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Psychiatric/DD Nurse - MVDC Job in Mount Vernon, Ohio US

Psychiatric/DD Nurse - MVDC

Mount Vernon Developmental Center - Mount Vernon, OH

Posted: 1/24/2024 - Expires: 4/23/2024

Job ID: 268835014

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Job Description

Mt. Vernon Developmental Center

Psychiatric/DD Nurse
Job Duties
 

Salary Information:

·    $31.86 per hour with the first increase in 180 days to $33.40

·    Additional $1.25 per hour shift differential for 2nd and 3rd shift.

·    Additional $3.18 per hour for assigned 2nd and 3rd shift.

·    Additional hourly recruitment supplement $4.78 per hour.

·    Annual increases each year with an additional longevity supplement after 5 years of service.

About the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities – Mount Vernon Developmental Center

The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) is a trauma informed care agency focused on implementing our core values and providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities.  We oversee a state-wide system of supportive services that focus on ensuring health and safety, supporting access to community participation and increasing opportunities for meaningful employment.  Tiffin Developmental Center is located in the northwest region of Ohio and is home to both adults and youth with developmental disabilities. 

DODD Core Values:

To help Ohioans with developmental disabilities, DODD has embodied the following core values that focus on the experience of our customers, the people we serve and their families.

  • Kindness & Empathy - All interactions are based on genuine care and concern for all involved.  We listen to those we serve, our partners and each other.
  • Collaboration - We engage with each other and our partners with openness and trust.
  • Transparency - We are accessible and visible in our business practices.
  • Quality Innovation - The services we deliver are value-added and promote excellence.
  • Inclusiveness - Cultivate an environment that embraces diversity and ideas at every level of interaction.  Our systems and processes are designated to ensure that every person is treated equally and every voice is heard fairly.
  • Accountability - We conduct ourselves professionally and will manage taxpayer dollars responsibly.

 

What You'll Do As a RN - Psych/DD Nurse

  • Medication and treatment administration.
  • Assessing residents per direct care staff concerns and post incident.
  • Completing documentation – i.e. 24-hour report, nursing notes, medication administration record, physician orders and essential healthy lifestyle plans.
  • Acts as a liaison with physicians by communicating medical concerns of residents with physicians and other medical consultants and then informing team members of treatment recommendations.
  • Attends meetings i.e. medication reviews, admission/discharge and special team meetings.
  • Assists with physical exams of individuals.
  • Preparing and filing medical related documents.
  • $1.25 per hour shift differential for all hours worked on 2nd and 3rd shifts.  2nd shift hours are 2:20PM to 10:50PM and 3rd shift hours are 10:40PM to 6:40AM.
  • Pay increase after 6 months of service.
  • Scheduled to work every other weekend, mandatory hours are required.

What’s in it for you:

At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our Total Rewards website! Our benefits package includes:

Medical Coverage

  • Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are available the first full month following hire.

Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance

  • Dental, vision and basic life insurance premiums are free after one year of continuous service.

Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance

  • Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave 
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Childbirth/Adoption leave

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System

  • OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees.  The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement.  The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee’s salary.  Visit the OPERS website for more information.

Deferred Compensation

 

The State of Ohio is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of applicants or employees as defined in applicable federal law, state law, and any effective executive order. 

Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws. To request a reasonable accommodation due to disability, please contact Tamara Hairston, ADA Coordinator for the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, at 614-466-2508 or by email at EEO-DiversityAffairs@dodd.ohio.gov

 
Qualifications
 

Requires current license as registered professional nurse in state of Ohio as issued by Board of Nursing per Section 4723.03 of Revised Code.

Job Skills: Nursing 

Professional Skills:  Attention to Detail, Confidentiality, Responsiveness, Teamwork and Time Management

Technical Skills:  Behavioral Health, Human Services, Medical, Medical Charting and Nursing

 Knowledge of professional nursing procedures; psychiatric or developmentally disabled nursing*; employee training & development*; state & federal regulations, policies & procedures as related to nursing; public relations*; counseling*. Skill in operation of medical equipment. Ability to deal with some abstract but mostly concrete variables; write meaningful, concise & accurate reports; demonstrate physical fitness. (*)Developed after employment. 

May be exposed to unpredictable resident behavior.

The final candidate selected for the position will be required to submit to urinalysis prior to the appointment to test for illegal drug use.  An applicant with a positive test result will not be offered employment.

 

 Background Check Information 

The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check.  Rule 5123-2-02 “Background Investigations for Employment,” outlines disqualifying offenses that will preclude an applicant from being hired by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities.

 Knowledge of professional nursing procedures; psychiatric or developmentally disabled nursing*; employee training & development*; state & federal regulations, policies & procedures as related to nursing; public relations*; counseling*. Skill in operation of medical equipment. Ability to deal with some abstract but mostly concrete variables; write meaningful, concise & accurate reports; demonstrate physical fitness. (*)Developed after employment.
 
 

Contact Information

Personal Contact:
OhioMeansJobs
17604 Coshocton Rd.
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
Vocational/Technical degree
Work Days:
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Job Reference Code
N/A
Salary
N/A
Licenses / Certifications:
Registered Nursing License
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Graphic Literacy: 5

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