ACHIEVE Registered Nurse in Binghamton, New York

Registered Nurse

Department: 11 Nursing: Riverside Plaza

Location: Binghamton, NY

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POSITION: Registered Nurse with a rotational on-call schedule

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Registered Nurse is responsible for the evaluation, supervision, and/or provision of individual-s nursing care and routine health maintenance program, as well as staff training in health and medical issues. This position-s specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the subsequent items, and are characterized in the following standards of performance, defined as below:

JOB KNOWLEDGE

  • Complete nursing evaluations and provided needed medical care to individuals and staff as requested

  • Maintain and review medical and health information on assigned individuals to ensure that all health and medical concerns are being addressed at admission and as required in accordance with policy and regulation

  • Provide assistance to Licensed Practical Nurses as needed

  • Accompany individuals on medical appointments or to hospital/emergency room as requested and provided supervision when no other staff is available

  • Participate in individual planning conferences for medical and/or health related concerns

  • Train staff in medication administration and other health and medical skills or techniques (ex. CPR, First Aid, Fire Safety, Bloodborne Pathogens, etc) as requested

  • Perform medication administration recertification with staff as requested

  • Perform or review medication inspections at designated sites

  • Investigate incidents/accidents related to medication errors and/or health concerns as requested

  • Confer with medical professionals with developing and implementing an individual health care program/nursing care plans

  • Provide background medical information on individuals to medical professionals for appointments as needed and for emergency care

  • Complete self-medication assessments on assigned individuals and supervise staff in the implementation of self-medication goal plans

  • Provide individual teaching on medication awareness; self-medicating; the use of medical devices; and the like

  • Serve as designated on-call staff, on a rotational basis, for all health or medically related concerns occurring after normal shift hours

  • Conform to program changes and regulations and keep abreast of developments in the field

  • Perform required duties in a productive and safe manner

  • Act as role model to individuals receiving services and staff

  • Any additional duties as assigned

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Possess good interpersonal, written, oral, and communication abilities and effective time management/organizational skills

Able to work scheduled hours that may include overtime, weekend and/or holiday timeframes and maintain an acceptable work attendance as defined in the agency-s personnel policy manual and handbook

Be computer literate with knowledge in agency operating systems and applicable software required for department needs

Demonstrate sound judgment in normal work and emergency situations

Must physically be able to perform required certifications and lift fifty (50) pounds

Possess a valid driver-s license record that meets the agency-s insurance carrier guidelines

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be licensed and currently registered as a Registered Nurse by the New York State Department of Education. Experience working with intellectually/developmentally disabled is preferred

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A combination of education and experience that in the opinion of the reviewing agency, exceeds the above standards of the program

ACHIEVE is pleased to provide a competitive benefit package. All benefits are available to full-time employees hired to work 30 or more hours per week.

  • Medical: Generous Employer Contribution

  • Dental: choice of 2 plans - Generous Employer Contribution

  • Vision: choice of 2 plans - Generous Employer Contribution

  • Group Term Life Insurance - 100% Company Paid

  • Long Term Disability - 100% Company Paid

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - 100% Company Paid

  • 401-K Retirement Plan

  • Cellular Telephone Discounts

  • Paid Sick Time

  • Paid Vacation Time

  • Paid Holidays - 11

  • Paid Bereavement Leave

  • Paid Jury Duty

  • Several VOLUNTARY Plans available, such as Medical Bridge Plan, Critical Illness Protection, Accident Indemnity, Short Term Disability, Optional Term Life Insurance

NYSARC, Inc., Broome-Chenango-Tioga Counties Chapter, dba ACHIEVE complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

ATTENTION: If you speak English, language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you. Call 1-607-723-8361

ATENCI-N : Si usted habla espa-ol , servicios de asistencia linguistic, de forma gratuita, est-n disponibles para usted. Llame 1-607-723-8361

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