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St. Joseph Home

Careers

Position:  Day Program Part-Time nurse LPN/RN
Location:  Cincinnati, OH
Job Id:  2019-01-07 (A)
# of Openings:  1

St. Joseph Home has an Adult Day Program serving individuals with severe profound developmental disabilities. We are currently looking for part time LPN/RNs on 1st Shift. Nurses are responsible for the care of our residents under the orders of the physicians and the supervision of the Nurse Supervisor and/or the Director of Nursing. As a member of our team, our Nurses must be passionate about caring for our residents, dedicated to our mission and committed to meeting St. Joseph Home’s high standards.
Schedule: Part Time 1st shift; hours between 9:45 AM and 1:45 PM, for a total of eight hours per week
                                 
Job Duties:
  • Administers medications, treatments, tube feedings accurately and in allotted time frame as ordered.
  • Charts medications, treatments, tube feedings, and pertinent medical information thoroughly and accurately.  Keeps charts continually updated.
  • Performs all assessment and documentation duties as.
  • Works closely with Nurse Supervisor in keeping him/her updated of changes in status of assigned residents, concerns about residents, and or concerns that arise in assigned cottages.
  • Updates parents/guardians of changes in residents’ status or changes in orders as needed. 
  • Monitors, handles and completes Residents Incident and MUI’s.  Reports Incident and MUI’s to appropriate individuals; i.e. Administration, DON, Parent.  Investigates, obtains witness reports, and provides observation, documents assessment and treatment action taken.  Works closely with Safety Coordinator on follow-up.
  • Provides specialized nursing care to individuals with tracheostomy and/or medical invasive ventilation under the direction of the physician.
  • Attends in-service and Nurses’ meetings.
  • Works with Program Manager and Site Manager to enhance residents’ quality of life.
  • Provides mentoring/orientation to new nurses
 
Requirements                                                   
  • Must be graduated from an accredited school of nursing and registered with the Ohio Board of Nursing.
  • Some experience in pediatric nursing is desirable, with specific interest in the multi-handicapped individual. 
  • Must be able to continuously lift 50 lbs. independently or with another staff up to 120 lbs., push med carts, read small print on drug labels.
  • Use good judgment, diplomacy, communicates effectively with all staff. 
  • Ability to act as an effective, positive role model in demeanor and appearance for Nurses and Direct Care Staff to follow. 
  • Good attendance and punctuality are essential.
Please visit http://www.stjosephhome.org for more information and to apply!

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