Position Type: Temp
Location: Comstock, NY
Hours: 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm, 10pm-6am
Registered professional nurses who provide direct nursing care to incarcerated individuals in a variety of State facilities, programs and settings. Incumbents conduct health assessments; prepare and implement nursing care plans,; diagnose and treat individuals responses to actual, potential or diagnosed health problems through nursing services, such as case-finding health teaching and counseling, and the provision of care supportive to or restorative of life and well-being; execute medical regimens prescribe by licensed health care providers; and serve as members of interdisciplinary health care teams and health-related committees to plan and implement care for individuals.
Registered nursing tasks and activities include: coordinating, directing and providing nursing care to individuals; administering treatments and nursing procedures within established guidelines and as prescribed by licensed health care providers; consulting on nursing matters with treatment teams and other disciplines; and may provide clinical supervision and training to lower-level licensed and unlicensed direct care staff on nursing care activities such as the preparation, evaluation, and implementation of nursing care plans to ensure the provision of quality care.