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Seafield Center, Inc. Registered Nurse (RN) - Part Time in Mineola, New York

Title:Registered Nurse (RN) - Part Time

ID:5550-1172B

Department:Outpatient

Location:Mineola

Description

Position will be 10-15 hours per week. Mostly Evening hours from 4pm-8pm, with occasional day time hours. MAIN FUNCTION :

  • To assist in maintaining a highest quality of care to all patients.

  • To act as health coordinator.

  • User role(s) information systems access as assigned, where applicable.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Document all pertinent nursing care matters in client’s EMR.

  • Provide Nursing Assessment and consultation to perspective and actual patients.

  • Maintain records of all infection control matters pertaining to patients and or staff.

  • Maintain a safe and therapeutic environment for patients and staff.

  • Maintain log (if applicable) for medications or other solutions (ie., PPD solution, Naltrexone, Buprenorphine) stored at facility along with destruction/expiration information.

  • Assure the provision of education, risk reduction, counseling and referral services to all patients regarding HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases and other communicable diseases.

  • Follow universal precautions and utilize the appropriate infection control measures.

  • Supervise same-sex urine sample collection for toxicology.

  • Administer breathalyzer and alcohol swabs.

  • Attend job related meetings and in-service lectures.

  • Inform office manager of general office and medical supplies as needed.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Perform Admission Nursing Assessment and make appropriate nursing diagnoses based on that assessment.

  • Assess client’s psychiatric history and current psychiatric status.

  • Administer medications as ordered by the physician (MAT programs), understand basic pharmacology, planting and reading of PPDs (intradermal skin test).

  • Proficient in basic nursing skills and also competent in taking an electrocardiogram and blood pressure.

  • Age specific clinical skills related to the adolescent and geriatric client.

  • Proficient in computer usage including EMR system, Microsoft Outlook and other information systems.

    EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Current New York State Registered Nurse licensure, CPR certification.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those functions that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.

  • The employee is required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach.

  • The position may on occasion require the employee to stoop kneel or crouch.

  • The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned and makes general observations.

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