AHRC NYC is one of the largest providers of services for children and adults with developmental disabilities in New York City. Our mission is to advocate for people who are neuro-diverse to lead full and equitable lives.
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AHRC NYC is looking for RN Nurses for our ICF residences in Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx. We offer an alternative to the high stress work environment found in today's hospital setting which allows for the family/work balance many nurses are looking for today. The RN will evaluate and monitor health and safety needs of individuals with developmental disabilities to promote wellness. Ensures that delivery of nursing care is conducted in compliance with all federal and state regulations, as well as agency policy.
The RN will evaluate and monitor health and safety needs of individuals with developmental disabilities to promote wellness. Ensures that delivery of nursing care is conducted in compliance with all federal and state regulations, as well as agency policy.
- Coordinate medical care for assigned individuals, monitor and assess health needs including arranging for follow-up care as needed.
- Assessment by direct observation on consumer health status. Observe observation for signs and symptoms of discomfort, distress or illnesses. Evaluation of physical status changes for exacerbation of existing conditions, onset of disease, and/or responses to care and treatment. Documentation and follow up of all findings.
- Communicate with physicians, families, interdisciplinary team members and clinicians involved in providing services to individuals.
- Communicate and follow up on consumer hospitalizations, emergency room visits, reports of injury, trauma, accidents, illness, distress and other health issues as individually required.
- Accompany individuals on medical appointments when necessary to advocate for and discus health issues. Communicate with team members as to findings.
- In urgent/emergent situations, the nurse may receive phone calls outside of routine working hours regarding individuals assigned to that nurses caseload.
- Attend meetings with management, staff, families and clinicians to discuss any health related issues regarding consumers served.
- Develop individual specific nursing plans and protocols as needed. Update and revise these documents to reflect changes in consumer status.
- Supervises AMAP administration of prescribed medication and routine treatments in accordance with federal and state regulations and agency policy. Administers STAT medication and treatments as prescribed. Participates in in-services and trains AMAPs as needed. Completed AMAP certification, recertification and decertification processes as necessary.
- Regularly reviews medication administration records (MARs), treatment and adaptive equipment records, logs documenting vital signs, elimination, glucose readings, weight, menses, and other records as individually specified. Reports significant issues to appropriate clinicians and team members, including need for ordering medications, renewing or updating prescription orders and individual specific drug information sheets. Monitor and manage medication storage and disposal procedures in accordance with federal and state law.
- Develop and monitor health goals, nursing plans and protocols that are individual specific. Review, update and revise these documents to ensure they are reflective of current consumer status.
- Must be currently licensed as a registered professional nurse (RN) in New York State.
- CPR certification required.
- Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred.
- Must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to handle multiple priorities and work as a member of a team.
- Must have a valid Tri-State area Driver's License for more than one year, with a good driving record.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $80,000.00 - $86,000.00 per year
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Flexible schedule
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Referral program
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision insurance
- Monday to Friday
- Weekend availability
AHRC's number one priority is the safety of our employees and the people we support…with that in mind we have implemented all recommended policies and procedures such PPE equipment, social distancing, hand sanitizers, etc. to insure everyone's safety.
- Do you have a valid NYS Registered Nursing License?
- How many years of experience do you have with Long Term Care/Rehabilitation and working in a ICF facility?
- How many years of experience do you have working with people with developmental disabilities?
- Are you CPR certified?
- Do you have a valid Tri-State area Driver's License for more than one year, with a good driving record?
Work Location: In person