URGENT NOTICE!

Recently we have had multiple staff and consumers out with a variety of illnesses. Therefore, to limit exposure and allow our support staff to further disinfect our building, our Day Program will be closed tomorrow (Friday, January 24th, 2020) for staff and consumers. Employment staff and consumers are to follow their normal schedule. Residential consumers and Day staff are to follow snow coverage protocol.

We apologize for the inconvenience but hope that these additional measures will promote a healthier environment for all.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact our main office at: 410-398-6394.

Mary Falkenstein
Executive Director

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Staff

Internal Job Posting

Nursing Aide/Support Staff

Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Nursing, the Nursing Aide is a full-time position and is responsible for the following duties:

  • Safely transport and accompany consumers on scheduled and unscheduled medical appointments, including visits to urgent care clinics and emergency rooms.
  • Maintains a flexible schedule to allow for consumer medical appointments that may occur outside normal business hours.
  • Accurately communicates information regarding consumers and their health care needs with their treating physicians and with nursing department staff.
  • Under the direction of the RN/CM/DN(S), assists in routine and PRN medication administration in accordance with MTTP standards to consumers during day program hours as needed.
  • Assists the RN/CM/DN(S) in gathering health information for consumers, such as monthly weights and vital signs when needed.
  • Assists with preparing for visits to the agency from outside medical professionals.
  • Under the direction and supervision of the delegating nurse/case manager, performs delegable tasks including but not limited to, nebulizer treatments, blood glucose monitoring, J-tube, and G-tube care and feeding, Foley catheter care, and basic first aid as needed.
  • Receives nursing direction from and provides assistance and support to the agency Delegating RN/Case Managers(s).
  • Assists the agency nurse case managers with collecting HRST data.
  • Assists in coordinating and scheduling of medical appointments for consumers.
  • Assists with accurate filing medical documentation into consumer medical files.
  • Ensures medical files are orderly and up to date and reports discrepancies to the DON.
  • Assists when needed, with preparing required paperwork for client’s doctor visits.
  • Participates in nursing department meetings as assigned by the DON.
  • Under the direction of the DON, provides nursing coverage to satellite programs and group outings including but not limited to Camp Care, Sunny Acres and Special Olympics.
  • Stays up to date on current standards within the adults with disabilities population.
  • Maintains the highest degree of confidentiality in respect to each consumer and employee.
  • Acts as an advocate on behalf of consumers with health care professionals, team members, family members, pharmacy, etc.
  • Maintains positive and professional rapport with community entities, parents and guardians
  • Projects as a positive ambassador of the agency.
  • Maintains Certified Medication Technician (CMT) certification in good standing.
  • Maintains a safe driving record and meets agency requirements for driving agency vehicles.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing or designee.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest to Tanya Ruth