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Santa Maria Wisdom Center (SMWC) is an Adult Day Health Care center that provides critical support for the frail elderly and disabled in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties. We serve infirmed adults, individuals with disabilities, and seniors with Alzheimer's and related dementias. SMWC offers individuals and families in-home and community based educational and preventative alternatives to institutional care.

SMWC is looking to hire an On-Call Registered Nurse to provide direct nursing services for participants of the Center.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

Provide nursing services that meet participants' needs while observing and monitoring their health status
Conduct initial nursing assessment at time of admission to determine needs for personal care
Participate in weekly team meeting with multi-disciplinary team to discuss participant's admission and reassessment for the ADHC program
Develop initial individual plan of care for nursing and personal care services and conduct reassessment every six months
Monitor and document observations of vital signs, side effects of drugs and/or treatments that participants may be receiving and monitor signs and symptoms of participant's disease or condition for exacerbation and remissions.
Provide health education and counseling to participant and family when indicated by the plan of care and/or as the need arises.
Supervise activities of program aides
Monitor, administer and record prescribed medications
Assess any urgent participant care situations to determine appropriate cause of action

ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Must have Current California RN License
1-2 years experience in a community based public health program or clinic providing services to frail elderly, developmentally disabled or persons with Alzheimer's disease.
Must be knowledgeable of the physical, mental and social needs of the elderly and the developmentally disabled

We look forward to meeting you!

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