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Minimum Qualifications Transfer Qualifications: Any current DDPS 1
Any permanent employee eligible for a 70.1 transfer.
Promotional Opportunities: Anyone currently reachable on the Civil Service List.
Provisional Appointment: In the event that there is not a valid eligible list, candidates who meet the qualifications may be qualified for a provisional appointment:
Note: If you are appointed provisionally, you must take the next scheduled Civil Service examination for this title and your score must be reachable on the resulting eligible list before you can be permanently appointed. If you do not pass the examination or achieve a reachable score, you may not be retained.
Minimum Qualifications: 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 position at a Grade 16 or above.
QIDP standards preferred.
QIDP STANDARDS ARE:
• The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) adopted the federal definition for Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) in all ICF/DD, ICF/DD-H, ICF/DD-N and DD-CNC facilities when the Federal ICF/IID regulations became effective in October 1988. The federal criteria outdates the state regulations specified in the California Code of Regulations, Title 22.
• QIDP is a staff who is responsible for integrating, coordinating and monitoring each client's active treatment and who possesses:
• (a) At least one year of experience working directly with persons with intellectual disabilities or other developmental disabilities.
• (b) Is either a physician and surgeon, or a osteopathy physician and surgeon, a registered nurse, or a human services professional possessing at least a bachelor's degree in a human services field, including but not limited to sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling or psychology.
Duties Description PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Reviews Statements of Deficiencies and Notices of Violations received regarding all State-Operated programs. Identify critical areas of concern and alert the field to trends.
• Provides technical assistance for the development of Plans of Corrective Actions in response to DQI and OFPC surveys.
• Maintains a certification file for each Sunmount DDSO State-Operated Campus and Community site containing correspondence and other documents associated with the site [e.g. Fire Safety, Life Safety Code (LSC), OSHA Reports, DQI Certification, etc.]
• Acts as a resource for all Sunmount DDSO programs (Campus, Community, Family Care).
• Assists with the management and revision to Sunmount DDSO’s Policy and Procedures.
• Works closely with the Quality Management DDPS I counterpart (provides back up to this person’s duties as needed) and the Quality Management Coordinator.
• Provides ongoing interpretive services for regulatory questions, including contact with DQI.
• Conducts reviews of State-Operated programs and residential sites as requested.
• Completes LCED Determinations
• Acts as the Facility Utilization Review Coordinator
• QIDP Preferred but not required.
• Maintains a variety of records for review purposes.
• Assists or completes special assignments as assigned by the Quality Management Coordinator.
Additional Comments APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit cover letter and résumé by October 17, 2018 to:
2445 State Route 30
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Phone: (518) 359-4158
Fax: (518) 359-4161
Please reference the above EOA # 18-138 in all correspondence.
• 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
• Position may be eligible for Loan Forgiveness via the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program:
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