The Substitute Registered Nurse is responsible
for nursing oversight of community based programs where individuals with
developmental disabilities and/or mental health needs are receiving supportive
services. The nurse also helps with coordinating the medical needs of clients
in some program, reconciles orders from internal and external medical
providers, and monitors documentation for accuracy and compliance. The
successful candidate will be able to integrate knowledge, skills, and clinical
experience to meet the needs of the clients in many different programs.
The nurse must enjoy teaching others and advocating for clients to ensure their
health and safety. The nurse is flexible, open-minded, and has excellent
attention to detail and organizational skills. This nurse will be working
independently in some aspects and as part of a team.
nursing assessments, contributes to interdisciplinary care planning, and
evaluates progress to ensure effective outcomes
medications, obtains orders, and oversees medical documentation to ensure
adherence to internal policies and procedures as well as state regulations
medication and health care education to clinicians and staff
medication administration to staff
support to psychiatry providers, including medication refill requests and
with health care providers, case managers, and direct support staff to
ensure client's care needs are met
to the development of protocols, procedures, client education, and
in peer review, quality assurance, and other committees as related to
promoting client's health and wellbeing.
provide some direct care, including injections and/or phlebotomy, however
the nurse is not the primary caregiver in any program
of Vermont License: Registered Nurse
years of nursing experience
in the use of applicable computer software including electronic medical
records and basic Microsoft products.
is a substitute position- hours and schedule will vary
Perks & Benefits:
- Generous time off
starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and
increasing with years of service); pro-rated for positions 16 hours or more
- Employee Assistance Program
- Employee referral
program with financial payment
- Discounted online
undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
- Award-winning workplace
wellness program HC4ME including physical fitness groups for staff, financial
wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
- Voluntary benefits from local/international
businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard
passes, auto/home insurance, and more!
Howard Center is proud to be an Equal
Opportunity Employer. The agency's culture and service delivery is
strengthened by the diversity of its workforce. Minorities, people of
color and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EOE/TTY.
Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.