Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc.

  • Registered Nurse - 40 Hours (Flexible) - Shirley & Coram

    Job Locations US-NY-Old Bethpage | US-NY-Coram | US-NY-Shirley
    Job ID
    2018-5860
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical Services
  • Overview

    Under the Supervision of the Assistant 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.

    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).

    Responsibilities

    • Obtains/maintains certification in CPR and SCIP as needed per Agency policy.
    • Performs additional responsibilities as requested and/or necessary, including supporting alternate locations when assigned.
    • Follows HIPAA and OSHA regulations, including universal precautions.
    • Provides transportation as required, and in own vehicle as needed.
    • Reports all violations and/or accidents in Agency or personal vehicle in accordance with New York State regulations and Agency policy.
    • Reviews, modifies, and updates the individual’s plan of nursing care in accordance with medical diagnoses and treatment plan.
    • Ensures staff are trained on individual plan of nursing service.
    • Ensures individual-specific formulary for all medication administered to each individual.

     

    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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