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Registered Nurse

Job in Waterbury - New Haven County - CT Connecticut - USA , 06701
Company: Keystone Human Services
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-07-02
Job specializations:
  • Healthcare
    Community Health
  • Nursing
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Keystone Human Services is the parent organization of six nonprofit subsidiary companies. We work to create an environment where all people, regardless of ability, can grow, make choices and be valued and contributing members of the community. In this vision, we see the welfare of all people being vested in the welfare of each individual. Our services include the areas of intellectual disabilities, autism, mental health, Head Start, and an internationally accredited service dog program.

Key Human Services, Inc. creates opportunities for men, women and children with disabilities to grow and make meaningful life choices and provides assistance in finding home, health, friends, work and a presence in their communities. Key Human Services is seeking Registered Nurses to join our team of professionals in making a positive difference in the lives of our neighbors and the community.

The Registered Nurse is responsible for medical review, oversight, training and counseling for assigned locations.

Responsibilities Include:

* Monitor and coordinate health care services
* Assist in developing competencies that will allow individuals to be more involved in all aspects of their health care needs
* Educate and train staff on various medical diagnosis, procedures, and protocols as it relates to each individual supported
* Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to promote, maintain and restore health, prevent complications and provide for optimum physical, psychological and spiritual comfort for each individual
* Remain abreast of best practices related to health care service delivery for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
* Maintain practices that are consistent with Key Human Services policies, procedures, purpose, vision and values
* Develop and implement health care services for persons as appropriate according to all federal, state and county regulations and requirements, and in a socially valued manner
* Support individuals to become independent, make decisions, and live a meaningful dignified life with valued social roles

Position Details:

* Pay rate starts at $30.00 per hour, depending on education and experience
* Full-time, Part-time and Casual (per diem) positions are available
* Great work environment, excellent benefits, career development and advancement opportunities
* Competitive benefits package available to Full-time and Part-time employees

Minimum Requirements:

* High School Diploma or equivalent; plus RN program (degrees and/or credits earned outside of the United States must be evaluated for equivalency)
* Current State of Connecticut RN License in good standing
* Valid Connecticut driver's license
* Reliable transportation and valid automobile insurance or insured driver
* Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
* A minimum of 1 year of nursing experience
* Available by phone Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm for full time positions
* Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office
* Successful completion of the pre-employment process, including motor vehicle record and criminal background checks

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience in human services and intellectual disabilities preferred
* Demonstrated reliable and consistent work history

Keystone Human Services is committed to an inclusive workplace that does not discriminate against race, nationality, religion, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law. We believe in diversity and encourage any qualified individual to apply.

Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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