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 Registered Nurse. Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! 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) Registered Nurse you will:
The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing care and treatment for clients. Attends and actively participates in weekly team meetings Provides rehabilitation and coordinates medical needs for clients Medication Monitoring and Administration by oral medication or needle injections Medication training for staff Orders, reviews, monitors, and discontinues medications as ordered by the physician Assists with keeping within assigned nursing budget Conducts assessments Approves plan of care and service delivery methods Performs competency and skills evaluations on employees who provide direct care Informs the physician and staff of changes in the client's medical or mental condition and needs Coordinates psychiatric information with the psychiatric rehabilitation practitioners Writes progress notes, summaries, and discharges Group and Individual Counseling Case Management Implements the treatment/rehabilitative activities and strategies Crisis Prevention Reports significant/major incidents or accidents Provides and arranges necessary medical services to ensure consumer health and safety Follows consumer health plans Provides and promotes consumer choice and facilitate independence Assists with ensuring compliance with contractual, legal, and regulatory requirement Performs other duties designed to improve employee effectiveness as a member of the team Promotes/encourages community integration and choice making Dependable Conducts self in professional and ethical manner Willing to assist others Works independently and with a team Handles information in a confidential manner Communicates in an open and honest manner Notifies proper authorities of circumstances or situations that present possible health hazards Assists in maintaining and updating nursing, pharmacy, infection control, and health and safety policies and procedures Other tasks as assigned Position Requirements Must be 21 years of age Holds a bachelor's degree in nursing or related health and human services field from an accredited college or university with at least 2,000 hours of experience OR holds an RN from an accredited two-year program and has more than 6,000 hours of experience Valid driver's license and insurance required Ability to communicate verbally and in writing Experience in managing systems, processes, and people Operate general office equipment Good organizational skills and attention to detail Capable of working responsibly with high confidential information Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team Additional Information
New Grads are encouraged to apply. Benefits 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.
3919 SHERMAN AVE, SAINT JOSEPH, MO 64506-3649 USA
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