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Quality Assessment Registered Nurse (Open Positions: 2)



Location: Larc Lane Center - 1155 Larc Lane, Toledo, OH 43614
Department: Board of Developmental Disabilities
Job Status: Full-Time
Hour Per Week: 40
Status: Open until filled
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Job Description

Job Title:  Quality Assessment Registered Nurse

Job Category:  Professional

Job Code: PRO 919

 

Job Description


SUMMARY


Performs the primary functions as a registered nurse in assessing and evaluating the administration of prescribed medication or performance of health-related activities by DD personnel.  The Q.A.R.N. conducts on-site quality assessment reviews for individuals receiving support services in accordance with the policies of the board and the rules and regulations of the State of Ohio. Position reports to Provider Compliance Coordinator or designee.

DUTIES

75%
• Conducts competency demonstrations/evaluations, observe provider staff administer prescribed medications or perform health-related activities to individuals, and monitors compliance pursuant to OAC 5123-6-07, regarding services for Medicaid waiver recipients.
• Develops and recommends policies and procedures for the operation of the quality assessment and evaluation of medication administration of prescribed medication or performance of health-related tasks process. Ensures proper implementation in accordance with state and federal requirements. ·
• Completes quality assessment reviews and Quality Assessment Review Tool in the format prescribed by the DODD,
• Arranges and provides training, education and consultation to county board staff, providers and others.
• Acts as a resource consultant to provider and county board staff,
• Maintains confidentiality of program and individual information.
• Attends scheduled meetings and training sessions.
• Keeps timely and accurate records that are consistent with DoDD rules and regulations, HIPPA regulations, ORC, and OAC standards and county board policy and procedures.
• Meets all deadlines set by policy, procedures, and management directive.

20%
• Monitors legislation affecting the agency.

5%
• Performs other related duties as required.

WORKING CONDITIONS
• Position may involve exposure to individuals with medical and behavioral risks.
• Position may require evenings, weekends, and locations convenient for individuals and families.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
• Ability to promote an inclusive environment for all board staff, individuals served, families, and providers.
• Computer literacy sufficient for entering data in DoDD medication administration data base, receiving and sending electronic mail, creating, saving and sending electronic file attachments.
• Knowledge and ability to operate personal computer, applications software, and basic office equipment. 
• Ability to work independently. 
• Effective organizational and responsive communication skills. 
• Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships. 
• Ability to work in a team environment.
• Effective written and oral communication skills. 
• Effective organization and group facilitation skills.


QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
• Licensed as a RN in Ohio. 
• A minimum of 18 months experience working as a full time RN or equivalent in part-time hours
• Previous experience caring for an individual(s) with developmental disabilities.


CERTIFICATION, REGISTRATION AND LICENSURE
• Valid Driver’s license.
• Certification as issued by DoDD

TRAINING
• Training as required by the Board and DODD.

OTHER
• Requires own transportation.

MUST BE QUALIFIED TO PERFORM ALL DUTIES AS ASSIGNED TO THIS POSITION.  

 

Job Advertisement

Join a progressive and vital team that impacts the lives of hundreds of people every day.  Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities is now hiring Quality Assessment Registered Nurses (Q.A.R.N.).  The Q.A.R.N. performs the primary functions as a registered nurse in assessing and evaluating the administration of prescribed medication or performance of health-related activities by DD personnel.  The Q.A.R.N. conducts on-site quality assessment reviews for individuals receiving support services in accordance with the policies of the board and the rules and regulations of the State of Ohio.

Must be licensed as a RN in Ohio, with a minimum of 18 months experience working as a full time RN or equivalent in part-time hours.  Requires previous experience caring for an individual(s) with developmental disabilities.

Application Special Instructions

All candidates must submit a resume and optional cover letter along with an employment application via the online application process. We are an equal opportunity employer. If in need of ADA accommodations, contact us directly at 419-380-4033.