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Registered Nurse (RN) P/T - Respite Group Home Brooklyn

Company: AHRC NYC
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAHRC NYC is one of the largest providers of services for children and adults with developmental disabilities in New York City. Our mission is to advocate for people who are neuro-diverse to lead full and equitable lives.Come join the company recognized by Forbes as a Best Midsize Employer in America two years in a row, generosity guides us as we honor our legacy and continuously grow through a culture of curiosity, creativity and optimism.Job DescriptionAHRC NYC is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) for our Midwood residence in Brooklyn. This is a part-time position 17.5 hours per week....flexible schedule. The pay rate for this position is between $48-$48.50 per hour. RN will evaluate and monitor health and safety needs of individuals with developmental disabilities to promote wellness and ensures that delivery of nursing care is conducted in compliance with all federal and state regulations, as well as agency policy. This position offers an alternative to the high stress work environment found in today's hospital setting which allows for the family/work balance many nurses are looking for today.ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES* Works in collaboration with the FCS Clinical team to screen people referred to the emergency respite house within 48 hours of screening by FCS Clinical team.* Collaborates with FCS Clinical team to coordinate medical care for assigned individuals in the emergency respite/hospital diversion program, monitor and assess health needs including arranging for follow-up care as needed, supporting identified emotional/psychiatric and social needs in the aftermath of crisis/emergency incidents.* Assessment by direct observation when appropriate, of people's health status. Observe for signs and symptoms of discomfort, distress or illnesses. Evaluation of physical and psychiatric status changes for exacerbation of existing conditions, onset of disease, and/or responses to care and treatment. Documentation and follow up of all findings.* Communicate with hospitals, physicians, families, FCS team members and clinicians involved in providing services to individuals.* Communicate and follow up on hospitalizations, emergency room visits, reports of injury, trauma, accidents, illness, distress and other health issues as individually required.*Attend meetings to discuss any health-related issues regarding people supported as needed.*Supervises AMAP administration of prescribed medication and routine treatments in accordance with federal and state regulations and agency policy. Participates in in-services and trains AMAPs as needed. Completed AMAP certification, recertification and decertification processes as necessary.*Regularly reviews medication administration records (MARs), treatment and adaptive equipment records, logs documenting vital signs, elimination, glucose readings, weight, menses, and other records as individually specified. Reports significant issues to appropriate clinicians and team members, including need for ordering medications, renewing or updating prescription orders and individual specific drug information sheets. Monitor and manage medication storage and disposal procedures in accordance with federal and state law.*Monitor people's dietary and nutritional needs. In-service and support staff in managing special meal and feeding of individuals served.*Participate in discharge planning including writing recommendations for referrals to other agencies and follow up care.*Ensure that referrals are made for routine and special medical services, and follows up afterwards to ensure that recommendations and orders are appropriately carried out and managed.*In compliance with OSHA mandates, monitors infection control, environmental changes and ensures that all guidelines regarding universal precautions are appropriately followed. Order and maintain necessary first aid and medical supplies as needed.*Review Incident and Medication Error Reports. Provide appropriate follow up action as necessary.Qualifications* Must be currently licensed as a registered professional nurse (RN) in New York State.* CPR certification required.* Experience working with people with dual diagnosis preferred.* Must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.* Ability to handle multiple priorities and work as a member of a team.* Valid Tri-state area Driver's License and good driving record preferred.AHRC New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, marital status, partnership status, military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, genetic information, or unemployment or any other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law.Additional InformationBenefits:403(b)403(b) matchingDental insuranceEmployee discountHealth insuranceHealth savings accountLife insurancePaid time offProfessional development assistanceReferral programTuition reimbursementVision insuranceSchedule: 17.5 hours per week...flexible schedule.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: AHRC NYC, New York , Registered Nurse (RN) P/T - Respite Group Home Brooklyn, Healthcare , Brooklyn, New York

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