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Careers

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

SUMMER JOBS AVAILABLE

AT THE QUEENS CENTERS FOR PROGRESS (QCP)

APPLE PRESCHOOL

82-25 164 STREET, JAMAICA NY

JULY 1st THROUGH AUGUST 9th

(NO PROGRAM ON JULY 4th)

SCHOOL HOURS 8:30am – 1:45pm

DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE OVER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN WHO WOULD LIKE TO WORK WITH CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES?

OUR SIX-WEEK SUMMER PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY HIRING.

IF INTERESTED, PLEASE SEND RESUME TO NGLASS@QUEENSCP.ORG


 

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, or e-mail resume to mjenkins@queenscp.org


TITLE:  PRE-VOCATIONAL SPECIALIST

PROGRAM:  PRE-VOCATIONAL

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Develop and implement service documents with consumers and their families; maintain a caseload based on program needs; plan, conduct, and implement pre-vocational plans with consumers and their advocates; complete pre-vocational paperwork and required documentation; organize, develop and provide supervision and support to consumers at job placements.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  Bachelor’s degree and related experience in vocational training required.

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


TITLE:  PRE-VOCATIONAL TRAINER

PROGRAM:  PRE-VOCATIONAL

SUMMARY OF POSITION:  Assign work and train clients on the required tasks for satisfactory completion of jobs.  Maintain daily records of attendance and productivity and provide written and verbal reports on client’s progress and performance.  Assume responsibility for quality control.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  HS diploma/GED and prior working experience with disabled adults in a vocational setting required.

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


TITLE:  JOB COACH

PROGRAM:  SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Provide on-site skills training for people with developmental disabilities by providing hands-on instruction/assistance in performing job duties and learning work habits and behaviors expected on their job; perform job tasks for enrollees as necessary; work as a member of an interdisciplinary team and function as a liaison between individuals, families, work-site and agency.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s Degree, experience working with people with developmental disabilities and valid NYS driver’s license required. Own car preferred.

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


TITLE:  DAY SERVICES SPECIALIST

PROGRAM:  DAY SERVICES (164TH)

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Responsible for writing day habilitation plans, conducting team meetings to review each assigned individual’s plan and summarizing individual’s response to the plans by completing monthly review notes. Organize assigned individual groups and implement the day service plan for each individual in the group. Act as liaison with families, service coordinators and residential providers.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

BA/BS degree required and experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred.

TO APPLY:  Please e-mail updated resume to Jdavide@queenscp.org


TITLE:  STAFF PSYCHOLOGIST

PROGRAM:  ARTICLE 16 CLINIC

SUMMARY: Render psychological services to persons diagnosed with developmental disabilities and their families utilizing the treatment methods of individual and group counseling, conducting psychological testing and preparing evaluation reports based on findings, and documenting interventions in treatment plans and session notes.

DUTIES:

Provide individual and group counseling to at least 35 individuals diagnosed with developmental disabilities. Conduct diagnostic evaluations utilizing standardized instruments in psychological testing. Participate in interdisciplinary team process, develop and follow through a treatment plan for each assigned case. Provide consultation to other agency programs regarding appropriate psychological interventions. Update and maintain clinical records in a timely manner per regulatory requirements. Demonstrate knowledge of Part 679 Clinic regulations and other related OPWDD policies and procedure.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s Degree in Psychology and one year related experience in psychological treatment services and testing is required.

TO APPLY:  Please e-mail updated resume to MFojas@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, 81-15 164TH Street, NY  11432, or e-mail resume to mjenkins@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 resume to Eweiss@queenscp.org


TITLE: RESIDENTIAL SUPERVISOR/QIDP

PROGRAM: RESIDENTIAL        

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Responsible for the day to day operations of a residence for 10 individuals with developmental disabilities in accordance with OPWDD regulations and QCP policies.  In addition, directly provides supervision to all staff.  Ensures that all individuals are provided with an appropriate and individualized active treatment plan, which is monitored and revised accordingly.  Coordinates the IDT process and works closely with the Day & Vocational programs to provide a cohesive treatment plan, as well as ensures that family members are included in the IDT process.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree & 2 years’ experience working with programs for developmentally disabled adults. Previous supervisory experience in an OPWDD setting is required, along with good writing & good communication and interpersonal skills.

TO APPLY CONTACT:  Contact Michelle Jenkins, QCP, 81-15 164th Street, Jamaica, NY  11432, fax resume to (718) 591-4234 or e-mail resume to mjenkins@queenscp.org


TITLE: TEAM LEADER/QIDP

PROGRAM: RESIDENTIAL         

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Residences, the Team Leader/QIDP will be responsible to coordinate, review and provide administrative supervision, encompassing staff, resident and physical plant issues to ICFs, IRAs and other residential programs as designated by the Director.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s Degree and 5+ years of experience in working with Individuals with developmental disabilities in a residential setting.

TO APPLY:  Please e-mail updated resume to Eweiss@queenscp.org


TITLE: DAY HABILITATION SUPERVISOR

PROGRAM: RESIDENTIAL         

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Responsible for the daily operation of assigned DH group rooms and fostering a sense of respect, safety and independence for the individuals supported. Promote creativity, knowledge and growth of program staff.  Supervises work performance of all Qualified Intellectual Disability Professionals of assigned DH group rooms while completing QIDP tasks as needed.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: B.A. Degree in a Human Services Field such as education, social work, psychology, etc., from an accredited College/University. At least three years of supervisory experience in the field and knowledge of OPWDD regulations.

TO APPLY CONTACT:  Contact Michelle Jenkins, QCP, 81-15 164th Street, Jamaica, NY  11432, fax resume to (718) 591-4234 or e-mail to mjenkins@queenscp.org.


TITLE: PROGRAM ASSISTANT

PROGRAM:  ARTICLE 16 CLINIC

SUMMARY OF POSITION:  Provides clerical support; direct and respond to telephone inquiries, prepare, transcribe, and tabulate reports for the clinic staff; provide reception work; data entry and retrieval, prepare and submit daily clinic billing; and assist in clinical record maintenance.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  High School Diploma/college credits, experience in clerical work, word processing and data entry skills required. Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.

TO APPLY:  Please e-mail updated resume to MFojas@queenscp.org


TITLE: RN SUPERVISOR

PROGRAM: RESIDENTIAL         

SUMMARY OF POSITION:  The Nursing Supervisor oversees 24/7 nursing service of 6 ICFs and 3 IRAs in an OPWDD setting.  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, developing plans of care and evaluating 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 with people with developmental disabilities.

TO APPLY:  Please send updated resume and cover letter indicating salary expectations to Mjenkins@queenscp.org


TITLE: REGISTERED NURSE (PART-TIME) – 21 HRS. PER WEEK

PROGRAM: RESIDENTIAL         

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Part-Time RN will conduct physical examinations, provide treatments and perform standard nursing duties for an ICF program of 10 individuals with developmental disabilities.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Current NYS License required and experience working with persons with developmental disabilities preferred.

Excellent benefits offered which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 403B and tuition reimbursement.

TO APPLY:  Please forward updated resume to Mjenkins@queenscp.org

CHILDREN’S CENTER OPENINGS

TITLE: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

PROGRAM: CHILDREN’S CENTER

SUMMARY OF POSITION: 

Provide therapy services to preschool students with special needs at our excellent center-based program.

School calendar. Full-time – Special Ed preschool; 8:30 am to 2:30 pm.

Plus 6-week summer program

Full-Time or Part-Time schedule

REQUIREMENTS:  NYS Licensed.  Pediatric experience required.

TO APPLY:  Please forward updated resume to Nglass@queenscp.org


TITLE: COVERAGE TEACHER

PROGRAM: CHILDREN’S CENTER

Coverage Teacher for our wonderful special education preschool. NYCDOE calendar, 6-hour workday or flexible hours. Competitive per-diem rate (part-time).

Return to work/retirees encouraged to apply.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  NYS Special Education Certification required

TO APPLY:  Please send updated resume to Cheller@queenscp.org


Updated: June 3, 2019

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