Under general supervision and in accordance with physicians’ orders is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to patients in a variety of community settings. Educates patients and their families by offering instruction and guidance in health practice. Observes patients’ reactions to medication and treatment, documents and maintains records and charts indicating patients’ response, and notifies appropriate personnel of patients’ problems and/or adverse reactions.
Professional knowledge of nursing theory, practice and administration.
Current New York State License as a Registered Nurse.
One to two years’ prior related experience.
Advanced analytical skills.
Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail.
Ability to walk and stand continuously (up to 80% of work time) and lift and position patients.
Ability to read, understand and interpret a map in order to travel in Suffolk County.