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Registered Nurse

People's Care Residential Services is currently seeking a Registered Nurse for our residential homes. This is an exciting opportunity for a RN who desires to advance their career with a leading company. We have an opening available in the West Los Angeles.

Top 5 reasons to join People's Care Residential Services:

  1. We value having a work life balance. Our management positions allow our team members to have flexible hours and manageable caseloads.
  2.  We support growth within the company, career advancement and personal development.
  3. We put quality first and pride ourselves on providing the best service possible.
  4. Our management team members contribute to the decision making process and are active participants in developing and growing our company.
  5. We are a well-established company that is rapidly growing.

About People's Care, Inc.

Information on our organization can be obtained through our website at People's Care was listed in Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States, 7 years in a row. To fuel this incredible growth, we need more people. People like you. People who share our values and goals.

1. Job Identification:

  • Title: Registered Nurse
  • Reports To: Area Manager
  • Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
    • Full Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
    • Vacation and Holiday Pay
    • Corporate discounts
    • Continue education reimbursement
    • Mileage reimbursement
    • Relocation reimbursement
    • Lap Top
    • Cell phone w/ Data

2. Job Summary

The Registered Nurse supports the residents' and participants' health needs such as administering medications, performing injections and g-tube insertions. This position is responsible to monitor and observe any changes to behaviors and conditions in order to maintain the well-being of the individuals. To serve as an advocate and support their daily living needs and goals per the Individual Program Plan. 

3. Knowledge and Abilities

  • Knowledge of state and federal laws
  • Knowledge of regional center, department of social services, department of developmental services, and state council on developmental disabilities
  • Knowledge of dual diagnosis
  • Knowledge of Title 17 and 22
  • Knowledge of Individual Program Plans
  • Knowledge of behavior interventions
  • Knowledge of nursing interventions
  • Knowledge of emergency disaster protocol
  • Knowledge of abuse reporting protocol
  • Ability to administer gastrostomy tubes and shots
  • Ability to work with a diverse population
  • Ability to work with clients with interfereing behaviors
  • Ability to administer medications and treatments

4. Education and Experience

  • Must have a valid Registered Nurse license
  • CPR/FA
  • CPI certification
  • DSP I and DSP II certificates preferred
  • Must have at least six months experience as a Registered Nurse in a residential care facility or similar field.
  • Must have at least one year experience supporting adults with developmental disabilities.

5. Essential Functions

  • Administer medications to individuals and follow the five rights for verification purposes 
  • Attend residents' doctor appointments and address any concerns and changes with the attending physician 
  • Assist individuals with activities of daily living such as bathing, cleaning, preparing meals, grooming, cooking, cleaning etc. 
  • Assess residents' and participants' wounds, help with dressing change and breathing treatments, as needed 
  • Audit all medications during a new medication cycle and check the five rights for verification 
  • Perform g-tube insertions for feeding to individuals, as necessary 
  • Perform intramuscular injections when necessary 
  • Evaluate residents' and participants' level of consciousness, neurological factors, and whether they are responsive and oriented post seizure and/or any traumatic episodes 
  • Redirect in the event of a behavioral episode and continue to support and listen to individual's needs 
  • Complete and update client notes system on a daily basis. Observe and report any unusual behaviors and injuries so both *Behavior Consultant and Administrator are fully informed 
  • Assess and identify sign and symptoms of infections (early and late signs) 
  • Perform basic physical review such as checking for vital signs, (understanding normal and abnormal measures) and head to toe assessments 

6. Career Path

Career pathing can differ with each individual's knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience. Lateral moves are sometimes beneficial to attaining one's ultimate desired position.

Residential Director - Area Manager - Administrator - Registered Nurse 

7. Other Requirements

This position will require a valid California ID or Driver's License. Candidate must be at least 21 years of age (to drive for People's Care). Candidate must successfully pass all pre-employment requirements, including but not limited to background check, physical etc. If required to drive, candidate must possess proof of valid insurance and registration.

At People's Care, our most valuable resource is the extraordinary people who make up our support staff. Do you have a passion for providing quality support to individuals with special needs? Do you thrive on helping others build/reach their goals in a positive, life-enriching environment?

If so, we want to hear from you!


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