Registered Nurse

Position Title

Registered Nurse - M.S. - IDD Specialized Therapy - Lufkin, TX

Position Number

P #299

General Description

The RN is responsible for monitoring, assessing, planning and implementing treatment to ensure adequate health care needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in a variety of residential settings.  Duties involve working with medical professionals; providing health-related consultation and training to individuals, staff and family members; monitoring medications; maintaining confidentiality and utilizing proper documentation in the individual's primary record. Travel within our twelve (12) county region may be required.

Education

Required: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse by the Texas State Board of Registered Nurse Examiners.

Experience

Preferred: One (1) year experience working with individuals having Developmental Disabilities in a community setting.

Licenses/Certifications

Required: Texas Licensed Registered Nurse.

Required: Valid Texas driver's license.

Special Training

Required: Must be knowledgeable and demonstrate competency in current nursing practices and principles, which are specific to each age group of individuals. Must have a working knowledge of computers.

Special Requests or Comments

Required:  Must be physically able to complete Satori Alternative to Managing Aggressive Behavior (SAMA), CPR, First Aid, and Defensive Driving training modules.  Must have a driving record insurable by Burke's insurance administrator. Reliable transportation is required.

Physical Requirements

Required: Sight, hearing, talking, lifting up to 50 pounds, prolonged standing and/or sitting, walking, bending, or kneeling, driving a vehicle, and hand/finger dexterity.

Hours

Monday - Friday, Generally; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Some after-hours work as consumer and program needs require.  On-call rotation will be necessary.

Salary

$50,000 annually