RN Registered Nurse (Nursing) in Mandeville, LA at ResCare

Date Posted: 2/23/2018

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Job Title 

RN Registered Nurse (Nursing)

Job Description

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. We are seeking a qualified, compassionate RN Registered Nurse to assess health needs of the people we serve, develop and implement nursing care plans and maintain medical records. This position may entail some supervisory responsibility.

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!

Job 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 servedCoordinate communications and actions of various disciplines as it relates to health and safety supportsEnsuring the ordering, reviewing, monitoring, discontinuation and, if necessary, the disposal of medications as prescribed by the physicianEnsure 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 necessaryEnsuring 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 reportsComplete daily, monthly, quarterly and annual nursing documents as/ if requiredEnsuring the routine documentation of individual’s health status in nurse’s notesEnsuring that furnishings, equipment, and supplies are maintained within guidelines established to prevent the spread of diseaseDirecting 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 mannerMaintain communication with inpatient nursing and discharge coordinators when individuals served are hospitalizedProvide new employee training and annual recertification training for health and safety related topicsEnsure unlicensed staff are trained on person-specific issues as they relate to each individual’s health maintenance, safety, and disease prevention needs

Job 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

75% travel required, including to New Orleans, St. Tammany Parish, Tangipahoa Parish, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, and Lake Charles.As a Nursing Instructor, you will be part of the RN team, teaching the DHH CMA program (training will be provided to become an instructor).  


At ResCare, you will be part of an established and highly regarded organization with a proud 40-year tradition of making a vital difference in the lives of the people we serve. Not only will you see the positive results of your work each and every day, but you will also have plenty of opportunity for professional development and advancement to positions of greater responsibility. Our senior leadership team has been with us, on average, for a decade or more, and several of them began their careers with us as direct caregivers. Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with competitive compensation benefits package!

RN Registered Nurse (Healthcare & Human Services) – Nursing (Health Care)



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2895 Highway 190 Ste A 1-2 , Mandeville, LA 70471-3414 USA