Registered Nurse

The RN and RN/Vent Specialist
are accountable for ensuring that the residents are receiving the highest
quality of medical care necessary.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 E-           Connotes
Essential Functions

 E-1         Ensures that all indicated medical
appointments are scheduled and followed up appropriately and maintains all
medical records.

E-2         Ensures that all consumers are assessed
according to specific program regulations.

1.
Assesses medication records monthly to ensure consumers
are receiving prescribed medication and that documentation of it is occurring in
a timely manner.

2.
Assists consumers in achieving self-medication
administration as indicated.

E-3         Provides
24-hour emergency on-call coverage for assigned programs, as required.

E-4         Supervises
AMAP’s in medication administration.
Recertifies AMAP’s annually.

E-5         Assists
and participates in admission screening process, as necessary.

E-6         Attends
meetings as required.

E-7         Ensures
that consumers are living in a safe and hygienic manner; provides resources for
infection control.

E-8         Develops
and provides in-services for staff, as needed.

E-9         Ensures
that appropriate amounts of medication and supplies are available.

E-10      Dispenses
medications and provides hands-on medical treatment, as needed.

E-11      In a medical emergency obtains the proper
emergency help (i.e. police, ambulance, etc.) or renders first aid and follows
up with doctor’s visit, if warranted.

E-12      If a client requires hospitalization
coordinates and arranges admission and discharge and staff coverage along with
the Residential Manager.

13-         Reviews doctor visits and doctor’s
orders in a timely manner.

14-         Keeps lines of communication open with manager,
service coordinator and other staff members.

15-         Ensure that the first aid kit is
adequately supplied at all times.

 16-         Attends medical appointments and
schedules follow-up appointments as per doctor’s recommendations, as necessary.

17-         Completes and sends in weekly reports,
as required.

18-         Adheres to all safety policies and
procedures.

 19-         Adheres to all IGHL policies and
procedures.

 20-         Obtains and maintains all required
certifications through IGHL.

 21-         All other duties as assigned.

Addendum for RN/Vent Specialist

E-1         Proficient
in ventilator and trache care with PALS certification.

REQUIREMENTS


A.
Valid NYS RN license.

B.
Experience with DD preferred.

C.
Valid NYS driver’s license.

D.
Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.

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