Posted by Easter Seals Serving DC/MD/VA on 02/03/2017 in Other

Registered Nurse

Easter Seals Serving DC|MD|VA
101 East Baltimore Street Hagerstown, MD 21740

Salary
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Employment Type
Full-Time
Start Date
02/03/2017

Overview of Easter Seals Serving DC/MD/VA

For more than 75 years, Easter Seals Serving DC/MD/VA has been at the forefront of providing exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work, and play in our community. Our community-based programs are designed to support and strengthen families, enrich the lives of individuals with disabilities, create stronger communities, and reduce system-wide health care costs.

Working Schedule: Monday-Saturday (day shift). Exempt Position

Position Summary: The Registered Nurse is responsible for all medical needs of the Medical Day Care participants. This position reports to the Center Director.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee health services and advise Center Director regarding health and related programs.
  • Serve as a member of the multi-disciplinary team. Coordinate care plan schedule with team, and develop all nursing related care plans.
  • Maintain accurate participant medical records to include: monthly and quarterly nursing progress notes complete and maintain various assessments.
  • Store, prepare, administer and document medications in accordance with Maryland Medical Adult Day Care regulations.
  • Perform treatments as ordered by participants’ physicians.
  • Provide for personal care and assistance with ADLs and train other employees as appropriate.
  • Monitor vital signs and document.
  • Monitor client’s health needs, changes in condition, and provides medical support for emergency situations.
  • Serve as liaison for participants and caregivers around medical issues.
  • Monitor medications of participants needing supervision for medication administration.
  • Present at least two staff in-service trainings per year addressing issues of aging and Standard Precautions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience:

  • Registered Nurse with current Maryland license required.
  • Minimum of 3 years in geriatric nursing
  • Current CPR and first aid preferred.
  • 2 years’ experience in management with senior population in health care setting.
  • Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with participants, families, caregivers and the professional community.
  • Excellent verbal as well as written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Software

Language Ability: 

  • Proficiency in reading, writing and speaking the English language.
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with participants, families and community referral sources.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Must be able to follow instructions quickly and easily and seek out direction promptly.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision after instruction is provided.
  • Must be aware of potential hazards or problems within the environment and seek out supervision promptly.
  • Must be aware of confidentiality of client information.
  • Ability to take initiative and problem-solve.

Certificates and Licenses:

  • Register Nurse in State of Maryland
  • CPR and First Aid

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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101 East Baltimore Street Hagerstown, MD 21740

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