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Registered Nurse

Georgia Department of Revenue

This is a Contract position in Dekalb, GA posted September 13, 2020.

**Registered Nurse****Description**The Georgia Departmentof Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) is currentlyseeking qualified candidates for the position of **Registered Nurse** in theAdult Mental/Forensic, and Skilled Units at Georgia Regional Hospital -Atlanta, located in Decatur, GA.**Job Description:**Assessclient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, andmaintain medical recordsAdministernursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled clientsMayadvise clients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide casemanagement.**Job Responsibilities& Performance Standards:**Administersprescribed medications and notes times and amounts on clients’ chartsConsultsand coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement andevaluate client care plansMaintainsaccurate, detailed reports and client recordsModifiesclient treatment plans as indicated by clients’ responses and conditionsMonitorsall aspects of client care, including diet and physical activityMonitors,records and reports symptoms and changes in clients’ conditionsObservesnurses and visits clients to ensure that proper nursing care is providedPreparesclients for, and assists with, examinations and treatmentsPreparesrooms, sterile instruments, equipment and supplies, and ensures that stock ofsupplies is maintainedProvideseducation to client and familyProvideshealth care, first aid, immunizations and assistance in convalescence andrehabilitation.**TechnicalCompetencies:**Abilityto assess, plan for, and provide basic nursing skills; knows proceduresincluding developing, implementing and revising plan of careKnowledgeof nursing policies, procedures, protocols, treatments, standards of care andnurse practice actKnowledgeof the procedures for medication administration and can administer oral,sublingual and IM medications; knowledge of pharmacologyKnowledgeof immunization regulations and protocolsAbilityto perform CPR and for some sites, AED**Various Units and Shifts Available****FORTHIS TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT, STATE LAW REQUIRES A NATIONAL AND STATE BACKGROUNDCHECK AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.****Qualifications**Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university OR Associate’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university AND current Georgia license as a Registered Professional Nurse AND any related professional work experience.**Job** Healthcare**Primary Location** GA-Dekalb-Decatur**Shift** Day Job**Job Posting** May 29, 2019**Closing Date** Ongoing**Job Number:** HEA03ZD