Receives and communicates appropriate information to staff and keeps Unit Manager informed of changes, needs, complaints, etc. Contributes to the MDS assessment through data collection and documentation. Transcribes physician's orders according to procedure. Refers ideas and concerns to the Unit Manager. Administers medications, treatments and enteral feedings as prescribed by the physician. Performs venipuncture and intravenous insertion if IV certified. Responds to emergencies involving Residents and/or the unit. Contacts physician, family, and pastoral care staff in the event of a Resident's serious illness and as needed. Confers on and assists with changes in section assignments and evaluation of workload and adjusts daily assignments as needed. Documents staff performance and forwards it to the Unit Manager as needed. Clinically supervises LPN and CNA staff. Clinically supervises LPN and CNA trainees during the orientation program. Attends inservices and staff meetings as scheduled and assigns LPNs and CNAs as directed by the Unit Manager. Participates in the Quality Assurance program by conducting audits and submitting results in writing to the Unit Manager. Assists the Unit Manager in the implementation of new procedures. Assessment, care planning, evaluation of resident care. Teaches residents and families based on identified needs of resident. Provides educational support to LPN's and CNA's. Assists colleagues on the assigned unit and within the facility Documents nursing care in the medical record (integrated progress notes, flow sheets). Performs other duties as required or directed.
Geriatric nursing experience preferred.
New York State Registered Nurse License required. CPR Certification required.
VIEW JOBS10/4/2022 12:00:00 AM2023-01-02T00:00<p>Overview</p><p>Responsible for seeing that approved standards of resident care are maintained throughout the facility in compliance to established policies and procedures. Primarily responsible for the quality of nursing care given in a particular area of responsibility at St. Vincent de Paul Residence.</p><p>Responsibilities</p><ul><li>Responsible for day to day operation and activities of the Nursing Department on assigned tour. Ensures that resident care delivery is in compliance with all policies and procedures of the facility.• Delegates responsibility for direct resident care activities to Head Nurse/Nurse in Charge of each unit. <br><br> Responsible for supervising, evaluating, counseling, and disciplining personnel on assigned units. Responsible for monitoring performance of agency nurses and ensuring that they comply with the facility policies and procedures.• Responsible for ensuring continuity of care 24 hours, 7 days a week. Receives report from previous Nurse Manager for all nursing units and gives report to oncoming Nurse Manager prior to leaving a tour of duty. <br><br> Follows up all identified issues.• Responsible for problem identification and resolution at the unit level. Keeps the Director of Nursing/Assistant Director of Nursing informed of residents status through verbal communication and written reports.• Makes daily rounds, visits every floor of responsibility and checks acutely ill residents, admissions, and follows up on residents Nurse Manager identified on reports. Performs regular rounds of residents and nursing staff to become aware of any problems which might occur.• Checks Nursing schedule to determine adequacy of unit staffing. <br><br> Provides for adequate need; confers with Assistant Director when indicated.• Holds a brief conference with Head Nurse or Nurse in Charge daily to elicit any problem which may require immediate attention.• Review Resident care plan with Head Nurse or Nurse in Charge of each unit.• Assist nurses with admissions/transfers and all emergency situations• Helps Head Nurse or Nurse in Charge assess resident needs and identify nursing procedures and approaches that will influence resident progress and/or maintain optimal level of resident functioning.• Assist physicians as needed. Ensures physicians conduct their required visits and provide adequate care for the residents• Performs a total physical assessment of all critical residents, and new admissions.• Ensures correct preparation of death certificates if residents expire. Makes sure that all documentation regarding death is complete.• Ensures proper handling of incidents/accident reports and checks to see that documentation is accurate, complete, and that proper follow-up is performed. <br><br> Informs AND of all accidents/incidents.• Is present on at least one floor daily during serving of meals to ensure proper feeding time and procedures. Attends weekly meal pass as indicated.• Performs periodic audit of charting and documentation. Assures proper execution of physician's orders and that all admission work is completed.• Ensures correct narcotic count and documentation of controlled substances on each unit.• Notifies pharmacy immediately if there are any errors in medications. <br><br> Sees that medications get to the floor nurses as soon as possible.• Deals effectively, professionally and tactfully with resident and family complaints.• Maintains staff morale and promotes their working together as a unified team.• Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of nursing practice standards and personnel policies.• Participates and supervises the planning of resident care and care conferences.• Performs quality assurance studies, audits and compiles reports and information as needed.• Attends scheduled Nurse Manager meetings. Submits weekly and monthly report to AND of statistics, meetings and other pertinent information.• Meets with personnel from other departments to provide communication and coordination of services as needed.• Promotes staff development by ensuring attendance of personnel at in-service to ensure continuity fo all, improve techniques and procedures and acquire new or additional knowledge in the care of the residents.• Attends regular meetings with the Assistant and Director of Nursing.• Attends continuing education classes, seminars, workshops to maintain professional competency.• Participates in in-service training.• Performs direct resident care and other job related duties as requested.</li></ul><p>Qualifications</p><p>Education Requirements</p><ul><li>Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. Bachelor of Science Degree required.</li></ul><p>Education Desired</p><ul><li>Advanced education preparation is desired.</li></ul><p>Experience Requirements</p><ul><li>Five years of experience in the delivery of nursing care and two years experience in Nursing Service Administration.</li></ul><p>License Requirements</p><ul><li>Current license to practice registered professional nursing in the State of New York.</li></ul>ArchcareBronxNY
VIEW JOBS9/22/2022 12:00:00 AM2022-12-21T00:00<p>Do you want to join a successful fast-paced growing company with opportunity to help patients and make money?</p><p>The Zynex mission is to improve the life-quality of patients suffering from debilitating pain. We are seeking: <br><br> Self-confident, self-starting, resourceful, assertive, and persuasive individuals who will promote and generate prescriptions from physical therapists and pain management doctors for our NexWave pain management device. The NexWave is an alternative to opioid pain medications. You must be able to build loyalty with clinicians and doctors developing your prescription-based stream of business. <br><br> Able to demonstrate influencing and sales skills, and you must possess the drive and discipline to accomplish goals on a weekly basis. Previous sales experience is a plus, but you may qualify based on a strong desire to be the best. Requirements: Must have reliable transportation, valid driver's license, and mobile phone. We offer training, a generous base salary, uncapped commissions, benefits, with a $20,000 sign-on bonus and management support for your success.</p><p>Territory: Multiple territories in Bronx, NY.</p><p>If you are ready to join a professional team dedicated to helping people every day, please submit your resume. Listed on the NASDAQ - ZYXI. We were just named #7 on Forbes' 2021 America's Best Small Companies.</p><br>Zynex Medical IncBronxNY
VIEW JOBS8/11/2022 12:00:00 AM2022-11-09T00:00<p>This is a Hybrid role. You will work 3 days in the field and 2 days remotely.</p><p>The Assessment Nurse makes telephonic/ field assessments around downstate New York (areas may include but not limited to five boroughs, Nassau/Suffolk/Rockland/Orange/Sullivan) at intervals required by the Department of Health (DOH) and completes appropriate documentation to determine members' enrollment, service needs, and continued plan eligibility. This position coordinates with Care Management Team (CMT) to maintain efficient and effective operations of Healthfirst's long term care plans.</p><p>Duties and Responsibilities:</p><ul><li><p>Conducts assessments for prospective members and re-assessments of current members as well as identify enrollment and or eligibility by utilizing clinical expertise and critical thinking skills. As needed, conducts assessments in settings other than home e.g. skilled nursing facilities. Assessments may be conducted telephonically, as needed.</p></li><li><p>Completes assessment of members needs at the member's/ caregivers request due to change in condition.</p></li><li><p>Reviews previous nursing assessments/medical notes to determine necessary adjustments/updates in Care Plan and/or to assist with nursing home placement eligibility.</p></li><li><p>Coordination with home care agencies, vendors, pharmacies, medical providers and CMT regarding needs identified.</p></li><li><p>Provides commnity based education for our frail population including self care and preventative care.</p></li><li><p>Additional duties as assigned,including care management tasks as needed.</p></li></ul><p>Minimum Qualifications:</p><p>New York State RN license.</p><p>Ability to travel around downstate New York which includes the 5 boroughs, Long Island, and Westchester.</p><p>Preferred Qualifications:</p><p>Work experience preferred in one or more of the following areas:</p><p>Geriatrics</p><p>Home Care</p><p>Discharge Planning</p><p>Case Management</p><p>Medical Surgical Nursing</p><p>Work experience using electronic patient health information (PHI) database</p><p>Unexpired NY state driver's license or NYS ID</p><p>Knowledge of health insurance, Medicaid, Medicare and MLTCP</p><p>Experience working with a frail adult or elderly population with the ability to determine appropriate care plans and services for frail population as well as negotiate initial service plans so that members and families are in agreement</p><p>Time management, critical/creative thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills</p><p>Field experience assessing, planning, and evaluating member's/patient's care</p><p>Language preferences - Spanish, Russian, French, Creole, Mandarin, Cantonese</p><p>Demonstrated ability handling heavy caseloads</p><p>Intermediate Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook skills</p><p>Since we care so greatly about our employees' and members' wellbeing, Healthfirst has implemented various COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. Employees are expected to follow the Company's current COVID-19 or other infectious disease health and safety protocols, including local requirements, which may include sharing information regarding your vaccine status and mask wearing. <br><br> Protocols may change in the future with the evolving public health landscape. Healthfirst will consider accommodation requests as required by applicable law.</p><p>WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.</p><p>If you have a disability under the Americans with Disability Act or a similar law and want a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to careers@Healthfirst.org or calling 212-519-1798 . In your email please include a description of the accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a position within Healthfirst Management Services will be reviewed at the e-mail address and phone number supplied. Thank you for considering a career with Healthfirst Management Services.</p><p>EEO Law Poster and Supplement</p><p>All hiring and recruitment at Healthfirst is transacted with a valid "@healthfirst.org" email address only or from a recruitment firm representing our Company. Any recruitment firm representing Healthfirst will readily provide you with the name and contact information of the recruiting professional representing the opportunity you are inquiring about. <br><br> If you receive a communication from a sender whose domain is not @healthfirst.org, or not one of our recruitment partners, please be aware that those communications are not coming from or authorized by Healthfirst. Healthfirst will never ask you for money during the recruitment or onboarding process.</p><br>HealthfirstBronxNY
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