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Company: LOGAN Community Resources, Inc.
Location: South Bend
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Job Description:


Position Title: LOGAN Nurse - Supported Living

Department: Supported Living

Location: LOGAN Industries

Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt

Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm - flexible working hours may be needed to meet job requirements

Supervisor: Residential Nurse Supervisor


LOGAN Community Resources is our full name but who are we? LOGAN is a non-profit organization with community impact in Michiana.

What does LOGAN do and why do we exist? LOGAN supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities so that they and their families may achieve their desired quality of life.

What does LOGAN aspire to be? LOGAN envisions a community in which every individual, regardless of obstacles or challenges, is able to reach their full potential.

How do LOGAN employees do their jobs every day? LOGAN employees are dedicated to performing their duties with respect, kindness, honesty, loyalty, and quality in mind for LOGAN's clients, staff, and the agency.

LOGAN offers a robust benefits package, which includes:

Accruing Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay

Medical, Dental/Orthodontia, and Vision plans

Rx Help Prescription Cost Assistance Program & KISx Card for optimal surgical procedures

403(B) Traditional and ROTH retirement plans - Company match of up to 3% after 1 year of service

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Long-term disability and Reliance Standard Supplemental Insurance Plans (Short-term disability, critical illness, acceded, accidental death & dismemberment)

$15,000 company paid life insurance

Full time employees eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Employee-Referral incentive for qualifying positions


The LOGAN Nurse is responsible for overseeing and monitoring the health care services for LOGAN clients and implementation of nursing support plans for assigned caseloads. Provide first aid, basic medical treatment and basic medical evaluation for individuals served and staff at the location in emergent situations; and provide staff training as directed. As requested, the nurse will provide input into agency health, medical and safety related systems.


Essential Functions - General

  • Provides medical consultation and evaluation in emergent situations for both individuals served.
  • Attends staff meetings.
  • Ensures compliance with licensing regulations, accreditation and agency policies and procedures.
  • Provides a variety of health, medical and safety related training to staff as directed.
  • Provides input as directed into agency policy, procedure and practice related to health, medical and safety issues.
  • Reviews all risk plans for effectiveness.
  • Teach Core A and B for staff as assigned.
  • Administers medications to individuals served as directed.
  • Participates in On-Call rotation phone and responds to emergency medical issues as directed.
  • Participates on committees as assigned and performs related duties.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
    Essential Functions - Supported Living
    • Provides consultation of all health/medical needs as they apply to each individual in service.
    • Provides consultation with staff with regards to medical care of individuals served.
    • Works cooperatively with Program Manager and Case Coordinators for risk management plans.
    • Oversees the completion of an initial annual nursing assessment of each individual and annually thereafter.
    • Ensures that an individual's health is maintained at its optimal level and ensures that all changes in an individual's health status are promptly addressed.
    • Document client encounters and follow up in Accel Provide utilizing the medical note and vitals.
    • Communicate with parents and guardians as it relates to health and wellness of the clients in the Supported Living Department.
    • Participate in client team meetings as requested by the team or Residential Nurse Supervisor.
    • Review of medical forms provided by the Leads and Program Managers.
    • Upload medical documents into Accel Provide as needed.
    • Visit clients who are hospitalized the next business day following hospitalization. Continue to visit as needed or requested until hospital discharge. Follow up with the client's team following each visit.
    • Take an active role in working with the team following discharge from the hospital and outpatient medical procedures.
    • Provide written reports as requested, to the individual's support team.
    • Maintains primary contact with pharmacy for Supported Living medication issues.
    • Trains Supported Living staff on pharmacy procedures.
    • Assists Supported Living staff with pharmacy issues.
    • As directed, serves as an agent to agency psychiatrist in order to give verbal orders for prescribed medication.
    • Maintains on-going relationship with pharmacy which includes working with consulting pharmacist to set quarterly pharmacy reviews, coordinating the review and complete follow up tasks based on the identified issues and maintains pharmacy delivery receipts to verify and track medication.
      Essential Functions - Wellness Coordination
      • Provides the development, maintenance and routine monitoring of the waiver participant's Wellness Coordination Plan and the medical services required to manage the client's health care needs.
      • Documents all Consultations/Reviews and Face-to-Face in Accel in accordance with the Tier requirements for individuals.
      • Maintains communication with all required parties for Wellness Coordination.
      • Develops and implements a Wellness Plan for individuals.
      • Collect data for Quarterly Assessments/Risk Assessment Tool updates in Accel.
      • Maintain all documentation within the required allotted time.
      • Attend Individual Support Plan meetings when required.
        General Responsibilities
        • Assists in promoting the health and safety of individuals served by LOGAN, visitors, and other staff.
        • Serves as role model for individuals served and other staff.
        • Serves as an advocate and protects the human rights of all individuals served.
        • Participates in training as required by supervisor or for all LOGAN staff.
        • Facilitates professional growth by keeping current on new philosophy, research, technology, program strategies, etc.
          • High school diploma or equivalent required.
          • Licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Indiana.
            • Two years' experience required. Experience may include a combination of life experience and working with individuals with developmental disabilities
              Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
              • A positive attitude to support individuals with disabilities.
              • A willingness to learn and implement positive approaches to instruction and behavior management.
              • Competent computer skills.
              • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
              • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
              • A valid state driver's license in order to drive on behalf of LOGAN.
                CONTACT RESPONSIBILITY Fulfilling the responsibilities of this job may result in contact with body fluids. LOGAN will provide training and offer Hepatitis B vaccination at no cost to the employee.

Keywords: LOGAN Community Resources, Inc., South Bend , NURSE - SUPPORTED LIVING, Healthcare , South Bend, Indiana

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