RN - Senior Services Nurse

Betances Health Center - New York, NY4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $65,000 - $85,000 a year
EducationSkills

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

· Host daily ‘Talk to the Nurse’ office hours.

· Assess client’s overall health utilizing a health indicator survey, establish health goals and timelines, and monitor clients for goals achievement.

· Provide health education on preventative care, chronic care management, and other pertinent topics of interest to senior clients.

· Facilitate regular support groups for clients with specific issues (diabetes, pain, depression, vision loss, etc.).

· Screen and monitor clients for chronic disease including regular checks of clients’ blood pressure, weight, medication adherence, and blood glucose.

· Identify clients with multiple chronic conditions at increased risk for functional decline or death and coordinate health care services as appropriate.

· Identify clients for needed mental or behavioral health services through a team-based collaborative approach to care.

· In collaboration with Senior Services Case Managers, develop client health intervention plans with regular follow-up on progress toward health goals.

· Identify patients discharged from hospitals, outpatient observation clinics, skilled nursing facilities, and community mental health centers for follow-up care.

· Provide client referrals and registrations to Betances for primary care and care management.

· Provide oversight to ensure and maintain patient flow to providers and efficient discharge back to Senior’s residence.

· In collaboration with Senior Services Case Managers, visit homebound seniors to identify clients in need of clinical home care and make referrals as needed.

· Participation in Henry Street Settlement and Betances staff meetings

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

· Excellent communication, interpersonal, organization, and leadership skills.

· Assertive, detail-oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

· Intermediate computer proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.

· Bilingual (Spanish/English or Chinese/English) preferred.

Education and Experience Required

· NYS Licensed Registered Nurse with 5-7 years experience in a Primary Care Center or Ambulatory Center. Will consider comparable inpatient experience. BCLS certification required.

· BS/MS Nursing

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Primary Care Center or Ambulatory Center: 5 years (Preferred)

License:

  • BCLS, ACLS (Required)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) (Required)

Language:

  • Spanish (Preferred)
  • Chinese (Preferred)