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Minimum Qualifications Provisional Qualifications: you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Office For People With Developmental Disabilities and have had the required permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c** service in one of the titles (including parenthetics) listed below:
Group 1: **(one year)
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: **(two years)
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 in State Operations Office 4 – is responsible for ensuring that appropriate, timely and quality services are provided and that these services meet all applicable standards and guidelines. The Treatment Team Leader is essential to the safe operation of the sites, compliance with State policies and regulations. Treatment Team Leaders are expected to remain current in all OPWDD initiatives and implementation of the OPWDD transitional agenda for services, new training and quality initiatives.
POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties shall include, but not be limited to:
•Program design, development and implementation
•Monitoring and supervision of clinical programs and documentation
•Monitoring of scheduling and overtime; supervision of clinical and direct care staff
•Ensures that staff perform all necessary duties as described.
•Conducting investigations of incidents.
•Ensures that all residential habilitation plans are implemented as written data is recorded as required
•Moves toward HCBS Waiver throughout the team
Participation of Administrator on Call (AOC) system is required. Off hour visits to all sites are required.
Additional Comments Assigned IRA’s in Columbia, Greene and Dutchess Counties
NOTE: Travel within the five-county catchment area will be required in the performance of the duties of the 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.
Taconic DDSO – Human Resources
25 Center Circle
Wassaic, New York 12592
Phone: 845-877-6821 ext. 3367
Please note: 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