Georgia Employer REGISTERED NURSE - AUGUSTA AREA in Augusta, Georgia

Requisition: J3Q0P9717D4F4JHLG80Job DescriptionResCareTitle: Registered Nurse - Augusta AreaJob Category: Nursing/SkilledLine of Business: Residential ServicesAbout 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 Registered Nurse - Augusta Area.About this Line of BusinessWe cover thousands of homes across the country, with a comprehensive range of programs and services, including host home and foster care. ResCare partners with people in the community who open their homes to individuals with disabilities and assists families by providing adoption and foster care services. With almost four decades of experience in the IDD services field, our aim is to be the provider-of-choice in the development of unique and proprietary service offerings and technologies - working toward innovative care models and leading health outcomes with states and payers.As a(n) Registered Nurse - Augusta Area you will:The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing care and treatment for clients that are experiencing significant mental health/psychiatric symptoms, who are demonstrating significant functional impairments, and who may have co-occurring substance abuse and/or personality disorder.Attends and actively participates in weekly team meetingsProvides rehabilitation and coordinates medical needs for clientsMedication Monitoring and Administration by oral medication or needle injectionsMedication training for staffOrders, reviews, monitors, and discontinues medications as ordered by the physicianAssists with keeping within assigned nursing budgetConducts assessmentsApproves plan of care and service delivery methodsPerforms competency and skills evaluations on employees who provide direct careInforms the physician and staff of changes in the client's medical or mental condition and needsCoordinates psychiatric information with the psychiatric rehabilitation practitionersWrites progress notes, summaries, and dischargesGroup and Individual CounselingCase ManagementImplements the treatment/rehabilitative activities and strategiesCrisis PreventionReports significant/major incidents or accidentsProvides and arranges necessary medical services to ensure consumer health and safetyFollows consumer health plansProvides and promotes consumer choice and facilitate independenceAssists with ensuring compliance with contractual, legal, and regulatory requirementPerforms other duties designed to improve employee effectiveness as a member of the teamPromotes/encourages community integration and choice makingDependableConducts self in professional and ethical mannerWilling to assist othersWorks independently and with a teamHandles information in a confidential mannerCommunicates in an open and honest mannerNotifies proper authorities of circumstances or situations that present possible health hazardsAssists in maintaining and updating nursing, pharmacy, infection control, and health and safety policies and proceduresOther tasks as assignedPosition RequirementsMust be 21 years of ageHolds a bachelor's... For full info follow application link.ResCare 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 identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.