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Minimum Qualifications Provisional Qualifications: One year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service in a Group 1 title (including parenthetics) OR two years of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service in a Group 2 title (including parenthetics:
Group 1 Titles:
Chief Occupational Therapist, Chief Physical Therapist, Chief Recreation Therapist, Coordinator Intensive Case Management Services, Developmental Disabilities Program Specialist 1, Developmental Disabilities Program Specialist 2, Developmental Specialist 4, Head Occupational Therapist, Head Physical Therapist, Head Recreation Therapist, Licensed Psychologist, Mental Hygiene Nursing Program Coordinator, Nurse Administrator 1, Nurse Administrator 2, Social Work Supervisor 1, Speech Language Pathology Audiology Program Coordinator 1, Speech Language Pathology Audiology Program Coordinator 2, Supervisor of Rehabilitation Services.
Group 2 Titles:
Associate Psychologist, Audiologist 1, Audiologist 2, Community Mental Health Nurse, Developmental Specialist 3, Habilitation Specialist 2, Infection Control Nurse, Intermediate Care Facility Program Manager 1, Intermediate Care Facility Program Manager 2, Licensed Master Social Worker 2, Mental Hygiene Staff Developmental Specialist 3 (Nursing), Nurse 2 (and all parenthetics), Nurse 3 (and all parenthetics), Nurse Practitioner (and all parenthetics), Physician Assistant, Psychologist 2, Rehabilitation Counselor 1, Rehabilitation Counselor 2, Residential Program Manager 1, Senior Occupational Therapist, Senior Physical Therapist, Senior Recreational Therapist, Senior Speech and Hearing Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist, Speech Language Pathologist 2, Teacher 4, Utilization Review Coordinator.
Duties Description POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Treatment Team Leader – Developmental Disabilities position in the Quality Improvement Department is critical for maintaining oversight of Taconic’s residential and day programs and for ensuring compliance with new and developing state and federal mandates.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
? Provide supervisory oversight for the various staff within the department and its various internal units, including Incident Management, Medicaid Compliance, Family Care certification and Health Information Management
? Serve as the Incident Management Unit (IMU) liaison with Central Office IMU to ensure the completion of incident corrective action plans
? Oversee the work of the Incident Reporting Management Application (IRMA) Coordinator and the assigning of local investigators
? Ensure proper classification of all reported incidents and that appropriate protective measures are immediately put in place
? Oversee the Incident Coordinators in leading and directing the local Incident Management meeting
? Supervise the Medicaid Compliance Liaison assigned to Medicaid billing
? Responsible for seeing quarterly sample audits are completed timely, internal audits are performed and that Res Hab trainings are completed at least quarterly,
? Confirm Medicaid self-disclosures and voids are accurately completed and submitted to Central Office
? Oversee training of agency staff and the prevention of errors in the submission of Medicaid claims, avoiding lost revenue due to invalid or voided claims
? Provide oversight and final review of all Plans of Corrective Actions (POCAs), ensuring that all deficiencies noted by the Division of Quality Improvement and other oversight agencies have been appropriately corrected and resolved in a systemic manner
? Supervise QI staff responsible for the auditing and inspection of Family Care homes to ensure provider compliance with current governing regulations
? Serve as the liaison between State Operations and Counsel’s Office on incidents and/or administrative issues that impact provider’s operating certificate status
? Other duties as assigned
Participation in the AOC (Administrator on Call) system is required. Occasional evening/weekend hours to attend meetings may be required.
NOTE: You must have a valid driver’s license to apply as travel is a part of the duties involved in this position. This may include a state-owned vehicle, as available, or the employee’s own car. An employee who uses his/her own car will be reimbursed at current negotiated rates.
Additional Comments NOTE: You must have a valid driver’s license to apply as travel is a part of the duties involved in this position. This may include a state-owned vehicle, as available, or the employee’s own car. An employee who uses his/her own car will be reimbursed at current negotiated rates.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications and a current resume, to the Taconic DDSOO Human Resources Office. Please provide your social security number for service certification and transfer eligibility determination process. Also, be sure to include the vacancy number on this announcement on your resume.
25 Center Circle
Wassaic, New York 12592
Phone: (845) 877-6821 extension 3367
Fax: (845) 877-3851
• 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