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FULL TIME REGISTERED NURSE - FOSTER CARE

Company: The House of the Good Shepherd
Location: Utica
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description$3,000 SIGN-ON BONUS!Basic Function/Overall Responsibilities: To provide nursing services within the scope of licensure granted by the State of New York in accordance with agency-established job description and policy and procedures.Principal Assigned Responsibilities:

  • Performs admission assessments on new clients with annual and "as needed" updates.
  • Performs quarterly and "as needed" updates on children ' s' heights/weights/blood pressures.
  • Attends resident progress conferences as required.
  • Participates in medication-related functions which may include, but are not limited to, ordering, checking, logging in, distributing, and administering medications.
  • Assists HGS physicians (psychiatrist]pediatrician/nurse practitioner/Physician Assistant) with evaluation of children and follows-up on any orders resulting from such evaluations.
  • Participates in scheduling children's; health-related appointments upon admission, annually, and 'as needed".
  • Documents appropriate information in clinical records.
  • Carriers out and follows-up on physicians' orders.
  • Participates in medication reviews with physicians.
  • Coordinates services with other HGS staff members and families.. Ensures presence of appropriate data and documentation in clinical records via chart reviews.
  • Participates in departmental and agency-wide QA/QI activities.
  • Maintains supplies and equipment in accordance with established policy and procedures.
  • 14. Attends regularly scheduled staff meetings.
  • Assumes "on-call" responsibilities in accordance with established policy and procedures.
  • Performs employee health screenings.
  • Follows established agency policy and procedure regarding Infections Control.
  • Assumes relief of nursing supervisor duties when assigned.
  • Review, revise, and co-sign documentation assessments completed by Licensed Practical Nurses.
  • Other tasks as requested by supervisor(s).Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Current New York State licensure/registration as a Professional Registered Nurse;
  • Minimum I -year general nursing experience; or experience with children and/or emotionally disturbed individuals; or pediatric or mental health nursing experience.
  • Current CPR certification.

Keywords: The House of the Good Shepherd, Utica , FULL TIME REGISTERED NURSE - FOSTER CARE, Healthcare , Utica, New York

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