Rising Ground, Inc

IDD Registered Nurse Per Diem

Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/10/2024 10:32 AM)
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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.


Responsible for supervising day-to-day health services activities. Health Services provides
services and supports for foster care, residential and juvenile justice involved youth. Should be able to work Per diem shifts.

Other duties include but, are not limited to the following:
• Provides general medical care and treatment to individual supported per program, on site.
• Performs physical examinations and preventative health measures within prescribed
guidelines and instructions.
• Provide health evaluations, assessments and screenings with follow-ups.
• Review all Pediatric guidelines for care, including immunizations and testing
• Records physical findings based on patient’s condition.
• Participate in clinical team and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive
patient care plan utilizing historical and current information
• Conducts and assists in medical examinations of youth after incidents.
• Provides health education to youth supported, including reproductive health education
• On call for all triage, sick, urgent and quick coverage, questions and consult calls for
assigned programs.
• Administer Medication.
• Train staff.
• Assist with home visits and community provider visits as needed
• Other duties as assigned.


• Valid New York State Registered Nurse License
• Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university
• Recent Experience in pediatric nursing and/or psychiatric nursing experience preferred
• Excellent interpersonal, relationship, oral and written communication skills


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