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TemPositions Health Care
Published
January 22, 2024
Location
New York
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Description

Intermediate care facility seeks dedicated LPNS’ to evaluate residents need for nursing care on an ongoing basis and provide care as directed through supervision. experience in treating the developmentally disabled a plus.

 

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate medical pre-admission evaluations and screening of prospective clients.
  • Review and update persons with disabilities pre-admission evaluation within thirty (30) days of placement.
  • Review monthly the medication record of each resident for potential adverse reactions, allergies, interactions, contraindications, rationality, and laboratory test modifications; advises the physician of any medication errors and indicated changes.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary team conferences.
  • Participate in the control of communicable diseases and infections through identification and implementation of appropriate protective and preventive measures.
  • Any additional duties as assigned by the supervisor in accordance with Federal and New York State regulations and guidelines.
  • Transcribe medication orders and coordinate communication with others.
  • Develop appropriate professional liaison with physician dieticians, hospitals, and pharmacies.
  • Comply with State and Federal regulations regarding medical services provided.
  • Ensure correction of deficiencies in the nursing area cited during inspections.
  • Ensure all work is reviewed and cosigned by an agency Registered Nurse (to be scheduled by clinical supervisor)
  • Administer TB tests.
  • Train staff in all areas relating to the medical and physical health of individuals residing in programs.
  • Provide health and hygiene education to residents on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Involvement in scheduling and transporting clients to medical appointments along with Client Coordinator.
  • Act as a medical resource person for Residence Manager and staff to ensure proper medical care and follow through on medical issues.
  • Work location and schedules are subject to change.
  • Attend certification inspections, utilization review and independent professional reviews as needed.
  • Attend nurses’ meetings when requested by supervisor.
  • Current NYS license and currently registered by NYS Department of Education and specialized training or one year of experience in treating and developmentally disabled.
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