Registered Nurse

Full Time
Rockland County
Posted 5 months ago

Full-time positions with excellent benefits in a rewarding field!

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Job CategoryBiomedical
Job Description:Under the direction of the Director of Nursing, provide nursing oversight for intellectually and developmentally disabled adults and the staff that support them living in our residences.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (including, but not limited to) :• Performs clinical/physical assessments and triage. • Implements plan of care in collaboration with other disciplines. Evaluates plans of care using interdisciplinary approach and updates plans as needed. • Arranges medical services for supported individuals. • Supports the interdisciplinary approach to individual care as well as the team process and participates on the team as directed by the Director of Nursing or designee. • Ensures that all individuals’ medical records are in compliance with all applicable regulations. • Provides restorative and rehabilitative services as necessary, i.e., bowel and bladder training, ostomy care and delivery of oxygen therapy. • Performs on-going surveillance and nursing intervention to rescue chronically ill individuals in the agency’s care from the development of negative side effects and secondary results of treatment. • Gives medications and treatments as indicated. • Takes and records vital signs. • Provides oversight to AMAP certified staff, which includes trainings and in-servicing pertaining to regulations/OPWDD requirements. • Participates in and/or directs the rendering of first aid and emergency care as needed or directed. • Maintains nursing office(s) with supplies as needed, including, but not limited to, OTC medications and durable medical equipment. • Utilizes principles of infection control when caring for supported individuals who attend community programs.
Minimum Requirements:• Graduate of an accredited program of professional nursing, BSN preferred • Active New York State RN License
Interested Candidates:Should send an email containing their Name, Email, Phone Number, and interest in the position to mjuarez@rboces.org
For more information on The Arc Rockland, please visit our website at:www.arcofrockland.org
*The Arc Rockland is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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