This Registered Nurse position has the primary responsibility to participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care provided in the patient/participants place of residence. This nurse will actively participate in coordination of all aspects of patient’s care, in accordance with current professional standards and practice. This position will also require a flexibility to meet patient care needs within the continuum of services and participate in Midland Care’s 24/7 nursing coverage rotation. This position is supervised as designated on the agency organizational chart. Additional duties and responsibilities will be assigned by management as needed.
$1,000 Sign-On Bonus!!!
Employment Status : Hourly, FT
Typical Hours of Employment : 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with on call rotation
Employment Location : Topeka, Kansas
Required Application Materials : Online Application, and Resume
Required : Current unrestricted State of Kansas License to practice as a Registered Nurse. Availability of reliable transportation is required. Knowledge of professional nursing theory, standards of nursing practice, scope of practice and relevant statutes and regulations. Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, handle multiple projects, pay strong attention to detail and accuracy and work under pressure in a cooperative work environment. Must be self-directed, motivated and flexible. Must possess a valid Kansas Driver’s License, in force automobile liability insurance and maintain a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) that meets organization’s insurability standard as defined by Midland policy. Availability of reliable transportation is required for this position.
Preferred : Home Health or Hospice experience preferred. One year professional medical-surgical experience preferred.
Must be able to continuously stand and walk frequently squat, climb stairs, bend to the floor, reach over the shoulder, kneel, twist, sit, lift patients, and remain in uncomfortable positions for prolonged periods of time. Must have visual acuity sufficient to continuously note changes in patient condition (breathing, color, skin integrity) and to read a thermometer, sphygmomanometer dial, and other instruments. Must have hearing acuity sufficient to auscultate BP, hear verbal instructions and communication from clients, respond to emergency alarms, and answer the telephone. Must be able to concentrate on moderate details with frequent interruptions, attend to specific functions for 10-25 minutes, remember multiple tasks and assignments over an 8-12 hour period, and understand and relate specific ideas and concepts. Must be able to deal effectively with stress, patients and their families, multiple tasks, noise, interruptions, and emotional loss, and to work cooperatively with other members of the interdisciplinary team while maintaining a pleasant and professional demeanor. Must be able to travel to and access patient homes where conditions may be adverse due to weather, environment, or patients’ lifestyles.
Individual must wear appropriate business attire and spends virtually all of the time inside.
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