OPWDD LPNs and RNs needed for Contract positions
Company: Clinical Staffing Resources New York
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Clinical Staffing Resources New York - POSITION SUMMARY:
The Residential LPN / - RN provides direct and supportive health
care management to individuals that reside in agency programs. The
job duties are widely focused toward coordination of care/case
management for individuals and staff training and oversight for the
provision of care.
Possession of valid RN license and remain registered by the New
York State Department of Education. In addition, employee must
remain current with all required trainings or certifications as
applicable by OPWDD and/or Living Resources. A valid NYS driver's
license and reliable transportation are required. Experience
working with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental
disabilities is preferred.
Establishes positive working relationships with individual, family
members and other members of the interdisciplinary treatment team
within and outside the agency.
Assess current health status of individuals and identifies needs.
Provides professional advice/direction for health and safety issues
and ongoing support for the health and medical needs of individuals
assigned to caseload.
Initiates nursing interventions in emergency and non-emergency
situations based on clinical decision making and established
policies and standards of care.
Establishes and maintains plans of nursing care.
Supervises the delivery of nursing care by other licensed and
Responsible for observing staff for administration of medication
and certification. Follow up and counseling as needed per policy
Provide training, monitoring and oversight of nursing skills such
as tube feeds, oxygen administration and other skilled nursing
Provide teaching and training to individuals and staff regarding
nursing plans of care and required agency in-services.
Coordinates and monitors health services provided; such as primary
care, dental, and specialists, etc.
Ensures appointments are scheduled in timely manner.
Documents individual's status, health needs and follow up.
Transcribes medications and treatments as ordered. Maintains
medical files and records.
Ensures that information is shared among all necessary parties as
Generates provider consults, then reviews and documents, along with
MAOS after appointments have taken place.
Updates electronic health records and MARs.
Monitors health records such as seizures chart, BM tracking, menses
record, AIMS, vital signs, etc.
Initiates contact with hospital discharge planners for all
hospitalized individuals immediately upon hospitalization to effect
a safe discharge. If hospitalization exceeds 2 days' hospital
visits must occur to ensure safety and facilitate communication
among all providers.
Monitors and maintains medication area:
Monitors and maintains proper storage of medications at residence
according to policy and regulations.
Ensures that expired medications (including OTC) and treatments are
disposed of properly.
Follow controlled substance policy for counting, storage,
administration and disposal.
Verifies medications are properly labeled, correspond correctly to
prescriber's order and the MAR.
Ensures the overall cleanliness of the medication administration
area and complies with infection control practices
Monitors proper function of adaptive equipment, obtains orders and
collaborates with PT, OT, Speech, etc.
Regularly attends staff meetings, treatment team meetings,
in-services and others as assigned.
Responsible for after hours on-call as scheduled to act in
accordance with policies, regulations, and Nurse Practice Act.
Documentation and notifications required as applicable.
Responsible for notifying supervisor of all pertinent medical
information pertaining to individuals (including hospitalizations,
change in medical/mental status) and staff issues.
Ensure a safe working environment by following all safety
guidelines and reporting any hazards.
May be required to float or cover other programs as assigned, or
work an altered work schedule to meet needs of individuals or
Other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned by
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