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24Oct

Shift Nurse

Hills & Dales, Dubuque, IA Dubuque, IA

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:

  1. Free of a conviction or prior employment history of child or resident abuse or dependent adult abuse.
  2. High school degree or equivalent.
  3. Certification as a licensed practical nurse; registered nurse preferred.
  4. A minimum of one year nursing experience, preferably with targeted population.
  5. Current certification in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
  6. Required state training in dependent adult and child abuse class.

 

Schedule 1 :  Works every 4th  Saturday & Sunday 4:45pm - 5:15am.

 

 

If you are interested in applying please visit:

www.hillsdales.org 

 

 
Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of criminal background checks & drug screening. EOE. 

 

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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 548196
Location
Dubuque, IA
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Type
Employee
Status
Part Time
Pay $31.00
Categories
Health Care
Human and Social Services
Shifts
Second Shift
Third Shift
Benefits
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience 1-2 Years
Education Associates

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