Registered Nurse (Adult Day Care)

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Hillsborough County, FL

Hillsborough County

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$40,768.00 - $64,708.80/year

Overview: <p>Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.</p> <p><strong>WHY WE EXIST</strong></p> <p>Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.</p> <p><strong>WHAT MATTERS MOST</strong></p> <p>Hillsborough County Government is guided by our shared values that help us deliver on the promise of effective quality service. We expect and demonstrate:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Customer Commitment</strong>: Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.</li> <li><strong>Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity</strong>: Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.</li> <li><strong>Organizational Excellence</strong>: Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.</li> <li><strong>Success through Teamwork</strong>: Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.</li> </ul> <p><strong>WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU</strong></p> <p>We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.</p> <ul> <li><strong>Health Plan:&nbsp;</strong>The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from three health care plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 60 days of employment.</li> <li><strong>Dental Insurance:&nbsp;</strong>Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.</li> <li><strong>Vision Care:&nbsp;</strong>Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.</li> <li><strong>Employee Assistance Program:&nbsp;</strong>This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.</li> <li><strong>Tuition Reimbursement:&nbsp;</strong>Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.</li> <li><strong>Holidays:&nbsp;</strong>Employees receive up to 12 paid holidays per year.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Visit our&nbsp;</strong><a href=""><strong>Employee Benefits</strong></a><strong>&nbsp;page for more exciting details.</strong></p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Administers prescribed medication; establishes and updates patient medical and nursing care plans.&nbsp;</li> <li>Maintains and evaluates participant's medical records and reports.&nbsp;Performs administrative case management, review reports, and evaluates services rendered.</li> <li>Monitors participant's vital signs, symptoms and therapy reactions.</li> <li>Supervises health care provided by licensed practical nurses, nursing assistants and nursing students.</li> <li>Supervises the maintenance of a clean and sanitary patient health care environment.</li> <li>Provides information staff committees and trains individual staff on improving clients care needs and direct safe care services.</li> <li>Prepares and maintains patient&rsquo;s medical records and reports.</li> <li>Performs physical examinations and health care screenings.</li> <li>Performs other related duties as required.</li> </ul> <h5>Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.</h5>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Possession of a valid State of Florida Registered Nurse license; and</li> <li>Bachelor's degree in Health or Social Services, or a related field; and</li> <li>One year of staff supervisory experience in a social services or health care services setting, and a minimum of one year of experience in providing services to persons who have dementia; and</li> <li>Possession of a valid Driver License.</li> </ul> <p>PHYSICAL DEMANDS</p> <ul> <li>The position requires moving quickly and intermittent throughout the day including activities of walking, standing, and sitting.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to bend, stoop, kneel, stretch, and reach.</li> <li>Periodically assist with movement of participants or supplies exerting up to 45 lbs.</li> <li>Position requires ability to assist with maneuvering a wheelchair or assisting seniors with limited mobility.</li> <li>Ability to talk, hear, see, read and move arms and hands, use of the phone and computer.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to lead senior activities; such as exercise classes &amp; moving to music.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>WORK ENVIRONMENT</p> <ul> <li>Position will work out of all four Adult Day Care Centers.&nbsp;Primarily working in an activity or multi-purpose room.&nbsp;</li> <li>RN assists in facilitating senior activities, assisting frail seniors with toileting needs, serving a midday pre-plated meal and taking client's monthly blood pressures and weights.</li> <li>Travel will be required for marketing, training, direct care services, special events and meetings.&nbsp;</li> <li>Work environment requires candidate to multi-task, the ability to work in an area with noise in the background and assist seniors with Alzheimer&rsquo;s/dementia throughout the day.</li> </ul>