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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:  DAY SERVICES SPECIALIST

PROGRAM:  BELLEROSE DAY SERVICES

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Responsible for writing, implementing & monitoring habilitation service plans for adults with developmental disabilities in a classroom environment.  Duties include the completion of service documentation, writing narrative notes, planning group activities & participating in interdisciplinary treatment team meetings.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

BA degree in a human services field is required along with experience working with adults with developmental disabilities. The successful candidate should have great writing & communication skills.  And a valid NYS driver’s license for 3 years is required.

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


CHILDREN’S CENTER OPENINGS

TITLE:  PROGRAM ASSISTANT

PROGRAM:  CHILDREN’S CENTER

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Program Assistant assists administrative staff and supervisors with various tasks and special assignments (including party set-ups, meeting planning, fundraisers, etc.).  Assists with other clerical/computer projects at the Children’s Center and/or other Queens C.P. programs as indicated, while maintaining confidentiality.

Assists with employee related procedures, including time cards, new employee procedures, benefit information, etc. as assigned. Performs general secretarial responsibilities.  Assist staff with files, supplies, office machines, etc. Assists with transportation services for children within the school program, as assigned.  Accounts for lunch funds, Apple Tree payments, petty cash distribution, other funds as assigned. Serves as a receptionist/office assistant as necessary for offices, including medical and OT/PT.  Maintains necessary office supplies, school supplies, etc. Maintains a neat workspace.  Interacts with staff, parents, visitors, etc. to offer assistance and to maintain a smoother operation of program functions.  Serves as office supervisor for the Foster Grandparent Program, as assigned.  Assists with printing instructional materials (board maker, etc.).  Assists other staff members in daily work routine (lunch counts, taking attendance, back-up for other program assistants, etc.).

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma, excellent organizational, clerical skills and proficiency in Microsoft Access required.

TO APPLY:  Please send resume to nglass@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:  RESIDENTIAL SUPERVISOR/QIDP

PROGRAM:  RESIDENTIAL

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Responsible for the day-to-day operations of a 10 bed IRA.  Works in conjunction with the Assistant Supervisor/Shift Supervisor in coordination of all treatment services for the residents, such as activities of daily living, community inclusion/recreation skills & financial management, in accordance with OPWDD regulations & agency policy.  Provides formal & informal supervision, as well as coordinates the interdisciplinary treatment team and works closely with the Day Program, Vocational Programs & family members. Participates in hiring, training & termination of staff.  Ensures proper coverage for all shifts, including holidays is maintained at a minimum standard. Serves as the Administrator-On-duty on a rotating basis as scheduled by the residential program & available for all resident, staff & facility emergencies through a 24-hour administrative call list.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

BA/BS degree in a human services field, and minimum 1+ years supervisory experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.  Requires a valid New York State Driver’s license for 3 years. Successful candidate requires excellent writing & communication skills, as well as self-starter and able to jungle multiple priorities.

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:  COOK/HOUSEKEEPER

PROGRAM:  RESIDENTIAL

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

This position is the heart & soul of the program.  The successful candidate will be responsible for

preparing healthy meals, purchasing food and household supplies, food inventory and performing housekeeping tasks such as mopping and laundry.  In addition, working on the floor with the individuals on an as needed bases.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  High School Diploma/GED and a valid New York State driver’s license for at least 3 years is required.

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


MEDICAL OPENINGS

TITLE:  LPN – Per-diem (2 DAYS)

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:  NURSE PRACTITIONER

PROGRAM:  RESIDENTIAL

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Nurse Practitioner will provide medical oversight for 6 ICFs and 3 IRAs.  In addition, will coordinate and supervise 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 nursing staff and other practitioners in the community towards diagnosing conditions; formulates plans of care and evaluates 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: The successful candidate requires a NP Degree; certified & registered by NYSED, as well as some work experience with adult individuals with developmental disabilities.  OPWDD experience is a plus.

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

 


Updated: January 15, 2019

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