The position of Habilitation Nurse is, in all aspects, an extremely important position within our company when it comes to accomplishing our goal. The Habilitation Nurse is the person who has direct contact with and provides nursing care, medical supervision and programming to the individuals we serve in the areas of medication, treatment, oxygen, and aerosol administration, tube feedings, documentation and assisting the Direct Support Professional as needed in completing their tasks.
As part of the job description, habilitation nurses must be able to lift 70 pounds, have a current Ohio Driver’s License, current Ohio Board of Nursing License and reliable transportation. All employees undergo a criminal background investigation.
TLC provides services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In order to accomplish this, the habilitation nurses are scheduled to work every other weekend. Our normal group home shifts are as follows:
There may be an occasional variation of this in some group homes according to special needs.
Positions are part time and full time, with full time being 40 hours per work week.
TLC requires that all habilitation nurses complete our in-house training program. This program lasts for a period of nine working days. It is conducted between the hours of 8:30 AM and 3:00 PM with one day of observation at a varied time. TLC considers this training to be most important and essential. Absences during the training period will result in the termination of employment.
Starting wage is $18.67 per hour with raises based on company policy.
Any question concerning the position of Habilitation Nurse may be directed to the Human Resource Department of TLC by phone, email or in person. A copy of the full job description for the position of Habilitation Nurse is available for review upon request.