Nurse Specialist (RN)

Rockville, MD
Sep 17, 2021
Oct 12, 2021
Full Time
Lourie Center in Rockville seeks to hire an Nurse Specialist (RN) who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

The Nurse Specialist (NS) works with our children ages birth to four and their families as part of the Montgomery County Infants & Toddlers Program (MCITP). The NS provides family counseling and training to families of children that are medically fragile or have a medical diagnosis utilizing a homebased, family coaching model.

As a Nurse Specialist you will;
• Provide support services or consultation to families and staff regarding child's diagnosis and health issues, including sleep, nutrition, safety, behavior, and other developmental and parenting concerns. 20%
• Provide community resources (healthcare, Medicaid, REM, SSI, DDA, respite) and other supports. 15%
• Educate families about MCITP services and obtain background information as needed for assessment report. 20%
• Participate in eligibility and family assessments and assist in the development of the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP). 15%
• Provide service coordination to families and collaborate with other professionals on multidisciplinary teams. 15%
• Attend IEP (Individualized Education Plan) meetings for medically complex children. 5%
• Facilitate information sharing and coordination of care between MCITP team and private medical and developmental providers for the child. Request and review medical records for coordination of care. 5%
• Collaborates with outside agencies, including DHHS, MCPS, parent support groups, financial supports, WIC, etc. 5%
Required Qualifications: Education and Experience
• Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
• Pediatric nursing experience and experience in early intervention and home health care preferred.
• Maryland R.N. license
• Experience in Pediatrics and early intervention preferred
• Bilingual skills is highly desirable
At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
• Work life balance through non rotating shifts
• Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
• Free Employee parking
• Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
• 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
• 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.
If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today!

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00 flexible

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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