The Foundling reaches 27,000 children and families each year in all five boroughs of New York City, surrounding counties, and Puerto Rico. Established in 1869, our vision is a community where every person, regardless of background or circumstance, enjoys the safe, stable, and supportive relationships needed to reach his or her full potential. To achieve this, we provide evidence-based and evidence-informed programs that focus on keeping families together, preventing abuse and neglect, providing academic support for children, and giving people with developmental disabilities the tools and training they need to lead independent lives.
We have opportunities for Registered Nurses working in our Individualized Alternative Residences serving adults with developmental disabilities. .
Responsible for providing nursing care and coordinating medical services for individuals in our Staten Island IRA sites.
Assessment of the medical needs of the individuals, plans intervention, and evaluates outcome of care and performs treatments and special medical care as mandated.
Coordinates with other medical providers regarding care management.
Responsible for monitoring medical care of individuals.
Provide medical consultation regarding individual medical needs through 24/7 telephone tri-age.
Provides or assists all activities of daily living for individuals. i.e. adequate intake of food and fluids, bathing, dressing, bowel and bladder care/toileting, oral/nasal hygiene, skin care and grooming.
Provides AMAP certifications and recertification classes for IRA staff.
Monitors and provide supervision to all AMAP certified staff.
Provides supervision of nutrition issues including assisting staff with menu preparation.
Coordinates with dietician.
Coordinates medical services with Residence, Schools, and Day Services.
Attends in-service to maintain current knowledge and trends in developmentally disabilities and medical care.
Implements plan of care as outlined in each individuals medical profile including positioning, play, feeding techniques, behavior modification and attention to ADL skills.
Provides in-service training on medical issues as required.
Record monthly individual progress notes for each individuals.
Complete job related tasks as needed.
We invite you to join our dedicated & diverse workforce by applying directly online through our website -- https://www.nyfoundling.org/about/jobs/ position is listed as "Registered Nurse" Req. # 17-0279
BSN preferred, ASN accepted.
2-3 years working with adults that has developmental disabilities.
Updated First Aid/CPR certifications required.
Completion of mandated course: Infection Control, Abuse/Incident Reporting. 24/7 phone requirement for emergencies
Staten Island, New York , 10302
Jul 12th, 2017