Rising Ground, Inc

Registered Nurse

Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/21/2022 7:31 PM)
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The Registered Nurse reports directly to the Vice President of Health Services and is responsible for coordinating nursing services for within our organization.


Rising Ground 


Founded as an orphanage in 1831, Rising Ground has been at the forefront of evolving community needs. Driven by the belief that each of us can thrive when life has hope and opportunity, Rising Ground provides caring support and proven paths to positive change, helping children, adults, and families rise above adversity, and each year, Rising Ground is a positive force in the lives of more than 25,000 individuals. We do this through 50 programs in 70 locations throughout New York City and Westchester. Our strong belief and commitment to diversity shows not just through our work with supported persons but is integral to the building of a strong staff that reflects the communities we serve. Rising Ground is headquartered in downtown Brooklyn. 




At Rising Ground, we encourage everyone to live a healthier life. When you enroll in health care benefits — medical, dental, and vision care, you and your family can take advantage of each plan’s preventive services, which will help everyone to stay well. Another way to remain healthy is to eat right and keep active. Ultimately, we all benefit when we make the right choices, whether through diet and exercise or health care services. You can also take advantage of other important benefits, including life and accident, disability benefits, the retirement savings plan, and the employee assistance program.



  • Triage
  • Facilitating new admission assessments, i.e., history, review of systems, screening, etc.
  • Monitoring all monthly medication orders, interim orders, Medication Administration Records (MAR), and documentation and dispensing.
  • Monitoring Medication supplies, both stock and prescription items.
  • Monitoring and tracking compliance for all persons served on psychotropic medications and tracking side effects.
  • Phlebotomy and collection of all laboratory samples, if certified, within the Residential Program.
  • Organization of medical carts and collection of unused items for return to the pharmacy for destruction.
  • Conducting trainings as needed regarding health and medication information and issues.
  • Administration of medications during nursing shifts at supervisor’s discretion.
  • Act as a liaison between programs to address issues of transition and preparing medication documentation and supplies necessary to facilitate transfer.
  • Maintaining a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Maintains continuity among nursing team by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




  • Registered Nurse with NYS Nursing license, required
  • Expert knowledge of nursing practice within residential services
  • Excellent communication skills, required;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), required
  • Organizational skills
  • Infection Control
  • Administering Medication
  • Multi-tasking, Listening, Verbal Communication,
  • Kind and compassionate demeanor as well as cultural sensitivity to population served
  • Good team working skills
  • Health Promotion and Maintenance

Salary Range $80,000 - $88,000 per year



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