Georgia Employer PRN REGISTERED NURSE (RESIDENTIAL) in Macon, Georgia

ResCareTitle: PRN Registered Nurse (Residential)Job Category: Nursing/SkilledAbout ResCareJoin us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a PRN Registered Nurse (Residential). In this position, you will play a vital and positive role in helping our clients with intellectual, cognitive, or developmental disabilities achieve their fullest potential.PRN Registered Nurse (Residential) Responsibilities:In addition to assessing the health of the people we serve and implementing their care plans, the Registered Nurse will ensure health maintenance and disease prevention and/or provide case management. Supervision of care plans and staff members may also be involved in daily work assignments.Duties of this healthcare role will include, but are not limited to:Observing, assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing support for well, chronic or acutely ill individuals in a community or small facility settingWorking closely with other health professionals/providers in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and services to address the health needs of persons served.Coordinate communications and actions of various disciplines as it relates to health and safety supportsEnsuring the ordering, reviewing, monitoring, discontinuation and, if necessary, the disposal of medications as prescribed by the physicianEnsure that there are policies in place that address medication administration, medication errors, medication storage / access and medication destruction, and that these policies are reviewed at least annually and revised as necessaryEnsuring that progress reports are made to the physician when the client's condition changesTranscribing or ensuring transcription of physician phone orders and other medically related reportsComplete daily, monthly, quarterly and annual nursing documents as/ if requiredEnsuring the routine documentation of individual's health status in nurse's notesEnsuring that furnishings, equipment, and supplies are maintained within guidelines established to prevent the spread of diseaseDirecting and supervising the activities of the licensed practical / vocational nurse as needed.Ensure that appointments for health related issues are scheduled, completed and that appropriate response to findings are implemented in a timely mannerMaintain communication with inpatient nursing and discharge coordinators when individuals served are hospitalizedProvide new employee training and annual re-certification training for health and safety related topicsEnsure unlicensed staff are trained on person-specific issues as they relate to each individual's health maintenance, safety, and disease prevention needsQualified candidates for the role of Registered Nurse must be capable healthcare professionals with a passion for improving the health and well-being of the people we serve. We are seeking compassionate, results-driven individuals with a commitment to nursing excellence.Requirements include: Registered Nursing Degree from an accredited college of nursing with current unrestricted registration and licenseValid driver's license, acceptable driving record and proof of car insuranceCPR and First Aid professional certificationExperience or training in clerical, reception, and medical field equivalentExperience in administering medications1+ years of nursing experience; supervisory experience, preferredHome health care experience, preferredAble to lift and carry items weighing up to 20 poundsResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender id