RN Registered Nurse (Healthcare - Nursing) - Hunts
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Huntsville, AL 35801
Title: RN Registered Nurse (Healthcare – Nursing) – Huntsville Area
Job Category: Nursing/Skilled
Line of Business: HomeCare Services
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 (Healthcare – Nursing) – Huntsville Area. In this position, you will play a vital and positive role in helping our clients with intellectual, cognitive, or developmental disabilities achieve their fullest potential.
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 (Healthcare – Nursing) – Huntsville Area 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 recertification 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
Qualified candidates for the role of Registered Nurse must be capable healthcare professionals with a passion for im… For full info follow application link.
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.