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HSNU08-2022-04800-Restorative RN-Basin

Company: State of Wyoming
Location: Basin
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Description and Functions

Open Until Filled

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Wyoming Retirement Center's (WRC) mission is to stabilize and help the persons we care for attain and maintain their highest functional level. WRC is seeking a motivated RN to provide oversight and assist in managing the facility's restorative and functional maintenance program. This position will also assist in transporting residents to provider appointments, as necessary.

Human Resource Contact: cynthia.brown@wyo.gov / 307-568-2431 ext. 214 or allix.percival@wyo.gov / 307-684-5511 ext. 302

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

* Performs nursing assessments and evaluations to identify restorative needs in collaboration with the Nursing department upon resident admission and during ongoing care conference reviews
* As necessary, works in collaboration with the physical and/or occupational therapist
* Provide functional enhancement modalities for ADLs (grooming/hygiene, dressing, toileting, mobility, feeding/assisting, etc.).
* Ensure that the residents' programs are being completed and appropriately documented.
* Provides oversight and work assignments to restorative CNAs
* Provides transportation of residents for appointments, as necessary
* Communicates with the maintenance department of any repairs or replacements needed on the rehab equipment.
* Provides floor shift coverage, as necessary

Qualifications

PREFERENCES:

Preference may be given to those individuals who have six (6) months of experience in a long-term care setting.

New graduates are welcome to apply.

KNOWLEDGE:

* Knowledge of laws, principles, practices, and techniques of professional nursing.
* Knowledge of medication, administration, and complex mathematical calculations for the correct dosage.
* Knowledge of maintaining medical records, charts, reports, and observations.
* Knowledge of the aging process, medical problems and diseases, and behavioral issues.
* Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws pertaining to health care and Standards of Nursing Practice.
* Knowledge of and ability to function and make decisions in high-stress situations.
* Knowledge of and ability to use good oral and written communication skills to articulate thoughts and medical terminology.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Bachelor's Degree (typically in Nursing)

Experience:

0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Nursing) with acquired knowledge at the level of an LPN

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Wyoming

OR

Education & ExperienceSubstitution:

3-5 years of progressive work experience (typically in Nursing) with acquired knowledge at the level of an LPN

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Wyoming

Necessary Special Requirements

Necessary Special Requirements

PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

* Lift/transfer persons in our care to different positions.
* Lift persons and/or medical equipment of varying sizes and weights up to about 50 lbs.
* Work holidays, evenings, nights, and /or weekends as scheduled.

NOTES:

* FLSA: Non-exempt
* For the health and protection of the persons in our care, annual influenza vaccination is required and annualtesting for tuberculosis.
* Employees of this facility will be expected to follow all rules and requirements established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding COVID-19.
* A background check, including the taking of fingerprints, will be completed through the Wyoming Department of Criminal Investigation, the Department of Family Services, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for every successful applicant.
* Pre-employment drug testing will be conducted on safety-sensitive positions (direct patient care positions are considered safety-sensitive). Drug and alcohol testing will be conducted in any position if reasonable suspicion exists.
* Wyoming Department of Health is an E-Verify Employer.

Supplemental Information

Supplemental Information

048-Department of Health - Aging Division - Wyoming Retirement Center

Visit us online at: https://health.wyo.gov/aging/retirementcenter/

Clickhere to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.

URL:http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm

The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

Keywords: State of Wyoming, Billings , HSNU08-2022-04800-Restorative RN-Basin, Healthcare , Basin, Montana

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