The Opportunity: If you’re a leader and have a vision for how to coordinate effective nursing services for a prominent health care/community services organization which helps to care for people with developmental disabilities, this position is ideal for you. We are currently looking for Nurse Case Managers in Bronx, Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn. The Organization: Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State's Metropolitan Division is one of New York City’s largest, most comprehensive health care/community services organizations, serving people with an array of physical and/or developmental disabilities and their families. Our dedicated staff provides a wide range of direct services that address the individual needs of people with disabilities, including those with the most severe disabilities. All Metro Services programs are provided within a warm, caring environment, utilizing person-centered planning to identify and address the specific needs of each person. We believe this approach gives the people we serve the best chance to achieve the greatest success. The Rewards: Here you’ll be rewarded for your efforts with a very competitive salary and an enviable list of comprehensive benefits which includes 4 weeks’ vacation, personal and holiday days, medical, dental, life insurance, 403(b) and more. We make it possible to make a difference to those who need you the most. Isn’t that the reason you became a nurse? The Responsibilities: Coordinates the delivery of routine and specialty health care services to address assessed needs of persons receiving services in assigned program unit. Assesses and establishes health care outcomes for persons receiving services. Updates assessments on at least a semi annual basis or as indicated. Maintains health care profiles. Acts as a liaison to communicate health information between and among team members, families, other agencies, hospitals, clinics and all other service providers. Completes all required written documentation. Charts health care progress as indicated by acute illnesses and/or complex ongoing medical problems. Evaluates the effectiveness of preventive/ongoing health care and makes recommendations/ referrals for alternative care, as necessary. Conducts general and individual specific health related trainings for persons receiving services, direct care staff, and other team members as needed. Assigns Direct Care staff to perform health care treatments/procedures after having taken into consideration the complexity of the procedure(s), the skill/experience of the staff and the health condition(s)/status of the person receiving services. Initially trains the staff in the task/activity and regularly observes/monitors to ensure all treatments/procedures are performed correctly. In conjunction with the Residential Coordinator, supervises AMAP staff and works with the Nursing Educator to ensure all AMAP staff are initially certified and annually re-certified. Provides on call coverage via cell phone between the hours of 6:00 am – 6:00 pm, Monday thru Friday. Is prepared to go onsite if an on call problem warrants a nurse’s visit. Maintains all medical standards as set forth in agency policy and OPWDD regulations. Participates in meetings as indicated including but not limited to IDT, Day Program, Human Rights, Departmental, Borough and specially arranged meetings. Performs all other duties as assigned or indicated including but not limited to: completing surrogate packets, writing incident reports, assisting in developing policies, procedures and forms; and establishing working systems. The Requirements: NYS Registered Nurse. Bachelor’s Degree preferred Prior nursing experience and/or experience working with persons with developmental disabilities preferred Excellent oral and written communication skills Ability to travel to and access multiple locations throughout his/her selected borough Able to work flexible hours and/or days To Apply: Apply by sending your resume via e-mail to email@example.com or fax to: 212-290-8475, “Attention: Jamilah Cooke”.
“RNs, Experienced, Trauma Medical ICU Dept., $10K Sign-On Bonus!” Capital Health is the region's leader in advanced medicine with significant investments in advanced technologies and the best physicians. Comprising its two hospitals (Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton and the Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell) and the Capital Health - Hamilton outpatient facility, Capital Health is a growing healthcare organization that is accredited by The Joint Commission. Capital Health has also received Magnet® status for the fourth consecutive time in recognition of its quality patient care, innovations in professional nursing practice, and nursing excellence. Only 29 organizations in the country have received Magnet status four times and five of those organizations are in New Jersey. In addition, our nursing team received special recognition for excellence in stroke and outpatient emergency care. Bonus of up to $10,000 for qualified RNs! Responsibilities: Delivers quality care to patients through a team effort in working with others through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. Ensures patient safety by executing appropriate policies and procedures. Provides appropriate support for pain management and pharmacological and non-pharmacological measures. Assists patient/family in identifying individualized comfort measures. Follows up on internal resources to determine the outcome of interventions completed by other departments. Mobilizes resources in complex cases to maximize patient's control and participation over his/her own recovery. Provides information and interpretation of the patient's condition and offers coping mechanisms. Provides these to both patient and family. Assesses how much information a patient wants and needs, while utilizing a vocabulary and approach that enable the patient to successfully process the care and course of treatment. Formulates and documents a discharge plan that maximizes the patient's ability to continue with meaningful life activities. Integrates assessment and diagnostic information with intuition to foresee potential age-specific healthcare needs. Anticipates patient's needs. Ensures handoff communication and includes a report in terms of the situations most likely to develop and the problems awaiting patient. Identifies proactively issues to be resolved related to patient education for medication management. Provides discharge planning that includes instructions on discharge medications. Uses discretionary judgment to appropriately modify patient care regimens. Facilitates appropriate response from other healthcare team members to provide quality and safe care. Explores multiple aspects of care regimen with case manager and healthcare providers to promote appropriate resolution. Displays ability to see the entire unit and is self-motivated to develop a plan for adjusting staffing patterns as needed. Attends educational sessions when offered in areas that will improve one's ability to assess the needs in one's respective department. These would include, but are not limited to, charge nurse workshops, leadership training, critical decision making, prioritization of workload, etc. Plans and provides unique and individualized comfort measures, while utilizing intuitive and innovative approaches that are scientifically sound and are a result of evidence-based practice. Participates in unit-based and/or hospital-based committees. Participates in performance improvement activities at the unit and/or hospital-wide level. Participates actively in the preparation of Joint Commission readiness. Participates in unit-level effort to achieve successful Patient Satisfaction scores and has an awareness of the HCAHPS measurements. Performs any other related duties as required or assigned. Requirements: At least 1 year of acute nursing experience. 1 year critical care experience preferred. Associate's degree or graduate from an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred. AHA BLS and ACLS - Healthcare Provider. We offer: Competitive salaries Tuition reimbursement Low employee expense for medical and dental insurance 403(b) Savings and Retirement Program Educational assistance program Easy commute from PA and major NJ routes. Find out why our 3000+ employees have chosen Capital Health. For more information and to Express Your Interest In Less Than 60 Seconds, please visit http://www.capital.attnhr.com/jobs/149884/ Equal opportunity employer. Apply Here: http://www.capital.attnhr.com/jobs/149884/