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.
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.
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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.
CDL and non-CDL positions available
The Driver and Driver II positions are responsible for the safe and specialized transportation of people with intellectual / developmental disabilities. The driver fulfills a unique role in support of people served as well as maintaining the requirements of a Commercial Drivers' license. Requires a valid, unmarked New York State driver's license, CDL, must meet DMV and agency insurance requirements, safely operate a bus. The Driver must meet and maintain all requirements for 19-A certification. Must be able to lift 75 pounds with or without assistance.
(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/
Responsible for the day to day oversight and management of assigned residential program site. All agency leaders including Managers utilize a person-centered, proactive philosophy based upon mutual trusting, caring, and respectful supports and relationships in a teaching environment which gives people the skills needed to enhance their social and emotional relationships, self-esteem, empowerment, personal productivity and pride, security, meaningful activities, everyday functions, and quality of life.
Minimum of high school diploma with 3 years experience working with the intellectually disabled required, minimum of 2 years experience as a supervisor in a Residential Setting preferred; Bachelor’s Degree preferred; must meet driver eligibility requirements; (valid NYS Drivers License with 3 years driving experience and must meet ARC insurance standards) must be willing to work a flexible schedule; lift or support at least 50 lbs; ambulatory including stairs; good communication skills. Must be capable of being certified in medication administration and performing physical interventions outlined in CPR/First Aide.
Do you enjoy teaching others and seeing them succeed? Do you like working independently? Are you passionate about empowering people with disabilities to achieve their fullest potential? If so, you would fit in well with Schoharie ARC's Vocational Services team, a dedicated group helping people with developmental disabilities achieve successful and meaningful employment!
Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent and at least one year of experience in employment services /human services is required. Associates Degree in human service field preferred. Candidate must be self-motivated and flexible. Candidate must be able to lift up to 30 pounds. Candidate must demonstrate computer, written and oral skills.
All positions require a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED. Prior experience working with developmentally disabled individuals preferred. Some positions have lifting requirements.
Valid New York State Drivers License (minimum of 3 years) required for most positions.
Mandatory PPD (tuberculosis skin test) must also be completed prior to the first day of employment. In addition, a criminal background check is required.
To get started download our fillable job application (PDF). Once you are done save a copy for your records, and then email your completed application (from your computer saved file) to HumanResources@schohariearc.org
For more information please contact the Human Resource Department at (518) 295-8130.