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Full-Time Residential RN (OPWDD Community Services)-Bronx, NY

Company: Northwell Health
Location: New York
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

We are looking for experiencedRN'sto work for one of our external clients, a community services non-profit organizations for their location in the Bronx. The services includeresidential programs (supervised living, supported living, and independent living), community habilitation, and day habilitation.
This is a permanent, full-time job. Schedule:35 hours per week, 5 days per week, but flexible to 4 days per week.

It is required by OPWDD that the RN for the program be notified of any incident. Thus you would be expected to answer the phone should staff from the residence call with inquiries or notifications.

In this role you will be responsiblefor providing evaluation, diagnosis and therapeutic intervention.
An ideal candidate would be a graduate of an accredited program of professional nursing and have at least one year of experience as a Registered Nurse with individuals with developmental disabilities in a community-based health services setting.
Required License/certification:

  • Valid New York State Driver's License is preferred
  • License and current registration as a Registered Nurse in the State of New York
  • CPR

    Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

    • Develops, supervises implementation of, reviews and revises each resident's written health care plan that is developed and implemented according to instructions of a physician and assessment.
    • Integrates therapeutic intervention techniques into programs or home of person served through consultation with parent/guardian and staff at team meetings, case conferences or through other informal contacts.
    • Develops a written plan for each resident to provide nursing services as a part of total habilitation programs.
    • Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings and annual reviews as required by each division.
    • Monitors required staff health records and provides tests in accordance with regulatory agency requirements
    • Conducts training for staff in medical administration, personal hygiene, basic first aid, dental hygiene, infection control, adaptive equipment, vital signs, signs and symptoms of illness and other in-services as may be necessary to meet needs of individuals in each residence.
    • Handles control of communicable diseases and infections through identification and assessment, reporting to consulting physician and implementation of appropriate protective and preventive measures and staff training in regard to infection control

      *Additional Salary Detail
      The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future. When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g. location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget, and internal equity).

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