Feb 21, 2024

Registered Nurse

  • Heritage Christian Services
  • Amherst, NY, USA
General Nursing

Job Description

When you apply for a nursing position at Heritage Christian Services, you put your critical thinking and assessment skills to work every day in a role that is highly autonomous. You're choosing to become part of a collaborative interdisciplinary team that values a holistic, person-centered approach to health and wellness through tailored care planning. You'll be an advocate for people with disabilities, empowering individuals to achieve optimal health outcomes and desired life goals. Other times you'll serve as an ally, assisting an individual and their support team in navigating and understanding various health-related matters. 

 

Hiring both full-time and part-time positions.

Full-time nursing positions are exempt status, primary hours Monday-Friday day shift, supported by agency on-call services. 

Responsibilities

  • Commitment to a holistic approach to healthcare that values the person choosing your supports
  • Monitoring the direct support staff provision of health related services and observing the individuals’ health care needs 
  • Providing ongoing education on health care topics (Exposure Control Plan, Infection Control, oral care, skin integrity, constipation, seizures, vital signs, confidentiality, medical progress notes) to direct support staff
  • Implementation of the Nursing Care Plan 
  • Observing direct support staff in passing medications and renewing med certification for these staff
  • Nursing services and medical oversight comply with regulatory policies and procedures. 

At Heritage Christian Services, enjoy:

  • Generous paid time off
  • Pension
  • 403(B) retirement plan option
  • Affordable insurance coverage for health/dental/vision
  • Performance bonuses plus rewards for tenure
  • Additional perks such as a homebuyer's club, competitive tuition reimbursement programs and more

Qualifications

  • New York State licensure as a registered nurse
  • Long-term care experience preferred

  • Ability to effectively present and communicate information to audiences with a variety of knowledge/skill levels
  • A valid driver license with a record of responsible driving

Our Commitment to Equity and Justice

We believe that people are entitled to dignity, respect, equity and justice. We champion a society that removes barriers. We reject racism and discrimination of any kind. We protest systemic and political inequities that marginalize people, recognizing that there is a history of structural racism in the United States. We will continue to learn and change to achieve justice. We know that strength comes from unity.