Purpose of Your Position:

To plan, implement and evaluate nursing care provided, including restorative care for residents. As the direct care provider of health services, he/she shares appropriate information with all other health services staff in an effort to assist each resident in achieving his/her maximum level of development.

Position Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Utilizing the nursing process, the RN assesses the resident, plans intervention and evaluates the outcome of care provided
  • Performs treatments and special care as required, ex. tracheotomy care, central venous lines, oxygen administration, cast care, dressing changes, etc.
  • Administer medication and immunization as ordered
  • Confer with physician or other health team members regarding patient care management
  • Assist the physician in performing physical examinations and treatments
  • Evaluate the effects of prescribed treatment including orthotics and report same to appropriate disciplines
  • Observe, report and record abnormal vital signs, seizures activity, other disease manifestations and other clinically significant data
  • Implement plan of care as outlines in the resident’s Interdisciplinary Care Plan including positioning, play, feeding techniques, behavior modifications plan etc.
  • Directs and supervises CNAs, unit a clerk, LPN and other RN’s when in charge
  • Carries out end of shift responsibility e.g. supplies are available for next shift’. Unit is clean and tidy; all documentation is complete and accurate
  • Other related duties as may become necessary or as directed by your supervisor, department director, and/or administrator


One (1) year clinical experience in a pediatric and/or adolescent chronic /rehabilitative care facility preferred


  • Graduate of an accredited RN program.
  • RN License
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in nursing preferred
  • Current BCLS certification

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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