Registered Nurse-RN **Night Shift**
Company: New Vista of the Bluegrass Inc
Posted on: November 21, 2020
Registered NurseClassificationNon-exemptLocationHazelwood ICF,
1800 Old Bluegrass AVE, Louisville, KY 40215-1168Job DescriptionThe
Nursing Department functions in a collaborative relationship with
other departments to provide treatment to the clients who live at
Hazelwood. The Nursing Department supports clients living inclusive
lives in the environment offering the least restrictions. All
services provided are at the highest standard of professional
practice, complying with standards by both federal and state
regulations and facility policies.Required Education and
ExperienceMust possess an Associate or Bachelor degree in Nursing
and a valid Registered Nurse license issued by the Kentucky Board
of Nursing or a state Nursing Board in the "Compact State
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Under the supervision of a Nursing Supervisor nurse, perform
nursing duties in the care of ill or injured clients, performs
- Follow Nursing Plan of Care. Administer medication and
- Supervises licensed practical nurse and sub-professional staff
in executing physicians' orders and proper nursing procedures.
- Administration of medicationS via feeding tube, PO, or IV.
Administers injections. Responds to facility emergency codes.
- Serves as a member of the client's treatment team, investigates
and reports on unusual incidents involving client care.
- Reports clients' abnormal physical and mental reactions to the
physician. Makes medical nursing rounds.
- Performs nursing assessments on new admissions. Interacts with
clients and families and explains treatment.
- Attends in-service training programs and participates in drills
for and responds to facility emergencies.
- Learn and follow all policies and procedures.
CompetenciesAnnual Nursing CompetenciesSupervisory
ResponsibilityThis position requires supervision of LPNs.Position
Type/Expected Hours of WorkWill work shift and have days off
according to work schedule posted by Director of Nursing (must be
able to flex hours/work overtime as needed). This is a 37.5 hour
work week position.TravelTravel may be expected to cover nursing
staff at the Community Homes location.Other DutiesPlease note this
job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive
listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required
of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and
activities may change at any time with or without notice.
While we welcome all to apply, there are some position specific
background stipulations that must be met to comply with various
regulatory and contractual requirements. New Vista prohibits
discrimination and harassment against any applicant, employee or
contractor based on sex, race, color, age, national or ethnic
origin, religion, physical disability, mental disability, genetic
information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran
status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state
or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of
employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, working
conditions, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer,
leaves of absence, wage and salary administration, employee
benefits and training. It is also the company's policy to prohibit
all forms of retaliation against any individual who has complained
of harassing or discriminatory conduct, encouraged another to
complain, participated in an investigation into such complaints, or
opposed unlawful discrimination. PI125752808
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