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LPN - Murfreesboro

Company: Volunteers of America Mid-States
Location: Murfreesboro
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Volunteers of America Mid-States (VOA) is a non-profit organization spanning four states that creates positive change in the lives of individuals and communities through a ministry of service. We provide housing for families, veterans, and low-income seniors. - We provide care and support for individuals with developmental disabilities, healing accountability that brings people together with restorative justice, and free HIV testing and education. - When Volunteers of America was founded in 1896, "volunteer" referred to anyone who served others as a vocation through a commitment to a mission. Today, we are still staffed by paid, mission-driven professionals working to create positive change and build thriving communities. - Flexibility, teamwork, and fun are some of the reasons our employees are proud to work at VOA! - We offer a comprehensive benefits package to employees who meet eligibility requirements. -

PROGRAM: Murfreesboro Developmental Disabilities Services - - -STATUS: Non-Exempt


REPORTS TO: LPN Case Manager

SHIFT: 3rd Shift, Sat, Sun & Mon-Wed


The Health Services Nurse (LPN) is responsible for the implementation of the health care service provision for individuals with Developmental Disabilities served through the Tennessee Community Services Waiver. - The nurse is responsible for providing nursing care to individuals supported by Volunteers of America of Tennessee in accordance with the Division of Mental Retardation guidelines.


The position requires the employee to be currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the State of Tennessee and experience equivalent to one year of nursing, nursing experience for individuals who have Developmental Disabilities and/or Mental Health concerns is desirable. - Knowledge of the guidelines established by the state of Tennessee for community support programs for individuals with Developmental Disabilities is preferred. -


1. Implements nursing plans of care by administering medications, nursing treatments and educating the persons served and the staff as directed by the Case Manager - RN.

2. Schedules and coordinates, as delegated by the Case Manager - RN, the medical appointments for individuals served in a timely manner and insures that all specialist recommendations are addressed.

3. Communicates with Primary Care Physicians and specialists to coordinate health services for individuals served.

4. Records all nursing care in records and maintains file systems, as directed by the Health Services Coordinator.

5. Assists in maintaining accurate and up to date Health Passports.

6. Effectively works to maintain DMRS standards and takes prompt, effective action to correct any deficiencies.

7. Participates as a member of the Circle of Support for individuals served. - Reports any concerns to the Case Manager - RN.

8. Available for shift work and will be responsible to assist in regular household duties.

9. Any other responsibilities as assigned to meet the mission of the agency.

10. - -Performance quality improvement (PQI) duties as assigned by supervision & PQI committee.

--- Competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package
--- Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
--- Life Insurance
--- Long-Term Disability
--- Short Term Disability
--- Flexible Spending Accounts
--- Health Savings Accounts
--- Critical Illness
--- 403B Retirement Savings Plan
--- Employee Assistance Program
--- Paid Vacation Time (based on eligibility)
--- Paid Sick Time (based on eligibility)
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Volunteers of America Mid-States, Murfreesboro , LPN - Murfreesboro, Other , Murfreesboro, Tennessee

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