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Registered Nurse

Company: Person Centered Services
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse Buffalo, NY (http://maps.google.com/maps?q=560+Delaware+Ave+Buffalo+NY+14202) Job TypeFull-timeDescriptionHIGHLIGHTS: No On-Call, Monday - Friday business hours, HYBRID- In office 2 days a week and work from home 3 days a week, Utilize your clinical knowledge with this hands off nursing position!Education Requirement:Associates Degree with 10 years of experience OR BSN with 2 years experienceAs part of the clinical team, the Registered Nurse assists Care Coordinators, Supervisors and Managers with providing health promotion activities, referrals, assessments, and valuable expertise around the combination of behavioral health and physical health diagnoses to improve the lives of the individuals we serve. This position commits to a respectful, just, and supportive environment for individuals and coworkers aligning with the companys commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Why Work for Person Centered Services?When you join the Person Centered Services team, you can make a difference in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, while also reaching your own career goals:

  • 20 Days of paid time off (PTO) in your first year! Increasing to 25 Days in your second year!
  • Comprehensive health insurance plans for you to choose what best fits your needs (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • 401(k) the Company matches 50% of the first 6% up to a maximum of 3%
  • Company paid benefits: basic life insurance, long-term disability, and starting July 1st we will be launching a Lifestyle Spending Account with a benefit of up to $500 set aside for employees to spend on wellness eligible expenses!
  • Employee Discount and Wellness Programs -Currently providing 3 paid hours per week for exercise/ personal wellness!
  • Professional development opportunities including mentorship program options and ongoing coachingPosition Responsibilities
    • Construct/implement guidance, standard operating procedures, desk-aids, etc.
    • Assist with crisis intervention and incident management.
    • Facilitate collaborative/consultative relationships with I/DD agencies and community partners.
    • Operate in a trauma-informed manner.
    • Interact with people with developmental disabilities and their families on a regular basis.
    • Provide monitoring of physical health information.
    • Serve as a consultant in situations where medical expertise is required.
    • Develop creative and effective interventions to assist with supporting people receiving Care Coordination services.
    • Conduct assessments and assist in developing Life Plans as needed and appropriate.
    • Conduct clinical reviews for individual specific needs or overall program trends and outcomes.
    • Conduct home visits for assessment and planning for individuals and families with complex health needs.
    • Participate in case conferences with clinical providers of treatment to ensure continuity of care.
    • Provide health literacy resources and training for staff.
    • Assist Care Coordinators with the interpretation of assessments and screening tools, recommend additional screening or assessment when appropriate, and facilitate access to preventative health screenings.
    • Decide interventions following the nursing process.
    • Serve as a member of the interdisciplinary team for people with complex needs receiving Care Coordination services.
    • Provide discharge planning assistance to Care Coordinators, and attend discharge conferences when appropriate, to support the Care Coordinator and family and ensure the plan is in the best interest of the individual.
    • Under the supervision of the director, monitor quality of care outcomes that contribute to overall team performance in achieving desired clinical and operational performance measures.
    • Provide education/guidance relevant to medical issues/diagnoses of the people we serve.
    • Serve as a liaison between care coordinators and medical providers, Office of People with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities, hospitals, nursing facilities, etc.
    • Assist with reconciling medication issues, discharge plans, referrals to specialists, and other health related tasks.
    • Commits to a respectful, just, and supportive environment for individuals and coworkers aligning with the companys commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
    • Other duties as necessary or assigned. Requirements
      • BSN with 2+ years serving at risk populations, or Associates degree with 10 years nursing experience,required.
      • At least 2 years of experience working with people with intellectual/developmental disabilitiesrequired.
      • Familiarity with person-first, person-centered planning concepts,preferred. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
        • Knowledge of developmental disabilities, chronic disease and social determinants of health
        • Ability to engage people with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
        • Ability to speak and convey medical information to groups of people
        • Knowledge of person-centered planning regulations
        • Ability to build relationships and effectively communicate
        • Demonstrates cultural competence
        • Demonstrates ethical and professional responsibilities and boundaries
        • Demonstrates capacity to use Health Information Technology to facilitate communication
        • Strong computer literacy
        • Knowledge of confidentiality regulations/HIPPA
        • Ability to prioritize and complete work in timely manner
        • Ability to work independently
        • Ability to provide guidance in a clear, concise manner
        • Knowledge of trauma-informed practice
        • Ability to clearly communicate orally and in writing
        • Proactively approaches professional responsibilities
        • Demonstrated comfort level engaging with people with intellectual/developmental disabilities
        • Familiarity with person-first, person-centered planning concepts

Keywords: Person Centered Services, Buffalo , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Buffalo, New York

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