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UTAH STATE DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER Registered Nurse in AMERICAN FORK, Utah

Job Description The Utah State Developmental Center is looking for a motivated and caringRegistered Nurse to join our team. Are you tired of working long 12 hour shifts? Does a slower, less stressful paced environment sound appealing? Then join our team of dedicated, compassionate, medical professionals.Principle Job DutiesThe successful candidate will have the ability to perform the following tasks: *Developing and revising plan of care based on assessments data and individuals' outcomes. *Implementing prescribed nursing interventions. *Documenting timely, outcome based information. *Administering prescribed medications as needed. *Assisting in transporting individuals to medical appointments outside of the facility or to on-site clinics. The Ideal Candidate Will Have: *Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Utah. *One or more years of professional experience as a Registered Nurse. *One or more years of professional experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities. Why Join Our Team As an employee of the Utah State Developmental Center you are given the opportunity to promote independent life skills for intellectually disabled individuals in our care. In return, you will enjoy a great work life balance through paid time off which allows you to spend more time with your family. Shift differential is available for various shifts. AgencyThe Nurses will help support the mission of the Utah State Developmental Center which is to serve as a statewide resource center for people with disabilities while promoting opportunity through choice and outcome based support.For more information regarding the Utah State Developmental Center, please click on the link: http://usdc.utah.gov/ Example of Duties *Providing direct patient care oriented toward improving or maintaining health and preventing illness. *Maintaining and updating patient charts, records, and information in an in-house computer program. *Performing physical examinations and/or preventive health measures to assess and evaluate patient's clinical problems and health care needs. *Coordinating clinical activities and follow-up. *In-servicing direct care staff to assist individuals in taking medications through a self-medication program. *Working with individuals with feeding pumps and administering medications through G and J tubes. Typical Qualifications *interactions and adverse reactions of drugs, medications and their dosage *administer first aid and/or CPR *make a decision or solve a problem by using logic to identify key facts, explore alternatives, and propose quality solutions *speak clearly, concisely and effectively; listen to, and understand, information and ideas as presented verbally *information and techniques needed to rehabilitate physical and mental ailments and to provide career guidance including alternative treatments, rehabilitation equipment and its proper use, and methods to evaluate treatment effectiveness *follow and apply treatment plans as developed by a licensed professional *communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing *maintain confidentiality and deal with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism. *computer skills including ability to use Microsoft office suite *understanding of psychiatric disorders and medication management *ability to observe details at close range and at a distance. *ability to observe physical conditions, behavior or surroundings for potential areas of concern or inappropriate activity. *ability to hear sounds that may indicate potential areas of concern or inappropriate activity. Supplemental Information *Risks which require the use of special safety precautions and/or equipment, e.g., working around operating machines, working with contagious diseases or hazardous chemicals, etc. *Work requires physical exertion. May require t

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