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Careers

Benefits for all full time positions include four weeks vacation, extensive medical coverage, free dental coverage, and tuition reimbursement.

TITLE:  DAY SERVICES ASSISTANT

PROGRAM:  DAY SERVICES (164th Street)

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Conduct habilitation service training in the community with adults with developmental disabilities.  Duties include the completion of service documentation, writing narrative notes and planning group activities.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

High School Diploma/GED required.  Experience working with adults with developmental disabilities and a valid NYS driver’s license preferred.

 TO APPLY:  Contact M. Jenkins, QCP, 81-15 164th Street, Jamaica, NY  11432, fax resume to (718) 380-0483 or e-mail to mjenkins@queenscp.org


TITLE:  VAN SAFETY TRAINER

PROGRAM:  DAY AND RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMS

 SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Check vans for safety, train staff in vehicle safety protocol, vehicle maintenance, inspections and outside repairs.

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Clean Driver’s license for five (5) years and basic knowledge of automobiles required.

TO APPLY:  Contact E. Arocho, QA, QCP, 81-15 164th Street, Jamaica, NY 11432 or e-mail updated resume to earocho@queenscp.org


TITLE:  CPV INSTRUCTOR/VAN MAINTENANCE

PROGRAM:  COMMUNITY PRE-VOCATIONAL

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The CPV Instructor/Van Maintenance incumbent is responsible for training individuals to improve work performance, completing required paperwork, providing oversight at community volunteer sites, maintaining vans and ensuring that vans are taken out of the garage every morning and put away at the end of the day.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

HS Diploma or equivalent and a valid New York State driver’s license for three (3) years is required.

TO APPLY:  Contact Ed Weiss, 81-15 164th Street, Jamaica, NY 11432, or e-mail resume to eweiss@queenscp.org


TITLE:  CARE MANAGER

PROGRAM: CARE COORDINATION

 SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Care Manager is responsible for supporting individuals receiving services to live in the most integrated setting and to have productive community participation.  Ensuring that the six health core services are implemented, as well as providing advocacy, linkage and referral for individuals. Develops, writes, monitors & implements the Life Plan for individuals receiving services.  In addition, ensures benefits are maintained (Medicaid, Social Security, SNAP). Travels throughout the designed service area to meet with people receiving services and their interdisciplinary team.  Attends department/team meetings, supervision, etc., as scheduled and in accordance with agency practice & policy.

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree with 2 years of relevant experience, or a license RN with 2 years of relevant experience or Master’s Degree with 1 year of relevant experience. Strong computer skills are required.

 TO APPLY:  Contact: Cheri Coles, QCP, 81-15 164th Street, Jamaica, NY 11432, fax resume to: (718) 969-6608, or e-mail to ccoles@queenscp.org


TITLE:  QA SPECIALIST

PROGRAM:  QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

 SUMMARY OF POSITION:

 Focus on creating, monitoring and conducting internal training for all staff.  Responsible for developing and monitoring on-line training.  Participate in ongoing internal audit reviews of all programs, be an active member of various committee meetings, be an active member of the incident review committee and become a certified investigator.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Must be SCIP certified and have skills necessary to become an instructor if not already certified.  A Bachelor’s Degree and eagerness to work in a flexible, fast paced environment is required.

TO APPLY:

 Please contact Ellen Arocho, QCP, 81-15 164th Street, Jamaica, NY  11432 or e-mail an updated resume to earocho@queenscp.org

 RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM OPENINGS

TITLE:  DIRECT SUPPORT ASSISTANT

PROGRAM:  RESIDENTIAL

 SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Provides comprehensive care to adults with developmental disabilities in their homes.  Works on ADL goals, assists with personal hygiene needs, performs housekeeping tasks and escorts clients on recreational activities. Various shifts available from evenings (4pm-12am), early mornings (6am-10am) overnights (12am-8am) and weekends shifts (8am-4pm, 4pm-12am).

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

High School Diploma/GED or some college, studying in the field of Human Services.  A valid New York State driver’s license for three (3) years required.  Prior work experience in a human service field working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred.

TO APPLY:  Contact M. Jenkins, QCP, 249-16 Grand Central Pkwy, Bellerose, NY  11426, fax resume to (718) 423-1404 or e-mail to mjenkins@queenscp.org.


TITLE:  ASSISTANT SUPERVISOR

PROGRAM:  RESIDENTIAL

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Assistant Supervisor is responsible for working in conjunction with Residence Supervisor in overseeing the daily operations of the residence, as well as supervises staff to enhance optimum services for residents.  The successful candidate should have excellent writing skills in order to write and implement goals.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s Degree in human services required for the above position. Demonstrated leadership ability, valid NYS Driver’s License for three (3) years, minimum one-year experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.

TO APPLY:

Contact Ed Weiss, QCP, 81-15 164TH Street, Jamaica, NY  11432, or e-mail to Eweiss@queenscp.org


TITLE:  DIRECTOR OF RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

PROGRAM:  RESIDENTIAL

SUMMARY OF POSITION

Managing the program’s day-to-day operation utilizing Queens Centers for Progress policies, procedures and regulatory requirements as set forth by funding agents

Ensuring that the facility and services provided adequately meet the physical, social and developmental needs of all clients and that there is adequate protection of each resident’s health, safety, comfort, well-being, civil, human and legal rights.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred) in social work, human services, public administration or other related field and a minimum of 5-8 years’ experience in OPWDD certified residential facilities; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • A strong commitment to helping individuals with developmental disabilities with demonstrated leadership and management skills required.
  • Extensive knowledge of OPWDD rules and regulations as well as experience with OPWDD audits and investigations required. Experience training and presenting on OPWDD compliance and the ability to retain, train, develop and appraise staff effectively is essential.
  • A valid driver’s license and good driving record is required as this position must be available for a 24 hour on call service based on need.

TO APPLY:  Contact Ed Weiss, QCP, 81-15 164TH Street, Jamaica, NY  11432, or e-mail to Eweiss@queenscp.org


TITLE:  NURSING SUPERVISOR

PROGRAM:  RESIDENTIAL

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Nursing Supervisor oversees nursing service of 6 ICFs and 3 IRAs in an OPWDD setting.

DUTIES: 

Oversees coordination and supervision of all medical and other health related services for persons with developmental disabilities: Delivers and ensures all care by assessing and triaging clients’ conditions; communicates with Agency’s doctors and practitioners in the community towards diagnosing conditions; develops plans of care and evaluate responses; works with administrative team to develop and implement effective collaborative policies and procedures; attends all team meetings for clients; provides supervision and training of RNs, LPNs and other clinical staff.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree, NYS Registered Nurse License and minimum three (3) years of experience working in an OPWDD setting.

 TO APPLY:  Contact Ed Weiss, QCP, 81-15 164TH Street, Jamaica, NY  11432, or e-mail to Eweiss@queenscp.org

Updated: September 10, 2018

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