Registered Nurse

We currently have an exciting career opportunity available to join the HKS team as a full time Registered Nurse in Hempstead, NY.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Participation as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team.
  • Annual assessments of day habilitation/IRA participants.
  • Functioning as a liaison between the Program and outside medical facilities.
  • Conducting training/information sessions with consumers and/or staff on health related matters such as hygiene and weight control.
  • Designing and implementing activities appropriate to the nutritional needs of the client.
  • Providing dietary counseling.
  • Periodically evaluating the nutritional value of meals.
  • Creation and maintenance of records of client’s progress, reaffirming or establishing goals and providing nursing assessment.
  • Conducting medication administration training for new employees.
  • Recertifying AMAP on an annual basis.
  • Training staff regarding nursing issues such as diabetic education.
  • Providing oversight and supervision to all Agency LPN’s.
  • Ensure ordering, documentation and provision of all medications.
  • Ensure self-administration of medication evaluations are completed for consumers.
  • Maintain PPD records  - including planting and reading for staff as required.
  • Responds within 15 minutes to AMAP concerns and medical emergencies. Responsible for other duties as may be assigned or requested by his/her immediate supervisor and/or the HKSB President & CEO.


A person who is Licensed and currently Registered as a nurse [RN] by the New York State Department of Education.  Preference will be given to someone who has specialized training or one year of professional experience in treating the developmentally disabled.


Must possess a New York State Department of Education license as a Registered Nurse.

CPR instructor certification and/or First Aid instructor certification preferred.

Valid Driver’s License

Please Send Resume and Cover Letter to: