The RN III will provide intensive health and social assessments to clients in their homes. This position requires the RN to evaluate the competency of clients and their ability to function in their home and community. The RN will use critical thinking skills to develop and implement plans designed to meet the personal, social, and health care needs of the client. Referrals include clients that are hoarders, mentally ill, demented, frail and disabled. Many are living in deplorable conditions and with serious medical issues. RNs will coordinate with available programs and resources to assist clients to remain safely in their homes or assist with placement in a safer environment. Coordination with clients, families, physicians and health care agencies is essential.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of every job duty for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
- Provides or evaluates direct nursing care.
- Develops, implements and/or reviews nursing care plans.
- Provides health care instruction and guidance to individuals, families, community groups and/or nursing home facilities in the management of their health care needs.
- Maintains an effective working relationship with other members of the treatment team.
- Prepares and submits records, reports, evaluations and forms.
- Participates in and make recommendations regarding quality assurance activities.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Registered Nurse III
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
At least two years experience as a Registered Nurse in Community or Home Health Care Nursing OR a Bachelors degree or higher in Nursing and at least one year experience as a Registered Nurse in Community or Home Health Care Nursing OR a Masters degree or higher in Nursing.
- Possession of a Delaware Registered Nurse license OR multi-state compact license.
Additional Posting Information
This posting may be closed on or before 3/29/2017 upon filling the vacant positions.
Conditions of Hire
Union: As a condition of accepting employment, the person selected for this position shall join and pay dues to the labor organization or may, instead not join but pay a service fee no greater than the dues. The labor organization has been elected by employees as their representative for collective bargaining and other work related purposes.
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
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