Minimum Qualifications A license to practice as a practical nurse in New York State.
Candidate must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs. Failure to maintain licensure, certification and Medicaid/Medicare eligibility will result in the termination of employment.
Duties Description Provides nursing care / services under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Duties include, but are not limited to: medication administration, specimen collection, attentiveness to patient medical and other needs, provision of nursing treatments, gathering patient measurements, signs and symptoms. Conducts building checks for safety hazards and insuring patient safety, crisis intervention, documentation in patient electronic medical record, staff communication log and other required forms as needed. Filing of patient record forms in the appropriate place in the record, and other duties as assigned by the RN. Nurses provide 24 hour cross shift communication and care consistent with licensing standards, CARF standards and NYS regulations.
Russell E. Blaisdell ATC is a tobacco-free facility.
Additional Comments Background Investigation Requirements:
Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC) that includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.
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