The William George Agency Staff RN in Freeville, New York

Staff RN

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Current NYS Registration for RN (copy required upon initial hire date). Valid New York State Drivers License (copy required upon initial hire date). Physical and TB Test (required within 1 month of initial hire date).

PREFERRED: Experience with adolescents

HOURS: 40 hour work week; flexible to meet the needs of the program.

POSITION OBJECTIVES:
A. To provide high quality nursing care and health education to the residents of The William George Agency.
B. To provide continuing education to staff concerning OSHA regulations.
C. To oversee medication administration in the cottages.
D. To develop programming and protocols related to the health/safety issues of the residents and staff.
E. To participate in development of health care policy for The William George Agency.
F. To oversee the Hepatitis B vaccine program for staff.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

A. Assist the Medical Director and Nursing Supervisor in timely review of policies, procedures and protocols.
for medical and nursing care at the clinic.
B. Maintain documentation in a medical record for each child at The William George Agency in accordance
with established practices and NYS OCFS regulations.
C. Conduct appropriate medical and health examinations as directed by Medical Director or stipulated by
NYS OCFS regulations.
D. Provide appropriate nursing and medical care to the children who have health-related complaints and
make appropriate referrals as necessary.
E. Ensure that Cottage Director and Manager are informed of the health needs of each child in their care.
Attend cottage meetings to discuss health care issues as needed or at request of Cottage Director or
Manager.
F. Directly supervise and maintain medication logs prescribed by the physician and psychiatrists in accordance with established medical practices and NYS OCFS regulations.
G. Conduct medication classes for cottage staff to include:
a. The 5 rights of medication administration
b. Correct documentation/charting of medication administration
c. Familiarize staff with side effects of specific medications
d. Review injury/illness protocols
e. Correct protocol and documentation of medication errors
f. Maintain communication with Cottage Manager/Director

To apply, contact the employer by mail, by fax, by email, or on-line:
Murphy, Shawn
380 Freeville Road
Freeville, NY 13068
Fax: Murphy, Shawn (607) 844-4998
Email: murphys@gjrmail.com
Web-site: http://www.wgaforchildren.org/index.html