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                            ***HIRING EVENT***

We invite you to join the growing team of Ability Partners affiliate agencies with available positions at all three agencies!

 

WHEN: Thursday April 18th, 2024, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Rochester Rehabilitation Center – 1357 University Ave., Rochester, NY 14607

 

The event will include on-site interviews for an array of available positions. Resumes are preferred but not required, with applications available on-site. Benefit packages are available for full and part-time positions. What happens here changes lives forever!

 

Happiness House is hiring for the following positions:

  1. Preschool Teacher Aides/1:1 Aides – all sites

  2. Special Education Teacher (FT, School Year) – Golisano Autism Center

  3. Personal Care Aide (PCA)/Home Health Aide (HHA) – Canandaigua area

  4. Direct Support Professionals (Residential) – Gorham site

  5. Community Habilitation Specialists – Canandaigua area

  6. Respite Aides – Finger Lakes region

  7. Janitor– Geneva site

  8. Substitute LPN (Preschool Program) – Geneva site

 

 

 

Mandatory Workplace Postings

* NYS DOL Required Postings

* US DOL Required Postings

* Disability

* Workers Compensation

* Paid Family Leave

 

Caregiver – Seasonal Programs (Spring and Summer Breaks)

 

Location: Rochester Rotary Sunshine Camp, Rush, NY

Pay Range: $15.00 per hour

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm

Breaks are April 1-5, June 24-July 7, and August 1-30

 

Summary/Objective:  As a Caregiver you will assist in providing for the well-being and direct care needs of children with developmental disabilities.  Includes sensory activities Legos, Building Block Tower, Ocean in a Bottle, Stained Glass Sidewalk Chalk, Movie and other activities such as Salt Art, Basketball, Blow Art Monsters, Marshmallow/Pic Challenge, Balloon Tennis, Making Puffy Paint, Barn Rec, Nature Walk and Camp Fire.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  1. High School Diploma or GED preferred.

  2. Experience working with people with developmental disabilities preferred.

  3. Experience implementing recreational activities for individuals of all ages and abilities.

  4. Valid and clean New York State Driver’s License.

  5. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.

  6. Ability to become CPR and first aid certified and successfully complete all agency training/orientation requirements.

  7. Reliable transportation and the ability to travel throughout Monroe County.

  8. Ability to work independently and motivate others.

 

Responsibilities include:

  1. Imparts agency philosophy of “Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence” to individuals, families, program staff and community resources.

  2. Maintains confidentiality of information relating to individuals and their families in accordance with agency policy.

  3. Functions as a positive, contributing member of the program team; ensures a safe, supportive, and positive environment for all individuals. 

  4. Provides supports to meet the needs of the individuals including, but is not limited to: personal care, behavioral monitoring/support, meal preparation, and supervision.

  5. Engages the individuals in structured and individually chosen activities (i.e., arts & crafts, outdoor play, games, community trips, etc.). 

  6. Serves as an appropriate role model and engages in interactions which promote and ensure the dignity and rights of all participants. 

  7. Act as a professional representative of CP Rochester in regards to appearance, behavior, temperament, communication, language and dress.

  8. Completes required documentation as defined by the program or department.

  9. Adheres to the agency’s policies and procedures as well as department guidelines.

  10. Performs other duties at the discretion of the Program Director or his/her designee.

 

Competency Requirements:

  1. Ethical Conduct. 

  2. Flexibility. 

  3. Initiative. 

  4. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility. 

 

Supervisory Responsibility:  None.

 

Other Duties: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or

responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Work Environment:  Community-based at the Rochester Rotary Sunshine Camp in Rush, NY.

 

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds.  Pulling and pushing wheelchairs and adaptive equipment, carrying, grasping, reaching, stooping and crouching, crawling, color determination, visual acuity, sense of taste and smell.

 

Mental requirements include: General intelligence, motor coordination skills, coordination of eyes, hands and feet, verbal intelligence and numerical intelligence.

 

Environmental conditions include: Noise conditions, injury exposures, atmospheric exposure to disinfecting and odor reducing cleaning supplies, cleansers and chemicals.

 

Travel:  Local within the Monroe County, NY area.

 
 
 
 
 
Community Habilitation Specialist (Canandaigua)

Pay Rate: $20.00 per hour

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: This is a full time, part time, and/or substitute community-based position. Days and hours of work vary and are flexible. Must have evening and weekend availability.

We currently have a need in the following areas:

  • Naples (6 hours per week)

  • Canandaigua (12 hours per week)

  • Macedon (8 hours per week)

  • Geneva (15 hours per week)

Essential Functions:

  1. Imparts agency philosophy of “Equal Opportunity, Independence and Realization of Individual Potential” to clients, families, program staff and community resources.

  2. Maintains confidentiality of information relating to individuals and their families in accordance with agency policy.

  3. Provides training to program participants to help them acquire daily living skills which will enable these individuals to function in more independent living situations.

  4. Provide functional assessment of a wide variety of life skills and provide appropriate feedback to program participants with regard to strengths, areas to develop and barriers to overcome.

  5. Use creative problem solving to help participants overcome barriers to independence.

  6. Develop appropriate service plan goals and activities to help consumers reach their goals.

  7. Advocate for person centered planning for program participants.

  8. Provides assistance and training to program participants to help them develop necessary problem-solving skills which will enable them to better function in their community living situation.

  9. Accompanies program participants to locations in the community to help them learn how to access and utilize community resources, including health and safety resources.

  10. Assist program participants in accessing recreational and social activities, thus enabling them to utilize their leisure time appropriately.

  11. Acts as a role model for program participants by interacting with people in a manner, which will assist these individuals to develop behaviors necessary for successful community living.

  12. Assist with implementation of behavior modification plans as needed.

  13. Participates in case conferences upon request.

  14. Maintains necessary records and case notes as requested.

  15. Submits a monthly report to Supervisor of Home & Community Services or designee on time and according to established guidelines.

  16. Communicates individual consumer concerns relative to treatment plan, medical or safety issues to the service coordinator.

  17. Provides training and consultation to designated staff for the purpose of goal implementation.

  18. Participates in conferences, workshops and in-service training to enhance job skills and personal growth and development.

  19. Adheres to agency’s policies and procedures as well as department guidelines.

  20. Performs other duties at the discretion of the Program Director or his/her designee.

 

Supervisory Responsibility: None.

Other Duties: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Required Education and Experience:

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent.

  2. Knowledge of community resources and means of accessing these resources.

  3. Valid NYS driver’s license.

  4. Demonstrates basic reasoning and writing skills.

  5. 6 months experience working with individuals with disabilities providing habilitation or rehabilitation and independent living skills training.

Personal Care Aide (HCSSA) – Canandaigua site, Community based
*** $1,000 Signing Bonus ***

 

**Do NOT have to have PCA certification - the agency will provide training**

 

Pay Rate: $17.00 per hour

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: Full time, Part time, and Substitute positions available with varying and flexible hours. Must have evening and weekend availability. This is a community-based position.

 

Qualifications

  1. High School Diploma

  2. Knowledge of community resources and means of accessing these services

  3. Valid NYS driver’s license/dependable vehicle

  4. Demonstrates basic reasoning and writing skills

  5. Certification as a Personal Care Aide in New York State preferred but not required - agency will provide training

 

Responsibilities

  1. Imparts agency philosophy of “Equal Opportunity, Independence and Realization of Individual Potential” to clients, families, program staff and community resources.

  2. Maintains confidentiality of information relating to individuals and their families in accordance with agency policy.

  3. Provides care in accordance with the Plan of Care and physician’s orders; after supervising RN has approved the individual to provide said care. The following cares may be provided by a Personal Care Aide (PCA):

  4. a. Assistance and training for daily living skills; dressing, bathing, feeding and grooming.

  5. b. Light cleaning, dusting, vacuuming and dishes.

  6. c. Shopping and running errands.

  7. d. Preparation of meals for regular and simple modified diets.

  8. e. Placement of and/or removal of elastic stockings, braces, splints, slings, prostheses.

  9. f. Obtain a weight.

  10. g. Assist with self-administration of oral medications (remind individual, read label, bring medication to the individual, open container, and/or provide a drink).

  11. h. Clean a stable wound with soap and water and apply a clean dry dressing.

  12. Acts as a role model for program participants by interacting with people in a manner, which will assist these individuals in developing appropriate social behaviors necessary for successful community living.

  13. Assists with implementation of behavior modification plans as needed.

  14. Participates in case conferences upon request.

  15. Provides any personal care tasks as directed by the supervising RN under the plan of care.

  16. Maintains necessary records and case notes as requested and within required format and deadlines.

  17. Communicates regularly with agency personnel to provide opportunities for exchange of information and discussion of concerns.

  18. Participates in conferences, workshops and in-service training to enhance job skills and personal growth and development as determined by the Supervisor. A minimum of 6 hours of training is required per year for this position.

  19. Adheres to the agency’s policies and procedures as well as department guidelines.

  20. Performs other duties at the discretion of the Program Director or his/her designee.

 

Other Job Specifics: Directly responsible to Home & Community Support Services Supervisor and Supervising Registered Nurse.

 

 
 
Preschool 1 to 1 and Teacher Aides (All sites)

Pay Range:
For full/part time: $15.00 - $17.00 per hour
For substitutes: $15.00 - $16.75

Reports to: Early Childhood Education Teacher/Director of Children’s Services

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: This is a full time, part time , and/or substitute position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday during program hours. Evening work may be required as job duties demand. This is a school year position which includes the 6 week summer program.

Summary/Objective: The Teacher’s Aide is a key component in the classroom in ensuring the day’s activities are prepared. The Teacher’s Aide provides overall support to the teacher(s) and children in the classroom.

Essential Functions:

  1. Imparts agency philosophy of “Equal Opportunity, Independence and Realization of Individual Potential” to children, families, program staff and community resources.

  2. Maintains confidentiality of information relating to individuals and their families in accordance with agency policy.

  3. Performs non-instructional duties under the supervision of the classroom teacher.

  4. Assists the classroom teacher in all children’s activities throughout the day.

  5. Supervises children at all times, including during busing and transitional activities.

  6. Assists in physical care tasks and health related activities as appropriate.

  7. Assists children with behavioral/management needs.

  8. Functions as a positive, contributing member of the classroom team.

  9. Attends appropriate meetings as determined by the classroom teacher and Program Director.

  10. Demonstrates consistent, nurturing manner toward all children.

  11. Assists with classroom preparation/set-up and the management of classroom materials and equipment.

  12. Assists in the preparation of children’s meals and snacks. Assists with classroom cleanup as needed before/after meals and during the day as needed.

  13. Shares all relevant information related to classroom children obtained form various sources with the classroom teacher.

  14. Performs classroom duties as assigned by the classroom teacher or teaching assistant.

  15. Participates in conferences, workshops. Department meetings and in-service training as needed or recommended to enhance job skills and personal growth and development.

  16. Adheres to agency’s policies and procedures as well as department guidelines.

 

Competency Requirements:

  1. Communication Proficiency.

  2. Initiative.

  3. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.

  4. Stress Management/Composure.

  5. Learning Orientation.

 

Supervisory Responsibility: None.

 

Other Duties: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Work Environment: This job operates in a preschool classroom environment. This role uses standard office equipment.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 30 pounds.

Travel: Travel is primarily local during the business day but employee will be expected to work at any of our partner agencies. Some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

Required Education and Experience:

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent.

  2. Experience with young children preferred.

  3. Knowledge of classroom management preferred.

  4. Must have demonstrated commitment to performing job duties and tasks at a high level of performance.

 

Additional Eligibility Qualifications: None

 
 
Residential Direct Support Professional (DSP) – Gorham site
 

Pay Range:
For full/part time: $15.75 - $18.00
For substitutes and non drivers: $15.25 - $17.50

 

Reports to: Residential Supervisor & Manager

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: This position may have a full-time, part time or relief schedule. Days and hours of work are determined for each vacancy and would typically include an evening or overnight shift.

 

Summary/Objective: Provides safety and supervision of all individuals focusing on fulfilling the Agency’s Mission, Vision and Values and providing services which meet or exceed the goals of the individual, department and the agency.

 

Essential Functions:

  1. Imparts agency philosophy of “Equal Opportunity, Independence and Realization of Individual Potential” to children, families, program staff and community resources.

  2. Maintains confidentiality of information relating to individuals and their families in accordance with agency policy.

  3. Provides oversight to ensure safety and supervision of residents. May be required to stay on-shift after hours should there be an emergency, weather hazard, or other unforeseen occurrence.

  4. Provides assistance, training and supervision with various activities of daily living, helping each individual to improve their ability to live more independently, while addressing specific individualized outcomes as outlined on service plan.

  5. Implements health-related and medication regimens for all consumers in accordance with policies and procedures. Implements behavior treatment plans as written, following documentation protocol as required.

  6. Accompanies residents to off-site locations/activities, helping them to access and utilize community resources (i.e. grocery shopping, recreation, entertainment, medical appointments, banking, etc).

  7. Assists residents with planning and accessing recreational and social activities.

  8. Provides input regarding assessment and capabilities for team meetings/progress updates, etc. Attends meetings as requested.

  9. Acts as a role model for program participants by interacting with others in a professional and respectful manner, dressing appropriately, and using good personal hygiene.

  10. Maintains necessary documentation as required and per agency policies.

  11. Communicates regularly with agency personnel to provide opportunities for exchange of information and discussion of concerns. Provides feedback to Supervisor regarding resident and/or facility concerns.

  12. Assists residents in working toward achievement of their goals, while ensuring adherence to applicable Behavioral Support Plans.

  13. Manages crisis situations per agency policies and procedures, contacting Administrator on-call as necessary.

  14. Helps to ensure a positive appearance of the facility by assisting with site inspections, timely reporting of maintenance needs, performs general housekeeping and home maintenance activities, etc.

  15. Creates opportunities for, and encourages individuals to make as many decisions as possible, ranging from basic choices, such as food and clothing, to long term planning of life goals.

  16. Ensures individual care meets or exceeds established standards in areas including personal hygiene, grooming, feeding, care and respect for individual’s belongings, room cleaning, and other daily living skills.

  17. Provides emergency and first aid treatment, within their scope of training, as needed until relieved by other staff, a professional medical person, or other designated person.

  18. Attends all departmental or other related meetings for those individuals assigned to him/her. Participates and acts as a contributing member in the development and maintenance of person-centered Res Hab plans. Implements and monitors Res Hab Plans as scheduled.

  19. Participates in the team decision-making process and carries out decisions consistently.

  20. Presents a positive and professional public image. Has a polite and professional interaction with individuals, families, staff, and members of the community.

  21. Attends all required training and any other training as assigned by supervisor.

  22. Participates in conferences, workshops and in-service training as needed or recommended to enhance job skills and personal growth and development.

  23. Adheres to agency’s policies and procedures as well as department guidelines.

 

Competency Requirements:

1. Individual/Client Focus.

2. Ethical Conduct.

3. Flexibility.

4. Initiative.

5. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.

6. Teamwork Orientation.

 

Supervisory Responsibility: None.

 

Other Duties: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Work Environment: This job operates in a residential setting.

 

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds. See attached physical limitations.

 

Travel: Travel is primarily local during the business day, but employee may be expected to work at any of the residential houses.

 

Required Education and Experience:

  1. High School Diploma or GED.

  2. Experience working with special needs population preferred.

  3. Valid and clean NYS driver’s license.

  4. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.

  5. Must obtain and maintain Medical Certification.

  6. Ability to complete required training classes.

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Special Education Teacher (Golisano Autism Center – Rochester, NY)
**$3,000 Signing Bonus!!**

 

Pay Range: $46,800 - $64,000

FLSA Status: Exempt

 

Reports to: Director of Children’s Services

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position (37.5 hours per week). Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday during program hours. Evening work may be required as job duties demand. This is a school year position which includes our 6 week summer program.

 

Summary/Objective: The Special Education Teacher plans and provides educational instruction to young children with disabilities in a pre-school classroom. Creates and maintains a structured and effective program and safe environment that provides for the individual development needs of the children. The Special Education teacher works collaboratively with all members of the classroom, therapists, and psychologists.

 

Essential Functions:

  1. Imparts agency philosophy of “Equal Opportunity, Independence and Realization of Individual Potential” to children, families, program staff, and community resources.

  2. Maintains confidentiality of information relating to individuals and their families in accordance with agency policy and FERPA regulations.

  3. Administers standardized assessment tools to obtain data necessary for the development of the identified special needs student’s Individual Education Program (IEP) following all NYS learning standards set forth for the Preschool student.

  4. Develops Individual Education Program (IEP) goals for each child identified. Documents progress through quarterly goal updates and amends goals as needed.

  5. Demonstrates knowledge of technology and literacy devices which enhance the instructional opportunities for individual children.

  6. Organizes a structured instructional program providing for the individual developmental needs of special needs children in collaboration Teacher’s Assistant.

  7. Maintains all required paperwork, including daily/monthly attendance records.

  8. Adapts and modifies the early childhood curriculum/lesson plans to meet the needs of the children with special needs.

  9. Demonstrates the ability to incorporate individual student, family, and socioeconomic backgrounds to enhance learning and communication.

  10. Participates in all parent-teacher conferences for special needs children.

  11. Attends all staff and discipline meetings.

  12. Coordinates classroom team and planning meetings to facilitate appropriate programming for each child.

  13. Participates in school district Committee on Preschool Special Education and Committee on Special Education meetings.

  14. Supervises students, interns, and volunteers placed in the classroom setting.

  15. Develops 1:1 Aide plans defining roles and responsibilities of 1:1 Aides assigned to any student in the classroom.

  16. Utilizes techniques/methods specific for children who require additional learning support or learning style. (discrete trials, visual strategies, etc).

  17. Defines programs/lessons in conjunction with the paraprofessional and Coordinator.

  18. Provides feedback to classroom staff on techniques to improve student success and will train or re-train if needed to ensure the success of staff and students.

  19. Handles emergency health situations that may develop.

  20. Schedules parent and family classroom visits in conjunction with Director or designee.

  21. Requisitions supplies and equipment through the Department Coordinator and Program Director or designee.

  22. Develops an annual inventory of all classroom equipment and supplies in collaboration with the elementary education teacher.

  23. Participates in conferences, and workshops. Department meetings and in-service training as needed or recommended to enhance job skills and personal growth and development.

  24. Adheres to the agency’s policies and procedures as well as department guidelines.

 

Competency Requirements:

  1. Strong Leadership Skills.

  2. Effective Communication Skills.

  3. Effective Classroom Management Skills

  4. Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment

  5. Ability to facilitate group meetings

  6. Ability to set priorities and adapt to change

 

Supervisory Responsibility: Directly supervisors 1:1 Aides, Paraprofessionals, Teacher Aides, and Teaching Assistants assigned to the classroom if in a single teach model. If in a co-teach model, would supervise the 1:1 Aides.

 

Other Duties: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Work Environment: This job operates in a preschool program environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

 

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 30 pounds. The employee must frequently push/pull objects up to 100 pounds.

 

Travel: Travel is primarily local during the business day, but employee will be expected to work at any of our partner agencies. Some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

 

Required Education and Experience:

1. Bachelor’s degree in Education with NYS Certification for Students with Disabilities (Birth – Grade 2).

2. Experience with young children with developmental delays.

3. Knowledge of child development, developmental disabilities and student learning.

4. Knowledge of content and instructional planning and implementation.

5. Proficient computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

6. Ability to modify classroom activities to accommodate the individual needs of the children.

7. Must have demonstrated commitment to performing job duties and tasks at a high level of performance.

Substitute Licensed Practical Nurse (Children’s Program- all sites)

Pay Rate: $23.00 per hour

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: This is a substitute position. Schedule would be on an as needed basis to cover nurse absences. Evening work may be required as job duties demand.

 

Required Education and Experience:

  1. New York State Licensed Practical Nurse.

  2. One to two years of clinical experience, preferably including work with young children with disabilities.

  3. Certified in CPR and First Aid, certification as an instructor preferred.

  4. Valid NYS driver’s license.

 

Responsibilities include:

  1. Imparts agency philosophy of “Equal Opportunity, Independence and Realization of Individual Potential” to children, families, program staff and community resources.

  2. Maintains confidentiality of information relating to individuals and their families in accordance with agency policy.

  3. Reviews current health and immunization records of program participants for compliance with regulations of NYS Education Department, Department of Health and other state and federal regulatory agencies.

  4. Assists Supervisor of Health Services and QA in the development of an Individualized Health Plan (IHP) for children with significant medical needs.

  5. Instructs staff on infection control and other current health related issues, which affect services to program participants and their families.

  6. Certifies staff in CPR and first aid per American Red Cross requirements.

  7. Administers medications and nursing procedures to program participants based upon established guidelines and agency policies.

  8. Advises parents/guardians on health issues and practices during agency visits.

  9. Facilitates referrals of program participants to community medical personnel and other appropriate community resources.

  10. Promotes preventative and wellness health services to families of program participants and staff as appropriate.

  11. Administers first aid as needed in cases of student illness and accidents.

  12. Assists with vision and hearing screenings and growth and assessment of program participants.

  13. Participates in the reporting and filing of cases of suspected abuse or maltreatment to the NYS Child Abuse and Maltreatment Reporting Center.

  14. Maintains Incident Report statistics reporting them to the agency Incident Review Committee.

  15. Maintains communication as appropriate with parents and staff members concerning health issues of program participants.

  16. Conducts emergency evacuation drills on a routine basis.

  17. Supervises staff in case of emergency.

  18. Maintains all paperwork as required by the agency and the Universal Pre Kindergarten collaborations, including monitoring completion and filing of Incident Reports.

  19. Participates as a member of the Health and Safety Committee.

  20. Functions as a member of various agency interdisciplinary teams.

  21. Maintains the cleanliness and orderly appearance of the nursing office and supplies.

  22. Maintains employee medical files in a confidential manner.

  23. Provides health and safety orientation to new employees.

  24. Oversees and ensures employee health files are current.

  25. Assists with the oversight, implementation, daily operations and documentation for the Child and Adults Food Care Program (CACFP).

  26. Participates in conferences, workshops and in-service training as needed or recommended to enhance job skills and personal growth and development.

  27. Adheres to agency’s policies and procedures as well as department guidelines.

  28. Performs other duties at the discretion of the Article 36 Clinic Supervisor/Coordinator of Health Services or his/her designee.

 

Supervisory Responsibility: None

 

Other Job Specifics: Directly responsible to the Article 36 Clinic Supervisor/Coordinator of Health Services in conjunction with the Program Director.

 

Work Environment: This job operates in a preschool classroom environment. This role uses standard office equipment.

 
 
 
TBI Day Program Assistant (Canandaigua site)
***$300 Signing Bonus***

Pay Range: $15.00 - $16.00 per hour

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: This is a part time position (20 hours per week). Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday during program hours (10:30 am - 2:30 pm). Evening work may be required as job duties demand.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. High School Diploma.

  2. One year of experience providing services to individuals with disabilities, preferably working with individuals with traumatic brain injury.

  3. Knowledge of community resources and means of accessing these resources.

  4. Valid NYS driver’s license.

  5. Demonstrates basic reasoning and writing skills.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Imparts agency philosophy of “Equal Opportunity, Independence and Realization of Individual Potential” to clients, families, program staff and community resources.

  2. Maintains confidentiality of information relating to individuals and their families in accordance with agency policy.

  3. Functions as the primary assistant to the TBI Program Specialist.

  4. Implements each program participant’s therapeutic and behavioral plans under the guidance of the TBI Program Specialist.

  5. Works with individuals on special instructional projects to achieve goals on each individual’s Program Plan.

  6. Provides the TBI Program Specialist with information about program participants, which will assist in the development of appropriate program experiences for all participants.

  7. Charts individual’s performance according to established guidelines and timeframes.

  8. Completes SDP filing within established timeframes and protocols.

  9. Assists in the development of instructional materials.

  10. Assists the TBI Program Specialist in related instructional work as required.

  11. Assists in maintaining the cleanliness and the orderly appearance of program equipment, supplies and program area.

  12. Attends all meetings as required and appropriate.

  13. Lead planned small group activities.

  14. Provide participants with assistance on ADL’s.

  15. Functions as a positive, contributing member of the TBI program team.

  16. Participates in conferences, workshops and in-service training to enhance job skills and personal growth and development.

  17. Adheres to agency’s policies and procedures as well as department guidelines.

  18. Performs other duties at the discretion of the Program Director or his/her designee.

 

Other Job Specifics: Directly responsible to the Program Director

 
 
 
 
 
Personal Care Aide (HCSSA)
Preschool 1 to 1
Community Habilitation
Mandatory Workplce
Residential Direct
Special Ed (Golisano)
Substitute Licensed
TBI
Caregiver
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