Registered Nurse

Compensation

: $83,450.00 - $117,470.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



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JOB TITLE: Registered Nurse Full time or Part Time

DEPARTMENT: Supportive Housing

FLSA: Non-Exempt

LOCATION: Bronx

REPORTS TO: Service Coordinator

SUMMARY:A key component of this job is to support and promote the residents independence by establishing care goals; teaching the residents to understand their condition, medications, and self-care skills.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs nursing assessment of residents upon program entry, and annually thereafter. Identifying any risk factors, and providing care for any presenting /outstanding medical and/or psychiatric issues.
  • Assess the health needs of all recipients and make appropriate medical and mental health referrals as needed.
  • Assists with medical and/or psychiatric emergencies immediately upon notification and following up to ensure recovery.
  • Participates in the development of residents Individual Support Plans (ISPs).
  • Maintains accurate, detailed reports and records symptoms or changes in residents conditions.
  • Documents encounters with the residents on a progress note and filing notes in a timely manner.
  • Interprets and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess residents condition and shares information with the team.
  • Consults and coordinates with residents Psychiatrist/ behavioral health and healthcare providers to assess, plan, implement or evaluate residents care plans.
  • Monitors all aspects of residents care, including diet and physical activity.
  • Assist clients with pre-packing medications and education around side effects as needed.
  • Facilitates groups for the residents on topics such as health education, medication management, symptoms of mental health, disease prevention
  • Assist the residents and service staff to develop health improvement programs to promote good health practices.
  • Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Some evening and weekend work may be required.
  • Other duties as required or assigned by supervisor.

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Successful applicant must have strong written and verbal communication skills; knowledge of medical and psychological terminology; provide good customer service, both in person and by telephone; must possess good organizational skills, have a high attention to detail, have the ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize work assignments, and maintain confidentiality. Bi-lingual Spanish a plus. Must have at least 2 years of experience working with substance abuse, mental health and homeless and population. A Bachelor s of science in nursing and current New York State RN License and Registration required.


Associated topics: asn, care, care unit, coronary, neonatal, nurse, nurse rn, staff nurse, transitional, unit * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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