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  • HSNU08-11405-Nurse at Wyoming Pioneer Home Thermoplolis

    Wyoming Pioneer Home
    Job Description
    HSNU08-11405-Nurse-at Wyoming Pioneer Home Thermopolis
    To apply go to www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wyoming

    Job Number Open Until Filled
    11405
    Salary  Location
    $24.08 - $31.03 Hourly Wyoming Pioneer Home Thermopolis, WY
    Job Type Department
    Full Time 048-Aging Division - Wyoming Pioneer Home 
    GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  
    Use your nursing skills to make a difference in the lives of the residents at the Wyoming
    Pioneer Home.  The Wyoming Pioneer Home is seeking a qualified individual to fill the
    position of Registered Nurse. The person in this position provides nursing services to the
    residents, assesses health problems and needs, and develops and implements nursing
    care plans. 
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

     Provides professional nursing services to residents.
     Performs nursing assessment, diagnosis, treatment & evaluation of aging
    adults.
     Provides continuous care of residents through assessing, evaluating and
    implementing processes to assure appropriate resident care and outcomes.
     Accurately prepares and administers medications and treatments as ordered
    by the physician.
     Triages calls from staff and handles routine concerns and emergencies.
     Communicates with Physician and follows through on orders as appropriate.
     Reviews lab values and consult reports.
     Provides formal assessments, documentation and progress notes.
     Assists with patient ADLs (activities of daily living).
     Trains, supervises and assists CNAs. 

    QUALIFICATIONS
    PREFERENCES: 
    Preference may be given to individuals with nursing experience in a long term care
    facility.
    KNOWLEDGE: 
     Knowledge of laws, principles, practices and techniques of professional
    nursing.
     Knowledge of the maintenance of medical records, charts, reports, and
    observations.
     Knowledge of principles of nursing process and scientific process.
     Knowledge of public healthcare functions and essential services.

    HSNU08-11405-Nurse-at Wyoming Pioneer Home Thermopolis
    To apply go to www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wyoming

     Knowledge of applying medical diagnosis and treatment to patient care.
     Knowledge of scientific concepts as a basis for decision making.
     Knowledge of physical, biological and behavioral sciences.
     Knowledge of evaluation services and programs according to standards.
     Knowledge of work management and leadership theory and practice.
     Knowledge of federal, state and local law pertaining to healthcare.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    Education:
    Bachelor's Degree (typically in Nursing)
     
    Experience:
    0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Nursing) with acquired
    knowledge at the level of an LPN
     
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
    Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of
    Wyoming
     
    OR
     
    Education & Experience Substitution:
    3-5 years of progressive work experience (typically in Nursing) with acquired
    knowledge at the level of an LPN
     
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
    Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of
    Wyoming
    PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
    Must be able to:

     Able to lift, pull and carry a minimum weight of 50 lbs.
     Stand for long periods of time.
     Kneel, bend, climb, squat and crouch.
     Work evenings, nights and /or weekends when the situation requires it.

    NOTES: 

     A background information check, including taking of fingerprints, will be
    completed through the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, the
    Wyoming Department of Family Services, and the Federal Bureau of
    Investigation for every successful applicant.
     An annual influenza immunization is required.
     A pre-employment drug screening is required by the Wyoming Department of Health.
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