Registered Nurse RN
Douglasville, Georgia, United States
Company: Youth Villages
Category: Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Published on 2021-10-21 19:13:10
OverviewUnder the supervision of the contracted Medical Professional and as per physician orders, takes vital signs, treats wounds and injuries, and evaluates the physical condition of patients. Oversees and maintains medical charts and documentation for assigned patients monthly to include: vital signs, weight, response and follow-up to consultation(s), response to and side effects of medication(s), etc. designated by Quality Monitoring specifications, in accordance with JCAHO specifications, DHS standards and organizational policies and procedures. Assists the consulting pharmacist in completing medication reviews and medication closet inspections. Monitors, assesses and documents the health care status of patients and contacts the physician(s) and/or hospital when necessary to arrange other medical treatment. Develops and facilitates resident education programs, such as personal hygiene, sexuality, infection control, and other relevant topics as needed. Oversees the scheduling of physical and dental exams as well as other medical appointments for residents and coordinates schedules for the psychiatrist(s) and pediatrician. Typically a 36 hour work week spread over M-F. Qualifications
High School Diploma or GED equivalent and a Diploma from an accredited Registered Nurse (RN) school of Nursing
Current nursing license in the state of Georgia
Experience in a mental health setting is preferred
Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement
As of October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served
Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.
Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
10 paid holidays
Paid Parental LeaveMileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)
Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.