What does a direct support professional do?

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For more information please contact the Human Resource Department at (518) 295-8130.

Now hiring for the following positions:

Senior Accountant

The Sr Acct maintains the Asset/Liability accounts through monthly reconciliations and is responsible for all journal entries. Will maintain Monthly Internal Controls. Responsible maintaining the Schoharie Arc Foundation monthly entries and reconciliations. Monitors Program Development Grants, provide required expenditure reports and complete renewal documents. Assists the Assistant Controller in the preparation of the Consolidated Fiscal Report (CFR). Acts as the lead during all Financial audits. This includes, but is not limited to, gathering necessary files, preparation of Financial Statements, reviewing financial statement drafts, and corresponding with auditors. Assists the Assistant Controller as necessary in preparation of periodic governmental reports and surveys. Prepares and submits the Consolidated Quarterly Reports (CQR) to funding agencies (OMH & OPWDD). Prepares and files the Agencies 403b contribution file with Plan Administrator on a biweekly basis (Nationwide). Assists the Director of Finance with reports necessary for the preparation of the annual operating budget. Prepares and files the NYS Quarterly Sales tax return. Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Business Administration is required. Two + years of experience with general Accounting, AP, AR, and Payroll is required. Strong Excel skills, accuracy, attention to detail, good communication skills, and team player are all required.

Residential Manager

The Residential Manager is responsible for providing oversight and training to assure all Direct Support Professionals are consistently providing accurate, organized and timely record keeping as follows:

Ensures that all Residential Habilitation documentation is completed in compliance with regulation on a daily basis, and will provide direct oversight to assure all documentation is correctly submitted for billing monthly including daily service notes, Residential Habilitation notes, and Monthly attendance.

Manages resident files consistent with the agency requirements for single case record storage and distribution. Ensures Fire Safety Checklist and Fire Evacuation Plan is completed and current. Provides oversight to assure compliance with timelines of Residential Habilitation plans including a current individual plan of protection for each resident. Facilitates completion of all required annual or semi-annual evaluations to ensure resident plans and records are person-centered and accurate at all times. Keep all resident's records and evaluations confidential. Acts as a member of the Residential Administrative team by assisting with crisis management, contributing to development strategies, and responding as part of an ongoing team process to other changes within the department as they arise. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule. Must be capable of being certified in medication administration Drivers License Required.

Direct Support Professional - Family Support Services

One year of experience supporting people who are developmentally disabled is preferred. Visual, auditory, physical ability to support people and service environment is required. Candidate must be able to lift 75 pounds with or without assistance. Candidate must demonstrate written and oral skills. Required Functions: Driver eligibility required as well as behind the wheel competence. Work primarily day/evening hours in multiple service environments to ensure people are supported in their scheduled activity. Position is Tuesday through Saturday - day/evenings. Schedule available upon request.

Registered Nurse (RN)

Registered Nurse (RN)

Full t ime and per diem positions available. Provide nursing support and assist in oversight of medical services for people. Teach people skills needed for wellness and good health. Teach direct support professionals skills necessary to address nursing needs of people they serve. Maintain all documentation and medical files in a confidential manner. Provide oversight, training and evaluation of staff authorized to administer prescribed medication and treatments. Licensed and currently registered as a professional nurse by the New York State Department of Education.One year experience as a supervisor of nursing preferred. NYS driver's license that meets agency guidelines.
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Currently licensed and registered as a Licensed Practical Nurse by the New York State Education Department with one (1) year experience working in hospital or nursing home preferred. Experience with ID/DD individuals is a plus. Must meet driver eligibility requirements.

Direct Support Professionals

(FT, PT, Overnight, and Relief) For Day Services and Residential Services. Seeking kind hearted and energetic persons for full time, part time, and per diem employment in our residential program- helping individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities learn skills to live quality lives in their own homes and communities. Positions are available in Cobleskill, Richmondville, Schoharie and Middleburgh. For more information on a career as a Direct Support Professional, please click here to watch footage courtesy NYSACRA. http://directsupportprofessional.org/


Driver is responsible for the transportation of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities to and from home and agency programs. Must have a valid, unmarked NYS driver's license and meet agency insurance requirements. Must be able to lift 75 pounds with or without assistance. Agency will train you for a CDL license.


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For more information please contact the Human Resource Department at (518) 295-8130.