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Registered Nurse - Med Surg

Company: Res-Care, Inc
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Registered NurseOur Company

ResCare Community Living


Join a team of passionate and caring clinicians who make a difference in people's lives. Our nursing group focuses on compassion and meeting the needs of our clients in a variety of settings. If your passion is outstanding patient care coupled with a desire to help others live their best life, then come work for us. Apply today!


* 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.
* Observing, assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing support for well, chronic or acutely ill individuals in a community or home setting
* Working closely with other health professionals/providers in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and services to address the health needs of persons served
* Coordinating communications and actions of various disciplines as it relates to health and safety supports
* Accurately documenting nursing actions of all care given and communication with family, case manager, and physicians as well as documenting the progress and outcomes for established goals and informing physician, case manager, and families of changes in client's medical condition and needs
* Ensuring the ordering, reviewing, monitoring, discontinuation and, if necessary, the disposal of medications as prescribed by the physician
* Ensuring 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 necessary
* Ensuring progress reports are made to the physician when the client's condition changes
* Transcribing or ensuring transcription of physician phone orders and other medically related reports
* Completing daily, monthly, quarterly and annual nursing documents as/if required
* Ensuring the routine documentation of individual's health status in nurse's notes
* Ensuring furnishings, equipment, and supplies are maintained within guidelines established to prevent the spread of disease
* Ensuring appointments for health related issues are scheduled, completed and that appropriate response to findings are implemented in a timely manner
* Maintaining communication with Client Service Manager, Client Services Supervisor or Scheduler when individuals served are hospitalized
* Providing new employee training and annual re-certification training for health and safety related topics
* Other duties as assigned


* Registered Nursing Degree from an accredited college of nursing with current unrestricted registration and license in the state of the operation
* Valid driver's license, acceptable driving record and proof of car insurance
* CPR professional certification
* Experience in administering medications
* 1+ years of nursing experience preferred
* Home health care experience preferred
* Able to lift and carry items weighing up to 20 pounds
* Able to bend, stoop, push, pull, sit, and walk for periods of time

About our Line of Business

ResCare Community Living has four decades of experience in the disability services field, providing support to individuals who need assistance with daily living due to an intellectual, developmental or cognitive disability. Our community living services are provided in 27 states with several thousand programs and a comprehensive range of high-quality services, including: Community Living, Adult Host Homes for adults regardless of disability, Behavioral/Mental Health Support, In-home Pharmacy Solutions, Telecare and Remote Support, Supported Employment and Training Programs, and Day programs. For more information, please visit Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Additional Job Information

This position requires daily travel.

Pay Min

USD $32.00/Hr.

Pay Max

USD $32.00/Hr.

Keywords: Res-Care, Inc, Lubbock , Registered Nurse - Med Surg, Healthcare , Lubbock, Texas

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