• Services for the Underserved
  • $83,450.00 -117,470.00/year*
  • New York , NY
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 334 W 39th St

The Registered Nurse ensures the health and physical well-being of the consumers.


  • Participates as appropriate in the development, review and update of an Individual Program Plan as part of the Interdisciplinary Team process.
  • Participates in pre-admission screening and evaluation of ICF-referred Consumers
  • Develops an initial nursing assessment within 24 hours of placement at a facility
  • Develops a Nursing Service Plan based on a Nursing Assessment, Physical Exam Report, Evaluation of Consumers Ability to Self Medicate and ITT input, within 30 days of placement, and annually thereafter
  • Reviews and updates Nursing Service Plans semi-annually and as needed based on needs derived from completed nursing evaluations and quarterly nursing physical assessments
  • Ensures that nursing care, as prescribed by the physician or as identified by individual needs, is carried out
  • Participates in the development of discharge plans
  • Makes referrals to appropriate community resources based on the completed medical portion of the consumer s Community Service Plan
  • Assesses consumer s health condition as needed, and determines the need for referral to physician or emergency room based on observation and/or staff provided information
  • Ensures control of communicable diseases and infections
  • Supervises medication administration periodically, ensuring adherence with OMRDD regulations and agency policy
  • Report all injuries to management immediately to ensure appropriate incident reporting procedures are followed
  • Completes quarterly Quality Improvement Reports and ensure resolution to any outstanding issues
  • Reviews and follow up on Quality Improvement Reports completed by the Medical Assistant
  • Completes semi-annual and annual nursing ITT report
  • Participates in annual and semi-annual interdisciplinary team meeting along with any special meetings within or outside the residence
  • Participates in the monthly review and reordering of consumers medication together with the primary psychiatrist and facility psychologist
  • Ensures proper storage of all medication and medical supplies, and the proper disposal of the same (in accordance with OMRDD regulations and/or agency policy).
  • Reviews and monitors, for the purpose of health maintenance bowel movement records, vital signs, seizure activity and records, menstrual records, and tardive dyskenesia records on an ongoing basis. Reports irregularities or abnormalities to the consumer s primary physician as needed
  • Ensures ongoing health care services are provided as needed and medical appointments are scheduled in a timely manner
  • Supervises, assists and trains a qualified program specialist to become a Nursing Assistant.
  • Supervises, assists and trains Licensed Practical Nurses to include a review and signing of all written reports for accuracy prior to being presented to ITT.

Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays

  • Registered Nurse licensed to practice in New York State
  • Specialized training in MR/DD and/or one year experience in community health care services
  • AMAP trainer
  • CPR and First Aid Trained

Keywords: Direct service professional, counselor, residential counselor, direct care counselor, habilitation specialist, human services, social services, social worker, case manager, health services, developmental disabilities, mental health behavioral health, OPWDD


Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island.

Associated topics: ambulatory, cardiothoracic, coronary, domiciliary, maternal, nurse, nurse rn, registed, staff nurse, tcu

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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