$2,000 SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE
- Maintain current knowledge of each individual(s) served medical condition
- Provide or ensure the provision of nursing care in accordance with physicians’ orders and recognized nursing standards
- Provide supervision of LPN’s
- Administer or ensure the administration of medications and treatment as prescribed by physicians
- Conduct quarterly nursing physical assessments as defined by Federal and State regulations for appropriate program(s).
- Participate in Interdisciplinary Team meetings
- Maintain accurate and complete records of nursing observations and care
- Provide sex education training to individual(s) served
- Train staff to recognize, interpret, and report individual(s) served conditions
- Implement and monitor preventive health care services for individual(s) served and instruct clients in good health habits
- Assist physicians in diagnostic and therapeutic measures
- Serve on committees as required
- Monitor and coordinate the services of physicians and medical providers to expedite medical services
- Conduct monthly trainings as required such as medication aid and other medical courses
- Review and sign monthly Medication Administration Records for individual(s) served in community homes and the Supported Independent Living Program
- Audit medication administration to ensure the absence of medical errors or documentation errors
- Create and monitor a medication count sheet anytime a controlled substance is ordered
- Conduct training in homes and within other programs on interactions of various medications and their effectiveness on diagnosed illness
- Monitor OSHA Compliance and Infection Control as well as monthly audits to include patterns of reoccurring injury or illnesses of staff or individual(s) served
- Review medical records not limited to doctor’s appointments, lab work, effectiveness of medical treatment and medications
- Regular and punctual attendance
- Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Must possess and maintain current registration.
- Prefer at least one (1) year of experience working with developmentally disabled
- Must know how to determine and meet individual medical needs.
- Basic computer skills
- Frequent travel
- Constantly moves about to coordinate work
- Occasionally moves and positions objects weighing up to 50 pounds
- Occasionally provide assistance to individual(s) served including lifting and positioning
- Frequently exposed to viruses and infectious conditions
- May supervise others
- Ability to meet the public in a manner that reflects creditably upon the organization and must have the ability to deal with individual(s) served and staff in a manner that is conducive to harmony and their best efforts
- Must be adaptable and have the ability to make decisions
- May be required to attend seminars or job-related training courses
- Must have understanding, patience, and tact in dealing with individual(s) served, their families or advocates and other agencies involved in providing support for individual(s) served
- Must have the ability to maintain good working relationships with Evergreen staff and with contacts from other agencies or entities
- Must be able to prioritize work tasks
- Must be able to work without close personal supervision
Evergreen Life Services
I want more than just a job.
I want to make a difference in people’s lives.
I want to make a difference in my community.
We want to make a difference too. Working at Evergreen Life Services isn’t just a job; it’s a rewarding career. Sometimes that reward is a smile or a song from a resident, sometimes it’s the reward of knowing you helped a resident to learn daily life skills, like setting a table or preparing a meal. It could be watching a resident make beautiful artwork in one of our studios. Every day you will have opportunities to help those with intellectual or physical disabilities feel that they are a part of a community that cares.
Whether you provide direct care in our adult day care or in a group home, or you serve in a support or corporate office role, you will be an important part of the Evergreen team.
We have nearly 2000 employees and more than 1100 individuals served in seven states, including Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Florida.
If you are looking for a place where you can make a difference, at Evergreen Life Services you will change lives. Every employee is a valuable part of the team, because at Evergreen, everyone matters.
Evergreen, in it's mission is to serve, provide for and champion individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is looking for qualified, caring individuals to work with us.
Company Website: evergreenls.org
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