UCP of Long Island
  • 31-Jul-2020 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Hauppauge, NY, USA
  • Full Time and Part Time

UCP Long Island is a not for profit agency whose mission is to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of persons with cerebral palsy and other disabilities. We are proud of our more than 60 year history in creating opportunities and helping to fulfill the dreams of thousands of individuals and families. We remain committed to our goal of Creating Life Without Limits for People With Disabilities!

Registered Nurse (RN)

Available Shift: Full Time Tuesday-Saturday 3:00 pm- 11:30 pm at Indian Head Road ICF in Commack

Full Time Sunday -Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm at 7 bed children's residential program in Central Islip

Part Time flexible day hours and Per Diem all shifts working at several locations

  • Responsible for monitoring and assisting in the overall health and safety of the individual served.
  • Supervise and train direct care staff regarding medication administration, universal precautions, infection control, health and safety issues, etc.
  • Complete yearly recertification, including practicum, for each medication certified person.
  • Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by physician.
  • Generate incident, seizure, and illness reports.
  • Monitor and report health care on daily flow report records.
  • Instruct direct support professionals in above, i.e., hygiene, diet, weights, etc.
  • Submit written monthly, quarterly, annual nursing/medical progress notes.
  • Implement guidance policy as appropriate to address medication errors or violations of health and safety procedures by direct care staff.
  • Insure maintenance and review of all medical records per state and federal guidelines and UCP policy.
  • Meet regularly with team members to review current issues.
  • Insure all indicated and annual medical appointments and labwork are scheduled and followed-up appropriately and as per UCP policy.
  • Monitor and review medication administration record, recording of medications, medication orders, labels, etc. Insure an adequate supply of medication on hand.
  • Monitor and maintain an adequate supply of medical goods and equipment, as well as first aide supplies.
  • Complete all paperwork as assigned by director of Residential Services of designee, and according to UCP policy (to include monthly nursing notes, self-administration of medication evaluation, infection control reports, etc.).
  • Document medical and pharmacological services and issues. Insure pharmacy review of medication every 90 days.
  • Insure individuals are living in a safe and hygienic manner.

Requirements: Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and one to three years related experience and/or training.

New York State Licensed Registered Nurse

Experience with Developmentally Disabled population a plus.

Familiar with OPWDD regulations a plus.

Benefits we Offer:

Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision

Life Insurance

Vacation, sick time, holidays,

403B Plan

UCP Long Island is an equal opportunity employer

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $30.00 /hour

License:

  • Registered Nurse (RN) (Required)

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
 
 
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