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Nurse Case Manager

Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State

City:  NEW YORK  |   State:  NY  |   Country:  USA  |   ZIP Code:  10001
Job ID Number:  NW042418  |   Posted:  04/24/2018

Job Summary:

8 positions- Bronx, Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn

The Opportunity:

If you’re a leader and have a vision for how to coordinate effective nursing services for a prominent health care/community services organization which helps to care for people with developmental disabilities, this position is ideal for you. We are currently looking for Nurse Case Managers in Bronx, Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn.

The Organization:

Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State's Metropolitan Division is one of New York City’s largest, most comprehensive health care/community services organizations, serving people with an array of physical and/or developmental disabilities and their families. Our dedicated staff provides a wide range of direct services that address the individual needs of people with disabilities, including those with the most severe disabilities. All Metro Services programs are provided within a warm, caring environment, utilizing person-centered planning to identify and address the specific needs of each person. We believe this approach gives the people we serve the best chance to achieve the greatest success.

The Rewards:

Here you’ll be rewarded for your efforts with a very competitive salary and an enviable list of comprehensive benefits which includes 4 weeks’ vacation, personal and holiday days, medical, dental, life insurance, 403(b) and more. We make it possible to make a difference to those who need you the most. Isn’t that the reason you became a nurse?

The Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the delivery of routine and specialty health care services to address assessed needs of persons receiving services in assigned program unit.
  • Assesses and establishes health care outcomes for persons receiving services. Updates assessments on at least a semi annual basis or as indicated. Maintains health care profiles.
  • Acts as a liaison to communicate health information between and among team members, families, other agencies, hospitals, clinics and all other service providers.
  • Completes all required written documentation. Charts health care progress as indicated by acute illnesses and/or complex ongoing medical problems.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of preventive/ongoing health care and makes recommendations/ referrals for alternative care, as necessary.
  • Conducts general and individual specific health related trainings for persons receiving services, direct care staff, and other team members as needed.
  • Assigns Direct Care staff to perform health care treatments/procedures after having taken into consideration the complexity of the procedure(s), the skill/experience of the staff and the health condition(s)/status of the person receiving services. Initially trains the staff in the task/activity and regularly observes/monitors to ensure all treatments/procedures are performed correctly.
  • In conjunction with the Residential Coordinator, supervises AMAP staff and works with the Nursing Educator to ensure all AMAP staff are initially certified and annually re-certified.
  • Provides on call coverage via cell phone between the hours of 6:00 am – 6:00 pm, Monday thru Friday. Is prepared to go onsite if an on call problem warrants a nurse’s visit.
  • Maintains all medical standards as set forth in agency policy and OPWDD regulations.
  • Participates in meetings as indicated including but not limited to IDT, Day Program, Human Rights, Departmental, Borough and specially arranged meetings.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned or indicated including but not limited to: completing surrogate packets, writing incident reports, assisting in developing policies, procedures and forms; and establishing working systems.
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The Requirements:

  • NYS Registered Nurse. Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Prior nursing experience and/or experience working with persons with developmental disabilities preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel to and access multiple locations throughout his/her selected borough
  • Able to work flexible hours and/or days

 

To Apply:

Apply by sending your resume via e-mail to jcooke@cpofnys.org or fax to: 212-290-8475, “Attention: Jamilah Cooke”.