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PT Registered Nurse
Outreach Development Corporation
Outreach is seeking an experienced Part Time Registered Nurse (RN) to work in our adolescent residential facility located at 16-14 Weirfield Street, Ridgewood, NY 11385. The RN assesses health related needs of the clients by monitoring ongoing health and well-being. The RN directly provides and/or coordinates health services and health-related activities for adolescent clients participating in or completing treatment at Outreach House. The nurse provides on call nursing for times when we do not have a nurse on site and serves as the health care coordinator.
Schedule Options Are:
Option 1: Saturday and Sunday, 3 PM to 11 PM
Option 2: Saturday and Sunday, 2 PM to 10 PM
The primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Conduct and/or monitor all medication calls and health calls as scheduled
•Work with both clients and guardians to schedule medical appointments to assist clients in maintaining optimal health and conduct any follow up as required.
•Work with Agency psychiatrist regarding client medication and pharmacy refills to insure prescriptions are filled/re-filled in a timely manner; contacting guardians regarding medications and medication changes, and assisting with Order Connect data entry and monitoring.
•Provide on-site health services to address emerging and/or current health needs of adolescent client(s).
•Provide training and guidance to key staff members in order to deal with emergency health situations that might arise with adolescent clients.
•In conjunction with facility managers, establish and monitor health related policies and procedures to ensure a safe and healthy environment.
•In a health emergency, provide immediate first aid to individual(s) in need and monitor situation until emergency services arrives, assessing them of the situation. When necessary, escort client(s) to emergency and/or health facility.
•NYS Licensed Registered Nurse (RN)
•Previous experience working as a Registered Nurse (RN) in a residential substance use disorder treatment setting preferred
•Previous experience working as a Registered Nurse (RN) working in a related treatment, therapeutic community, community residence, and/or mental health setting working directly with special populations required
Based on licensure and experience
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Posted on 10/25/17; CVMHA ID #11515