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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/19/17

Applications Due01/04/18

Vacancy ID46185

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleDevelopmental Disabilities Program Specialist 1 - EOA #2017-138

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade21

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $64757 to $82113 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 25%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Bronx

Street Address 2400 Halsey Street (Position requires some travel to 25 Beaver Street, Manhattan Office.)

Quality Management

City Bronx


Zip Code10461

Minimum Qualifications Applicant must be an employee of The Office for People with Developmental Disabilities and must have permanent or contingent permanent status as a Developmental Disabilities Program Specialist 1; OR be reachable on the Civil Service list; OR currently encumber a position in which you are eligible to transfer to this position.

FOR PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENT: One year of service in a position at Grade 16 or above within OPWDD.

Duties Description The purpose of the Metro QM Department is to assist Metro DDSOO team ensure that service recipients are kept safe, provided with quality care and are helped to lead richer lives. This position helps Operations in investigating untoward events, meeting and maintaining certification standards in homes and programs, and helps to assure that revenue generation for quality services is maximized.

• Member of the Metro DDSOO Quality Management Team
• Writes Plans of Corrective Action (POCAS) under the guidance of the Director of Quality Management and ensures due dates are met
• Assists IRAs in setting up POCA verification Binders
• Monitors POCA verification across the DDSOO
• Site visits to monitor compliance with all applicable regulations and laws
• May assist with the Incident Management process to include reporting incidents, investigating incidents, reviewing incidents, and obtaining verification of Follow-up recommendations for Minor Notable Occurrences, Serious Notable Occurrences, and Reportable Incidents/Significant Incidents as well as obtaining verification of Corrective Action Plans (CAPs) for Reportable Incidents of Abuse/Neglect
• Use the Incident Reporting and Management Application (IRMA) for incident management tasks
• Provides training to operations team related to Quality Management and Incident Management
• May sit on various committees including IRC, HRC, ICC, Policy and other committees as requested by the Director of Quality Management.
• Position requires travel within Metro DDSOO
• Other duties as assigned by the director of QM

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name EOA #2017-138


Fax (646) 766-3491

Email Address


Street 2400 Halsey Street

Human Resources Office

City Bronx

State NY

Zip Code 10461


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a cover letter and resume by January 4, 2018 and reference EOA #2017-138 on all correspondence.

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