Registered Nurse

Job Locations US-NY-Rochester and surrounding areas
Job ID
2022-5026
Category
Clinical

Overview

Join Heritage Christian Services as a Registered Nurse (RN) and enjoy working daytime hours Monday – Friday, while weekend and evening hours are covered by a separate on-call team. Be part of a collaborative nursing team that values a holistic, person-centered approach to health and wellness. As a nurse RN, there’s opportunity to use critical thinking and assessment skills daily to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and empower people to achieve their health goals. If you have experience working in nursing as a per diem RN, school nurse, pediatric nurse, an LPN or even a new graduate nurse, apply today! Full- and part-time nursing positions are available.

We offer vacation time, sick coverage and 11 paid holidays, affordable health, dental, and vision insurance, performance bonuses, tenure rewards, a pension plan, tuition reimbursement and more!

 

Pay rate for this position: $53144 - $66000 / year

 

The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above range represents the organization's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting

Responsibilities

  • Embrace a person-first holistic approach to health care, in compliance with regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Implement nursing care plans for people supported.
  • Watch and assess how the direct support staff provides health services, including passing medication. Teach the staff about health topics like infection control, oral care, and vital signs, and renew their medication passing certification.
  • Provide oversight to the direct support staff’s provision of health-related services and observing the person’s health care needs.
  • Will use the Five Rights of Delegation when assigning medical tasks to direct care staff.
  • Teach health care topics (Exposure Control Plan, Infection Control, oral care, skin integrity, constipation, seizures, vitals signs, confidentiality, medical progress notes) to direct support staff
  • Implement the Nursing Service Plan & Nursing Plan of Care
  • Observe direct support staff in passing medications and renewing med certification for these staff
  • Provide on-call for direct support staff and LPNs as needed
  • Teach the OPWDD Medication Administration Course
  • Fulfill the responsibilities as addressed in each individual nursing policy

Qualifications

  • New York State licensure as a registered nurse
  • Long-term care experience preferred

  • Ability to effectively present and communicate information to audiences with a variety of knowledge/skill levels
  • A valid driver license with a record of responsible driving

 

Our Commitment to Equity and Justice

 

We believe that people are entitled to dignity, respect, equity and justice. We champion a society that removes barriers. We reject racism and discrimination of any kind. We protest systemic and political inequities that marginalize people, recognizing that there is a history of structural racism in the United States. We will continue to learn and change to achieve justice. We know that strength comes from unity.

Heritage Christian Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a tobacco-free and drug-free work environment. 

 

Key words: RN, autonomy, health care

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