Day Program Nurse

Day Program Nurse

Division

Healthcare - Nursing

Location

Queens, New York

Employment Type

Temporary


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WCS HealthCare is partnering with a large organization focused on servicing patients with Cerebral Palsy. They are currently in need of a Registered Nurse to work in their day program, but they will offer night time shifts as an optional overtime opp

Compensation : $30 - $50
Job ID : 28194

Job Function:  

  • Collaborates with all health care professionals, pharmacies, labs and hospitals and coordinates care to ensure all health care needs of the individuals are met.
  • Attends pertinent medical and psychiatric appointments to advocate for people to ensure appropriate treatment plans.
  • Follows up on all treatment recommendations in a timely manner.
  • Ensures all medical and psychiatric treatment plans are compliant with current Standards of Care and State Regulations
  • Check monthly medication order for accuracy and monitor for an adequate supply of medication in the residence at all times.
  • Verifies each newly prescribed medication and ensures that they are filled in a timely manner. Ensures fiscal responsibility around medication ordering.
  • Communicate with families regarding medical issues, as necessary.
  • Provide nursing coverage to residences during assigned RN’s PTO. Coverage to include on-call telephone triage and site visits.
  • Obtain and maintain medical histories and records to assure continuity of each Individual’s medical history in compliance with regulatory and legal requirements.

Job Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse License in NY
  • Willingness to work with the desired patient population
  • No previous experience required

Disclosure: The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 

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