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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, or e-mail to mjenkins@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:  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 Kate Valli, QCP, 81-15 164th Street, Jamaica, NY  11432 or e-mail resume to kvalli@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:  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 resume 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 resume to Eweiss@queenscp.org


TITLE:  LPN – FULL-TIME

PROGRAM:  RESIDENTIAL

 SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The LPN is responsible for medical services for each person living in the residences. Monitors and supervises all medical treatments, appointments, including medication, nutrition, lab procedures, etc. Ensures that a comprehensive medical/nursing plan is in place for each individual.

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Licensed Practical Nurse certification required, High School Diploma or GED.

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

 


TITLE:  DAY HABILITATION SPECIALIST

PROGRAM:  RESIDENTIAL

SUMMARY:

Facilitates day habilitation programming that fosters respect, safety and mutual growth for both the individuals and staff.

 DUTIES:

Structure and implement programming and meaningful activities for assigned group rooms. Ensures individual’s day hab plans are implemented and that OPWDD regulations are followed. Instruct and model tasks and activities to group room staff. Monitor and review completion of all group room documentation. Summarize individual’s response and progress on monthly notes in a timely manner. Provide feedback to coordinator and supervisor concerning the individual’s wellbeing, programming and staff performance.

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Service field such as education, social work, psychology, etc. from accredited College/University or an Associate’s Degree with at least one year experience in the field and knowledge of OPWDD regulations.

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

 


TITLE:  COOK/HOUSEKEEPER

PROGRAM:  RESIDENTIAL

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Duties entail preparing meals, purchasing food and household supplies, food inventory and performing housekeeping tasks such as mopping and laundry.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  High School Diploma/GED and a clean, valid New York State driver’s license for at least one (1) year required.

 

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

CHILDREN’S CENTER OPENINGS

 

TITLE:  SPECIAL EDUCATION PRE-SCHOOL TEACHER

PROGRAM:  CHILDREN’S CENTER

Mondays through Fridays

8:30 am ‑2:30 pm preferred, flex hours considered

School calendar; optional summers

 DUTIES:

This Coverage/Specialty position involves providing prep periods for our classroom teachers as well as covering for our classroom teachers when absent or attending meetings. (Teachers with special interests, such as music, art, physical education, can use these talents during prep periods.)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

NYS Certified in Special Education or Early Childhood; experience with children with disabilities.

TO APPLY:  Please email your resume to cheller@queenscp.org


Updated: November 1, 2018

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