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Registered Nurse - Bronx in Bronx, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 10/29/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Bronx, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/29/2018

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION- Registered Nurse

Position 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.
  • 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
  • Provides AMAP certifications and recertification classes for IRA staff.
  • Provides supervision of nutrition issues including assisting staff with menu preparation.  Coordinates with dietician.
  • Coordinates medical services with Residence, Schools, and Day Services.
  • 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

Educational Requirements:

  • BSN preferred, ASN accepted

Other Requirements: 

  • Updated First Aid/CPR certifications required
  • 2-3 years working with adults that has developmental disabilities.
  • Completion of mandated course: Infection Control, Abuse/Incident Reporting