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Registered Nurse


  • ResCare
  • 08/16/19
  • Dunbar, WV
  • 25064
  • na / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Title: Registered Nurse
Job Category: Registered Nurse
Line of Business: HomeCare Services

About this Career Opportunity:
Join a team of passionate and caring people who make a difference in peoples lives. We are a one of a kind company who not only offers the chance to change peoples lives but also offers educational, vocational and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Registered Nurse (RN) to provide care to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing care and treatment for clients that are experiencing significant mental health/psychiatric symptoms, who are demonstrating significant functional impairments, and who may have co-occurring substance abuse and/or personality disorder.
Attends and actively participates in weekly team meetings
Provides rehabilitation and coordinates medical needs for clients
Medication Monitoring and Administration by oral medication or needle injections
Orders, reviews, monitors, and discontinues medications as ordered by the physician
Assists with keeping within assigned nursing budget
Conducts assessments and approves plan of care and service delivery methods
Performs competency and skills evaluations on employees who provide direct care
Informs the physician and staff of changes in the client's medical or mental condition and needs and coordinates psychiatric information with the psychiatric rehabilitation practitioners
Writes progress notes, summaries, and discharges
Implements the treatment/rehabilitative activities and strategies
Reports significant/major incidents or accidents and notifies proper authorities of circumstances or situations that present possible health hazards
Follows consumer health plans and provides and promotes consumer choice and facilitate independence
Assists in maintaining and updating nursing, pharmacy, infection control, and health and safety policies and procedures
Other tasks as assigned
Position Requirements

Must be 21 years of age
Holds a bachelor's degree in nursing or related health and human services field from an accredited college or university with at least 2,000 hours of experience with adult persons who have a serious psychiatric disability
OR holds an RN from an accredited two-year program and has more than 6,000 hours of experience with adult persons who have a serious psychiatric disability
Valid driver's license and insurance required
Additional Information

Benefits

ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

About Our Company

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Registered Nurse.

About this Line of Business

As one of the industrys largest providers, HomeCare services offers care for more than 20,000 individuals across the country. We deliver quality, compassionate and highly individualized in-home care and support that helps seniors stay at home all while maximizing their dignity, privacy and independence. Whether our clients are recovering from illness, injury or surgery, living with a chronic disability or dealing with the natural process of aging, our services are tailored to meet the individual needs of people of all ages, physical conditions and cognitive abilities.

HomeCare services include personal care and homemaking programs, professional nursing, geriatric care management, Alzheimers/dementia care, respite care and other programs, as well as differentiated offerings in home monitoring with Rest Assured Telecare that help reduce hospital visits and keep people in their homes longer.


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