Community Living Nurse

Citizen Care, Inc.
www.PFQ.org
Robinson Township, PA 15136

Position Description:
ORGANIZATION: Citizen Care Inc.
DEPARTMENT: Community Living (Residential Group Homes)
POSITION: Community Living Nurse (LPN)
STATUS: Full Time; 40 hours / week
HOURS / SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday, daylight / early evening hours; every sixth weekend
LOCATION: Robinson Township

The Community Living Nurse is responsible for providing medical care, supports and services to people with intellectual / developmental disabilities. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Communicating health care concerns/needs to the appropriate people
  • Focus on The Council’s Outcome Based Performance Measures
  • Compliance with the 6400 Regulations
  • Having a working knowledge and understanding of outcomes, goals and Plan for Services and Supports
  • Assuring that a safe and healthy environment is maintained, including adherence to peoples’ rights
  • Assisting people in maintaining optimal physical health, through observation and prompt, appropriate action
  • Coordinating the routine delivery of health care services together with site management/staff
  • Assuring health care summaries, MARs, med/nursing notes and the social medical histories are accurate
  • Assisting people in scheduling appointments, communicating with their physician, reporting their symptoms and receiving appropriate treatment for their health-related concerns
  • Accompanying people on medical appointments as needed/requested
  • Providing people with skilled nursing as needed/requested
  • Reviewing all peoples’ medical status and submitting written reports to the Team as required• Membership in nursing related committees as assigned
  • Training of site staff related to peoples’ medical diagnosis/symptoms as needed/assigned
  • Reviewing and responding to Incident Reports of a medical nature
  • Maintaining all medical, nursing and other records as required
  • Exercising initiative and educated decision making

Incentives - Employees have the opportunity to earn additional money through various incentive programs:

  • $1,000 Employee Referral (for successfully referring someone to employment)
  • Outstanding Attendance 

Specific Requirements and Preferences:

  • Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with a current Pennsylvania license
  • Two (2) years experience in nursing required
  • Experience in Rehabilitation Nursing desired
  • Experience in dealing with emergency and/or acute medical problems
  • Excellent references, both personal and work
  • Act 34 and (if applicable) FBI Clearance
  • A valid, PA, Ohio or West Virginia driver’s license

Organization Description:
Citizen Care Inc., a subsidiary of Partners For Quality Inc., provides residential, day program, habilitation, supported employment opportunities and behavioral support services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are a non-profit organization, accredited by the Council on Quality & Leadership. Citizen Care has locations throughout the West Hills and South Hills of Allegheny County. 

Benefits - Full Time employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurances (United Healthcare)
  • $1,200 cash payout option in lieu of Health Insurance coverage
  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • 16 to 26 Paid Days Off / year
  • 48 Paid Sick hours / Year
  • 7 Paid Holidays
  • Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Optional 401(k) with Employer match

Work Perks

  • Paid orientation and training
  • Free parking
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Company issued cell phones for work use
  • Employee Activities, Rewards and Recognition Programs
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program
  • Cell Phone discount (Verizon)

www.PFQ.org Follow us! Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | LinkedIn Partners For Quality and its family of agencies are an equal opportunity employer EOE

How to Apply:
Interested applicants can choose to apply in any of the following ways:

  • Complete an employment application online
  • Email resumes: [email protected]
  • Fax resumes: 412-446-0749
  • Drop off resumes or apply in person: Partners For Quality, 250 Clever Road, McKees Rocks, PA 15136

If you need any assistance or require an accommodation to apply please contact us at 412-446-0700. 

Posted March 31, 2021