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Registered Nurse - Residential ($2000 Signing Bonus)

Job Title Registered Nurse - Residential ($2000 Signing Bonus)


Rochester, NY
Annual Salary:

 $63,000 - $75,000 commensurate with experience

**This position is eligible for a $2000 signing bonus!! This bonus is earned and payable as follows: 25% ($500) in the pay period following the 3-month anniversary of your employment; 25% ($500) in the pay period following the 6-month anniversary of your employment; and 50% ($1000) in the pay period following the one-year anniversary of your employment.**


This is a full-time 40 hours a week position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday during business hours. Evening work may be required on rare occasions as job duties demand.


Provides clinical guidance to staff responsible for the health, medical and safety needs of the individuals we serve while acting as a liaison with external service providers.  Interacts regularly with other nursing staff, department directors and direct care staff.  

  1. Must be licensed and currently registered as a Registered Professional Nurse by the New York State Department of Education.
  2. Bachelors of Science degree in nursing preferred.
  3. Specialized training and one-year experience in treating the developmentally disabled desirable.
  4. Valid NYS driver’s license.

Competency Requirements

  1. Excellent organizational skills
  2. Demonstrated ability to teach staff and/or individuals
  3. Demonstrated ability to problem solve and prioritize in medical, health, and safety situations
  4. Effective oral and written communication skills
Essential Functions:
  1.  Imparts agency philosophy of “Equal Opportunity, Independence and Realization of Individual Potential” to children, families, program staff and community resources.
  2. Maintains confidentiality of information relating to individuals and their families in accordance with agency policy.
  3. Provides nursing assessments and develops treatment plans to meet individuals medical/health needs.
  4. Implements and/or monitors treatment plans to address medical/health needs and ensures completion of treatment plans and medical supplies availability.
  5. Provides information and referral to primary physician, consultants, and other medical specialists as needed.  Communicates necessary information to individuals, families, staff, and service providers as appropriate in a timely manner.
  6. Provides or oversees the provision of nursing care and follow-up illness and injuries with referral to the physician as necessary.  Assists with individuals’ emergencies.
  7. Provides documentation and notification of individuals concerns regarding health and safety.
  8. Develops, monitors, and/or assures established infection control procedures are current and followed.
  9. Attends and participates in meetings when assigned.
  10. Documents medical information as defined by agency, regulatory bodies, and professional standards of care.
  11. Provides clinical oversight to staff responsible for medical/health treatment plan implementation.
  12. Adheres to agency, regulatory bodies and professional policies, procedures, and standards of care.
  13. Supports agency’s employee training, health, safety, and/or clinical activities. 
  14. Instructs the Medication Administration Course for agency employees.
  15. Achieves program goals by performing other responsibilities as required.
  16. Maintains all required trainings.
  17. Participates on agency work teams/committees as requested.
  18. Assists in nursing coverage throughout the agency.
  19. Participates in conferences, workshops and in-service training as needed or recommended to enhance job skills and personal growth and development.
  20. Adheres to agency’s policies and procedures as well as department guidelines.

Supervisory Responsibility:  None.

Other Duties:  This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Work Environment:  This job operates in a residential setting.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds.  The employee must be able to occasionally push or pull individuals in wheel chairs up to 300 pounds.

Travel:  Travel is primarily local during the business day, but employee may be expected to work at any of our partner agencies.  Some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.


Our comprehensive benefit plan includes but is not limited to:
  • Affordable Medical (full-time only) / Dental / Vision Insurance
  • 17 days Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Sick Time
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer match
  • Additional Insurance Offerings – Voluntary Short-Term Disability, Specified Disease Insurance w/ Cancer Rider, Accident Insurance, Identity Theft Protection
  • Employer Paid Health Reimbursement Arrangement (high deductible medical plan)
  • Employer paid Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement plus a 25% Tuition Discount for benefit-eligible Employees and Family Members at Roberts Wesleyan College
Resume to:
Human Resources Generalist
CP Rochester
3399 Winton Road South
Rochester, New York 14623
Fax (585) 334-1646
EEO Statement:

The agencies are equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate against employees or applicants in the hiring, promotion, compensation, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence or any other term or condition of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender orientation/identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran, domestic violence victim status, prior arrest and conviction records or any other protected category in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Closing Date: Until filled

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