RN - Bronx in New York, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 7/6/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Job Description:                         

  • Responsible for providing nursing care and coordinating medical services for individuals in assigned IRA sites.
  • 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 re-certification 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 dietitian.
  • 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 individual’s 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 individual.
  • Complete job related tasks as needed.
  • must be flexible with schedule and open to be On-Call

Other Requirements:

  • ASN required, BSN or MSN preferred.
  • Current NYS RN license.
  • Updated First Aid/CPR certifications required.
  • at least 1 year RN experience
  • 2-3 years working with adults with developmental disabilities preferred.
  • Travelling to different assigned IRA