Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse, Habilitation

Job Summary

Contact our office at 877.797.6427 for further details.

The facility is a Community Based Residential Treatment Facility for adults with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities.

Specifics

  • Renewable contract assignments
  • All shifts available

Description of Work

A home-like residential facility providing habilitation, support, and monitoring services to individuals diagnosed with mental retardation and/or developmental disabilities.

  • Assist patients with activities of daily living (ADL)
  • Obtain and record vital signs and weights per policy
  • Answer patient calls
  • Apply simple clean dressings, slings, stockings, and support bandages under the direction of a licensed nurse, as permitted by state regulations
  • Administer prescription medications and/or start IV if needed
  • Give injections
  • Monitor catheters
  • Clean patients' equipment and general living area, as assigned
  • Dress wounds
  • Assist with medical procedures
  • Clean rooms and bed linens
  • Interact with residents for social stimulation and emotional support
  • Document patient health issues and report to physicians

Requirements

  • Minimum 1-year nursing experience, preferably in a nursing home, clinical, or psychiatric setting
  • Active/Clear nurse licensure valid in the state of Missouri
  • 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

 

Benefits

  • Excellent pay
  • Weekly payroll
  • Direct deposit
  • Employee benefits: Matching 3% 401-K, Vacation, Healthcare, Dental
  • Referral Program
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