
- Master’s degree from an accredited school in Social Work, Human Services, Drug and Alcohol, Education, Counseling, Psychology, Criminal Justice or
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school in Human Behavioral Science, which would typically include degrees in:
- Child Development
- Social Work
The degree must be one of those listed above and must include a course of study of a combined total of 30 semester, or 45 quarter hours, in the Development of Human Behavior, Child Development, Family Intervention Techniques, or Diagnostic Measures of Therapeutic Techniques all of which are typically required for degrees in Child Development, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work and Sociology.
- A copy of the certificate of degree and official transcripts are required.
- Possession of a valid California driver’s license and an insured vehicle, or other means of transportation that will permit incumbent to discharge job duties effectively and efficiently is required.
- A minimum of one year of case management experience within a social services, health care services or related environment is required.
PREFERRED BILINGUAL SKILLS:
Spanish, Vietnamese, Farsi, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Arabic, and Japanese
Santa Ana and Cypress
MONTHLY SALARY RANGE:
$3,848 – $6,232
TO APPLY, PLEASE EMAIL RESUME TO: