Registered Nurse - 40 Hours (Flexible) - Smithtown/Deer Park, New York

US-NY-Smithtown | US-NY-Deer Park
Job ID
2017-3868
# of Openings
1
Category
Clinical Services

Overview

Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE) founded in 1977 and headquartered in Old Bethpage, benefits and proudly supports more than 4,000 individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, mental illness and traumatic brain injury. It is the mission of FREE to help individuals of all abilities realize their full potential. FREE provides a diverse array of supports and services including: housing, recovery services, transition to work, employment, day, community and family services, respite, crisis services, education and after-school support, primary and specialty health care and advocacy.

Under the Supervision of the Associate Director(s) of Nursing (ADN), the Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for the overall oversight and supervision of the healthcare needs of the people we support. The RN will work in conjunction with medical providers to ensure the delivery of the highest quality of integrated health and continuity of care to the people supported across the FREE network.

Responsibilities

 

 

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the assessment of medical needs for each person receiving services as well as training and giving medical guidance and directives to non-medically trained personnel. The Registered Nurse will also provide support and coverage to identified programs within the organization as needed and is on call 24/7 for clinical assessment and guidance. The qualified candidate must be able to work in partnership with all personnel within the organization to ensure the highest quality of clinical services for the people we support in a manner that is consistent and aligned with agency mission and vision, and the philosophy of the Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL).

Qualifications

  • NYS Licensed Registered Nurse.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Experience working with the differently-abled population preferred.
  • Knowledge of OPWDD, DOH, or OMH state and federal regulations preferred.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and ability to be flexible to meet the needs of a diverse population in a variety of settings.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and organizational skills .
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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