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Clinical Nurse Educator **$3000.00 Sign-On Bonus**


**$3000.00 Sign-On Bonus**


At To The Rescue, our purpose is to improve the quality of lives through personalized and skilled services, specifically designed for each individual or organization.


Summary of Position/Objective: 

The Training and Development Nurse develops and provides the skilled and unskilled service training needs to employees who support individuals with developmental disabilities, brain injuries and/or mental illness. This position will also provide compassionate skilled nursing care on an intermittent basis to patients in their homes.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Adheres to and upholds To The Rescue’s values and policies
  • Develop training protocols for all medical and semi-medial homes in the TTR organization   
  • Provide skilled and unskilled training of these protocols to employees supporting members with tracheostomy cares, colostomy cares, ostomy cares, wound cares, medication management, seizure supports, etc.
  • Provides required training paperwork that meets guidelines as outlined by governing bodies
  • Performs ongoing audits of on-the-job care by the Human Services staff and provides any retraining needed
  • Provides services in accordance with the plan of care
  • Makes the initial evaluation visit and regularly evaluates the patient's nursing needs
  • Initiates the plan of care and necessary revisions
  • Furnishes those services requiring substantial specialized nursing skills
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures
  • Provide service coordination with internal and external stakeholders to support member care needs
  • Informs physician and other personnel of changes in the patient’s condition and needs
  • Participates in in-services programs, supervising and teaching other nursing personnel
  • Completes documentation timely to ensure billing of services
  • Ensures all medical support needs and ongoing supports needs are provided as stated in the members plan
  • Attends training seminars, in-service sessions, and staff meetings
  • Honors all aspects of the Member Rights and adhere to all policies of confidentiality
  • Always represents To The Rescue in a positive and professional manner to all members, co-workers, interdisciplinary teams, and the general public
  • Performs additional duties as assigned


Competencies/Qualifications/Education:

  • Graduate of accredited school of professional nursing
  • Current RN license to practice in the State of Iowa
  • Minimum of 1 year of nursing experience
  • Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with staff and provide instruction and direction to employees on maintaining compliance with policies, rules and procedures
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems
  • Have working knowledge of privacy laws and regulations 


Certificates/Licenses/Registration:

The employee shall possess a valid driver’s license and must be eligible for the agency’s vehicle insurance and provide proof of private vehicle coverage. 


Work Hours:

Typical work week is Monday through Friday with shifts that meet business needs with occasional nights and weekends.  


Work Environment:

The work environment is variable, from office settings, hospital/clinics, to out in the community.  Will require frequent trips to residential settings to support employees working in housing. 


Physical Demand:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee at all times 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 these duties, the employee is frequently required to speak and hear 
  • While performing these duties, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle daily tasks
  • The employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time
  • The employee is frequently required to reach, bend, squat, stoop and kneel
  • The employee continuously uses hand strength to type and operate computer controls 
  • The employee must frequently lift or move up to 20 pounds. Occasionally the employee will lift or move up to 50 pounds 
  • The employees will frequently push or pull items
  • Specific vision requirements include close and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus


Travel:

Frequent travel within a 25-mile radius is expected for this position. Occasionally travel beyond a 25-mile radius may be required. 


Location: Cedar Rapids, IA


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To The Rescue is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability or status as a protected veteran.