Job Opportunity Details

Position Title: Residence Counselor/Medical Coordinator
Company Name: Cerebral Palsy of Neighborhood Services
Location: Queens
Contact Email: [email protected]

Assists in obtaining medical care for assigned individuals and maintains appropriate documentation in accordance with Agency and OPWDD requirements.   Schedules medical appointments, obtain transportation and conveys all information to ensure all staffing needs are met. Administers oral, sub-cutaneous injected medications and topical according to doctors’ orders and under the direction of a nurse. Provides care and performs ADL duties for assigned individuals.  Implements individualized program plans and maintains records and charts as needed. Accompanies individuals in community inclusionary activities, medical appointments and all other applicable activities.

Education Requirements

  1. Must have a high school diploma or GED and prior experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.

Job Requirements

 

  1. Proficient in Microsoft Word and capable of learning new software applications.

Excellent organizational skills.

  1. Must be able to understand and communicate in English.
  1. Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  1. Ability to travel to and access multiple locations throughout the metropolitan area.
  1. Ability to work flexible hours and/or days.
  1. Demonstrate satisfactory completion of a specialized course (ex.: AMAP, CPR, First Aid, g-tube feeding, insulin administration) pertinent to the individual’s needs as necessary, and maintain annual re-certification.
  1. NYS Valid Driver’s License & Proof of Department of Motor Vehicles driving history,
3 years of current driving experience with no more than one moving violation in the previous 24 months (2 years), and no driving while intoxicated convictions required.

Benefits

Full time comprehensive benefits.

How To Apply

Email: [email protected]
Fax: 212 290 8475
Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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