The Columbus Organization

Registered Nurse Consultant-Full Time-Community Based Setting-(Torrance, CA)

Registered Nurse Consultant-Full Time
Community Based Setting-Torrance, CA

The Columbus Organization is expanding its team of registered nurses in Torrance, CA.   Immediate opening for a Registered Nurse serving a community based outpatient facility.  Background and experience with intellectual and developmental disabilities required. 

An exceptional work setting is complimented by a highly competitive compensation and benefits package.  Join a great staff where you will serve as an appreciated and valued member of a supportive and collaborative team of professionals. Monday-Friday scheduling.  No weekends and no on-call.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate as a member of a multidisciplinary team addressing the ongoing health needs of HRC clients residing in multiple environments
  • Provide information, guidance and support to the service coordinator in regards to health and medical related client issues
  • Participate on the Adult Health Committee and Children’s Health Committee
  • Provide consultation and training for social service staff who provide case management services for individuals with developmental disabilities and their family
  • In collaboration with HRC clinical staff members, provide guidance and support to HRC clients, family members, care givers, physicians and health care providers to facilitate the best options to meet the clients health care needs
  • Assist in the interpretation of the Title 22 and Title 17 laws related to incidental medical services that apply to clients residing in CCF’s and attending licensed day activities and provide guidance regarding restricted and prohibited health conditions in licensed homes and day programs
  • Provide oversight, consultations, technical assistance and training for community based programs providing health care to individuals with developmental disabilities
  • Conduct quality improvement visits to assigned Community Care Facilities for health and safety and nursing related concerns
  • Educate service coordinators and families regarding resources such as IHSS, EPSDT and HCBA Waiver, that will allow clients with special health care needs to remain in the least restricted environment of their home
  • Make recommendations for comprehensive nursing assessments as a tool to assist in the development of a full and complete IPP to include medical and health related client conditions
  • Assist service coordinators with follow up on recommendations regarding health, nursing and medical care
  • Act as liaison to home health agencies providing in home nursing care to HRC clients
  • Participate in the development of new health related programs for children and adults with developmental disabilities
  • Play an active role in the development of effective and efficient health care coordination for HRC clients currently residing in Skilled Nursing Facilities and Intermediate Care Facilities
  • Conduct client death reviews and other investigations related to health and safety concerns
  • Communicate with hospital staff in the event of client admissions and actively participate in the discharge planning process
  • Support/participate upon request in the IEP development for clients with special health care needs in the school system
  • Review referral packets of clients of other regional centers seeking residential options within the HRC catchment area in order to identify or rule out the need for incidental medical services.
  • Provide nursing expertise as a member of the Living Options Committee
  • Conduct or facilitate service provider and clinical education trainings on subject matter that will benefit the health and safety status of HRC clients

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing
  • Active California nursing license.
  • Public Health Nursing Certificate preferred
  • Valid California driver’s license
  • Minimum 3-5 years of recent clinical pediatric and/or adult medicine experience
  • Knowledge of/experience in working with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities
  • Effective communication skills to encourage collaboration among all members of the clinical and case management staff
  • Excellent written and communications skills in addition to computer skills
  • Ability to exercise independent and sound judgment, utilizing all relevant information, in decision making
  • Bilingual or Multilingual preferred by not required

If interested in this opportunity please submit resume to recruit@columbusorg.com or by faxing to 888-379-2524, attention Deb Juliano, Director of Recruitment

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