Our Intellectual Disabilities and Developmental Disabilities Services (or ID/DD) division provides both residential services and Medicaid assistance to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Edwin Gould operates ten New York City residential sites, each certified by the NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD). We are proud of our person-centered care model and our ability to work with individuals with varying behavioral presentations and diagnoses, including those who may have turned down by other programs.
Edwin Gould believes all of our individuals can be active, contributing members of society. We focus on community habilitation services as well as evidence-based strategies, focusing on the needs of each of our unique residents.
The ID/DD Registered Nurse oversees compliance with regulatory agencies, medical protocols and supervises staff assigned to the ID/DD sites. The work includes such services as participating in care conferences, health teaching, health counseling, referrals and providing care supportive to or restorative of life and well-being. The incumbent provides staff training in medication administration and basic health and medical policies and procedures. Work is performed under the supervision of the Director of Health and Mental Health Services.
Must be available to programs for triage 24/7.
Primary Responsibilities and Job Requirements:
Other Relevant Requirements/Licenses/Credentials
Physical Requirements and Work Environment Demands
Must be willing to travel to residential facilities and other required locations with such frequency as deemed necessary by EGSCF to address Agency needs – using public transportation. Must be willing and able to lift up to 30 pounds during the course of work. Work requires evening and weekend hours, when necessary to meet ACS mandates. Requires the ability to perceive objects/persons by the eye with clarity of vision of twenty inches or less at distances up to 20 feet, and give and receive information through speaking and listening skills. Must not pose a direct threat or significant risk of substantial harm to the safety or health of self or others. Must comply with all public safety laws and Agency policies and report safety violations to appropriate supervisory personnel.