The Columbus Organization

Registered Nurse-Residential ID/DD Homes ($1000 Sign-On Bonus)(Santa Ynez and Solvang, CA)

Registered Nurse-Residential ID/DD Homes
$1000 Sign-On Bonus
Santa Barbara County, CA

The Columbus Organization is expanding its team of Registered Nurses in Santa Barbara County, CA.    Immediate opening for Registered Nurses to serve medically fragile, developmentally disabled clients in specialized residential homes located in Santa Ynez and Solvang, CA.  Day and evening shifts available.   Day shift 5:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Evening shift 1:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 

Join a great staff where you will serve as an appreciated and valued member of a supportive and collaborative team of professionals.

Columbus offers a highly competitive salary & sign-on bonus complimented by a full, comprehensive benefits package which includes:   medical insurance, prescription card, vision plan, dental insurance, $50,000 life insurance, liability insurance, 401k retirement plan with employer contribution, short/long term disability, $1000 annual continuing education allowance, reimbursement for licensure/certification, and generous paid time off.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing nursing services, training, and support to address the medical or psychiatric needs of individuals with developmental disabilities, acquired brain injuries, substance abuse issues and/or emotional or behavioral challenges.
  • Conducts the medical assessment of each individual referred to the program and collaborates with an Intake staff member to determine appropriate placement in the community
  • Participates in the development and implementation of service plans and supervises, in conjunction with the physicians, the medical components of the plan 
  • Ensures medical records and reports are current and complete in accordance with regulatory and corporate standards, including medication administration records and physician’s orders
  • Maintains contact with primary care physicians and specialists
  • Administers medications according to established guidelines 
  • Oversees the management of high-risk medical conditions and private duty nursing services
  • Develops training flow charts specific to each individual receiving services, provides and documents medical skills training to clients, mentors, respite providers, staff, and where appropriate, the biological family
  • Participates as an Individual Health Plan (IHP) or Plan of Care (POC) team member
  • Provides consultation and technical assistance to staff and mentors regarding home care issues along with operation of durable medical equipment.
  • May actively participate in IDT meetings, Human Rights Committee, Health and Safety Committee and Administration meetings
  • Performs other related duties and activities as required

Job Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited RN program
  • One year experience working with medically complex individuals or those with developmental disabilities required.
  • Current California RN License
  • Current and valid drivers license and proof of auto insurance
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel

If interested in this opportunity please submit resume to  or fax resume to 610-680-3798 attention Deb Juliano, Director of Recruitment

The Columbus Organization

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*We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer*

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