Registered Nurse in Staten Island at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 12/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Staten Island
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/13/2019

Job Description

The Geller House and Staten Island Children’s Community Residence (SICCR) are residential centers that provide services to youth ages 8-16 who are struggling with emotional health diagnoses, mental illness, sadness, worry & loss, and family related issues including abuse, neglect, substance abuse. Our staff works with residents, providing counseling services, education and socialization.

 The Registered Nurse (RN) at the Geller House and SICCR is responsible for the complete nursing care and all routine medical procedures within the scope of the nursing practice for the residents of both the Geller and SICCR residences. This is a Full time, Unionized role in Staten Island. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing nursing assessments of residents upon program entry, and annually thereafter; determining the residents' general health condition, identify any risk factors, and providing care for any presenting/out-standing medical issues; providing referrals for follow-up treatments; developing a treatment care plan based on residents’ needs; responding to medical emergencies immediately upon notification; performing triage and providing access to all necessary medical treatment; following up to ensure complete recovery
  • Administering prescribed and/or routine medical treatments in line with doctor’s orders, and internal agency policies; scheduling clinic appointments; escorting residents to appointments; running medication groups as needed
  • Providing health education, and communicating information regarding good health practices to the residents
  • Liaising between external medical health care providers, schools, other community organizations and the facility with regards to the client’s medical needs; performing all necessary charting, and other patient documentation; monitoring lab results for change, and communicating change(s) to the physician
  • Performing comprehensive examination of any resident involved in a restraint; providing advocacy for hospitalized clients
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s in nursing with New York State registration is required; OR RN
  • Experience in a residential setting, or in the mental health field is strongly preferred
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record