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Queensbury, NY
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5/13/22

 

Nurse-RN, ACT

POSITION OVERVIEW

ESSENTIAL tasks AND RESPONSIBILITIES
   » Conduct metabolic monitoring (tracking blood pressure, weight, and body mass index) for participants.
   » Obtain and ensure processing of lab work for patients unable to have lab work done elsewhere in the community.
   » Obtain lab results when participants have labs drawn by outside providers.
   » Administer depot injections to patients on - site and in the community.
   » Coordinate clozapine monitoring (obtaining lab results, reviewing them, and faxing prescriptions as needed.
   » Assess responses to medications and symptoms.
   » Assess for medication side effects and educate participants on how to manage side effects.
   » Work with participants and families to collaboratively address medication issues.
   » Coordinate care for medical issues, including providing referrals to community medical providers, scheduling appointments, and liaising with medical providers to obtain records.
   » Conduct quarterly health screenings.
   » Provide wellness counseling and education covering issues including healthy eating habits, exercise and fitness, stress management, birth control, and safer sex.
   » Provide basic first aid and managing medical emergencies and crisis situations appropriately.
EDUCATION and LICENSURE
   » Requires an AAS degree and at least one year of practice.
   » Requires NYS professional certification as a Registered Nurse (RN).

ABOUT NORTHERN RIVERS

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Job Category: Health Services [ View All Health Services Jobs ]
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Job Location: Queensbury, NY, Other
Address: Queensbury, NY
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 05/23/2022 / Viewed 16 times
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