Nurse (LVN) Overnight Part-Time Fri-Sat JobWaxahachie, TX 42939

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Why You'll Love This Job

If you have a passion for improving the lives of others, enjoy meaningful work and like to have fun, this is the job for you! The Nurse is a core role at Daymark, working directly with adult residents with intellectual, cognitive or development disabilities. Our nursing team provides medication management, provides health education, and provides general assistance to our residents with special needs, helping them to learn independent living skills that promote a high level of health, well-being, engagement and growth.

You will be working on a beautiful campus where adults with intellectual, cognitive or development disabilities can live, learn, and thrive across a 40-acre campus near historic downtown Waxahachie and includes 28 cottages and community buildings for dining, fitness and education.

This job shift is Friday and Saturday overnight (11:45 p.m. - 8:15 a.m.)

Responsibilities

  • Interviews resident to determine medical problem/condition and documents in chart.
  • Participates in pre-admissions assessments for potential residents.
  • Performs admission and periodic assessments on residents for functional and mental abilities.
  • Develops individual plans for residents based on needs assessments.
  • Reviews/revises assessments and service plans at change in resident condition.
  • Obtains and documents residents’ vital signs and weight and intervenes appropriately.
  • Assists residents in scheduling medical, dental and laboratory appointments.
  • Reviews and transcribes physician's orders.
  • Administers and documents medications in accordance to the five rights: right medication, right route, right resident, right time, and right dose.
  • Provides medical treatments as ordered by physician.
  • Provides services in accordance with nurse practice act.
  • Supervises and monitors medications for residents who self-administer.
  • Understands and implements the Fire Safety and Disaster Preparedness Plan and evacuation procedures of the community during drills and emergencies.
  • Observes residents and reports condition changes to physicians, health care proxies, and supervisors.
  • Supervises residents in self-care of medical equipment such as CPAP, glucometer, etc.
  • Facilitates dietician services as needed.
  • Responds to resident and family inquiries and calls for assistance.
  • Maintains supplies to include ordering, stocking and monitoring for expiration.
  • Maintains compliance to all personnel policies, established community policies and procedures, and Federal/State regulations and standards.
  • Participates in all in-service programs to expand and develop abilities. 
  • Participates in risk management procedures for entire community.
  • Maintains a safe, clean, orderly, homelike environment for residents.
  • Interacts with residents, guests and staff in at atmosphere of hospitality.
  • Maintains confidentiality of residents’ private health information.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Licensed to practice nursing in the State of Texas.
  • Must at all times meet background checks as well as employability conditions of the Employee Misconduct Registry (EMR) and Nurse Aid Registry (NAR), as maintained by Texas Department of Aging and Disabilities (TDADS).
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