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Licensed Home Care / Registered Nurse

St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children

City:  BAYSIDE  |   State:  NY  |   Country:  USA  |   ZIP Code:  11360
Job ID Number:  NW060818A  |   Posted:  06/08/2018

Job Summary:


Registered Nurse 

REQ NUMBER LIC-17-00036  

Registered Nurse - Per Diem


St. Mary's Community Care Professionals, Licensed Home Care Services Agency, a member of St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children, is looking for dedicated per diem Registered Nurses to povide private duty nursing services to Agency clients in their homes, in accordance with the NYS Practice Act. The Registered Nurse is responsible to provide direct skilled nursing services to clients. Performs shift and private duty nursing services/visits. Responsible for the planning, coordination, provision, and evaluation of direct nursing services to clients and their families in accordance with professional practice act and agency policy. Supports Hospital's mission to provide the highest quality care by complying with regulatory guidelines, meeting agency standards, and obtaining appropriate certification.




  1. Provides shift/per-visit skilled nursing services to agency clients, according to medical orders, policies and procedures, and in accordance with the NYS Practice Act/RN Scope of Practice.
  2. Provides assessment of newly referred clients, assesses health needs and eligibility for home care.
  3. Provides client and family teaching prior to discharge and on an on-going basis.
  4. Performs client assessments and re-assessments in the home.
  5. Communicates with referrers/discharge planners to review eligibility for agency services and to develop and coordinate the plan of care.
  6. Reassesses clients' needs for services on a continual basis and discusses any changes in the plan of treatment with client physician/family.
  7. Performs medication review and accountability.
  8. Documents visit notes, log sheets, medication records, and/or progress notes, to reflect services/client activities/client plan of care, in accordance with NYS DOH and Agency guidelines.
  9. Prepares written documentation and summaries of the client's progress as needed for continuation of home health services.
  10. Plans, facilitates, and documents client's discharge from the LHCSA.
  11. Obtains information from the client/family/nurses and physicians regarding complaints, status of illness, changes in care, change in home environment, problems obtaining services from other sources, problems with supplies and equipment, communicating to the DME, nursing supervisor, director or physician as appropriate.
  12. Obtains Verbal Interim Physicians Orders, when needed.
  13. Performs other assignments within the RN Scope of Practice.
  14. Performs supervision of staff, as requested.
  15. Attends professional and required in-service programs annually.
  16. Participates in the agency CQI/PI Program, as requested.
  17. Attends staff meetings. Participates as a member of committees, as requested.


Join our fabulous team of professionals where we BELIEVE in POSSIBLE!


St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


SHIFT Various Shifts  


Formal education required:

Diploma or Degree in Nursing from an accredited institution.

Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of New York.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within three (3) months of hire.


Previous experience required:

Six months acute pediatric nursing experience preferred

Home care experience preferred.


ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION St. Mary's is a national leader in intensive rehabilitation, specialized care and education for children with special needs and life-limiting conditions. St. Mary's is the largest post-acute care provider of its kind in New York State, with a continuum of care that supports the child throughout his/her lifetime from inpatient facility to home and community settings. Following hospitalizations for injury, illness or complications of premature birth or when special services are needed, children and their families come to St. Mary's to receive exceptional care, learn to manage their condition and achieve a better quality of life. St. Mary's touches the lives of thousands of children and their families through our inpatient, home care and community-based programs. We provide care in all five boroughs of New York City as well as through Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties. St. Mary's Hospital for Children, our inpatient facility in Bayside, Queens is New York City's only rehabilitation hospital for children. Our home care and community programs are based in Bayside, New Hyde Park and Roslyn caring for 2,000 children. St. Mary's is where big hearts help little patients.  
EOE STATEMENT St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V/SO  
LOCATION Community Care Professionals, Corp.