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Residential Services RN FT

at Wayne ARC

Posted: 7/22/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1463896
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

  • 22-Jul-2020 to 22-Sep-2020 (EST)
  • Nursing- RS
  • NY, USA
  • Full Time

At The Arc Wayne of Newark, NY, a Human Services Agency, we are currently hiring full-time Registered Nurse for our Residential Services Program.  In this role, you will coordinate and assist with health care provision and education of individuals with disabilities in assigned residential settings, providing staff education in health related areas, while working in a casual atmosphere, with a comfortable dress code and real work-life balance. 

The work schedule for our Residential Services RN's is Monday through Friday (8 a.m. to 4 p.m., no weekends), with flexibility to meet program needs. We also offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with company match, paid holidays, and paid sick and vacation time.

If this sounds like the opportunity that you've been looking for, apply today!

ABOUT THE ARC WAYNE

The Arc Wayne, a parent-based organization, advocates for and supports persons of all ages with or without disabilities. We assist individuals in taking their full, independent, productive place in society through an array of quality, individualized services. With compassion, understanding, and support, we connect individuals and families to a world of possibilities that promote independence. We are person-centered, respectful, reliable, inclusive, and dedicated to our community!

At The Arc Wayne, you'll have the opportunity to make a positive difference in someone's life while working with other great employees. We invest in our employees and help them achieve individual as well as team goals to reach their maximum potential. The Arc Wayne is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you would like to begin a rewarding career in your community, we would love for you to join our team!

A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A REGISTERED NURSE

In this role, you will perform duties within the NYSED Registered Nurse scope of practice; will assess health related needs of individuals living in residences, while coordinating with health care/services providers, clinical and residential staff to meet these needs. You will function as a member of the individual's program planning team to ensure that all medical/clinical and dietary needs are identified, and provided for in each individual service plan, will create and update individual nursing assessments, and will ensure that all medical/health concerns, treatments, and recommendations are properly documented and followed-up. You will interpret medical tests screenings and diagnosis to staff and team members, will participate in admission planning to ensure all health related needs, treatments, referral to other health related providers, and/or transfer/discharge planning with programs/hospital or agencies are met. You will perform admission and semi-annual review of medications, monitor its effects and will report to health care providers (as necessary), ensuring medications are properly ordered/renewed, while evaluating the individuals for self-administration of medication status and will monitor the self-administration of medication programs. You will coordinate medical/clinical appointments, will monitor immunization records, communicable diseases and infection control practice to ensure compliance with all regulations, policies and procedures; you will review medication errors, making recommendations to the management staff, and may provide direct and/or clinical supervision to the assigned LPN's.

You will also provide and assist with the following:

  • Health related and dietary education to individuals
  • Staff education and certification in health related areas, to include general medical overview and medication administration certification
  • TB testing and monitoring of staff
  • Follow up/evaluation of internal events and incident reports in health related areas

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Must possess the following education/credentials:

  • Current and valid NYS Licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • Current and valid NYS Driver's license (for at least 2 years), with acceptable driving record

Experience:

  • One year of nursing experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

If you feel that you would be right for this rewarding position, please fill out our application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!

**The internal posting period for this positions is Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - Thursday, July 30, 2020**