CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS

Registered Nurse - Bilingual Spanish

Department: Primary Care
Location: Bronx, NY

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Registered Nurse Primary care clinics is responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. Responsible for directing, coordinating all nursing care based on established clinical nursing practices. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Develops, implements and evaluates the nursing care regimens for clients:
  • Plans, coordinates and assesses client care
  • Identifies client needs and provides direct nursing care based on the client’s care plan
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members to develop, implement and evaluate client care
  • Participates in the Primary Care Quality Improvement program
  • Assists with Quality Improvement audits as assigned
  • Identifies quality issues and opportunities for improving quality of care
  • Documents client care with accurate and accessible records
  • Distributes medication to clients and keeps accurate records for narcotics and controlled drugs in accordance with law and agency policies and procedures
  • Orders adequate supplies and materials for rendering nursing care.
  • Communicates with Pharmacy, Laboratories and other vendors as needed.
  • Interprets philosophy and objectives of the Primary Care nursing component to clients, families, staff and the community.
  • Maintains professional competence through participation in staff development and educational program.
  • Manage the flow of clients throughout the clinic and assists providers in treatment / management of their clients                                                            

 

The above is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of the job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all the job functions.         

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

Bachelor’s Degree or Associates Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program; Current registration and active license as a New York State Registered Nurse; Experience as a nursing care practitioner; CPR certification or completion of certification during employment; Fluency in written and spoken English; Demonstrated understanding of the needs of clients in treatment for HIV/AIDS and substance abuse; Ability to see, hear and speak to clients; Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.

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