Nurse, Full-time Night Shift

Hilltop Home - Raleigh-Durham, NC (30+ days ago)


Hilltop Home is a private, nonprofit, Intermediate Care Facility (ICF/IID) serving a maximum of 22 young children who have severe to profound developmental disabilities and are medically fragile. Hilltop Home provides a comprehensive residential program that includes individualized medical, therapeutic and developmental/educational services. The program is designed to assist young children with multiple disabilities and medical fragility to reach their fullest potential. The care includes medical, therapeutic and educational services provided in an intimate, homelike setting. Hilltop Home provides around-the-clock nursing care by a professional caring staff, quality educational services through a certified non-public residential school, physical, occupational and speech therapy, and a home-style environment with all the resources needed to care for special children with low staff to patient ratios.

Open Positions: 3rd shift Full-time (40 hrs. per week) 10:45 pm- 7:15 am

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provide comprehensive nursing care to children with severe/profound developmental disabilities who are medically fragile residing at Hilltop Home in Raleigh, NC.
  • Administer medications according to the physician's orders while meeting the 6 rights of medication administration and administer enteral feedings according to the physicians orders
  • Implement and monitor all treatments ordered for each resident by the physician, evaluating the outcomes and documenting as appropriate as well as implement the plan of care established for each resident
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the nursing interventions and achievement of expected outcome for each resident, and modify the plan of care as needed
  • Follow the policy and procedures for emergency response if a residents health status declines
  • Communicate with family members regarding residents conditions
  • Monitor the care provided to the residents by the habilitation technicians/CNAs and LPNs
  • Contribute positively to an interdisciplinary team approach, and maintain a family home atmosphere while respecting dignity and confidentiality of all residents
  • Attend and participate in training and staff meetings as requested by the supervisor/management
  • All other duties as required and requested by the supervisor

Qualifications and Skills

Must be available to attend upon hire, a week long orientation schedule offered from 8am-5pm. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, RN or LPN, Current North Carolina RN or LPN license (or licensed in a compact state), Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification, ability to re-position, lift, and transfer residents safely using proper techniques up to 40 pounds unaided, up to 100 pounds aided, one or more years' experience working with pediatrics and/or ICF/IID is preferred, solid interpersonal, communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills required. Must submit to thorough pre-employment background check and drug screening.

Benefits

A comprehensive benefits package is available for full-time staff. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Pediatric Care: 1 year

Location:

  • Raleigh-Durham, NC

License:

  • Current North Carolina RN/ LPN