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Registered Nurse

Company: The Execu-Search Group
Location: Garden City
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

A healthcare network on Long Island is currently seeking a new, licensed Registered Nurse (RN) to join their OPWDD team at one of their adult residential facilities. In this role, the OPWDD Nurse (RN) will be responsible for providing nursing care and treatment for emergency and minor malady relief, including performing assessments, giving first aid treatments, changing dressings and administering medicationsResponsibilities:The OPWDD Nurse (RN) will:Collaborate with all healthcare professionals, pharmacies, labs and hospitals and coordinate care to ensure all health care needs of the individuals are metAttend pertinent medical and psychiatric appointments to advocate for the individuals and ensure appropriate treatment plansFollow up on all treatment recommendations in a timely mannerEnsure all medical and psychiatric treatment plans are compliant with current Standards of Care and State RegulationsCheck monthly medication order for accuracy and monitor for adequate supply of medication in the residence at all timesCommunicate with families regarding medical issues, as necessaryProvide 24 hour telephone triage on call services, weekdays (carrying cell phone) and appropriately notify the Director of Nursing in the event of emergenciesObtain and maintain medical histories and records to assure continuity of each Individual's medical history in compliance with regulatory and legal requirementsParticipate as a member of the program planning process (attending and participating in ISP meetings)Assist in the interview process of candidates for the medical support counselor positionPerform other duties as assignedQualifications:Graduate of an accredited School of nursingNYS Registered Nurse (RN) licenseSolid assessment, clinical, and documentation skillsPatient orientedGreat interpersonal skillsExcellent communication skills (written and verbal)Strong attention to detailHighly organizedDesired Skills:1+ year of Nursing experienceExperience working with the Intellectually and Developmentally Disabled population

Keywords: The Execu-Search Group, New York , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Garden City, New York

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