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Registered Nurse

Company: Achieve of NY
Location: Binghamton
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description$3000 SIGN ON BONUSPOSITION: Registered NurseStarting Salary: $58,240 (additional credit for experience) DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Registered Nurse is responsible for the evaluation, supervision, and/or provision of individual's nursing care and routine health maintenance program, as well as staff training in health and medical issues. This position's specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the subsequent items, and are characterized in the following five standards of performance, defined as below:I. JOB KNOWLEDGE

  • Complete nursing evaluations and provided needed medical care to individuals and staff as requested
  • Maintain and review medical and health information on assigned individuals to ensure that all health and medical concerns are being addressed at admission and as required in accordance with policy and regulation
  • Provide initial training of nursing tasks or activities and periodic inspection of the actual act of accomplishing such tasks or activities to unlicensed direct care staff. The amount and type of supervision required will be determined by the RN responsible for supervising the task or activity
  • Provide assistance to Licensed Practical Nurses as needed
  • Confer with medical professionals with developing and implementing an individual health care program/nursing care plan
  • Accompany individuals on medical appointments or to hospital/emergency room as requested and provided supervision when no other staff is available
  • Provide background medical information on individuals to medical professionals for appointments as needed and for emergency care
  • Participate in individual planning conferences for medical and/or health related concerns
  • Complete self-medication assessments on assigned individuals and supervise staff in the implementation of self-medication goal plans
  • Provide individual teaching on medication awareness; self-medicating; the use of medical devices; and the like
  • Train staff in medication administration and other health and medical skills or techniques (ex. CPR, First Aid, Fire Safety, Bloodborne Pathogens, etc.) as requested
  • Perform medication administration recertification with staff as requested
  • Perform or review medication inspections at designated sites
  • Investigate incidents/accidents related to medication errors and/or health concerns as requested
  • Serve as designated on-call staff, on a rotational basis, for all health or medically related concerns occurring after normal shift hours
  • Conform to program changes and regulations and keep abreast of developments in the field
  • Perform required duties in a productive and safe manner
  • Act as role model to individuals receiving services and staff
  • Any additional duties as assignedII. TEAMWORK
    • Encourage and maintain a positive working relationship with all departments in the agency, parents, staff, individuals receiving services and community partners
    • Communicate all health, safety, program concerns, sensitive situations and incidents to supervisor including those involving individuals receiving services
    • Attend and participate in all required and/or requested departmental or agency meetingsIII. DOCUMENTATION
      • Complete required documentation in conformance with rules, regulations, policies and procedures and billing practices
      • Perform documentation reviews to ensure records are maintained in conformance with rules, regulations, policies, procedures and billing practicesIV. COMPLIANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY
        • Identify and report any untoward incidents
          • Identify, report and/or correct all safety hazards that include physical plant and/or work practices concerns and assist with investigating all work-related accidents as requested
          • Participate in any investigations as required
          • Comply with all State and Federal regulations along with agency policies and practicesV. TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
            • Obtain and maintain required training certifications and as requested
            • Attend all required training, staff development programs and committees and/or staff meetings as required by the agency and/or State and Federal regulationsSPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:Possess good interpersonal, written, oral, and communication abilities and effective time management/organizational skillsAble to work scheduled hours that may include overtime, weekend and/or holiday timeframes and maintain an acceptable work attendance as defined in the agency's personnel policy manual and handbookBe computer literate with knowledge in agency operating systems and applicable software required for department needsDemonstrate sound judgment in normal work and emergency situationsMust physically be able to perform required certifications and lift fifty (50) poundsPossess a valid driver's license record that meets the agency's insurance carrier guidelinesQUALIFICATIONS:Must be licensed and currently registered as a Registered Nurse by the New York State Department of Education. Experience working with intellectually/developmentally disabled is preferred-Or-A combination of education and experience that in the opinion of the reviewing agency, exceeds the above standards of the programTo protect the safety of the individuals we support and staff, ACHIEVE encourages employees to be current on all recommended vaccinations, including but not limited to: COVID-19. If you accept an offer of employment, you will be required to prove that you have received your 1st of the 2-shot vaccination series or 1 shot of the J&J COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated prior to your start date.

Keywords: Achieve of NY, Binghamton , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Binghamton, New York

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