The purpose of this position is to provide and coordinate nursing care in compliance with organization policies and procedures and to assess patient/client care needs and take appropriate action.
Employment Status: Full - Time
Typical Hours of Employment: Saturday and Sunday 7a-7p (work 24 hours and get paid for 32 hours)
Employment Location: Topeka, KS
Required Application Materials: Online Application
Required: Current unrestricted State of Kansas License to practice as a Registered Nurse. Must possess a valid Kansas Driver’s License, in force automobile insurance and maintain a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) that meets the organization’s insurability standard as defined by Midland policy. Availability of reliable transportation is required. Knowledge of professional nursing theory, standards of nursing practice, scope of practice and relevant statutes and regulations. Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, handle multiple projects, pay strong attention to detail and accuracy and work under pressure in a cooperative work environment. Must be self directed, motivated and flexible.
Preferred: Home Health or Hospice experience.
Must be able to continuously stand and walk, frequently squat, climb stairs, bend to the floor, reach over the shoulder, kneel, twist, sit, lift patients, and remain in uncomfortable positions for prolonged periods of time. Must have visual acuity sufficient to continuously note changes in patient condition (breathing, color, skin integrity) and to read a thermometer, sphygmomanometer dial, and other instruments. Must have hearing acuity sufficient to auscultate BP, hear verbal instructions and communication from clients, respond to emergency alarms, and answer the telephone. Must be able to concentrate on moderate details with frequent interruptions, attend to specific functions for 10-25 minutes, remember multiple tasks and assignments over an 8-12 hour period, and understand and relate specific ideas and concepts. Must be able to deal effectively with stress, patients and their families, multiple tasks, noise, interruptions, and emotional loss, and to work cooperatively with other members of the interdisciplinary team while maintaining a pleasant and professional demeanor. Must be able to travel to and access patient homes where conditions may be adverse due to weather, environment, or patients’ lifestyles.
Individual must wear business attire all of the time and must be able to travel to patient homes where conditions may be adverse due to weather, environment, or patients’ lifestyles.