TITLE: Registered Nurse/Health Services Specialist
LOCATION: Glens Falls region, local travel required
TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT:Regular, Benefited, Full–Time, 40 hrs/wk
SCHEDULE:Monday through Friday; 7:30am-4pm or 3 to 4 days per week; flexible schedule! No on-call rotation, no nights or weekends!
POSITION CONCEPT: The Health Services Specialist is responsible for tracking and treating the human responses of individuals to actual or potential disability that interrupt or alter function and life satisfaction. The goal of nursing services is to assist the individual in the restoration and maintenance of maximal health. The Health Services Specialist will also have the responsibility assigned by the Director of Health Services of treatment coordination.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The Health Services Specialist shall be a registered nurse, with current licensure in New YorkState and at least one year's post degree experience. Experience in a human services setting serving persons with developmental disabilities preferred.
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Who We Are…
In 1963, CWI began as Community Workshop, Inc. serving a humble contingent of six community individuals in a sheltered employment setting. Fifty years later, CWI has changed its name to Community, Work and Independence, Inc. to better reflect the range of programs and services offered. Today CWI assists 1,200 individuals at nearly 40 locations across four counties. In addition, the not-for-profit organization has grown to become one of the largest employers in the area with over 700 employees and an annual operating budget of nearly $30 million resulting in a substantial impact on the region’s economy.
CWI has worked to bring about positive change and hope for many. A cornerstone in communities across the four-county region, CWI has transformed the lives of numerous individuals with disabilities and other barriers. CWI offers a myriad of services to meet the needs of people who are developmentally and learning disabled, medically frail, brain injured, economically disadvantaged and individuals with other challenges. CWI supports these individuals who strive to be productive and meaningful members of their local community by building a foundation which allows individuals to springboard toward a higher level of independence. Independence may equate to CWI helping individuals find and sustain employment, become involved with volunteer opportunities, partake in recreational opportunities, learn independent living skills, and promote self-advocacy, to name a few.