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HeartShare Nurse Supervisor in Brooklyn, New York

Supervises: Program Nurses as assigned by Senior Director of Nursing Position Overview Under the direction of the Senior Director of Nursing Services, Nurse Supervisor is responsible for ensuring the quality of medical, nursing and other health-related services that are provided to individuals with I/DD in all HeartShare day and residential programs in collaboration with their families and consistent with the philosophy of person-centered planning. Provides clinical supervision to nursing staff as well as implements appropriate nursing care practices, standards, and procedures. Ensures that the services are delivered in a manner appropriate to individual needs, including cultural and religious preferences, individual strengths and unique interests. The person filling this position will be covering 3 days as nurse supervisor and two days as nurse at assigned house. Qualifications * Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English. * Excellent oral and written communication skills. * Excellent organizational skills. * Interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with co-workers, employees, individuals, families, and outside contacts. * Ability and willingness to accept 'on-call" responsibilities over a twenty-four hour, seven days per week period. * Must be able to maintain the strictest confidentiality. * Proficiency in the use of computers, appropriate software, and Outlook email system. Education and/or Experience * Bachelor's Degree preferred. * At least three years of experience as a registered Nurse in the delivery of community-based health services to individuals with developments and intellectual disabilities. * At least one year of supervisory experience. * License and current registration as a RN in the State of New York. * Valid NYS Driver's License and maintain it in good standing. General Responsibilities The duties and responsibilities of the Nurse Supervisor Utilization Review will include, but not limited to the following: * Oversee training and ensures competencies. Assist in the supervision, training, and professional development of program RNs, LPNs, and AMAP staff. * Provide guidance and direction to day and residential Program Coordinators/Managers on strategies and techniques for effective oversight of medical services provided to the individuals in their programs. * Assist in providing training and direction to residential staff regarding the management of medical emergencies/crisis. Monitor staff training initiatives in health-related areas to ensure that staff are appropriately trained and kept up-to-date. Provide individuals, families, and staff with health education. * Assist in teaching AMAP classes. * Undertake appropriate follow-up activities with assigned nurses, including training and professional development activities. Ensure that nursing staff are well versed in curricula presented in health-related training programs and that nursing staff oversight and direction in programs is consistent with training curricula. Pay: $80,000 Benefits: *Competitive pay *Professional Development opportunities *Rewarding work *Tuition reimbursement *Health, dental and life insurance *403(B) Retirement plan with employer contribution *Flexible spending account (medical, parking, and transit) Job Type: Full-time Please note that this job description can be amended at any time due to changing agency and program needs. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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