Registered Nurse

The RN and RN/Vent Specialist
are accountable for ensuring that the residents are receiving the highest
quality of medical care necessary.


 E-           Connotes
Essential Functions

 E-1         Ensures that all indicated medical
appointments are scheduled and followed up appropriately and maintains all
medical records.

E-2         Ensures that all consumers are assessed
according to specific program regulations.

Assesses medication records monthly to ensure consumers
are receiving prescribed medication and that documentation of it is occurring in
a timely manner.

Assists consumers in achieving self-medication
administration as indicated.

E-3         Provides
24-hour emergency on-call coverage for assigned programs, as required.

E-4         Supervises
AMAP’s in medication administration.
Recertifies AMAP’s annually.

E-5         Assists
and participates in admission screening process, as necessary.

E-6         Attends
meetings as required.

E-7         Ensures
that consumers are living in a safe and hygienic manner; provides resources for
infection control.

E-8         Develops
and provides in-services for staff, as needed.

E-9         Ensures
that appropriate amounts of medication and supplies are available.

E-10      Dispenses
medications and provides hands-on medical treatment, as needed.

E-11      In a medical emergency obtains the proper
emergency help (i.e. police, ambulance, etc.) or renders first aid and follows
up with doctor’s visit, if warranted.

E-12      If a client requires hospitalization
coordinates and arranges admission and discharge and staff coverage along with
the Residential Manager.

13-         Reviews doctor visits and doctor’s
orders in a timely manner.

14-         Keeps lines of communication open with manager,
service coordinator and other staff members.

15-         Ensure that the first aid kit is
adequately supplied at all times.

 16-         Attends medical appointments and
schedules follow-up appointments as per doctor’s recommendations, as necessary.

17-         Completes and sends in weekly reports,
as required.

18-         Adheres to all safety policies and

 19-         Adheres to all IGHL policies and

 20-         Obtains and maintains all required
certifications through IGHL.

 21-         All other duties as assigned.

Addendum for RN/Vent Specialist

E-1         Proficient
in ventilator and trache care with PALS certification.


Valid NYS RN license.

Experience with DD preferred.

Valid NYS driver’s license.

Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.

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