Registered Nurse OPWDD

Dobbs Ferry, NY

Posted: 05/17/2023 Employment Type: Full Time Job Category: Behavioral Healthcare Pay Rate: $50/hr

Job Description

Registered Nurse - OPWDD - $50 per hour
Multiple boroughs available! Monday- Friday AM schedules!

RN's needed to provide case management in group homes working with the developmentally disabled.

Responsibilities of the Registered Nurse:

Our ideal candidate will be responsible for maintaining all required documentation as required by OPWDD and agency policies

Responsibilities consist of but not limited to:
The Registered Nurse is responsible to maintain the medical and health care needs of the individuals who live in our residences and/or attend our programs

The Registered Nurse reports to the Director of Clinical Services and finally to the Executive Director.

  • Conduct and document semiannual medication review, review medication administration records, inspect and maintain medication storage cabinet
  • Discard medications as appropriate, prepare medication records
  • Maintain ongoing Nurse's notes detailing medical and health concerns of individuals.Provide annual, monthly and semi annual medical and health information to the Clinical Director for annual and semiannual ISP meetings
  • Provide in-service training to program staff and individuals
  • Such trainings shall include, but will not be limited to: infection control, preventing the infection and spread of communicable diseases, basic first aid, signs and symptoms of illness, specific health and medical needs of the individuals served
  • This, shall include but not be limited to: evaluating self-medication capabilities of individuals, recertifying AMAPs annually and providing periodic training and observation as needed
  • Supervise medication administration activities in the IRA

Job Requirements

  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • Documentation of a current license must be provided and maintained on file at the facility
  • 3-5 years working experience working with developmentally disabled population

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