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FT/PT/ Per Diem Registered Nurse

Company: Little Flower
Location: Wading River
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Little Flower Children and Family Services of New York is a not-for-profit charity serving children, families, and individuals with developmental disabilities across New York City and Long Island. Our staff of over 600 people provide caring and professional services to nearly 2,000 people every year. Since 1930, Little Flower has been committed to improving the lives and well-being of those we serve by providing foster boarding home care, residential treatment care and where appropriate, adoption. Our work focuses on strengthening the family so that they can provide a safe nurturing environment for raising children and to overcome a myriad of obstacles that threaten a child's safety.

Little Flower Children and Family Services of New York is seeking (2) Full-time and a Per Diem Registered Nurse for the Health and Wellness Center at the Residential Treatment Center.

Summary Job Description:

Under general supervision, an employee in this class performs work in accordance with professional practices, special orders from doctors, and established rules and regulations. General assignments are usually received from a professional nursing staff and the incumbent is expected to perform these duties without detailed instructions. Work is received through observation, through records kept, and through
reports submitted.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Gives medication and nursing treatment as prescribed by physician;
  • Notes reactions of patients to medications and treatments;
  • Assists in clinic work; Obtains medical history of patients;
  • Assists physicians, applies dressings, and gives inoculations;
  • Gives advice and counsel to residential personnel on the care and handling of children with
    physical problems;
  • Provides emergency treatment for illnesses and injuries;
  • Provides bedside care for children confined to the Health and Wellness Center or Cottage;
  • Oversee arrangement of visits of children to doctor's offices and to hospitals;
  • Writes reports and maintains charts on the condition and progress of children

    • Knowledge of Nursing principles and techniques and their relation to medical practice
    • Knowledge of medical procedures, sanitation and personal hygiene
    • Knowledge of communicable diseases and methods of containment
    • Skill in the application of professional Nursing techniques and practices
    • Ability to follow oral and written instructions of a technical and professional nature in exact detail and to administer therapeutic treatments prescribed by physician
    • Ability to recognize and interpret symptoms
    • Ability to instruct other Agency personnel on the care of patients
    • Ability to administer treatment to patients while dealing with them in a sympathetic and tactful manner.
    • Graduation from an accredited school of Nursing and current New York State Nurse License

      • This is an hourly position
      • Hiring for different shifts
      • Salary will be commensurate with experience

        Little Flower Children and Family Services of New York provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected group status

Keywords: Little Flower, New Haven , FT/PT/ Per Diem Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Wading River, Connecticut

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