Staten Island Nursing Opportunities
Type of Position
Staten Island, NY
Coordinates the delivery of health care services for persons receiving services in an assigned program unit.
7:00 AM-3:00 PM/11:00 PM-7:00 AM/Per-Diem
Are you a Registered Nurse seeking a day (7:00 AM- 3:00 PM), overnight (11:00 PM- 7:00 AM), or per-diem opportunity in Staten Island?
We are seeking RN's to support our Staten Island residences.
Responsible for nursing assessment, writing of diagnoses, developing and intervening in the persons receiving services health care plans to ensure quality care in the most efficient manner. Advocates for health and accesses hospital and specialty clinic services. Provides supervision to the Licensed Practical Nurse(s) on shift.
+ Assesses each person receiving services to determine and identify needs, issues, resources, and health care outcomes. Identifies individual’s development strengths and health care needs. Obtains emergency medical care when necessary.
+ Develops and updates health care plan to address assessed needs. Provides direct medical/nursing services to assigned individuals as presented.
+ Oversees the implementation of the health care plan by training persons receiving services, family, and/or caregivers. Trains and oversees staff in carrying out treatment plans relating to health needs on an ongoing basis.
+ Evaluates effectiveness of plan in meeting outcomes. Communicates outcomes to patients, families, caregivers, or service providers.
+ Refers to other health providers, as needed. Schedules follow-up medical appointments according to medical recommendations.
+ Ensures proper documentation of persons receiving services care and progress. Details acute and chronic health problems and interventions; reviews, medication, hospitalizations, clinics, weights, and dietary concerns.
+ Identifies the need for, and arranges and conducts conferences to facilitate resolution of complex issues. Consults with Charge Nurse and/or Nursing Supervisor, as needed.
+ Maintains ongoing communication with attending physicians, supervisors, and other health care practitioners (Clinicians).
+ Works collaboratively with all involved personnel in managing the person receiving service’s care from admission through discharge.
+ May accompany persons receiving services to clinics, recreation outings, social outings, etc.
+ Develops strategies to prevent acute hospital admissions and/or deteriorations.
+ Reviews incoming clinic visit summaries and chart in progress notes the results of doctor visits then implements orders in a timely manner.
+ Develops and updates patient’s profile with the Residential Coordinator or other service providers for use at clinic appointments and hospitals, to include presenting problems and current medication list.
+ Conducts on-going reviews of medication administration documentation and monthly reviews of medexes
+ NYS Licensed Registered Nurse (BSN minimum).
+ Minimum 2 years experience working with persons with disabilities.
+ Extensive knowledge of pertinent health resources.
+ Excellent oral and written communication skills.
+ CPR Certification.