Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be in title or on the Civil Service eligible list for this location or be eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 in a designated title determined by the New York State Department of Civil Service.
A Bachelor’s or higher-level degree in a human services field*
*For the purpose of these qualification, a degree in a human service field includes the professional disciplines of audiology, community mental health, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, rehabilitation counseling, vocational counseling, social work, speech/language pathology and therapeutic recreation (including concentrations in art, creative art, dance, drama, music, or physical education.) Also included are related academic disciplines associated with the study of human behavior (e.g., gerontology, human services, sociology, speech communication); or human skills development (e.g., counseling/guidance, education, human development.) Examples of non-qualifying degrees include but are not limited to: criminal justice, political science, liberal arts, and business.
Duties Description PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Function as a program clinician in the development, implementation, and monitoring of all aspects of Staff Action Plans and services. Job duties will include, but not be limited to: the direct provision of Day Habilitation services, oversight of direct care staff in the delivery of services, and ensuring correct implementation and oversight of all billing requirements and other associated documentation. Clinical input, documentation, and attendance at Life Plan meetings is a requirement of this position. The position will require flexibility with beginning and end times, depending on the habilitation services and support needs. The selected candidate must have the ability to drive from one location to another and have the ability to transport people in multiple sized vehicles. The person will be assigned to the Wayne Day Hab site.
Additional Comments Please note:
• For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.
• OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
• Employees on long term leave can bid on positions, but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their position with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believed that they need a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office at (518) 473-4785 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain information and RA forms.
• OPWDD is committed to creating and sustaining a culture of inclusion. We believe that we are most effective in managing and improving our service system with a diverse team of employees. With such a large workforce, we rely on the collective individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression, ideas and talent that our employees bring to their work. This speaks to our culture, and is a key part of our successes. As we continuously recruit people for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that applicants bring in terms of their education, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.
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