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Evergreen Life Services, Arkansas Division is currently in search for a Registered Nurse (RN).

This position is responsible for providing nursing care in accordance with physician’s orders and recognized nursing standards and according to Evergreen’s policies and procedures.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain a current knowledge of each individual(s) served medical condition
  • Provide or insure provision of nursing care in accordance with physicians’ orders and recognized nursing standards
  • Provide supervision of LPN’s
  • Administer or insure administration of medications and treatment as prescribed by physicians
  • Conduct quarterly nursing physical assessments as defined by Federal and State regulations for appropriate program(s).
  • Participate in Interdisciplinary Team meetings
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of nursing observations and care
  • Provide sex education training to individual(s) served
  • Train staff to recognize, interpret, and report individual(s) served conditions
  • Implement and monitor preventive health care services for individual(s) served and instruct clients in good health habits
  • Assist physicians in diagnostic and therapeutic measures
  • Serve on committees as required
  • Monitor and coordinate the services of physicians and medical providers to expedite medical services
  • Conduct monthly trainings as required such as medication aid and other medical courses
  • Review and sign monthly Medication Administration Records for individual(s) served in community homes and the Supported Independent Living Program
  • Audit medication administration to ensure the absence of medical errors or documentation error
  • Create and monitor a medication count sheet anytime a controlled substance is ordered
  • Conduct training in homes and within other programs on interactions of various medications and their effectiveness on diagnosed illness
  • Monitor OSHA Compliance and Infection Control as well as monthly audits to include patterns of reoccurring injury or illnesses of staff or individual(s) served
  • Review medical records not limited to doctor’s appointments, lab work, effectiveness of medical treatment and medications
  • Regular and punctual attendance

Education/Experience

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Must possess and maintain current registration.
  • Prefer at least one (1) year experience working with developmentally disabled
  • Must know how to determine and meet individual medical needs.
  • Basic computer skills

Physical Demands

  • Frequent travel
  • Constantly moves about to coordinate work
  • Occasionally moves and positions objects weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Occasionally provide assistance to individual(s) served including lifting and positioning
  • Frequently exposed to viruses and infectious conditions