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Damar Services, LLC Neuro Diagnostic Nursing Director in Indianapolis, Indiana

Neuro Diagnostic Nursing Director

Remarkable People — We Are a Remarkable Team

At Damar, our people are remarkable. Our staff are dedicated to serving our clients to achieve remarkable results. We are a diverse team of men and women with a wide range of skills and experiences interested in careers that matter. We will provide you the training to help you not only provide the best service to our clients, but provide a place where you can fulfill your career ambitions. With competitive benefits, a culture of compassion, innovation and fun, Damar Services offers you the opportunity to do remarkable work.

The Neuro Diagnostic Nursing Director is responsible for supervising and delivering quality nursing care to all client populations while acting within the scope of nursing practice specifically for the NDI patients.

Duties for all shifts:

  • Follow established health-related procedures and related policies throughout all areas of Damar.

  • Will adhere to all policies and procedures as defined in the Employee Handbook and Damar Operational Policies and Procedures Manual.

  • Will follow all standards set forth by the Joint Commission in the hospital setting.

  • Provide direct oversight and supervision to the NDI nursing team.

  • Collect and analyze the client’s physical, psychological, environmental, self-care, educational, and anticipated discharge planning needs.

  • Complete physical and provisional mental health assessments upon admission.

  • Administration of client immunizations, documentation and tracking.

  • Administration of TB serum, documentation, and tracking.

  • Administration and reconciliation of all medications, routine and as needed.

  • Communicate with pharmacy/pharmacist of NDI regarding medication changes.

  • Work closely with contracted medical staff to communicate patient needs/progress/etc.

  • Provide client and staff education, including infection control practices, hygiene, medication side effects and actions, and medication administration and compliance.

  • Provide direct supervision of all physical management and ensure that all restraints are properly executed and documented through a physician’s order.

  • Provide client diabetic care and education.

  • Monitor clients following nursing unit policies and procedures.

  • Communicate changes in client status (legal, psychiatric, physical, medical) to the attending physician or nurse practitioner.

  • Communicate and obtain internal and external consents for client medication orders as needed per the physician.

  • Inform incoming shift of any changes/client needs to promote continuity of care.

  • Review client medical records for accuracy and ensure that the nursing notes and all documentation clearly reflect current status and client progress.

  • Comply with safety and security policies and procedures, including those regarding accidents and injuries.

  • Assist with physician assessment: manage and ensure timely follow up and accuracy with transcription of orders.

  • Adheres to all safety policies and safe work practices.

  • Performs assessments as needed in a timely manner and sends notifications per policy.

  • Maintains documentation that is accurate and legible.

  • Participate in weekly inter-disciplinary team meetings.

  • Completes and updates mandatory staff training and other licensure related items in a timely manner.

  • Attends mandatory staff meetings and other meetings as assigned.

  • Completes incident reports, including reporting any suspected exploitation, abuse, or neglect of a client.

  • Support internal and external customer service standards.

  • Takes pride and ownership in Damar’s facilities and assigned work areas.

  • On-call availability.

  • Assist in the orientation of new hires as assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education: Must have Indiana nursing license as a Registered Nurse.

Experience:

  • One year of experience working with neuropsychiatric or behavioral challenges and/or individuals identifying with the DD/ID population preferred.

  • Knowledge of current trends and research in the use of psychotropic medications with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred.

Equipment Familiarity: Proficiency in medical instruments and equipment.

Certifications, Licenses or Special Training:

  • Must meet and maintain background screening requirements for all Damar Programs as detailed in policy 1.HR.02 Pre-Employment and Employee Background Checks.

  • Valid Indiana driver’s license and driving record that meets eligibility requirements of Damar’s insurance carrier (for all positions requiring driving).

  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug screen and physical required.

ID: 2020-4592

External Company Name: Damar Services, Inc.

External Company URL: www.damar.org

Street: 5435 E 16th St

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