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Nurse Case Manager- Developmental Disabilities in New York, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 5/9/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/9/2019

Job Description

A large social services organization has a need for two FT RN Case Managers (OPWDD) to cover two residences each in Brooklyn (Borough Park & Crown Heights, respectively). The RN case manager position is direct hire and will be a 40 hour work week, M-F 9a-5p or 10a-6p. OPWDD experience required.

OVERVIEW:

The RN Case Manager is a direct link between medical services and the the programs residents and staff as well as with clinical professionals outside the program.

The RN Case Manager is responsible for supervising LPN’s, AMAP and Direct Support Professionals (milieu counselors) in the performance of nursing tasks and activities. The RN must possess a working knowledge of OPWDD rules and regulations and the company's policies and procedures. The RN must be capable of supervising, understanding and working effectively with diverse populations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide direct nursing care as prescribed by the physician/Nurse Practitioner, in compliance with recognized nursing standards and State and Federal regulations.
  • Uses nursing process to make continuing assessments of the individuals with developmental disabilities total health needs.
  • Maintain direct interaction with consumers on a regular basis, but in no case, at a frequency of less than once per week.
  • Perform nursing assessments, by direct physical examination, of each consumer upon entry into the program quarterly (at a minimum) thereafter.
  • Develop and implement an individualized plan for nursing service. The nursing care plan must be updated at least annually or whenever there is significant change in the consumer’s condition.
  • Coordinate all acute and ongoing health services, as indicated by need and regulatory mandate.
  • Monitor health and behavioral status, labs and efficacy of prescribed treatments. Ensure timely communication of findings to appropriate clinical personnel.
  • Ensure that all medical record documentation is accurate, timely and outcome based and reflected in the nursing notes.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • NYS Licenses Registered Nurse
  • Experience with the OPWDD population
  • Associates or Bachelor's degree in nursing