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Shift Nurse (LPN or RN) Nights

Company: Hills & Dales Child Development Center
Location: Dubuque
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionHills & Dales, a not-for-profit human services organization provides services to children and young adults with disabilities throughout Eastern Iowa. Our mission is to build meaningful lives for individuals with disabilities by offering services that support the whole person and enhance community inclusion. The organization provides residential, home and community-based supported living, respite, inclusive childcare, therapy programs, autism programs, senior citizen services and intergenerational programs for people of all ages and abilities.

The Nurse is responsible for providing day-to-day preventative, maintenance, restorative and emergency nursing care for the children and young adults served by Hills and Dales at the Residential Center. This role ensures that physician orders and treatment plans are implemented. This role also requires a collaborative working relationship with all necessary departments in the performance of its operations.Shift Nurse Schedule As Follows: MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAYWEEK 1:OFFOFFOFFOFF8:45pm-5:15am8:45pm-5:15amOFFWEEK 2:OFFOFFOFFOFF8:45pm-5:15am8:45pm-5:15amOFFWEEK 3:OFFOFFOFF8:45pm-5:15am8:45pm-5:15amOFFOFFWEEK 4:OFFOFFOFFOFF8:45pm-5:15am8:45pm-5:15amOFFSecond shift differential $2/hr moreWeekend differential $3/hour more Great benefits, including but not limited to: student loan/CEU reimbursement, shift and weekend differentials, vacation time, and more!Specific duties include, but not limited to:

  • Monitoring resident health issues on a day-to-day basis and insuring necessary individual interventions.
  • Implementing and maintaining temporary care plans are in place for residents who have a deviation from their normal activity level or care due to health issues.
  • Informing direct staff of their responsibilities with resident's in regards to health care matters for the shift, i.e., positioning, appointments, treatments, cares, etc.
  • Implementing physician orders and treatment plans.
  • Responding to health emergency situations in a calm, professional manner, assessing the situation, giving necessary instructions and initiating appropriate interventions.
  • Maintaining a working knowledge of medications and treatments administered.
  • Accurately administering medications according to the six R's: right resident, right medication, right dose, right time, right route and right documentation; accurately administering treatments and internal feedings, providing timely documentation; assists in revising monthly medication sheets.
  • Works with physicians to assure individual health concerns are addressed; insures that appropriate staff is informed and up-to-date regarding resident health issues.
  • Maintains necessary contact with pharmacy and laboratory. Maintains resident parent/guardian contact for acute and routine health issues; insures that necessary information is related to and from nurses at schools and vocational site on a day-to-day basis.
  • Insures the Health Services Manager is informed and up to date on resident status changes.
  • Complies with building security policies, procedures and practices.Requirements:
  • Free of a conviction or prior employment history of child or resident abuse or dependent adult abuse.
  • High school degree or equivalent.
  • Certification as a licensed practical nurse or registered nurse.For more information and to apply, visit:https://hillsdales.isolvedhire.com/jobs/ Offer of employment contingent upon successful completion of criminal background checks and drug screening. EOE

Keywords: Hills & Dales Child Development Center, Dubuque , Shift Nurse (LPN or RN) Nights, Healthcare , Dubuque, Iowa

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