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Company: Volunteers of America Mid-States
Location: Louisville
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Volunteers of America Mid-States (VOA) is a non-profit organization spanning four states that creates positive change in the lives of individuals and communities through a ministry of service. We provide housing for families, veterans, and low-income seniors. - We provide care and support for individuals with developmental disabilities, healing accountability that brings people together with restorative justice, and free HIV testing and education. - When Volunteers of America was founded in 1896, "volunteer" referred to anyone who served others as a vocation through a commitment to a mission. Today, we are still staffed by paid, mission-driven professionals working to create positive change and build thriving communities. - Flexibility, teamwork, and fun are some of the reasons our employees are proud to work at VOA! - We offer a comprehensive benefits package to employees who meet eligibility requirements.

PROGRAM: - - - -VOA Home - -STATUS: P-T Contract -

POSITION: - - -Nurse Practitioner

REPORTS TO: - -Children's Coordinator


The Nurse is responsible for administration and implementation of the health care service provision for individuals in our residential Family Emergency Shelter, Unity House. -


The position requires current license as an APRN with the State of Kentucky. - Preference given to candidates who have experience working both in residential settings, and with clients who are homeless. - Must be comfortable working closely with adults and children in a shelter setting. - -


1. Monitors and provides acute nursing services for residents within emergency shelter 12 hours weekly/3 days a week. -

2. Continuously assesses the effectiveness of nursing procedures and implements any changes

- - necessary to insure quality-nursing services.

3. Serves effectively as a consultation resource for staff and clearly communicates -

- - clinical expertise.

4. When necessary, effectively recruits nursing and health service personnel.

5. Makes recommendations for improvements for non-nursing services which impact the administration of nursing and other health related services. - May coordinate and implement the education of other non-nursing staff on specific health related issues such as safety, infection control and preventative practices. - -

6. To ensure that all internal and external quality assurance plans are implemented as they pertain to clinical health related services.

7. Any other responsibilities as assigned to meet the mission of the agency.

8. Performance quality improvement (PQI) duties as assigned by supervision & PQI - - committee.

9. Able to administer and prescribe medications.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Volunteers of America Mid-States, Louisville , RN, Other , Louisville, Kentucky

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