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HSNU08-2022-05006-RN-Basin

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

Job Description:

Description and Functions

Open Until Filled

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Fulfill your passion for being a nurse, and in turn, we will provide you with a comprehensive benefits package. The Wyoming Retirement Center is seeking a motivated Registered Nurse ready to provide excellent healthcare services. The Wyoming Retirement Center is a long-term care facility. This position requires an RN to provide quality health care to persons with mental health, dementia, and medical needs in a home-like setting.Our goal is to stabilize and help the persons we care for attain their highest functional level.

Human Resource Contact: wdhaginghr@wyo.gov or Cynthia Brown 307-568-2431 ext 214 or Allix Percival 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 at the job level.

* Provides professional nursing services in chronic as well as acute care settings.
* Performs nursing assessment, diagnosis, treatment & evaluation of ill and disabled persons.
* Accurately prepares and administers medications and treatments as ordered by the physician.
* Assists with ADL (Activities of Daily Living).
* Trains and assigns work to LPNs and CNAs.

Qualifications

PREFERENCES:

Although preferencemay be given to individuals with six (6) months of experience in a long-term care setting, new graduates are welcome to apply.

KNOWLEDGE:

* Knowledge of laws, principles, practices, techniques of professional nursing, and Standards of Nursing Practice.
* Knowledge of the maintenance of medical records, charts, reports, and observations.
* Knowledge of medication administration and mathematical calculations for the correct dosage.
* Knowledge of the aging process, medical problems, diseases, andbehavioral issues.
* Knowledge of work management and leadership theory and practice.
* Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws pertaining to healthcare.
* Knowledge of ability to function and make decisions in high-stress situations.
* Knowledge of 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

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 fifty (50) lbs.
* Work holidays,evenings, nights, and /or weekends as scheduled.

NOTES:

* FLSA: Non-Exempt.
* The position is full-time.
* For the health and protection of the persons in our care, annual influenza vaccination and annualtesting for tuberculosis are required.
* 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 on any position if reasonable suspicion exists.
* Wyoming Department of Health is an E-Verify employer.

Supplemental Information

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

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

Click here 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 , HSNU08-2022-05006-RN-Basin, Healthcare , Basin, Montana

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