Rising Ground, Inc

Registered Nurse IDD

Job Locations US-NY-Yonkers
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/31/2024 11:10 AM)
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Founded as an orphanage in 1831, Rising Ground has been at the forefront of evolving community needs. Driven by the belief that each of us can thrive when life has hope and opportunity, Rising Ground provides caring support and proven paths to positive change, helping children, adults, and families rise above adversity, and each year, Rising Ground is a positive force in the lives of more than 25,000 individuals. We do this through 50 programs in 70 locations throughout New York City and Westchester. Our strong belief and commitment to diversity shows not just through our work with supported persons but is integral to the building of a strong staff that reflects the communities we serve. Rising Ground is headquartered in downtown Brooklyn.


The RN provides care management to Individuals with Developmental Disabilities under the OPWDD regulations. Supervision of Staff in regard to delegated nursing tasks such as but not limited to medication administration, medical care, participation in team meetings, education and training within scope of practice.


Job Responsibilities:

· Direct Supervision for all staff providing medical support to Individuals withing the residential program.

· Ensure effective medical care with proper documentation.

· Ensure the medical well-being of the Individuals within a safe and clean environment.

· Implement, monitor and supervise the Staff regarding trainings, delegated nursing tasks and AMAP staff.

· 24-hour telephone triage with a 30-minute response time as per OPWDD regulations.

· Attends meetings as required: clinical meetings, nursing meetings, ISP meetings residentials staff meetings and other meetings as required.

· Maintain HIPPA regulations.

· Other duties as assigned.


· RN, prefer BSN, at least 1 year work experience.

· Current NYS nursing license and BLS

· OPWDD experience and knowledge

· Ability to utilize nursing assessment skills in an autonomous environment.

· Critical thinking skills necessary to monitor and analyze medical records, reports, triaging calls and supervision of Staff as needed.




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