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Registered Nurse

## Description
Responsible for providing nursing care and coordinating medical services for individuals in Rockland IRA sites.
* Assessment of the medical needs of the individuals, plans intervention, and evaluates outcome of care and performs treatments and special medical care as mandated.
* Coordinates with other medical providers regarding care management.
* Responsible for monitoring medical care of individuals.
* Provide medical consultation regarding individual medical needs through 24/7 telephone tri-age.
* Provides or assists all activities of daily living for individuals. i.e. adequate intake of food and fluids, bathing, dressing, bowel and bladder care/toileting, oral/nasal hygiene, skin care and grooming.
* Administers medication.
* Provides AMAP certifications and recertification classes for IRA staff.
* Monitors and provide supervision to all AMAP certified staff.
* Provides supervision of nutrition issues including assisting staff with menu preparation.
* Coordinates with dietician.
* Coordinates medical services with Residence, Schools, and Day Services.
* Attends in-service to maintain current knowledge and trends in developmentally disabilities and medical care.
* Implements plan of care as outlined in each individuals medical profile including positioning, play, feeding techniques, behavior modification and attention to ADL skills.
* Provides in-service training on medical issues as required.
* Record monthly individual progress notes for each individuals.
* Complete job related tasks as needed.
## Requirements
* BSN preferred, ASN accepted.
* Updated First Aid/CPR certifications required.
* 2-3 years working with adults that has developmental disabilities.
* Completion of mandated course: Infection Control, Abuse/Incident Reporting. 24/7 phone requirement for emergencies
*Requisition Number:* 17-0802
*Post Date:* 10/12/2017
*Title:* Registered Nurse
*City:* Nanuet (Rockland)
*State:* NY