Nursing Career

Nursing care is a significant part of ensuring the health and wellness of our participants. Worldshine seeks part-time and full-time RNs, CNAs, CMTs for a variety of nursing positions. 

 

RN job description:

    • Establishes and maintains communication with each participant’s physician.
    • Provides emergency and ongoing medical care to participants.
    • Assists the Program/Nursing Director in the development and review of the participant’s plan of care.
    • Administers physician ordered medications and treatments.
    • Provides ongoing assessments of each participant’s physical and psychosocial status.
    • Documents participant records at least monthly.  Examples of documentation include, but are not limited to observations on health and functional status of participants, incidents, conversations with physician or family members/legal representatives, and similar information in accordance with accepted standards under the Maryland Nurse Practice Act.  
    • Assists the Program/Nursing Director in the supervision of program assistants as they perform personal care responsibilities.
    • Provides counselling to participants and caregivers regarding health related issues.
    • Assists in the provision of educational programs to participants, caregivers, staff, and volunteers.
    • Maintains regular contact with caregivers to discuss participant progress and changes in function.
    • Assist, as necessary, in the delivery of other required program services.
    • May assist in developing and amending health policies.
    • Supervises the daily work of CNA, CMT, and medical translator.
    • Completes monthly note.
    • Completes ADCAPS every 120 days or as needed.
    • Completes progress note.
    • Completes physician order every 180 days.
    • Performs direct patient care.
    • Review and signs Medication Administration Record (MAR) monthly.
    • Stays up to date with DHMH’s regulations.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in nursing.
    • Pass the National Council Licensure Examination or NCLEX-RN.
    • Current state licensure as a registered nurse and BLS certification required.
    • ACLS certification.
    • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, families, physicians and hospital staff.
    • Basic computer skills.
    • Professional and friendly attitude.
    • Experience in health care.

 

CNA job description:

    • Requires awareness of areas which make participants subject to abuse and prevent such abuse.
    • Maintains open lines of communication among nursing, departments, supervisors, and families.
    • Requires awareness of safety issues and strives to accomplish all responsibilities in a safe manner. Consistently reinforces good safety attitudes and practices displayed by other staff members.
    • Controls, prepares, and administers treatments and medications with knowledge of purpose and adverse effects of the nursing care provided.
    • Functions as a knowledgeable and supportive committee member upon request by the Director of Nursing to maintain high levels of health care.
    • Completes all documentation for assessments, observations, planning evaluation, orders by physicians, and care provided to participants.
    • Utilizes professional assessment skills to identify physical, mental, and psychosocial needs of participants and patients. Develops a care plan as well to meet these needs in a multi-disciplinary approach.
    • Maintains a positive environment.
    • Functions as a resource person and mentor to peers and subordinates to maintain professional nursing standards.
    • Acts on participants’ behalf to assure patient rights and is preventive of participants’ abuse.
    • Maintains the refrigerator temperature log.
    • Maintains the glucometer calibration log.
    • Takes clients’ vital signs as physician order.
    • Takes glucose finger stick POC as physician order.
    • Performs direct patient care including: rounding, toileting, feeding.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

    • State Certified Nursing Assistant Certification.
    • Current CPR (American Heart Association).
    • Nursing degree from a CNA program.
    • Ability to think and work independently with direction, and communicates well with staff members in a fast-paced and sometimes stressful environment.
    • Current certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant.
    • High school graduate or equivalent.
    • Current identification.
    • Computer skills.
    • Excellent personal hygiene.