Registered Nurse- DDA050- Mon-Fri 7am-3pm Return to Job Opportunities Job Details Level Experienced Job Location Ann Mittasch DHP - , NY Position Type Full Time Education Level 2 Year Degree Travel Percentage None Job Shift Day Job Category Nurse Description Position Summary:Evaluate each consumers need for nursing care on an on-going basis and provide such care and Residential programs. Essential Accountabilities + Coordinates medical pre-admission evaluate and screening of prospective consumers. + Reviews and update consumers pre-admission evaluation within thirty (30) days of placement. + Develops the annual nursing care plan. + Reviews and revise the annual nursing care plan at least quarterly. + Transcribes medication orders and dispenses daily medication to consumers as indicated. + Reviews monthly - the medication record of each consumer for potential adverse reactions, allergies, interactions, contraindications, rationality and laboratory test modifications. Advises the physician of any medication errors and indicate changes. + Reviews special dietary orders and ensures accurate documentation of blood pressure and weight for consumers. + Provides first aid and daily nursing care to consumers as needed. Monitors consumers medical condition through observation and examination + Provide on-going care and treatment of medical issues as prescribed by the Nursing Care Plans and/or physicians instructions, including but not limited to, providing soaks, changing dressings and managing G tubes and colostomy bags etc. + Escorts/accompanies consumers on medical or psychiatric appointments as needed. Participates in the weekly consult review meetings and ensures that all appointments/evaluations are completed in a timely manner. + Serves as assigned on emergency medical response team. (Day Program settings) + Provides on-going staff training in + Detecting signs and symptoms of illness + Specific health needs of the consumer + First-aid + Proper oral hygiene methods + Nutrition + Infection control, including universal precautions and OSHA standards. + Hospitalization and emergency medical procedures + Conducts AMAP training courses as required by the Health Care Coordinator or conducts initial and annual medication pouring observations for all assigned staff. + Participates in the control of communicable disease and infections through the infection control committee and implementation of appropriate protective and preventive measures. + Administer Hepatitis Vaccine and PPD test to staff as scheduled + Acts as a liaison with physician, dietitians, hospitals, pharmacies and families for all medical situations. + Participates in Interdisciplinary Team Meetings. + Serves on agency and department committees as requested. + Maintain confidentiality at all times. + Other duties as requested. Qualifications Must have a current NYS RN License. Minimum one year of experience. Experience treating the developmentally disabled preferred. Return to Job Opportunities Associated topics: ambulatory, care, coronary, intensive care unit, nurse rn, psychiatric, registed, staff nurse, surgical, unit
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