Registered Nurse (RN) – Per Diem

Company Details

Job Description

Day hab located in Ulster county is seeking for a Per Diem Registered Nurse’s for their residential group home.

Job Summary

  • Provide nursing services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as required.
  • Ensure the safety of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, co-workers, and self through the appropriate use of universal precautions, lifting and other treatment techniques.
  • Participate and contribute in interdisciplinary team process.
  • 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am and 12am-8am shifts
  • Cooperate with the overall Day Services, policies and procedures and agency goals.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Properly dispense medication,
  • Ensure that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are taking all prescribed medication, assist people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve self-medication when indicated by the people with intellectual and developmental disabilities treatment plan and continuously monitor the effects of medication, activity levels, physical condition and personal hygiene of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Evaluate medical and health status for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities on a continuous basis, develop medical histories, nursing care assessments, nursing care plans, implement appropriate protective and preventive measures in regards to communicable diseases and maintain complete, accurate, and up to date medical records.
  • Evaluate medical and health status for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities on a continuous basis, develop medical histories, nursing care assessments, nursing care plans, implement appropriate protective and preventive measures in regards to communicable diseases and maintain complete, accurate, and up to date medical records
  • Provide periodic staff training in the areas of first aid, detecting signs of illness, infection control and human sexuality and other topics as assigned.
  • Certify and re-certify Day Services staff in AMAP.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Registered Professional Nurse with licensure from New York State Education Department,
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; with at at least 1 years nursing experience working with Intellectual Disabled Adults in a Day Program setting

Please call Iliany at 212-743-0225 or respond to this posting.