Medical Compliance Specialist / LPN
Company: ReDCo Group
Location: Saint Clair
Posted on: June 25, 2022
SUMMARY A person in this position functions under the working
title of Licensed Practical Nurse when working in an ICF/ID or
Medical Compliance Specialist in non-ICF/ID programs. Assignments
are technical in nature and are performed under the supervision of
the Director of Nursing. A person working in this position in an
ICF/ID also is provided oversight by the Qualified Intellectual
Disability Professional/Regional Director.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Administers medication in
accordance with the physician's orders, under the supervision of
the Director of Nursing. Provides direct care to residents by
utilizing standard nursing techniques and following care plans.
Observes, interprets, records, and reports those signs, symptoms
and processes which indicate the residents' responses to actual or
potential health problems. Provides health promotion and
maintenance through teaching, guidance, and counseling the
residents, families, and other members of staff. Participates in
formal staff development program and continuing education program
to enhance professional competence. Identifies actual and potential
safety hazards within the assigned care area and takes appropriate
action to eliminate them
OTHER DUTIES Please note this job description is not designed to
cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or
responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with
or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
For Medical Compliance Specialist Participates as assigned on
committees for quality improvement and related activities. Monitors
medical regimes are appropriately implemented within prescribed
written orders. Observes, records, and reports the effects of
pharmacological agents and therapeutic treatments. Prepares and
submits records and reports as assigned by Director of Nursing or
other program managerial staff. For ICF/ID Licensed Practical Nurse
Insures that medical regimes are appropriately implemented within
prescribed written orders. Observes, records, and reports the
effects of pharmacological agents and therapeutic treatments.
Prepares and submits records and reports as required in accordance
with ICF/IDD regulations.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES There are no supervisory
responsibilities associated with the Medical Compliance Specialist
position; however, this person may serve as a coach and mentor for
similar positions. In absence of the Regional Director/QIDP,
Director of Nursing or Residential Program Supervisor, it is the
responsibility of the nurse on duty to act as lead staff member in
a supervisory capacity to ensure that policies and procedures are
followed and also that required documentation is completed.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The duties of this job require fine motor skills
to write neat, legible notes, read and understand program
documentation, and completing keyboarding entry. The duties of this
job involve physical movements such as lifting, stooping, bending,
squatting, pushing, pulling, and reaching: The physical demands
described herein are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this
job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While
performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or
feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to
reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The
employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment for this position varies
between residential and community based settings. Employees are
expected to support individuals both in their homes as well as in
the community. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
TRAVEL This position requires travel between various residential
and office locations. A person in this position may be required to
operate company vehicles to transport individuals on outings and/or
to and from medical appointments.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE Completion of a State approved
Licensed Practical Nursing course and possession of a current
license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse as issued by the
Pennsylvania State Board of Nurse Examiners. Knowledge of the
theories and practice of Licensed Practical Nursing. Skill in
applying basic nursing practices and methodology. Ability to
observe, record, and report signs and symptoms of residents' actual
or potential health status. Ability to develop and maintain
effective working relationships with other employees. Ability to
maintain records and prepare reports. Ability to establish and
maintain effective communications with residents, families, and
other members of the health care system. Ability to understand and
follow oral and written instructions. Ability to identify actual or
potential health and safety hazards. Ability to acquire new
knowledge, skills, and techniques required to maintain current in
nursing practice. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely,
both orally and in writing. Ability to recognize the limitations of
one's capabilities and to seek help and/or guidance when
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Experience working with
individuals with intellectual disabilities is preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Current license to practice
as a Licensed Practical Nurse issued by the Pennsylvania State
Board of Nursing Examiners
QUALIFICATIONS Language Skills Ability to read, analyze, and
interpret complex documents and instructions. Ability to read and
understand commonly accepted medical shorthand and jargon. Ability
to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints.
Ability to clearly explain instructions in both written and oral
media to non-medical staff members. Mathematical Skills Basic
mathematic ability including addition, subtraction, multiplication,
and division. Reasoning Ability Ability to read instructional memos
and/or participate in training sessions then translate information
provided into day-to-day work duties.
ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS Ability to develop and
maintain a positive and understanding attitude toward the
co-workers and individuals in services. Ability to make sound
judgments regarding the health and welfare of the residents.
Ability to respond to high emotional intensity or emergency
situations appropriately. Ability to work as a member of a team
cooperatively and ethically to insure that the program is a safe,
positive, and nurturing environment.
Compensation: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour We are an equal opportunity
employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or
any other characteristic protected by law.
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