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Minimum Qualifications There are two examinations held for this position. Please note: New York State employees may qualify for both.
For New York State employees: On or before the date of the examination, the candidate must be a qualified employee of the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service in a clinical or direct care position AND you must also possess a bachelor’s degree or higher in a human services field.** The list of qualifying titles is available at: http://www.cs.ny.gov/examannouncements/announcements/00342.cfm
For all other qualified individuals, on or before the date of the examination, the candidate must have a bachelor’s or higher level degree in a human services field* AND one year of direct care or clinical experience where your primary focus is providing services to people with developmental disabilities.
Substitution: A master’s degree in a human services field** may be substituted for the degree and experience described above.
**For the purpose of these examinations, a degree in a human services field includes the professional disciplines of audiology, community mental health, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, rehabilitation counseling, social work, speech/language pathology and therapeutic recreation (including concentrations in art, creative arts, 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, education, human development.) Examples of non-qualifying degrees include but are not limited to: criminal justice, political science, liberal arts, and business.
Duties Description Function as a lead clinician in the development, implementation, and monitoring of all aspects of Day Habilitation 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 ISP reviews is a requirement of this position. The selected candidate may function as part of the employment initiative for Monroe County as needed, including the assessment and development of social and vocational skills and interests as well as providing support in employment environments. The position will require flexibility with beginning and end times, depending on the habilitation services and support needs.
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620 Westfall Road
Notes on Applying• 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 believes that he or she needs a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Central Office at (518) 402-7644 or email at Affirmative.Action@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain information and RA forms.