Registered Nurse (Adult Day Care)

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Hillsborough County, FL

Hillsborough County

A great place to live, work and play.&nbsp;

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$40,768.00 - $64,708.80/year

Overview: 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.<br /><br /> <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: <p style="font-weight: 400;">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.</p> <ul style="font-weight: 400;"> <li>Prepares patients for treatment, administers prescribed medication, and provides diagnostic and treatment functions.</li> <li>Establishes and updates patient medical and nursing care plans, as well as Individual Health Plans for children ages 0-5.</li> <li>Provides bedside care and accompanies physicians on patient rounds.</li> <li>Evaluates patient's medical records and advises physicians of health care needs.</li> <li>Monitors patient's vital signs, symptoms and therapy reactions and notifies physician.</li> <li>Supervises health care provided by Licensed Practical Nurses, Nursing Assistants and Nursing students.</li> <li>Draws blood, administers oxygen, intravenous, electrocardiograms, and lead tests inserts catheters.</li> <li>Orders and accounts for narcotics, drugs, medication and supplies.</li> <li>Supervises the maintenance of a clean and sanitary patient health care environment.</li> <li>Provides information to staff committees and trains individual staff on improving patient care needs and direct care services.</li> <li>Instructs patients and relatives on recommended home health care.</li> <li>Coordinates the provision of home or early childhood site care, including delivery of service from available community, health and social service providers.</li> <li>Reports outbreaks and other relevant information to appropriate regulatory health organizations.</li> <li>Performs administrative case management, reviews reports, conducts home visits and evaluates services rendered.</li> <li>Manages medical clinics, assists physicians and provides ambulatory treatment.</li> <li>Prepares and maintains patient&rsquo;s medical records and reports.</li> <li>Performs physical examinations and health care screenings.</li> <li>Provides Occupational Medical Management guidelines, reviews reports, implements services and determines reimbursements.</li> <li>Performs other related duties as required.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <h2>IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE</h2> <p>Have 1 year of staff supervisory experience in a social services or health care services setting, and have a minimum of 1 year of experience in providing services to persons who have dementia;</p> <p>or have 5 years of staff supervisory experience in a social services or health care services setting and a minimum of 3 years of experience in providing services to persons who have dementia.</p> <h2>MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS</h2> <p style="font-weight: 400;">Possession of a&nbsp;valid State of Florida Registered Nurse license.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <h2>JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES</h2> <ul> <li>Considerable knowledge of nursing theory and practices.</li> <li>Considerable knowledge of medications, drugs, and narcotics, and their effects.</li> <li>Considerable knowledge of Case Management process and principles.</li> <li>Working knowledge of Health Care Plans and procedures.</li> <li>Skill in applying professional nursing techniques.</li> <li>Ability to analyze facts and conditions and apply sound nursing principles in making decisions concerning patient care.</li> <li>Ability to schedule, plan and conduct training of nursing and technical personnel.</li> <li>Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.</li> <li>Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.</li> <li>Ability to prepare and maintain files and reports.</li> <li>Ability to work effectively with others.</li> <li>Ability to use a computer and related software.</li> </ul>