Heritage Christian Services

Registered Nurse - On Call

US-NY-Rochester and surrounding areas
Job ID
2017-1166
Category
Clinical

Overview

As a registered nurse in an on call role at Heritage Christian you will be putting your critical thinking skills to work everyday while the supporting the health and well-being of people with disabailities.The on-call nurse provides nursing direction and support related to acute and chronic medical concerns of the individuals we serve to direct support staff during evening, overnight hours and on weekends.

Responsibilities

  1. Maintain on call reference materials and have knowledge of these references to ensure proper techniques in taking calls, and triaging individuals for further medical assessment and care in a timely basis as indicated.
  2. Complete required documentation
  3. Will follow agency written protocols regarding “on call” when answering calls
  4. Answer calls promptly and must return calls within 30 minutes
  5. Will make appropriate contacts for calls requiring triage of individual to After Hours Clinic or ED as well as with any questions or concerns
  6. Will complete other duties as designated by Nursing Management Team

Qualifications

  • New York State Department of Education licensure as a Registered Nurse  
  • Experience with person(s) with intellectual and developmental disabilities and long-term care experience are preferable 
  • Ability and temperament to work effectively with people with intellectual and physical disabilities is required 
  • Flexibility with scheduling; the ability to work evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays

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