Employment Opportunities

Mur-Ci Homes offers an excellent benefits package to full time employees. If you are interested in one of the positions below, you should apply online by clicking the Apply Now link below the description or apply in person at our Antioch facility (except management positions). You will need to have a valid Tennessee driver’s license, a copy of your driving record, and be aware that applicants receive a drug test. We offer a variety of interesting and challenging positions as follows:

Available Positions


House Manager

PRIMARY FUNCTION:       Supervise Developmental Technicians, and Job Coaches ensuring all aspects of the clients’ care are provided conscientiously and respectfully.

RESPONSIBLE TO:              QIDP

PERFORMANCE    REQUIREMENTS:  Must be able to read, write, make simple calculations and to follow oral and written directions.  Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:   Moderate lifting, pulling and pushing required.  Moderate data entry.  Work may be performed inside or outside of main building.  Mobility from one place to another is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Ensure the scheduling of daily assignments for client care is in a manner that is fair; schedule activities and transportation in accordance to needs.
  1. Complete twenty-four hour schedules weekly and submit to QIDP for review.
  1. Make the bi-weekly staffing schedule, arranging to cover for staff vacation/leave. Submit as required. Notify staff of any last minute changes such as unexpected MOT as possible. Post schedule at least 2 weeks prior to start date so staff are aware.
  1. Communicate with DAC/DAS and to adequately cover first shift staffing needs for the Day Activity Center. Also monitor and assure client staffing for appointments and community jobs, retirement programs as indicated.
  1. Supervise safety, sanitation and infection control of the home, clients and staff.
  1. Correct and/or report any safety/sanitation violations immediately.
  1. Supervise staff to assure Active Treatment including data collection. Log staff as appropriate for missed data.
  1. Observe and report any accidents/incidents involving clients or staff.
  1. Utilize the communication log to inform staff of changes and events. Read and initial each entry and monitor that staff do as well.
  1. Promote work environment conducive to open communication.
  1. Attend house staff meetings, school related conferences, Interdisciplinary Team conferences and inservices as requested.
  1. Be knowledgeable of the clients’ programs and services objectives. Be able to demonstrate to DTs and also complete programs and services in the role of a DT.
  1. Maintain a spirit of cooperation and goodwill with people throughout the agency and in the community as a representative of the agency.
  1. Complete Shift Responsibility assignments for staff for each shift. Indicate specifically break times for staff, and alternate coverage for clients during breaks or outings. Assure staff are completing assigned responsibilities and follow up as needed.  (for example cleaning wheelchairs, appropriate outings, and other identified shift responsibilities).
  1. Complete timely staff performance evaluations thoroughly, as required.
  1. Participate in IDT meetings as appropriate.
  1. In conjunction with the QIDP, schedule, participate and attend staff meetings with staff.
  1. Participate in standing committee meetings as requested.
  1. Demonstrate a positive interest in relating to families, visitors of the clients and community agencies.
  1. Assure all required documentation is completed by staff on a daily basis.
  1. Approve leave requests/sick time for staff. Submit requests as required and within needed timeframes per payroll.
  1. Complete, conduct and file disciplinary actions as appropriate for assigned staff.
  1. Obtain materials and equipment to implement individual or group programs by submitting purchase orders and making purchases. Manage petty cash, client funds, and recreation funds  as appropriate.  Manage house supply budget. Reconcile petty cash funds monthly with the oversight of QIDP.
  1. Complete AOD duties as assigned.
  1. Act as needed Developmental Technician as needed to provide coverage for your home.
  1. Attend required inservice training.
  1. Assist QIDP in monitoring data books with appropriate contents including data sheets.
  1. Submit personal weekly work schedule to QIDP, Habitation Coordinator and the Receptionist on Thursday before the scheduled work week. Post for your staff in the home.
  1. Monitor daily DT progress notes and complete weekly House Manager progress notes timely. Be sure information is updated, not repeated weekly.
  1. Complete monthly recreation calendars, holiday activity schedules and school closing schedules as required. Complete 2 weeks prior to the target month or date.
  1. Assist with new client admissions as requested.
  1. Complete client monthly and quarterly possession inventories. Monitor clothing for appropriateness.  Assure clothing needs are adequate and in good repair. Change out clothing per seasons.
  1. Request client funds as necessary and appropriate. Make necessary purchases on behalf of the clients. Communicate with conservator as requested regarding purchases.
  1. Follow Mur-Ci Homes policy/procedures and lead subordinates to follow as well.
  1. Reconcile funds to receipts for purchases. You will be held accountable for discrepancies.
  2. Monitor staff coverage to assure overtime is reduced or eliminated.
  1. Monitor client possessions and supplies as appropriate. Investigate any theft.
  1. Conduct orientation and training as assigned. Complete DT Orientation checklists and submit within timelines.
  1. Conduct applicant interviews, hire and train DTs to build a team of productive staff.
  1. Monitor tardies and absences or other infractions and address per guidelines of the handbook.
  1. Monitor the house assigned van for status: cleanliness, gas, any concerns. Follow up as appropriate.
  1. Complete the End of Month Checklist and submit by the 5th of the next month.  Have QIDP review/initial before submitting to the Habilitation Coordinator.
  1. Complete and enter results of Field Trip reports for all outing assignments.
  1. Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:   This position requires the ability to complete all requirements on the Developmental Technician job requirement.  Management experience is preferred.  A valid Tennessee drivers license is required.

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Developmental Technician

Mission: To teach skills and behaviors to maximize independence in activities of daily living for persons who have developmental disabilities and other special needs in a variety of community settings. Full Time and Week-Ends Opportunities

Salary: $10.00-10.75/hr.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists persons served to maximize independence in activities of daily living and provides supervision of persons served while in the care of staff.
  • Performs cooking, cleaning and personal services of persons served while in the home.
  • Complies with various federal and state regulations, Mur Ci policies/procedures.
  • Behavior exhibits professional attitude, demeanor, and interpersonal skills required by position and company.
  • Other duties as assigned by House Manager’s, QMRP’s, or Program Directors.

Position Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent preferred
  • Prior experience in a position of similar scope preferred but not required
  • Ability to handle all aspects of personal care with sensitivity and caring
  • Ability to communicate through verbal and written mediums
  • Ability to observe, ask questions, listen actively, and give and accept feedback effectively
  • A high energy level, adaptability, assertiveness patience and ability to work in a team environment
  • Operation of a motor vehicle is required which includes: proof of a current, valid driver’s license, ability to qualify as a driver under Mur Ci insurance guidelines
  • Must be at least twenty (20) years of age

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to perform physical system techniques (which include frequent lifting, bending, kneeling, stooping, reaching, blocking, grabbing)
  • Ability to lift at least one-fourth of own body weight unassisted
  • Ability to perform unassisted transfers of disabled adults with adaptive equipment (lift belts, Hoyer lifts, etc.)
  • Ability to speak and communicate effectively with others through verbal and written mediums. May include the use of assisting devices to compensate

Mental Demands:

  • Organize and compile information from external and internal sources.
  • Communicate effectively with both external and internal customers.
  • Ability to allay maladaptive (sometimes aggressive) behaviors while maintaining calm and composure.
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Certified Nursing Assistant

Mur-Ci Certified Nursing Assistant
Up to $12.25 per Hour
2nd and 3rd Shifts Immediate Hire

Posted: Oct 21st, 2015

Location:

2984 Baby Ruth Lane, Antioch, TN 37013

615-641-6446
Employee Type: Full-Time Employee

Mur-Ci Certified Nursing Assistant
Up to $12.25 per Hour
2nd and 3rd Shifts Immediate Hire
Helps patients by supporting personal hygiene and daily living needs; providing comfort and transportation.

Certified Nursing Assistant Job Duties:
• Provides patients’ personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, backrubs, shampoos, and shaves; assisting with travel to the bathroom; helping with showers and baths.
• Provides for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding patients as necessary; ambulating, turning, and positioning patients; providing fresh water and nourishment between meals.
• Provides patient comfort by utilizing resources and materials; transporting patients; answering patients’ call lights and requests; reporting observations of the patient to nursing supervisor.
• Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.
• Maintains work operations by following policies and procedures.
• Protects organization’s value by keeping patient information confidential.
Applicants Must Meet the Following Requirements:
Must be a certified nursing assistant with an active Tennessee state certification.
Previous hands-on Experience (At least one year of professional experience)
Pass extensive background check and drug screen

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Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP)

Description:
The QIDP assures that quality care and training are provided to clients using Active Treatment and following the guidelines of the ICF/IID regulations. The QIDP also supervises the activities of staff in maintaining an environment which is conducive to client development of independent functioning and overall quality of life. The QIDP will coordinate the Interdisciplinary Team and serve as an advocate for the clients to ensure their social needs are indentified and that outcomes are met.
The QIDP will work a varied shift to meet the needs of the home and the clients served.
This posting is not to be considered all-inclusive, and the facility reserves the right to modify the actual job description, job duties, tasks hours and work assignments may be changed at any time….

Requirements:
The applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree in the Human Services related field and at least one year’s experience in the field of intellectual disabilities. A valid TN driver’s license is required. Supervisory experience is preferred. Applicant should have a high level of understanding of Microsoft Office and other computer applications.
• Posted: Monday, May 11th, 2015
• Location – US-TN-Antioch
• Base Pay – Based on Experience
• Employee Type – Full Time Employee
• Industry – Healthcare-Health Services, Not for Profit
• Manages Others – Yes
• Req’d Education: 4 Year Degree
• Req’d Experience: At Least 1 Year
• Relocation Covered: No

Please submit all resumes and letters of intent to VirginiaVick (Murci Homes Habilitation Director)
Email – Virginia.vick@murci.org  or call 615-641-6446

“MUR-CI HOMES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND A SMOKE FREE WORK ENVIRONMENT”

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LPN

The LPN has the primary responsibility for providing medical services, counseling, supervision and program plan implementation to clients during scheduled shifts.

Direct client care involves:

MEDICAL

  1. Log all client medical occurrences (illness, injuries, reports of illness, etc.) in the clients’ medical logs. Documentation of an illness or injury must be made at least daily until the condition has resolved.
  2. Monitor and document client seizure activity and perform follow up as indicated on seizure plan of care and/or as dictated by program nurse and/or physician. Follow plan of care to administer prn seizure medication and contact emergency services as needed.
  3. Assure that the procedure for medication administration and documentation is clearly understood and implemented in full compliance with physician prescription, established policy and medication administration programming (if applicable). Request clarification and/or retraining from the program nurse immediately as needed.
  4. Complete and document weight and vital signs checks as indicated by the program nurse, physician, or health care plan.
  5. Chart other health related data as assigned.
  6. A completed medical fact sheet should be brought for the physician to sign. All follow-up information from the appointment is documented in medical logs and communicated to the program nurse and program manager.
  7. Perform respiratory therapy per health care plan for applicable clients after receiving training by the program nurse.
  8. Administer prescribed/prn medication intramuscularly as indicated in physician orders for seizures or other conditions.
  9. Evaluate, treat and document clients’ skin conditions as specifically indicated in health care plans.
  10. Monitor and maintain proper functioning of gastrostomy tubes, catheters, feeding tubes and pumps, and other client specific medical equipment.
  11. Take/transcribe telephone orders from physicians for client medical emergencies and other needs as they arise.
  12. Follow universal bloodborne precautions on a consistent basis.
  13. *Perform other medical duties as assigned by the program nurse.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 20 years or older
  • Licensed Practical Nurse with a current license for the State of Tennessee
  • Previous experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities is preferred but not required.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license
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