Registered Nurse

Website Avondale House

Avondale House is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit agency that provides, educational services to children with autism, a day habilitation program for young adults, where clients receive training in daily living skills and pre-vocational activities and three residential homes for adults unable to live in their own home.  Avondale House has been serving individuals with autism since 1976. To learn more please visit our website at: www.avondalehouse.org.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-2pm, 11-4pm, 25 hours (on-call availability required)

Classification:  Part-time Regular, Hourly, Non-exempt

Job Duties:

·Performs State Comprehensive Nursing Assessments annually.

·Performs client physicals quarterly.

·Ensures medical orders are carried out including receiving referrals, ensuring appointments are set and documentation is completed at the time of appointment.

·Completes documentation and participates in quarterly psychiatric medical reviews with Psychiatrist on medications and client progress.

·Prepares for quarterly Pharmacist reviews.

·Performs blood draw and ensures all laboratory tests are completed and tracks monthly and quarterly lab work.

·Participates in quarterly and annual staffing reviews on each residential client.

·Performs audit of client medical records and medication administration records monthly.

·Provides medical assessments and treatment to clients as needed.

·Documents client’s weekly vital signs as ordered by physician.

·Ensures regulatory compliance (chart reviews, quality improvement).

·Conducts annual and new hire medical in-service training.

·Communicates with physicians on client’s medical care.

·Administers Immunizations.

·Orders medication.

·Provides nursing support to school as needed.

·Serves as liaison to client’s family regarding any medical issues with clients.

·Works with staff throughout Avondale House to meet the needs of each client.

Job Requirements:

·Registered Nurse License (RN) through Texas board of Nursing.

·Prefer knowledge of ICF/IDD regulations.

·1+ years of experience working in a residential setting, preferably with individuals with autism or related handicapping conditions.

·At least 1-year clinical experience in a doctor’s office or hospital.

·Excellent administrative and organizational skills required.

·Intermediate knowledge of MS Office including Word and Excel.

Physical Requirements:

·Ability to implement CPI, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention.

·Lifting up to 50 lbs.

·Ability to stand, stoop, bend, lift, carry.

Background Check Required

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by others assigned to this position. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. This job description may be amended at any time by management.

Avondale House is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability status, genetics, or sexual orientation and gender identity.

 

To apply for this job please visit avondalehouse.mitcawm.com.