Nurse (RN)LICDS/ Long Island


Nurse (RN)LICDS/ Long Island

Status: Admin/ Exempt/ Full- Time
Reports to: Program Director
Date Posted: 20-Mar-2019
Job Type: Full Time


General Responsibilities
The nurse will integrate expert health case management services for Long Island Network for Dignity and Support clients in collaboration with the program’s other staff.
Primary Responsibilities
• Promote maximum level of wellbeing among clients, assisting them to develop a management plan to take an active role in their healthcare
• Consult with staff regarding medical issues and goals of care by meeting on a regular basis and providing joint visits with program clients/patients
• Conduct in-home nursing assessments of clients with health concerns to identify risks and coordinate their health and long-term care with a focus on such issues as: polypharmacology, nutrition, vision and cognitive decline, depression, home safety, symptoms, treatment options, pain and symptom management, and medical equipment
• Provide treatment as needed and appropriate (as long prescribed by physician or NP) such as wound care and pain and symptom management
• Discuss preparation of health care proxies, MOLSTs, and other advanced directives
• Consult with current community and hospital care team and advocate for additional or alternative treatment as needed
• Ensure that individuals are not discharged from hospitals without appropriate service coordination
• Use knowledge of a range of complementary approaches to pain and symptom management through direct application or referral
• Address issues of anticipatory grief with the client/patient and family and refer as needed in collaboration with the Long Island Network for Dignity and Support
• Provide community education programs to both general community and professionals
• Participate in evaluation activities and provide qualitative and quantitative information as needed for the project
• Master’s degree in nursing preferred; Current NYS Registered Nurse License; ACLS/BCLS Certification
• 3-5 years of experience in Geriatrics and/or Palliative Care preferred
• Proven experience in training staff, other professionals and general community
• Desire and ability to work collaboratively and thoughtfully as part of a committed, integrated team, and build strong relationships
• Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively and concisely (both in writing and orally)
• Strong attention to detail with the ability to solve problems, prioritize work, and work independently
• Professional maturity, good judgment and ability to motivate others in a similar way
• Strong commitment to JASA’s mission
• Basic computer skills; familiarity with EHR preferred
• Ability to drive to visit clients and other partners as well as take mass transportation
• An understanding and appreciation of the roles of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual preference, and individual values have as they relate to serving clients
JASA is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment

To Apply

Email résumé and cover letter to: Indicate Nurse (RN)LICDS/ Long Island - Long Island in subject line.


Mail to: JASA
Human Resources Department
247 West 37 Street – Ninth Floor
New York, NY 10018

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