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Registered Nurse


  • ResCare
  • 05/15/19
  • Dunbar, WV
  • 25064
  • na / Hourly
  • Full-Time
About this Career Opportunity:

Join a team of passionate and caring people who make a difference in peoples lives. We are a one of a kind company who not only offers the chance to change peoples lives but also offers educational, vocational 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 (RN) to provide care to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing care and treatment for clients that are experiencing significant mental health/psychiatric symptoms, who are demonstrating significant functional impairments, and who may have co-occurring substance abuse and/or personality disorder.
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
Orders, reviews, monitors, and discontinues medications as ordered by the physician
Assists with keeping within assigned nursing budget
Conducts assessments and 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 and coordinates psychiatric information with the psychiatric rehabilitation practitioners
Writes progress notes, summaries, and discharges
Implements the treatment/rehabilitative activities and strategies
Reports significant/major incidents or accidents and notifies proper authorities of circumstances or situations that present possible health hazards
Follows consumer health plans and provides and promotes consumer choice and facilitate independence
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 with adult persons who have a serious psychiatric disability
OR holds an RN from an accredited two-year program and has more than 6,000 hours of experience with adult persons who have a serious psychiatric disability
Valid driver's license and insurance required


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