Arizona Staff Nurse $1000.00 SIGN ON BONUS
Staff nurse responsibilities include providing for the emotional, medical, and physical needs of a maximum of six residents and improving their quality of life by observing, documenting, reporting, taking action and following-up on their health, safety, and medical needs, and implementing medical recommendations made by the team and the Nurse House Manager. Staff nurses provide nursing services under the direction of the Nurse House Manager and the QA Nurse Manager and are required to stay within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Personal conduct should be professional at all times, and consistent with Danvilles culture, mission, values, philosophy, and policies and procedures.
2.Note change of condition, document per state and Danville protocols, and report to the appropriate management any changes in consumers condition, including, but not limited to, signs and symptoms which may be indicative of changes in their overall health, lung sounds, vital signs, changes in pain status, and skin integrity. In case of emergency, immediately call 911 and then contact the Program Director and/or State Director.
Administer medication and topical treatments to consumers as prescribed, following Danvilles procedures and according to consumers individual medication protocols. Completing daily medication/narcotic counts.
Support consumers in maintaining good personal hygiene.
5.Assist with cleaning and maintaining house upkeep.
6.Assist in prepare and cooking meals adhering to dietary needs of residents.
After being properly trained and passing competency, perform additional nursing responsibilities per consumers individual needs, protocols, and Health Care Providers (HCPs) orders.
8.Maintain compliance with DDD State rules and regulations.
Ensure consumers privacy is respected at all times.
Work adhesively and have good communication with coworkers , outside agencies, and guardians.
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive, therefore, the employee may perform other reasonable duties as requested.
Education and Experience
RN Degree (AD, BSN or MSN) or LPN from an accredited school of nursing
Minimum of 1 year nursing experience preferred
Must be able to pass a criminal background/fingerprint and central registry check
Nursing license must be valid in the State of AZ
Must have good interpersonal communication skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Basic keyboarding and computer skills
Must be highly organized
Must have an unencumbered nursing license
CPR, Prevention & Support, Article 9 & other training as required by Danville and the State of Arizona Division for Developmental Disabilities.
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