RN Registered Nurse (Nursing) in Atlanta, GA at ResCare

Date Posted: 7/17/2017

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/17/2017

Job Description

ResCare 

Title: RN Registered Nurse (Nursing)

Job Category: Nursing/Skilled

Line of Business: Residential Services

About ResCare

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 RN Registered Nurse (Nursing).

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

RN Registered Nurse (Nursing) Responsibilities

In addition to assessing the health of the people we serve and implementing their care plans, the Registered Nurse will ensure health maintenance and disease prevention and/or provide case management. Supervision of care plans and staff members may also be involved in daily work assignments.
Duties of this healthcare role will include, but are not limited to: 

  • Observing, assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing support for well, chronic or acutely ill individuals in a community or small facility setting .
  • Working closely with other health professionals/providers in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and services to address the health needs of persons served.
  • Coordinate communications and actions of various disciplines as it relates to health and safety supports.
  • Ensuring the ordering, reviewing, monitoring, discontinuation and, if necessary, the disposal of medications as prescribed by the physician.
  • Ensure that there are policies in place that address medication administration, medication errors, medication storage / access and medication destruction, and that these policies are reviewed at least annually and revised as necessary.
  • Ensuring that progress reports are made to the physician when the client’s condition changes.
  • Transcribing or ensuring transcription of physician phone orders and other medically related reports.
  • Complete daily, monthly, quarterly and annual nursing documents as/ if required.
  • Ensuring the routine documentation of individual’s health status in nurse’s notes.
  • Ensuring that furnishings, equipment, and supplies are maintained within guidelines established to prevent the spread of disease.
  • Directing and supervising the activities of the licensed practical / vocational nurse as needed.
  • Ensure that appointments for health related issues are scheduled, completed and that appropriate response to findings are implemented in a timely manner.
  • Maintain communication with inpatient nursing and discharge coordinators when individuals served are hospitalized.
  • Provide new employee training and annual re-certification training for health and safety related topics.
  • Ensure unlicensed staff are trained on person-specific issues as they relate to each individual’s health maintenance, safety, and disease prevention needs.

Specific Requirements

Qualified candidates for the role of Registered Nurse must be capable healthcare professionals with a passion for improving the health and well-being of the people we serve. We are seeking compassionate, results-driven individuals with a commitment to nursing excellence.

Requirements include:  

  • Registered Nursing Degree from an accredited college of nursing with current unrestricted registration and license
  • Valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record and proof of car insurance
  • CPR and First Aid professional certification
  • Experience or training in clerical, reception, and medical field equivalent
  • Experience in administering medications
  • 1+ years of nursing experience; supervisory experience, preferred
  • Home health care experience, preferred • Able to lift and carry items weighing up to 20 pounds

Additional Information



Benefits

In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

2296 Henderson Mill Road Suite 203 , Atlanta, GA 30345 USA