RN/LPN

MAI   Hazard, KY   Full-time     Nursing
Posted on September 19, 2022

Hazard Health & Rehabilitation Center is now hiring Nurses (RN or LPN). 

  • Newly revised 2022 hourly pay scale that includes an increase in our weekend differential plus experience-based pay!

Available Shifts

  • 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • 7:00 pm - 7:00 am

Why Hazard Health & Rehabilitation Center?

Once hired, you'll be working with a team of professionals dedicated to maintaining the highest quality of life for our residents while encouraging the support of family, friends, and community. As such, we’ve been recognized with the following accolades:

  • Top 10 Nursing Care & Caregiving facility by the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities (KAHCF) each of the past three years.
  • Elder Abuse Prevention award-winning leadership team, as recognized by the Kentucky River Area Development District (KRADD).

The Rewards!

We believe that positive resident experiences begin with positive employee experiences. That’s why we’re proud to offer:

  • Competitive wages - newly revised pay scale + experienced-based pay
  • Shift differential plus newly increased weekend differential
  • Comprehensive benefits package to include:
    • Health, Vision, & Dental Insurance
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match
    • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) after 90 days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee celebrations
  • Professional recognition
  • Career Development Opportunities
    • Educational opportunities with local nursing schools
    • Mentorship/Supervisory promotional opportunities

Job Summary

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. For a complete listing of essential duties, responsibilities, and physical demands, please contact our Human Resources department.

The Nurse (RN or LPN) is responsible for rendering care in assigned area in terms of individualized client needs, according to dependent and independent nursing functions, and conformance with recognized nursing techniques, procedures, and established standards based on the scope of nursing.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.

  • Utilize nursing knowledge and skills in the safe implementation of basic preventative therapeutic and rehabilitative nursing care of assigned patient/family as evidenced by documentation and observation of positive patient care outcomes.
  • Perform delegated independent nursing functions using established procedures, policies, guidelines and standards.
  • Administer medication accurately, observing patient response, as evidenced by documentation in the medical record and lack of negative outcomes.
  • Maintain and coordinate communication among patient/significant other, staff and physician as evidenced within medical record, client and health care team feedback.
  • Assist in assuring that effective communication exists with patient/significant other as reflected in the plan of care. Give punctual change of shift report consisting of pertinent and relevant information for assigned patients.
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the health care team in coordination of the patient's care as evidenced by other department feedback.
  • Use available written and AV materials specific to patient condition or disease. Utilize appropriate teaching methods such as one-on-one and group instruction, demonstration or discussion.
  • Assist patients, family members or other clients with concern and empathy; respect their confidentiality and privacy and communicate with them in a courteous and respectful manner.
  • Answer and refer telephone calls or other inquires to ensure accurate and timely communications are facilitated.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Licensed by the Kentucky Board of Nursing or compact state
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
  • Stress Management /Composure
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Technical Capacity
  • Initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Customer/Client Focus

Physical Demands and Abilities

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodation will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, bending, turning and stretching. Finger and hand dexterity required. Visual and hearing acuity essential.
  • Must frequently lift or move residents and objects weighing over 50 pounds.
  • Is subject to falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc. throughout the shift.
  • Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc.
  • Must be able to assist with the evacuation of residents.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly within the facility.
  • Frequently works in a well-lit or dimly-lit, tempered room.

 Other Requirements

  • May be required to attend activities outside the facility to stay abreast of new developments, best practices, and statutory and regulatory changes.
  • May be required to work holidays
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all resident care information.
  • Pursuant to the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, all employees must remain drug free and alcohol free when reporting to work, while at work and while engaged in any work related activities.
  • Comply with all Healthcare Act rules and regulations and any related laws and regulations.

Note

This document and the statements contained within it are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the employee.

EOE

We are committed to ensure fair and equal treatment for everyone we employ and as such, we are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and believe employment, training, and promotional opportunities should be available to all persons without regard to race, color, gender (including gender nonconformity, gender identity, status as a transgender individual, and sexual orientation), sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ethnicity, physical or mental disability, genetic information, political affiliation, protected veteran status or membership in the armed services, or any other consideration that is protected by applicable federal, state, and local law.