Job: Habilitation Nurse 2(Job Id 32805)

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Job Description

09/12/2017 09/19/2017
COOLIDGE Negotiable


Arizona Department of Economic Security


Habilitation Nurse 2

2800 N. Highway 87, Coolidge, AZ 85128  

Openings: 4

Salary - Depending on Experience (DOE)


Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) works with families, community organizations, advocates, and State and Federal partners to realize our collective mission to make Arizona stronger by helping Arizonans reach their full potential through temporary assistance for those in need. To learn more about DES visit DES Overview and visit our careers page to see current job opportunities. Join the DES Team!




The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) is seeking highly motivated individuals to join our team as a Habilitation Nurse 2. This position is responsible for providing specialized nursing care for individuals with developmental disabilities requiring regular nursing care. Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Assessing health needs and completing a nursing assessment of individuals with developmental disabilities in Group Homes

- Notes orders, reports and team meeting, for completing nursing assessments

- Monitoring of medical care and monitoring medical administration systems

- Providing ongoing training for Direct Support staff

- Participating in the development of policies and procedures



- Knowledge of nursing theories, practices and processes

- Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

- Nursing assessment

- Communicating clearly and concisely in writing and verbally

- Effective problem-solving

- Make independent decisions regarding member health problems

- The ideal/preferred candidate will possess at least one (1) year experience in providing professional hands-on nursing services to individuals with developmental disabilities; and at least one (1) year of experience in professional community nursing

- Required at time of appointment: possession of a current license or temporary permit to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Arizona. Within six (6) months from date of hire, must possess of a current license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Arizona

- Employment is contingent upon completion of a post-offer medical/physical examination and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions



DES promotes career development by offering a learning environment, team oriented culture. Our new hires enjoy several other benefits such as paid holidays, vacation days, sick leave, medical, dental, and vision benefits, tuition reimbursement, and participation in the Arizona State Retirement Plan. Click here to learn more about benefits.


Staffing Disclosure

Applicants will be required to:

- Have a current, valid state issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employee is subject to driver’s license record checks and must maintain an acceptable driving record, valid motor vehicle insurance and registration, and must complete any required training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

- Employee shall have a valid level one fingerprint clearance card issued pursuant to Arizona Revised Statute 41-2758.07 in order to work with children and vulnerable adults

- Candidates for this position shall be subject to a search of both the Child Protective Services Central Registry pursuant to A.R.S. 8-804 and the Adult Protective Services Registry pursuant to A.R.S. 46-459

- Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly hired State employees

- Successfully pass background and reference checks. Employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions


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DES is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Fair and Equal Employment Opportunity Practices: DES does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, parental status, or military service.

Reasonable Accommodation Request: During all stages of the recruitment process, persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation which includes but are not limited to a sign language interpreter or an alternative format of documents. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact DES Human Resources Administration at (602) 771-2870. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

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