Developmental Disabilities Institute RN Residential Per Diem in Smithtown, New York

Overview

Developmental Disabilities Institute, DDI, is one of the largest providers of care to children and adults with Autism, developmental disabilities and other special needs. DDI has been a part of Long Island for over 50 years serving over 1,500 children and adults with Autism, other developmental disabilities and special needs. DDI provides innovative and expansive services to our population through various residential services, day habilitation programs and vocational services.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in IDT conferences as required.

  • Serve as medical liaison for IDT team, ensuring proper medical follow up.

  • Develop written plan for each person, and modify as necessary.

  • Maintain medical records for each individual.

  • Participate as appropriate in planning and implementation of training of DDI personnel.

  • Accompany individuals to medical appointments as assigned.

  • Ensure all medications are administered and stored as necessary.

  • Attend monthly nursing meetings, as required.

  • Complete appropriate incident reporting paperwork, as required.

  • Ensure individuals receive proper medical care.

  • Ensure compliance with OPWDD standards.

  • Act as liaison with family members regarding medical issues.

  • Prepare monthly Medication Administration Records.

  • 24-hour on call as necessary. (Residential only)

Responsibilities for AMAP Trainer RN:

  • Review and revise AMAP curriculum according to OMRDD guidelines.

  • Teach full AMAP course and recertification class according to OPWDD guidelines.

  • Schedule AMAP courses according to needs of Division.

  • Evaluate potential AMAPs’ skill level to ensure compliance with OPWDD standards.

  • Communicate DDI policies and procedures regarding medication administration to appropriate staff.

Qualifications

  • N.Y. State Registered Nurse License required

  • N.Y. State Driver’s License preferred

  • Knowledge of OPWDD regulations preferred

  • Experience with MR/DD population preferred

Additional Qualifications for AMAP Trainer RN:

  • AMAP teaching experience preferred

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ID2018-5868

CategoryHealth Care

of Openings1

Work ScheduleVaries M-F 7am-7pm

Hours per Weekper diem

DepartmentCRP Childrens Residential Program