Acadia Healthcare Nursing Respite - Millcreek of Picayune in Picayune, Mississippi

Rehabilitation Centers, LLC.

d/b/a Millcreek CRITERIA-BASED JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: In Home Nursing Respite Provider DEPARTMENT: HCBS REV: 01/16

SUPERVISED BY: Nurse Supervisor EMPLOYEES SUPERVISED: None

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Must be currently licensed to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Mississippi.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

  • Must have reliable transportation and meet applicable requirements for Millcreek’s Motor Vehicle Safety Program.

  • Must be willing to work flexible schedule to meet family’s needs.

  • Must complete the HCBS training and continued education program.

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with at least an associate’s degree.

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS (with or without reasonable accommodation):

Walking; reaching; bending; pushing; pulling; lifting heavy loads (i.e., at least 25 pounds).

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide assistance with activities of daily living, i.e., eating, meal planning, bathing, dressing, hygiene/toileting, etc.

  • Provide assistance with light housekeeping needs that are directly related to health and well-being of the individual, i.e., bed-making, dusting, vacuuming, etc.

  • Follow appropriate protocol for completion of Serious Incident reports.

  • Prepare and administer medications and other medical procedures as ordered by a physician, accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Chart administration of medication and other medical procedures on the MAR and/or Nurses’ Notes, accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Accurately complete and submit Nurses’ Notes in a timely manner.

  • Adhere to safe transportation procedures at all times (emergency transportation of individuals only).

  • Work flexible schedule based on the family’s needs and to foster maximum use of authorized hours.

  • Attend trainings/in-services as requested and adhere to requests for personnel update information in a timely manner.

  • Adhere to Activity Plan and/or family instructions regarding personal care of the individual.

  • Complete an initial assessment of individuals receiving nursing respite services at admission.

  • Adhere to UltiPro usage, policies, procedures and timelines.

  • Keep supervisor abreast of pertinent information relevant to the provision of services.

  • Maintain a positive rapport with the individual and family.

  • Adhere to all Millcreek and HCBS MR/DD Waiver program policies and procedures.

  • Follows all safety policies and adheres to all worker's compensation program guidelines.

  • Other duties as assigned.