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REGISTERED NURSE

Responsible for providing evaluation, diagnosis and therapeutic intervention in accordance with Catholic Charites policies, the regulations and requirements of applicable regulatory agencies and the standards of the profession. Monitor treatment plan and progress; serve as a member of interdisciplinary team; responsible for coordinating and following through on provisions of health care services; conducts training for staff in medical administration, personal hygiene, basic first aid, dental hygiene, infection control, adaptive equipment, vital signs, signs and symptoms of illness; handle control of communicable diseases and infections through identification and assessment, reporting to consulting physician and implementation of appropriate protective and preventive measures and staff training in regard to infection control; develop, supervises implementation of, reviews and revises written health care plans that are developed and implemented according to instructions of physician and assessments; integrate therapeutic intervention techniques through consultation with parent/guardian and staff at team meetings, case conferences; develop a written plan for each resident to provide nursing services as apart of total habilitation programs; participate in interdisciplinary team meetings and annual reviews; provide immediate first aid with referral to outside emergency services or private physician; maintain a tickler for all appointments; schedules appointments and follows up on physicians recommendations; keep up to date and accurate records of examinations, immunizations, illnesses, accidents and other pertinent data; administer medications when appropriate, and supervises AMAP certified staff in medication administration; provide supervision and training for less experienced Registered Nurses during their tenure; monitor progress for self-administration of medication; obtain consents for surgery; On- Call 24 / 7 to respond to inquiries regarding physician treatments plans; remains on call for all emergencies; transport Individuals to appointments; attend team meetings; attend to Individual’s medical conditions and quarterly examinations; keeps abreast of changes in nursing field; participates in medical reviews for Individuals.

Teacher's Assistant

Responsibilities include providing support in an encouraging, positive and compassionate manner to individual’s ages 7-21 diagnosed with various disabilities, in a Supplemental Group Day Habilitation setting. Assist the individual’s to achieve their individual goals and provide services in accordance with OPWDD guidelines and with agency policy and procedures to develop skills required for a more independent lifestyle.  Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED; Must have experience or a desire to work with individuals with special needs.

 This position is part time (approx. 15 hrs/week).  Ideal for college students majoring in the following subjects: psychology, physical/speech/occupational therapy, and education.

Direct Support Professional

The Role of a Direct Support Professional (DSP) is to provide assistance to people with intellectual disabilities to facilitate integration into the community. The DSP will support each person to become more independent. Typical job responsibilities of a Direct Support Professional include helping with personal hygiene and grooming, doing light housework, organizing recreational activities, Medical appointments, administering medication, accompanying Individuals we support to various community places, and advocating for their wants and needs . The Direct Support Professional is responsible for the daily care and supervision of the residence, which he/she is assigned, and the Individuals.  The Direct Support Professional must have the ability to communicate with and motivate each person toward achieving their valued outcomes. Must have high school diploma or GED; experience in the field of developmental disabilities; valid driver’s license (tri-state); and must complete OPWDD required training (provided upon hire).

Day Care Teacher

The Day Care Teacher is responsible for overseeing all aspects of classroom management and the academic, social, physical and emotional well being of the children in the class. The Teacher is responsible for classroom services as deemed appropriate by the Day Care Director. This is a twelve month position, working Summer Camp is required. The Day Care Teacher is supervised, and reports to, the Day Care Director. Qualifications include Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, NYS Certification (Birth-2nd) or (N-6), and 2 years experience working with preschool children. Responsibilities include plan and execute the daily classroom schedule in accordance with the curriculum and day care regulations, weekly lesson plans, ensure at all times the physical safety and emotional well being of the children, evaluate the children and distribute progress reports to parents in November, March and June, recommend evaluations, train and supervise the Assistant Teacher, maintain a friendly and professional relationship with parents and/or supervisors, attend meetings and workshops necessary for professional growth.

Housekeeping

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Clean and mop floors
Clean and polish office furniture
Clean light fixtures
Clean and disinfect bathrooms, counters, floors and restocks supplies
Clean mirrors and windows
Empty trash receptacles
Maintain inventory of cleaning supplies
Vacuum areas where necessary
Keep and maintain clear paths and walkways of trash and snow
Polishes floors using buffing machines
Follow established safety precautions when using cleaning chemicals and use as directed
Maybe required to work overtime and on weekends

 

Maintenance

Duties include a variety of work in the maintenance and repair of buildings and grounds at various sites including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, masonry, snow removal and painting. Repair and treat structures such as floors, showers, sinks, walls, roofs, and carpets; cleans debris from roof gutters. Perform minor troubleshooting, repairs, and adjustments of locks; repair door hinges; clean plugged key slots; change filters on various ventilation units; hook up and services kitchen appliances. Report mechanical malfunctions to Supervisor, assists in moving furniture and equipment at various sites; set up/break down party rooms. Open/close campus site buildings; activate/deactivate building alarms. Assist with special projects as needed. This is a full time non-exempt position, must have a minimum of 3 yrs experience. Valid driver’s license is required. Must be able to lift 50 lbs without assistance and willingness to work outside in inclement weather as needed.

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