Registered Nurse

Nanuet, Rockland County
Posted 8 months ago

Job Features

Job CategoryBiomedical
Job Summary:Responsible for providing nursing care and coordinating medical services for individuals in assigned IRA sites.
Responsibilities:Assessment of the medical needs of the individuals, plans intervention, and evaluates outcome of care and performs treatments and special medical care as mandated. Coordinates with other medical providers regarding care management. Responsible for monitoring medical care of individuals. Provide medical consultation regarding individual medical needs through 24 x 7 telephone tri-age Provide telephone triage to agency’s staff Provides or assists all activities of daily living for individuals. i.e. adequate intake of food and fluids, bathing, dressing, bowel and bladder care/toileting, oral/nasal hygiene, skin care and grooming Administers medication Provides AMAP certifications and recertification classes for IRA staff. Monitors and provide supervision to all AMAP certified staff. Provides supervision of nutrition issues including assisting staff with menu preparation. Coordinates with dietician. Coordinates medical services with Residence, Schools, and Day Services. Attends in-service to maintain current knowledge and trends in developmentally disabilities and medical care. Implements plan of care as outlined in each individuals medical profile including positioning, play, feeding techniques, behavior modification and attention to ADL skills. Provides in-service training on medical issues as required. Record monthly individual progress notes for each individuals Complete job related tasks as needed
Requirements:BSN preferred, ASN accepted Updated First Aid/CPR certifications required 2-3 years working with adults that has developmental disabilities. Completion of mandated course: Infection ContrAbuse/Incident Reporting
Education:Associates' Level Degree or better in Nursing.
Experience:2 years: Nursing experience 2-3 years: working with adults that has developmental disabilities.
Licenses & Certifications:Registered Prof. Nurse

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