Empowering People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to Lead Fuller Lives

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Job Coach/Supported Work

Full time position, Monday-Friday 9:00AM-4:30PM

Job Coach will assist in pre-employment training and assessment of program participants. He/she will work with participants at the employment site to assure that they learn the job as specified, compensate for disabilities, adjust to the new environment, learn appropriate inter-personal skills with co-workers, supervisors and job coaches, and understand duties, rules and regulations at the work place. He/she will act as a liaison between the employer, trainee and the program. He/she will conduct follow-up visits with each participant at employment sites on an as needed basis.

High School Diploma/GED is required, plus two years of related experience or two years of college. Position requires a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.

Fiscal Intermediary

Full Time Position, Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM

Reviews and approves self-directed services budget, as required by OPWDD policies and procedures.  Prepare documents for launch meetings for self-directed services. Approve expenditures and prepare paperwork to submit to accounting for payment of services, reimbursement of expenses and agency billing. Interact with all departments of the fiscal intermediary agency to ensure compliance. Associate’s Degree in Human Services or Business, strong Excel skills and knowledge of the intellectual/developmental population and services, is required. Finance background is a plus.

Behavioral Specialist

Part Time Position, Monday-Friday, 4 Hours/Day, 20 Hours Per Week or 12 Hours Per Week, late afternoon/evening hours

Applicants must have a Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, School Psychology or Mental Health Counseling and experience in assessment and behavioral modification program design and development. Work with intellectually/developmentally disabled adults to assess their social, emotional and intellectual functioning.  Design and implement goals to address behavior issues and assess progress. Train staff in the use of behavioral techniques, to ensure behaviors are properly addressed.

Case Manager Program Director

The Case Manager Program Director will supervise the Fiscal Intermediary Support Staff (FISS) and the overall operation of the Fiscal Intermediary program. They will assign/manage caseloads for all FISS to insure all tasks performed will support all participants who self-direct individualized budgets. The Program Director will monitor each Self Directed Services (SDS) participant’s electronic health record and approve/submit billings for reimbursement to the Finance Department. They will be responsible to identify and approve/reject all reimbursements and interface with Finance and Human Resources departments to provide accurate reporting of reimbursements and processing of SDS self-hire staff. The Program Director will be responsible to maintain Medicaid compliance for all HCBS Waiver Services provided within Fiscal Intermediary Services. Responsibilities also include daily supervision of staff, evaluate work performance, and guide the professional development of each staff member. You must have a Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Human Services plus 3 years experience in programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Prefer experience in SDS or related field, 1 of which must be in a supervisory capacity.

Residence Manager

Full Time Position - Tuesday-Saturday 7:00AM-3:30PM

Oversee care of individuals, ensuring a safe environment, proper hygiene, neat and clean appearance, as well as arranging medical appointments and transportation. Conduct staff meetings, selection of staff, performance evaluations, overtime management and supervision. Bachelor’s degree and 2 years in the intellectually/developmentally disabled field, one being in the residential field OR 2 years of college and 4 years in the intellectually/developmentally disabled field, two being in residential OR High School Diploma/GED and 6 years residential experience in the intellectually/developmentally disabled field.

Registered Nurse

Full Time Position, Monday-Friday-35 hours per week, also part time position available

Under the supervision of a Nursing Supervisor, RN will be responsible for the overall administration of files/records, medication management, routine nursing services, identification and assessment of health problems of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Must be duly licensed as an RN in NYS, and at least one year of experience is preferred.

Line Cook

Part Time Position - 24.5 Hours/Week, Monday/Friday/Saturday 8:30AM-3:00PM, Tuesday 8:30AM-3:30PM

Position is at the Harvest Café, a training site for the Intellectually and Developmentally Disabled who are preparing for job readiness. For individuals who are interested in working in this environment, you will assist and support the Chef in all aspects of the kitchen, in a sanitary and timely manner. High School Diploma, plus one year experience as a Line Cook in a restaurant setting, is required.

Individual Habilitation Specialist

Full Time – Monday-Friday 9:00AM-4:30PM – 35 hours/week

Full Time – Monday-Friday 2:30PM-10:00PM – 35 hours/week

Develop and implement strategies and goals, which enhance, improve and maintain the optimum skill level of each individual, in a residential setting. Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience required.


Cook

Part Time Position, Monday-Friday, Split Shift, also Saturday and Sunday position available.

Prepare meals from a set menu for 10-15 residents, order supplies and maintain cleanliness of kitchen area. Experience cooking for groups is required.  High School Diploma/GED and valid driver’s license preferred.

Recreation, Habilitation and Resident Assistants

Positions Available in Residential Settings, Day and Recreation Programs. Assist individuals with daily living skills and community orientation.  High School Diploma/GED required and clean driver’s license preferred.  Desire to work with intellectually/developmentally disabled adults, and prior experience is also a plus. Temporary positions are also available.


Sr. Individual Habilitation Assistant

Various Part Time Positions, Flexible Hours - 3 to 9 hours in early evening, late afternoon or weekends.  Working one-to-one with individual/family, in-home setting, teaching intellectually and developmentally disabled individuals, children through adults.  High School Diploma/GED, and either 2 years of college or 2 years of experience in the human services field or an equivalent combination of both required.

Medicaid Service Coordinator

Full Time Position, Monday-Friday, 9:00AM – 4:30PM 

Assess and advocate the needs of intellectually/developmentally disabled individuals for medical, social, educational and other services. Associates degree in Health or Human Services + 1 year working with individuals with intellectual/developmental Disabilities or 1 year as a Service Coordinator/Case Manager with any population. Strong communication and organizational skills, as well as, reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license is required.