Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse, Children LT care facility

Job Summary

  • Nationalhcs has Registered Nurse (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) positions at a long-term care facility for disabled children in Raleigh, NC. This facility provides comprehensive rehabilitation and nursing services to patients with varying levels of disabilities, ranging in age from 0-18.

Specifics

  • 12-hour shifts
  • Shifts available:
    • Night Shift: (5:45pm to 6:15am), 3 days per week, includes every other Sunday
    • Night Weekend Shift: (5:45pm to 6:15am), includes every Saturday with an occasional Sunday
  • One-half hour lunch break
  • 13-week renewable Assignments
  • Scrubs: Any color, any pattern
  • Orientation/training provided at facility
  • Flu shot required, in season
  • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, a plus

Description of Work

  • Administer medications according to the physician's orders while meeting the 7 rights of medication administration
  • Administer and/or supervise enteral feedings according to the physician's orders
  • Implement and monitor all treatments ordered for each patient by the physician, evaluating the outcomes and documenting as appropriate
  • Implement the plan of care established for each resident
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the nursing interventions and achievement of expected outcome for each resident, and modify the plan of care as needed
  • Follow the policy and procedures for emergency response if a patient's health status declines
  • Communicate with family members regarding patient's conditions
  • Delegate activities to direct care staff as appropriate
  • Monitor the care provided to the patients by the LPNs and Direct Care Staff (CNAs)
  • Notify the physician of changes in the patient's status
  • Report and record all changes regarding the patient's health status
  • Ensure staff follow appropriate infection control techniques
  • Lift and transfer residents according to positioning needs and schedules
  • Adhere to safety and quality standards at all times
  • Adhere to the standards of the Nurse Practice Act
  • Utilize all safety procedures and equipment when lifting patients, moving equipment, etc.
  • Adhere to time and attendance policy and procedure
  • Adhere to the facility's policies and procedures
  • Follow HIPPA guidelines
  • All other duties as required and requested by supervisor

Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing school
  • Active/Clear nurse licensure valid in the state of North Carolina
  • Minimum 1-year nursing experience, preferably working with individuals with developmental disabilities
  • Valid NC driver's license
  • Active/Clear BLS (American Heart Association)
  • Direct care experience within the previous year in the US
  • Experience working with electronic medical records, email, and computer literate
  • Successful completion of competency testing, drug screen, background check, physical exam, immunizations, and other agency screening/application requirements
  • Successful completion of other Client/facility screening/application requirements, including drug screen and criminal background check
  • Ability to lift and transfer patients safely using proper techniques (up to 40 pounds unaided, up to 100 pounds aided)
  • Ability to demonstrate competency in using the following machines/tools and equipment:
    • Hoyer lift, van lift, therapeutic positioning equipment, bathing system, electronic thermometer, suction machines, oxygen concentrators, pulse ox monitors, oxygen tanks, nebulizer machines, feeding pumps, "The Vest", Vent, scale, etc.

Benefits

  • Excellent pay
  • Weekly payroll
  • Direct deposit
  • Employee benefits: 401-K, Vacation, Healthcare, Dental
  • Referral Program
  • Ask your Talent Acquisition Specialist for additional benefits and further details