A registered professional nurse is responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of human responses to actual or potential health problems through such services as case finding, health education/teaching, and health counseling; nurses provide interventions supportive to or restorative of life and well-being, and execute regimens prescribed by a physician, dentist or other licensed health care provider. The nurse is responsible for coordinating and overseeing all health education, required by the children residing in the residence. The incumbent of this position will be a registered professional nurse (RN) with either an associate degree or a bachelor’s degree, a current New York State license, and experience working with children/adolescents with serious emotional disturbance. With the permission of the field office staff, a licensed practical nurse (LPN) may be substituted.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
License and current registration to practice as a registered professional nurse in New York State; prefer at least one year post RN licensure clinical nursing experience working with individuals with mental disabilities.
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: