Posted: Saturday, March 3, 2018 3:40 PM
Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST :
Salary: Biweekly rate based on Experience: 0:1.9yrs1480.12, 2:4.9yrs1548.16, 5:6yrs1741.01, 7 or more
Posting Closing Date: 04/02/2018
REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST
This is a Registered Nurse Specialist position which is responsible for the supervision and coordination of all nursing services to an assigned group of people in a facility for the developmentally disabled. This position is responsible for the coordination of the activities of non:professional staff as they relate to the health of the people residing in the facility.
Administration of treatments, medications, and other care which requires the expertise of a professional Registered Nurse which may include, but is not limited to, starting IVs, phlebotomy, monitoring newly post:operative patients, tube feeding, and oxygen therapy. Confers closely with physicians whenever the condition of the individual warrants further assessment or intervention. Participates in crisis intervention to prevent hospitalization or re:hospitalization. Maintains adequate documentation in residential log daily, as needed in progress notes, daily report and any other required documentation to provide clear communication to other staff.
Establishes and maintains the currency of a comprehensive assessment of nursing needs from which a nursing care plan is developed. Using the knowledge gained from the assessment, participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team in the planning and implementation of treatments/programs for individual patients.
Provides oversight to other Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and para professional staff in providing nursing related functions.
Maintains and documents Human Service Workers competency as it relates to nursing delegated functions.
Delivers, attends and participates in Staff Development programs, Continuing Education programs, staff meetings, standing committee meetings, and other meetings as assigned.
Observes and documents physical and behavioral response to medications.
Relieves other professional staff as assigned. Performs supervisory functions as assigned.
Performs related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of nursing principles, practices and techniques.
Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.
Skilled in the use of emergency equipment within scope of training.
Ability to interact, assess and respond to individuals who are developmentally disabled.
Ability to provide emergency nursing care to include but not limited to basic life support, emergency care for choking (abdominal thrust), rescue breathing and use emergency equipment.
Ability to stand, walk, sit and bend for periods in excess of three hours.
Ability to assist lifting and transferring residents weighing more than 100 pounds, as needed.
Ability to successfully complete Prevention and Safety Strategies (PASS).
A current Florida Registered Nurse License and CPR Healthcare Provider Certification.
A valid Florida Drivers License for this position. (If initially hired with an out:of:state license the Florida resident must obtain a valid Florida State drivers license within 30:days of hire. License suspended or revoked for any reason, work permits (Business purpose/Employment/Education only license) and some types of restricted license are not acceptable. License that have Corrective Lenses Restricted, are acceptable, provided the driver wears the corrective lenses while operating the vehicle.
This position is located at a 24: hour facility. Working hours from 10:15 pm to 6:15 am. Rotating days off.
** NOTE: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documen
• Location: Gainesville
• Post ID: 21889452 gainesville