Job: Habilitation Nurse 2(Job Id 33307)

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Job Description

10/04/2017 10/18/2017
COOLIDGE Negotiable

Department of Economic Security

Providing Opportunity, Assistance and Care for Arizonans in need!

Habilitation Nurse 2

Division of Developmental Disabilities

2800 N. Highway 87

Coolidge, AZ 85128

Salary - Depending of Experience (DOE)


The Division of Developmental Disabilities’ (DDD) Habilitation Nurse 2 is responsible for providing specialized nursing care for individuals with developmental disabilities requiring regular nursing care.


-          Assess health needs and completes a nursing assessment of members with developmental disabilities; makes nursing diagnosis and submits to designated departments

-          Participates in fact findings related to medical issues; completes monitoring of medical care; monitors medical administration systems; provides feedback

-          Completes utilization review on caseload and documents on-going medical needs; submits to designated department; discharge and admission planning

-          Notes orders and prepares reports for basic care, nursing assessments, and Individual Service Plans (ISPs)

-          Examines and analyzes medical records and charts to ensure quality care

-          Participates in development of policies and procedures

-          Assists with problem solving related to medical policies and procedures

-          Develops and provides education classes for staff


Knowledge of:

-          Development Disability member nursing theory, practice, and process

-          Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/ID) and State Licensing requirements

-          State Nurse Practice Act

-          Title XIX Federal Regulations and Licensing standards

Skill in:

-          Nursing assessment

-          Communicating clearly and concisely in writing and verbally

Ability to:

-          Make independent decisions regarding member health concerns

-          Drive a vehicle


-          The ideal 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

-          The candidate is required at the time of appointment to have a possession of current license or temporary permit to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Arizona; within six (6) months from date of hire, the candidate must possess of a current license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Arizona


-          Background and Reference Checks

-          Valid Driver’s License

-          Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card

-          Subject to a search of both the Child Protective Services Central Registry and Adult Protective Services

-          Medical/Physical Test

-          Valid Professional License


 The Department of Economic Security offers a comprehensive benefits package to include: 

-          Sick leave

-          Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year

-          Health and dental insurance

-          Retirement plan

-          Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

-          Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance


Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). 

Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Rose Ibe by email at [email protected] or by telephone at (928) 637-0916 for assistance.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-364-3981. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.