Express Employment Professionals – Mohawk Valley, NY | 118 Columbia Street, Suite 103 The Landmarc Building Utica, NY 13502

Jobs

Registered Nurse

Position Summary:

The Registered Nurse is responsible to assess and monitor medical concerns, review, provide nursing care to program participants, complete required documentation, provide in-services to staff, collaborate with physicians and nurse practitioners, certify AMAP’s, review and act on incident reports, provide on-call coverage and participate in Agency activities.

 Essential Responsibilities:

Activities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Monitor and assess program participant’s medical concerns.
  • Provide routine and emergency nursing care to program participants.

 

    • Complete all required documentation and reports according to program regulations including program participants’ quarterly and annual medical reviews and charts.
    • Provide nursing and medical in-services to staff at Residences and other programs as necessary.
  • Collaborate with physicians and nurse practitioners on medical issues.
  • Certify and re-certify all AMAP’s on an as needed basis.
  • Review and act on incident reports.
  • Provide “on-call” telephone coverage as needed.
  • Participate in activities as part of the treatment team that may include meetings, trainings, and committees.

         Ensure compliance with all pertinent government and agency regulations and operating standards.

  • Establish a work environment that creates positive communication between supervisors and employees and assimilates new employees to the Agency’s culture, values and mission.
  • Provide supervision to LPN associated with programs.

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

    • AAS Degree in Nursing
  • Current RN license.
  • Basic Computer Skills (Windows, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, Word, Excel).
  • This position has regular and substantial unsupervised or unrestricted physical contact with individuals receiving services and is required by law to be fingerprinted for a criminal history record check under OPWDD (Office for People with Developmental Disabilities) or OMH (Office of Mental Health).

 

  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances are warranted.
  • Must have a valid NYS Driver’s License.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT/HAZARDS

  • Job related tasks involve exposure to blood, body fluids, tissue or the potential for skin or mucous membrane contact from spills or splashes of these substances. May have exposure to unpredictable individuals and situations.
  • OSHA Exposure Category I

   PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Ability to lift, bend, squat, kneel, twist and use stairs.

 Must have full sight and hearing with fluency in the English language.

  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising work-flow and efficiency.

Day shift – Utica, Rome, Barneveld and Madison County.

Express Employment Professionals is an Equal Opportunity Employer