Direct nursing service activities to ensure an optimum level of physical and mental well-being for all residents of the Pocono Center.Provides personal, social, recreational, rehabilitative, emergency care and nutritional needs of the impaired adult.Identifies nursing service problems and implements improvements. Demonstrate appropriate Core Competencies.
Education: Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing.Current RN license required.Relevant clinical competence must be evidenced by direct care experience, continuing education units and letters of reference attesting to these specific skills.
Experience: Five years medical/surgical experience, MH/MR and aging adult experience preferred.Must demonstrate appropriate Core Competencies.
Physical Requirements: Requires walking and standing 1/2 to 3/4 of the workday; 1/4 to 1/2 of the workday sitting.Frequently requires stooping, bending. Occasionally requires lifting weights up to 50 lbs. Requires vision and physical ability to regularly operate Devereux vehicles. Requires physical ability to successfully perform CPR, First Aid procedures, and Crisis Prevention/Intervention techniques.Significant and frequent use of physical requirements associated with verbal and written communication. Must be free of dependency and abuse of illegal or illicit drugs, alcohol, inhalants, or other chemical substances or controlled substances.
Work Environment: Regularly works with clients with unpredictable behavior. Regularly works inside in areas that are adequately ventilated and lighted. Some fluctuation in temperature. May occasionally work outside while accompanying clients on off-site activities and appointments.