- Full Time, Part Time
- 70,000.00 Year
- 135 Radio Circle Drive, Mount Kisco, NY 10549
We offer competitive salaries and benefits package.
Community Living Corporation is a nonprofit agency that provides residential and vocational services to developmentally disabled and dually-diagnosed adults in Northern Westchester County. Community Living Corporation is seeking a Registered Nurse. Duties include but not limited to:
- Responsible for the day to day health care needs of all clients residing within C.L.C. at all locations. Must provide care to clients and locations when requested.
- Responsible for the execution of medical regimens prescribed by a Licensed Health Care Professional authorized to order such care daily.
- Assess the client’s need, planning nursing care and determine the appropriateness of delegated nursing tasks daily.
- Communicates the health care needs of the client to the appropriate CLC personnel and client’s family as needed.
- Administers medication on an occasional or emergency basis.
- Provides supervision of staff performing delegated nursing tasks when necessary
- Oversees for the proper storage, accounting and disposal of all controlled and non-controlled prescription medications as needed.
- Provides nursing and health counseling and education to the clients and personnel.
- Insures consistent follow up to all medical treatment plans and records.
- In conjunction with the Director of the Department, identifies and presents any infectious disease risk and works in minimizing such risk in the workplace. Implements policies and procedures to ensure risks do not affect the health, safety and welfare of the clients or personnel daily.
- Serves as an active liaison between CLC and the medical community. Includes computer communication with pharmacies, medical vendors, families and other services.
- Reinforces the mission of CLC by providing the finest possible level of professional care daily.
- Responsible for supervision of AMAP recertification testing and recertification pouring’s
- Monitor and supervise AMAP staff. Includes pouring’s for initial AMAP certification. Ensure AMAP staff complies with OPWDD regulations and physicians’ medication orders. Ensure follow-up appointments when necessary.
- Monitor and follow-up with clients, physicians, residential staff, clients’ families/advocates and Service Coordinators on medical issues when needed.
- Attend case conferences and ISP’s when necessary.
- Participates in discharge coordination with hospitals, rehabilitation facilities etc.
- When needed or recommended, attend rehab care plan meetings, priority medical appointments, surrogate committee meetings, hospital visits et al.
- Monitor all medication changes and adjustments.
Prior experience working with developmentally disabled individuals highly preferred. Ability to interact and communicate well with individuals with developmental and psychiatric disabilities.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits package. Must be licensed and currently registered to practice in New York State. Must have valid driver's license for a minimum of 3 years, and own transportation. Background check and drug testing required.