Registered Nurse - Part Time Consultant

Location: New York, NY

Department: Supported Living

Type: Contracted

Min. Experience: Experienced

Job Path supports people with developmental disabilities as they make choices about their lives and play valued roles in their communities. Job Path encourages people to explore what they want out of life and to chart their own journeys. Whether it’s finding a job, making a contribution in a volunteer role, establishing a home, or being part of the community, the goal is to assist the person to lead a full and active life.

Job Path is seeking a part-time Registered Nurse who can  provide medical services in response to health problems, promotes health and safety; provides case management services; and collaborates with clinical and managerial staff. This position requires the review of various assessments, logs, etc. and follow-up where necessary; ensures all medical appointments; tests and lab work are completed as required; provide 24 hour on-call phone coverage for emergency situations; Assists with the AMAP certification process.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following tasks:

  • The assessment, planning, implementation and supervision of medical care for the individuals we serve.
  • Provide and supervise comprehensive nursing services and interventions to assure that the health care needs of individuals receiving services are met.
  • Assure that the medical needs of the individuals are addressed by working with physician(s) as appropriate. Follow through with the provision of nursing care by monitoring nursing and related services.
  • Develop a Nursing Care Plan for each individual and ensure the plan is reviewed and revised as needed.
  • Maintaining 24 hour on-call capabilities for report on individual’s status and interventions as needed.
  • Provides for the individual’s continued health, welfare and safety by direction, coordination, and supervising the individual’s medical care plan along with the implementation of all agency and OPWDD policies and procedures that are related to the Rights, Care, Treatment, and Protection of all individuals.
  • Important part of the inter-disciplinary support team required to provide continuity of care necessary for holistic care needed for multi-diagnosis individuals.
  • Identifies, assesses and reports circumstances occurring at the time a person experiences a seizure, injury, illness, behavioral episode, and/or any other medical or emotional difficulty an individual may have and implements therapeutic interventions accordingly. Treatment team responsibilities including annual, semi-annual and weekly medical meetings; both off and on site.
  • Collaborate with the managerial team that all staff are medically trained to meet the individual's needs by monitoring, training and evaluating all med-certified staff as per Job Path and OPWDD guidelines.
  • Provide oversight and training of direct care staff in monitoring medical systems designed to ensure the highest quality of care.
  • Responsible for participating in pre-admission and treatment team meetings; maintaining case files; dispensing medication(s); monitoring vitals and performing other nursing services as deemed necessary.
  • Conducts delegated nursing training for program staff, as well as general health/hygiene, infectious disease control/prevention, and other related topics for agency staff development.
  • Update MARS monthly and as needed.
  • Certify staff in AMAP

Education: BA in Nursing, Licensure as a Registered Nurse in NYS, meeting all education, testing and experiential requirements identified by the NYS Office of the Professions

Experience: Preferably an RN with 1-2 years OPWDD or mental health experience.

Salary: $45.00/hour, independent contractor

To Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter via our jobs board, or;

Fax to: 212-921-5342, or;

Mail to:

Job Path 
Attn: Maureen Martinez
256 West 38th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10018

**Job Path is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without unlawful discrimination based on races, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, employment, or citizenship status.**

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