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Registered Nurse Day Shift (7AM-7PM)

Job description

Full-time RN or LPN

Day Shift – 7:00AM – 7:00PM

We are a long term residential facility for children with special needs. The majority of our children have the equivalent functional age of a 2 year old or below and require total care. Striving to provide the best care, our employees must work as a team, communicate effectively, and be dependable.

We are looking for nurturing, energetic RNs and LPNs to provide care for medically complex children. This is an excellent opportunity to practice a variety of your nursing skills with some amazing children.

This is not just another job – but a mission to ensure that our residents are as comfortable and happy as possible. If you feel that you could make a difference in the lives of our children, we want the opportunity to meet with you!

Education Level: Must have completed at least high school or its equivalent and requirements as the state board may prescribe and is licensed as a Registered Nurse or Practical Nurse by the Board of Examiners of Nursing. Pediatric experience preferred but not required.

General Description: Under the direct supervision of the Team Leader and Director of Nursing, renders nursing care to the children within an assigned unit.

• Administration of all medication and treatments ordered and documentation thereof, with educational preparation, nursing care standards and according to APF policy & procedures. (i.e. administer tube feeding, provide daily care etc.)

• Provide information concerning changes in patient’s condition/behavior which is assessed during daily assignments.

• Perform functions of assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating all assigned patient care in collaboration with Team Leader, Nurse Practitioner and Physician

• Assists the child’s attending physician when making rounds, performing treatments, exams, etc.

• Clear, accurate completion of all charting including changes in child’s condition

• Interact effectively with other team members and ancillary department personnel to assure goals are met

• Assume accountability for all patient care they provide during a shift

• Evaluate patient safety condition/practices and notify Team Leader of any violations or potential hazards

• Order and receive medication from the Pharmacy as prescribed by physician.

• Must be able to adjust self to diversified types of personalities and use tact and judgment in dealing with varying situations

• Must use tact and courtesy in dealing with the children, their families, visitors and other staff

• Perform CPR and assist with resuscitation as needed. Maintains current CPR certification.

• Able to assemble and properly use medical equipment such as CPT machine, Bair Hugger, etc.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

COMPETITIVE RATES!

Benefits package

Overtime available

Physical/Sensory Requirements (with or w/o the aid of mechanical devices)

Repetitive:

• Good physical and mental health. Finger and hand dexterity to handle and manipulate instruments and equipment. Visual and auditory to detect any changes in patient’s condition.

• Walking

• Reaching

• Bending

• Lifting up to 40 lbs independently

• Grasping

• Pushing and pulling

• Ability to hear and respond to pages, distinguish smells, tastes and temperatures

• Ability to remain calm under stress

Job Type: Full-time