Registered Professional Nurse PT 21.0 hours/week

Albany County

Posted 1/29/2024

Responsibilities

– Assesses patient nursing care needs and prepares and carries out a nursing care plan;
– As assigned, provides professional nursing services in a TB health clinic and follows up on treatment and examination of potential patients and their families;
– Supervises sub-professional nursing personnel;
– Is responsible for the care of patients and their quarters, including making beds, changing linens, keeping order, lifting and moving patients, giving baths and rubs, and caring for personal effects;
– Is responsible for observing symptoms and carrying out diagnostic procedures ordered by the physician;
– Prepares and applies dressings, gives medication and nursing and therapeutic treatment as prescribed by physicians;
– Instructs patient or members of patient’s family in regard to patient’s diet, health habits, the carrying out of treatments at home and rehabilitative measures as authorized by the physician;
– Performs related services for patients in the prevention of illness and the attainment of maximum health;
– Makes contact with appropriate social services or health agencies as necessary to assure patient needed service or follow-up care;
– Maintains a variety of records and prepares reports.

Minimum Qualification

Graduation from a school of nursing approved by the State Education Department from a course approved by such department as qualifying for Registered Professional Nurse.

Special Requirement

Eligibility for a license issued by the State of New York to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse. Possession of the license at the time of appointment.

Salary: $33,286 + $240 for each full year of service working for Albany County up to 3 years ($720 total)

To Apply

To apply, submit an Albany County Civil Service Application (www.albanycounty.com/civilservice) with resume and cover letter to:
KATHLEEN DE THOMASIS, RN, BSN
Director of Public Health Nursing
Albany County Dept. of Health
175 Green Street
Albany, NY 12202
Email: healthjobs@albanycounty.com

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