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

Date Posted: 7/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tifton, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/26/2018

Job Description

ResCare 

Title: RN Registered Nurse (Nursing)

Job Category: Nursing/Skilled

Line of Business: HomeCare 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).

About this Line of Business

As one of the industry's 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, Alzheimer's/dementia care, respite care and other programs, as well as differentiated offerings in home monitoring with Rest Assured(R) Telecare that help reduce hospital visits and keep people in their homes longer.

As a(n) RN Registered Nurse (Nursing) you will: 

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.

Position 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

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.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity 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.

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