Registered Nurse ADVA Position

Arkansas State Veterans Home at North Little Rock - Posted by Carole Blanks
Please apply before 02 Sep 2017
Summary
The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing direct patient care and the provision of other patient services in a hospital setting. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Typical Functions
Provides technical supervision of nursing services staff by disseminating patient status information, assigning and reviewing work activities and documentation, providing nursing procedure instructions, and documenting performance. Records medical and family history of patients and current medication usage, conducts physical examinations, and monitors vital signs. Develops and updates patient care plan for completion of treatment goals. Reviews patient charts for physician orders, progress notes, and physical complaints. Responds to emergency or life-threatening situations and administers appropriate treatment. Coordinates patient's laboratory or testing activities and physical or occupational therapy with other departments. Performs and reports on the inventory of narcotics, supplies, and equipment. Instructs or assists patients and/or family members with self-help procedures, including personal grooming, hygiene, medication, nutrition, and equipment use. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
May be required to work rotating shifts or hours other than normal working hours or to be on call.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of professional nursing theories, concepts, and methods. Ability to develop patient care plan and participate in diagnosis and development of treatment goals. Ability to apply comprehensive nursing care to clients in all age groups in a hospital setting. Ability to assign and coordinate work activities and monitor the performance of subordinates. Ability to instruct patients and families on self-help care. Ability to assist physicians with routine and emergency care.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Arkansas, State Board of Nursing in accordance with ACA 17-87-301; plus one year experience in nursing. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
2 years experience in LTC
Knowledge of Electronic medical records
Exposure to small house concept
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Benefit Package Includes: Health & Life Insurance, Vacation & Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Credit Union Available, Retirement, Career Bonus, and Deferred Compensation. 

Direct Deposit is required for employment according to Act 1887 of 2005.

All ADVA applicants must complete a drug screen and background check if applicable.

TWO-YEAR EMPLOYMENT BAN: The following will result in the selectee (whether internal or external applicant) being banned from applying for employment with ADVA for two years:

If the drug test is not performed within 48 hours (unless an extension is granted). If the drug test is positive. A test is considered to be positive if the test results indicate that the sample has been tampered with in any way or that the selectee has attempted to falsify the test results, including the use of masking agents or chemicals.If the selectee fails to appear for drug testing without notifying the hiring official that he/she is declining the position.



ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WITH WORK HISTORY WILL BE ACCEPTED. RESUMES IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED STATE APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

It is important that you submit complete and accurate information and that you complete the application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, beginning with your most recent employment. Include all experience, position held, volunteer or unpaid work; however, you should also include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.


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