Lincoln Hall Registered Nurse (RN) in Lincolndale, New York
Per Diem Must be Bi-lingual Spanish/English Under the general supervision of the Director of Health Services, the Registered Nurse is responsible for providing total nursing inpatient care to residents, in accordance with Agency's established philosophy. The Registered Nurse maintains satisfactory relations with other departments and relates effectively with other shifts to provide a continuity of care. The Registered Nurse facilitates positive resident responses to normal development; promotes health and safety; intervenes with actual and potential health problems; provides case management services; and actively collaborates with others to build adaptation, self-management, self-advocacy; and learning. POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Associate degree or higher from an accredited School of Nursing with current and valid NYS Board of Nursing license. Must possess and maintain American Red Cross certification in First Aid and CPR. One to three years experience working with adolescents a plus. Ability to plan and prioritize work to meet deadlines and work effectively under pressure. Ability to remain flexible to changing situations, prioritize duties, organize activities and work independently and as a team. Must be resourceful and calm in emergencies. High degree of initiative with the ability to work independently. Strong organizational, verbal and interpersonal skills. Must have tact, discretion and experience handling sensitive and confidential information, while maintaining a professional approach. Knowledge of communicable diseases and ability to report such diseases to appropriate agencies and personnel. Skills in assessing the physical and emotional need of the adolescents, and the ability to respond consistently and appropriately to all adolescents in a calm, reassuring and nurturing manner. Performing Nursing functions as per requirements of the 29-I. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to carry out all job responsibilities in a safe manner. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.