Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Registered Nurse - Day Hours - Toomey Residential

US-NY-Syracuse
3 days ago
ID
2017-1600
# of Openings
1
Category
Medical Services

Overview

Toomey Residential and Community Services is committed to assisting individuals to reach their highest level of capability and to increase their opportunities for success through our community based clinical treatment services and programs.

 

Monday to Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm  

 

 

Apply at http://www.toomeyresidential.org/

 

EOE

 

Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities

 

  1. Under the supervision of the Nurse Manager, coordinate comprehensive medical services to promote the well being of the individuals in the care of the programs.
  2. Provide staff, foster parents and individuals with relevant health information and education commensurate with their needs.      
  3. Maintenance and timely completion of the proper documentation and record keeping as required by the program, the agency and the various state/federal regulatory agencies.
  4. Supervise Licensed Practical Nurses, as appropriate. Provide oversight of medication related activities of staff and clients and Clinical certification for employees to administer medication.  Counsel staff on medication errors and document.
  5. Serve as a liaison and advocate between residents and the various community health providers and educational settings serving their needs.
  6. Attend and participate in Treatment and Planning meetings, case conferences and programmatic reviews as appropriate.
  7. Provide on-call consultation, emergency medical assessment and attendance as appropriate in a medical emergency commensurate with education and licensure.
  8. Monitor medical supplies, medication and equipment, either directly or indirectly, to insure appropriate response to health care needs.
  9. Maintain guidelines and policies as established by the funding sources and Toomey Residential and Community Services.      
  10. Represent the agency in a positive and professional manner.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:  Associate’s Degree with current and active NYS RN licensure with up to of 3 (three) years relevant experience in the field of nursing and human services related work.  Knowledge of OPWDD regulations and experience in a group care facility is preferred. Valid N.Y.S. Drivers License and registered vehicle and N.Y.S. Child Abuse Registry clearance required. 

 

Skills/Abilities: Basic computer skills, CPR/FA, will be required to successfully complete a criminal background clearance; have good verbal & written skills; ability to train staff in medical certification. Excellent communication skills needed to work with a wide variety of people both within the agency and the community.

 

 

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