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DSHS ALTSA RN Supported Living Complaint Investigator

Company: State of Washington
Location: Olympia
Posted on: January 15, 2023

Job Description:

DSHS ALTSA RN Supported Living Complaint Investigator

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The Department of Social and Health Services, Residential Care Services, is seeking an RN Investigator to join a statewide team of dynamic and motivated Supported Living Investigators who conduct onsite provider practice investigations in Supported Living households. -We are looking for an RN who has a high level of integrity and is passionate about ensuring clients' well-being and safety.

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Following your passion for nursing beyond the bedside, you'll use your medical expertise to conduct onsite provider practice investigations in Supported Living households belonging to clients with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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You will be involved in the planning, investigating, interviewing, and gathering of evidence, and concluding with written reports of your findings. -In addition, working with other state department staff investigating abuse, neglect, abandonment, and/or misappropriation of client property. As an Investigator, the majority of the work will be in Snohomish and King Counties, but depending on the work volume, there may be last-minute travel statewide.

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-Here are a few good reasons why this is an amazing career choice: -

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* You'll average a caseload of approximately 50 investigations a month which keeps your workday interesting with ongoing advocacy for clients.; You're assigned to a wide variety of investigations which keeps your workday interesting with ongoing advocacy for clients
* There's an additional benefit of working for a supportive and respected supervisor who provides the opportunity to bring our whole selves to work; Great energy! -
* You'll receive an excellent benefits package that rivals any employer in Washington State
* To see why others like you have chosen a career with the Department of Social and Health Services, watch this brief video about our mission to Transform Lives

Some of what you will do:

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* Evaluate provider practice compliance with applicable laws and rules related to healthcare issues
* Use nursing expertise to communicate with supervisor, team members, providers, staff, clients, and families objectively -
* Prepare for and conduct on-site visits to client homes and provider offices
* Observe and interview clients, staff, guardians, and/or other community representatives
* Represent the department in administrative hearings and other civil actions and testifies on findings required
* Gather and review evidence, including but not limited to client instruction/support information, client medical records, and staff personnel records
* Completion of accurate and timely written investigation reports
* Work cooperatively with department staff investigating abuse, neglect, abandonment, and/or misappropriation of client property
* Attends and participates in meetings including team evaluation of investigation results and reports, and education/training events

Who we're looking for:

Professionals with a valid Washington State Registered Nurse license or the ability to obtain one by the start of employment.

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-Plus one of the following:

* Associate of Nursing and five years of RN experience in assisted living nursing or a long-term care setting -
* Bachelor of science in nursing and three years of RN experience in assisted living nursing or a long-term care setting -
* Master of science in nursing and two years of RN experience in assisted living nursing or a long-term care setting

Experience working directly with individuals with developmental disabilities is preferred for this role.

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Our Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) mission to -Transform Lives -requires that we come together with a sense of belonging, common purpose, shared values, and meaningful work. It is crucial to our agency's mission that you bring equity, anti-racism, and social justice commitment to your work with DSHS. We strive to create greater access and affirming representation of the communities we serve, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, people with physical, behavioral health, and intellectual disabilities, elders, LGBTQIA+ individuals, immigrants and refugees, and families building financial security. -

NOTE:

Employees of the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Any offer of employment is contingent upon verification of your vaccine status. Please note medical or religious accommodation may be available once an offer of employment is made. -

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Questions? Please contact DSHS Recruiter by email and reference #17661.

-Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle

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Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

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Keywords: State of Washington, Olympia , DSHS ALTSA RN Supported Living Complaint Investigator, Healthcare , Olympia, Washington

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