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Per Diem - Nurse (RN) OPWDD

Lackawanna, NY, USA Req #83
Tuesday, October 31, 2023
Responsible to: Director of Nursing OPWDD
Job Summary:
The RN- OPWDD is an integral part of the treatment team who provides health care services for individuals in their care, ensuring that all overall health and safety needs are met.  Acts as the shift supervisor for employees responsible for providing care to our individuals.  Provides ongoing training and mentoring of Direct Support Professionals.

Additional Information: 

Schedule: Per diem. Primarily evening and weekend hours.  

Essential Job Duties:
1. Conduct medical assessment of individuals.
2. Decide interventions following the nursing process.
3. Provide education on medical issues and concerns to individuals, their families, and employees as indicated on their plan of care and diagnosis.
4. Perform any other duties listed on the daily/weekly/monthly/semi-annually/annually site specific responsibility checklist.
5. Assisting and educating the implementation of medical health care.
6. Educating direct care staff on medical competencies.
7. Provide treatments, medications, and medical monitoring as necessary.
8. Any other duty as requested by your supervisor.
• Customer skills
• Computer skills
• Monitoring /Assessment skills
• Communication
Competencies Template: Professional
Minimum Education Requirement:
• AAS /BSN Degree from an accredited Nursing school
• Previous experience with developmentally disabled individuals is preferred
Required License/Registration/ Certification:
• NYS RN Licensure
- CPR Certification (this may be obtained through OLV Human Services  training)
-New Hire Orientation
Physical Requirements:
• Strength: Sufficient to assist with lifting and transferring a patient, and perform CPR.
• Mobility: Sufficient mobility to bend, stoop, and bend down to the floor; ability to move around rapidly; and to move in small, confined areas.
• Hearing: Sufficient to hear through the stethoscope to discriminate sounds; to hear cries for help; to hear alarms on equipment and emergency signals; and various overhead pages.
• Vision: Sufficient to make physical assessments of patients and equipment.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $31.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $38.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Lackawanna, NY, USA