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Registered Nurse - DD/ABI

Company: AccessCNY INC
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Job Description:

We're Growing!Come Join the AccessCNY TeamStart Your Career Today!Main Function:Provide monitoring and oversight of participant's medical care to ensure needs are being met. Promote the maintenance of optimum health and reduction of potential injury.Duties:1. Monitor the health and well being of up to 30 participants according to OPWDD regulations

  • Attend relocation/pre-admission, annual meetings and review medical records including current medications and treatments
  • Obtain medical services for all participants and assist with coordinating services with medical personnel and other Agencies
  • Complete nursing assessments annually and semi-annually
  • Ensure maintenance of orderly medical records for each individual
  • Complete pharmacy reviews as required
  • Schedule, accompany, advocate, and /or transport participants to medical appointments as needed
  • Review all Physician Health Report Forms after physician (or other provider) visits and assure follow up on next appointment and provider's recommendations/prescriptions
  • Develop and monitor Plan of Nursing Services (PONS)
  • Complete required Nursing documentation as required by OPWDD and Agency rules and regulations2. Staff Training
    • Teach AMAP course as needed to ensure certifications and provide annual re-certification in compliance with OPWDD regulations
    • Provide on-going trainings regarding infection control, bloodborne pathogens, signs and symptoms of illness, including program participant's medical needs and medications, first-aid and emergency medical procedures
    • Observe and review staff competency in medication administration during regular site visits and make recommendations as needed3. Professional
      • Attend meetings in community as an Agency representative
      • Attend scheduled medical review meetings with Program Managers and Program Coordinator
      • Participate in Quality Assurance reviews and Total Quality Management Teams to identify and implement systematic improvements
      • Assist with follow-up and implementation of recommendations from internal and DQI audits
      • Participate in interdisciplinary meetings as needed4. Teamwork
        • Attend and participate in department, team, and staff meetings as required
        • Provide orientation and ongoing training and support to team members
        • Complete site observations and report concerns to Program Coordinator
        • Back-up for Human Resources RN for TB screening as needed5. Manage on call responsibilities6. Perform other duties as assignedScope of responsibility: RN works independently and is able to use personal and professional discretion in implementing new approaches and/or problem solving. With minimal supervision, prioritize outcomes, provide training and interact with other medical providers in the community. Contact with the public is extensive.Education and Experience:Registered Nurse, licensed in New York State. Two years experience with people with disabilities preferred.Conditions of Employment:Must have a valid NYS driver license in accordance with Agency Vehicle and Driving Policy and transportation necessary to meet program needs. Must be available for emergencies. Schedule flexibility to accommodate participant needs. Must be able to lift 75 pounds. Must participate and meet established requirements in a database checks through the Division of Criminal Justice Services as defined by the State of New York, Office of People with Developmental Disabilities, Chapter 575 of the Laws of 2004 and the HHS Office of Inspector General, Excluded Parties List System, New York Office of Medicaid Inspector General and Specially Designated Nationals.Reports to:Program DirectorBenefits:Benefits are offered to employees working 30+ hours per week.
          • Employee Referral Bonus Program
          • Health Insurance
          • Vision & Dental Insurance
          • Health Reimbursement Plan
          • 401K - With Employer Match
          • Paid Time Off (PTO)
          • Flexible Spending Account
          • $10,000 Life Insurance Policy
          • Optional Life Insurance
          • Optional AFLAC Insurance
          • Long Term Disability
          • Employee Pre-School DiscountAn Equal Opportunity Employer

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