The Charles Lea Center
  • 18-Oct-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Cowpens, SC, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

General Job Requirements:

All employees of the Charles Lea Center are required to follow all agency policies and procedures and comply with all required initial and ongoing training requirements. In addition, all employees are expected to follow the Code of Conduct, and the mission of The Charles Lea as well as meet the basic expectations of the job that include the following:

  • Demonstrates the ability to work effectively with others
  • Behaves in a professional and ethical manner that is open and honest
  • Provides excellent customers service towards co-workers, and individuals who receive services
  • Is flexible and open to change
  • Works effectively as part of a team
  • Responds to issues and concerns from stakeholders and co-workers quickly and proactively
  • Displays positive friendly interactions with co-workers, families and individuals served
  • Provides constructive feedback and suggestions to improve the quality of services and operations at Charles Lea
  • Behaves in a manner that is caring and supportive of individuals receiving services and co-workers.
  • Does what it takes to support the individual in the best way possible

Basic Purpose:

Under the general supervision of the Clinical Supervisor the HCC will triage and assist with other individuals as needed and take on call as needed. On call consists of Triaging calls, making visits when needed, and covering shifts as needed. The HCC will pursue the highest degree of quality care in accordance with resident needs, government regulations and internal policies and procedures. The HCC provides direct and individualized nursing care to individuals based on the application of sound nursing practices while practicing within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act.

Essential Duties:

  • Demonstrating respect for people with disabilities.
  1. Demonstrating respect for people with disabilities, their families, advocates, and volunteers.
  2. Demonstrating an understanding of the organization's mission and goals.
  3. Demonstrating knowledge of and adherence to the organization's policies and procedures.
  4. Interacting, assisting, and encouraging to identify needs and desires with people served, their families, and volunteers.
  5. Providing services and supports focused on people achieving goals while being person centered
  • Provides individual care according to their individualized plan and individual needs as directed by the patient care and/or doctors' orders
  • May administer medications in residential facilities and/or day program if the need arises following CLC procedures
  • Makes sure the Program supervisor/Lead Nurse are aware of significant findings or changes in the patient's physical or mental conditions
  • Practices within the limits of the Nurse Practice Act and understands legal consequences of nursing action
  • Attend medical appointments as needed
  • Administer medications to assigned residential facilities, workability, and day program if the need arises Follow policy and procedure for correct administration and documentation
  • Complete assessments and audits as needed and assigned
  • Assess and make recommendations for individuals cared for I compliance with the Nursing Practice Act
  • Participate in developing and implementation of individual's program plans. Include any health-related training needs of people being supported and staff supporting them
  • Attend team meetings and formulate call team meeting when medical issues arise to seek resolutions and recommendations on medical or health related concerns
  • Provide training on any new adaptive equipment and its uses to ensure staff are using the devices properly- ex: feeding devices, lifts, wheelchairs, communication devices, shower chairs, special shoes, spoons, plates, cups, clothing etc
  • Provide training & assistance to staff and people supported on an on-going basis and ensure appropriate documentation is completed
  • Provide hands on support to people supported and become a part of the facility team while in the facility. (May help with meals, feeding, bathing, dressing, toileting, basic hygiene, recreational activities, and rehabilitative exercises) This provides an opportunity to develop staff
  • Complete med pass check offs on new staff to ensure they are competent and compliant in CLC Med tech policies. Complete PRN med pass check offs and conduct training as issues arise
  • Provide on-call support to facilities and advise staff on appropriate treatment and care. May need to make an on-site visit as needed to determine if person needs emergency medical care or to complete follow-up
  • Provide training to staff and people supported monthly and document it
  • Responsible for giving injections (except insulin), provided complicated wound care, trach care, peg tube feedings, and other care as needed for people supported
  • Take verbal orders from physicians until written orders are obtained and follow up to ensure written orders are obtained. Make needed corrections on MAR for any verbal orders received and assist the PM in making sure the medications/treatments are available within 24 hours
  • Work a flexible schedule to allow time to visit with people receiving services to determine if there are any unmet needs
  • Other duties as assigned

Educational Requirements / Specialized Training:

  • Valid SC LPN or RN License in good standing with the Board of Nursing
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Excellent Time Management Skills
  • Good written, verbal, and computer skills
  • Good people skill especially with people supported, families, clinical staff and co-workers
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