Registered Nurse

POST DATE:  November 22  2019

POSITION: REGISTERED NURSE (Full or Part time)

RESPONSIBLE TO: Clinical Administrator, Hong Fook Adult Day Health Care Centers

COMMITMENT (HOURS): Full-time (40 hours/week) or Part-time

STATUS:  NonExempt (3 months orientation period)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled

JOB SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Clinical Administrator, provides health care assessment and support services for participants involved in the program.  In addition to monitoring the participants’ health status, administering prescribed medications, and assisting in activities of daily living such as bathing, toileting and eating, the nurse provides health education and counseling to the participants and families, liaison with the participants physician and assistance in obtaining medical services from other providers.  Home visits require to complete the ongoing projects.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conducts initial nursing assessments/reassessments of participants; monitors health problems and develops and implements nursing care plans.
  • Monitors vital signs for each participant, including blood pressure, on a regular basis.
  • Assists participants in maintaining optimum health, coordinating and supervising health screening programs, assisting with prescribed medications, and giving first aid, as needed.
  • Provides health counseling to participants and their families on an individual or group basis.
  • Develops and provides health related training to staff, volunteers and families.
  • Refers participants and their families to appropriate community health care agencies or facilities; act as liaison with such organizations.
  • Responsible for coordination of personal care activities of all participants. Participates and supervises the health care aides in personal care duties.
  • Acts as nursing consultant for the staff and as primary liaison with the participants’ physicians as appropriate.
  • Maintains current and accurate written case management records; prepares a variety of written reports and correspondence.
  • Serves as a member of the Multidisciplinary Team and participates in initial assessments, care planning, and on-going re-evaluations of participants’ care.
  • Assists the Nursing Supervisor in implementing Infection Control polices and procedure in the Center.
  • Liaison with the Consultant Pharmacist for quarterly visits and takes follow-up action on the consultant’s recommendation.
  • Participates in the daily activities of the program such as conducting classes, assisting with meals and clean up, etc.; may transport participants to and from the center or to physician or hospital on a relief or emergency basis.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Satisfactory completion of an approved nursing school with a current license to practice in California as a Registered Nurse.
  • Experience in working with frail or seniors or disabled adults.
  • Flexibility, initiative, creativity and organizational skills.
  • Must possess a California Driver’s License and have a vehicle and satisfactory driving record.
  • Bilingual in Chinese/English strongly preferred.

ADA REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to see and hear in order to interact with others.
  • Ability to use a computer.
  • Driving to the participants home for home visit and assessment.
  • Driving to attend off-site meetings.
  • To life a minimum of 20 lbs.

SALARY RANGE: Depends on experience, plus benefits.

TO APPLY: Send, fax or e-mail resume to: Human Resources, Family Bridges, Inc., 168 – 11th Street, Oakland,   CA 94607,  Fax: (510)839-2435 or E-mail to: [email protected]

Family Bridges, Inc. is a non-profit multi-services community based organization that has been serving the Asian American communities in the East Bay for more than 50 years.  Family Bridges, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, age or disability.