Long Island FQHC, Inc.

Position Title: Registered Nurse
Position Location:
380 Nassau Road
Roosevelt, NEW YORK 11575
USA

County: Nassau

Contact Name: Chandni Singh
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 5165464237
Contact Fax: 516-546-4214

CHCANYS Member Info: Member - Organizational

Position Description:

JOB TITLE:                          Registered Nurse

REPORTS TO:                     Nursing Manager

The following statements reflect the general duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job and should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implements individualized patient care program within the health center.
  • Actively demonstrates a working knowledge of nursing theory, techniques, principles, and practice in order to holistically care for the patient.
  • Assesses the patient’s physiologic health status inclusive of:
  • Conducting patient interviews, review of systems and assessing level of pain/pain management
  • Determines coping mechanisms, knowledge level and ability to comprehend
  • Communicates and documents patient’s physiologic health status and plan
  • Identifies patient outcomes toward stated mutual goals
  • Implements and evaluates the plan of care toward stated mutual goals
  • Collaborates and/or follows up with physicians/providers and other health team members in planning and carrying out treatment regimes/interventions
  • Provides supervision to the LPN and MA according to their Scope of Practice
  • Provides direction to other members of the care team as needed
  • Keeps accurate documentation of patient’s health history, patient’s treatments, activities and condition, as well as patient responses to medical and nursing intervention
  • Monitors patient progress and identifies any changes in status, acting on those changes to ensure patient comfort and safety.
  • Administers and manages patient’s vaccines/immunizations
  • Acts rapidly and effectively during any emergency situations
  • Assists and instructs in patient and family teaching, health education and promotion and disease prevention.
  • Makes referral as appropriate
  • May assist in development of health improvement programs
  • Will be knowledgeable and competent of all medical equipment utilized in the care of the patients.
  • Identifies cultural/ethnic requirements to reduce anxiety and ensure patient satisfaction
  • Contributes to his/her own professional learning needs, growth and development
  • Performs related duties as required

 



Special Instructions:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Between 3-5 years of relevant experience in healthcare preferably in progressive supervisory roles.
  • Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of New York.
  • Basic CPR (BCLS) Certification required along with Infection Control Certification.
  • Excellent communication skills, critical thinking, judgment, listening and interpersonal skills
  • Cultural and linguistic sensitivity to populations served.
  • Familiar with computers (i.e. Microsoft Office)
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish or Creole preferred.

 

SALARY:                              Commensurate with experience

MORE INFORMATION:    This is a non-exempt position.

*We are eligible for HRSA Loan Programs*



Compensation Range: BOE

Compensation Type: Hourly

Job Type: Nursing


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