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Everas Community Services

Regional Nurse – BSN, LPN, RN

  • Location

    Somerset, NJ
  • Posted On

    October 12, 2022
  • Job Type

    Full-Time
  • Category

    Nursing
  • Experience Level

    2-5 Years
  • Education Level

    Not Specified
  • Salary

    Not Specified

Job Description

Everas Community Services, Inc. has been providing community-based services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities for more than 40 years. Our extensive experience includes services for people across a spectrum of abilities and specialized needs including people who are deaf-blind, deaf, or blind, people with intensive medical and behavioral support needs, and people with autism spectrum disorder. Through our work to help people thrive and be empowered to contribute to their greatest capacity, we are making a positive difference in the lives of our clients, our employees, and the greater community. Join our team of professional staff committed to providing support services with care, quality, and respect throughout nine counties in NJ.

Summary

This position is a member of our Clinical Department and will work directly with our Clinical Director and requires regular visits to our Residential Group Homes and Day Programs throughout Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Union, and Somerset counties along with meetings both virtually and at our main office in Somerset. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and have a strong ability to prioritize under strict timelines and competing priorities.

Counties Covered could include but not limited to:

Somerset, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Bergen, Hudson, Passaic, Union, Essex

Full-time, part-time, and per diem shifts available!

What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive benefits, including Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance options
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 403B Retirement Savings Plan
  • Life insurance
  • Ongoing Training and Certifications (Leadership development, CPR, ASL, etc.)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to evaluate and monitor the health of the clients we serve to ensure their well-being
  • Review medical needs of individual referral packets and interview potential clients when needed as member of the clinical team to determine eligibility for Everas services
  • Participate as a member of the client’s Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) to ensure individuals receive the necessary medical supports and that their goals are appropriate to maintain their health and medical needs.
  • Coordinate medical services to enable individuals to live safely and successfully in the community
  • Act as a liaison with clients medical and dental practitioners
  • Develop protocols for specific client medical needs based on medical orders, train staff on protocols, and monitor to ensure protocols are being carried out correctly
  • Responsible to visit all individuals at their homes and day programs to ensure appropriate resources and supports, as well as provide information and training to program staff on topics relevant to client care.
  • Maintain accurate and timely electronic documentation for all client services provided

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN), Associates degree in Nursing (ADN), Nursing Diploma, Certificate OR HS Diploma with Accredited Practical Nursing Certificate (LPN) plus 2 two years experience
  • Valid NJ Driver’s License
  • Required to maintain certification/licensure
  • Required to achieve certification in and perform CPR and CMT
  • Preference will be given to people with experience with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

How to Apply

Please submit an application on www.everas.org.

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed on Disability Scoop.