Careers at JASA Registered Nurse- Senior Community Connection Program

Careers at JASA Registered Nurse- Senior Community Connection Program

Status:
Admin/ Exempt/ Full-Time
Reports to:
Director of Senior Community Connection Program
Date Posted:
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Manhattan

DETAILS

SUMMARY: Provides professional nursing care and services to agency’s clients according to Physician’s orders, nursing standards of practice and the agency’s policy and procedures. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides diagnostic evaluation to client and referrals for additional services (e.g. medical/social/legal) as appropriate. 
  • Provides clients with health and medication information. 
  • Provides clients with blood pressure screening. 
  • Makes home visits to clients for the purpose of diagnostic evaluation and referral for further medical/social/legal services as needed. 
  • Provides consultation to clients via phone or virtual platform if available. 
  • Participates in periodic reassessment of clients’ health needs and circumstances; collaborates with the program’s multi-disciplinary team as appropriate.
  • Helps to coordinate clients medical care by working with hospitals, clinics and other community agencies as appropriate. 
  • Participates in program outreach, program planning, conferences and meetings.
  • Presents trainings on health related topics to clients and to staff.
  • Represents and the program at community conferences and meetings.
  • Completes required nursing records, reports and statistics.
  • Performs other job related functions as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current license and registration to practice as a Registered Nurse in NYS.
  • Must be computer literate, including ability to learn and use program-specific software.
  • Experience with older adults preferred.
  • Willing and able to work a flexible schedule in the event of an emergency which may include nights and weekends.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively and concisely (both in writing and orally)
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to solve problems, prioritize work, and work independently
  • Ability to travel to visit clients and other partners