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I. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIESCONSUMER RESPONSIBILITIES Oversees all medical aspects of consumers life:1. Has at least one face: face contact per week with each consumer to ensure physical well being.2. Schedules all required medical appointments for each consumer based on his/her individual needs andas per regulatory requirements3. Ensures all medical follow up (i.e. appt. s, labs obtain prescribed medication, etc.) occurs in a timely manner and/or is prescribed by health care provider Ensures that there is always an adequate supply of medication for each consumer1. Ensures consumers are receiving prescribed medications, treatments and diets as ordered. Accompanies consumer on all non-routine, pre/post surgical, and emergency psychiatric appointments:1. Accompanies consumers of appointments when needed due to staffing needs. Serves as the liaison between the Physicians, (Hospitals, etc.) the consumers and ICF/IRA. Visits all consumers during hospitalizations to ensure healthcare needs are being met (minimum 1 visit every 3 days of hospital care). Advocates for consumers medical/health needsCLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Actively participates as a member of the consumers program planning team.1. Ensures that all health/medical related issues are brought to the table.2. Participates in program planning/goal development as it relates to individual s health/medical needs.RECORD KEEPING RESPOONSIBILITIES: Maintains all mandated medical records1. Nursing notes2. Medical visit forms3. Discharge summaries4. Medication order forms5. Dr. s order/script Completes all medical areas of the consumers CFA (ICF s only) in a timely manner/participates in ISP process (IRA s only) Responsible for the oversight of consumers charts including:1. MAR/Treatment Records2. Medical Books3. Formulary4. Medication Labels Participates in internal auditing processSTAFF TRAINING RESPONSIBILITIES: Inservice staff at scheduled staff trainings, staff meetings and shift meetings on:1. General health issues including but not limited to Illness Detection, OSHA/Infection control, First Aid, Diets, Hygiene Issues etc.2. Consumer specific needs including what procedures/issues are occurring, the purpose of procedure/treatment, precautions and possible side effects of procedures/treatment, precautions and possible side effects of procedures/treatments. Train staff to perform prescribed treatments including use of AFT s, toothbrushing, topical medication, nail clipping, etc.OVERSIGHT RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensures that health and safety procedures are being followed according to State and Federal regulations. Responsible for medication room:1. Medical equipment2. Medication storage Supervises AMAP s dispensing medication and treatments and direct care staff in performing personal hygiene procedures with consumersPERFORMANCE: Maintains standard high quality of work. Maintains high standard of productivity. Has overall knowledge of consumer:1. Program Plans2. Medical Status3. Day Program Follows through on issues in a timely manner. Demonstrates good judgement and decision making Is good role model for:1. Staff2. Consumers Has good attitude and team spirit. Is flexible Takes initiative Has good attendance Responds to supervisionII. QUALIFICATIONS Licensed LPN or RN One year experience working with the developmentally disabled preferred Respect for the consumers Valid N.Y.S drivers licenseLicensed LPN or RN1. One year experience working with the developmentally disabled preferred2. Respect for the consumers3. Valid N.Y.S drivers licenseSCO Family of Services is an equal opportunity employer Job: NURSE - RN Organization: SD006 Title: Nurse/RN- OPWDD Location: New York-Queens-Hollis Requisition ID: 31092 Associated topics: bsn, care, ccu, domiciliary, hospice, intensive care unit, maternal, neonatal, staff nurse, unit
Associated topics: asn, cardiothoracic, care, care unit, intensive, intensive care, maternal, mhb, registed, registered nurse


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