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Registered Nurse (Per Diem) in Binghamton, NY at Community Options

Date Posted: 7/30/2018

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Job Description

Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states.  

We are in search of a PER DIEM Registered Nurse (RN) to deliver care to individuals with disabilities in a community setting, utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning intervention, implementation, and evaluation. 

Registered Nurse Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the admission of new residents to assigned homes.
  • Develop plans to guarantee that the medical and healthcare needs of the residents are met and ensures the appropriate medical follow-up.
  • Review lab work and coordinate annual physical exams and care with clinics, outside physicians, and hospitals.
  • Provide special instructions to resident and home staff related to medical diagnosis, allergies, diet, etc., and is available for ongoing consultation to staff regarding medical problems and healthcare.
  • Clarify medication orders and contact physician to review consumer’s status and medication plans.
  • Create and distribute Individual Plan Medical/Health Reports detailing participants’ general health, health care goals, and physician recommendations for each participant.
  • Provide documentation regarding individual’s health status for various support people.
  • Make referrals for needed medical services and ensure that follow-up care is pursued.
  • Follows strict OSHA procedures regarding blood borne pathogens.

Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Current Nursing License in state of employment.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as an RN.
  • Ability to calculate figures related to medical dosages.
  • Valid Driver’s License

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds (weight of average manual wheelchair when chair is empty).
  • Frequent lifting, stretching, and other physical exertion during positioning of consumers or equipment.
  • May perform tasks that involve exposure to various medical conditions, communicable diseases, blood, bloody fluids, or tissues.
  • Work will take place in the administrative office, community, and in the homes.


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Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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