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Day Habilitation Coordinator
POSITION: Full-Time, Day Habilitation Coordinator
LOCATION: Valley Cottage, New York
HOURS: Monday-Friday Salaried position. Must be flexible.
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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The Day Habilitation Coordinator is responsible for planning, scheduling, monitoring, implementing, documenting, and reviewing Day Habilitation services delivered. As part of this process the Day Habilitation Coordinator supervises Day Habilitation Instructors to carry out the service and oversees other pertinent activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Plan for Day Habilitation supports for consumers to include:
- Schedule, and prepare for consumer-related meetings
- Develop the Habilitation Plan to include:
- Safeguards
- Outcomes
- Staff actions to achieve outcomes
- Develop the Functional Assessments
- Develop the On the Job Trainings
- Develop the daily schedule to achieve outcomes
- Oversee and develop the Intervention Record to capture staff actions
toward attaining outcomes and time of billable service
- Oversee and complete monthly notes
2. Supervise Day Habilitation Instructors to ensure that schedules are followed and appropriate supports are delivered in accordance with the Habilitation Plan
3. Ensure that Interventions and Notes are completed in a timely and accurate manner by Day Habilitation Instructors
4. Make adjustments to consumer plans and interventions whenever problems are noted
5. Ensure all necessary adjustments related to billing (i.e. voids and back bills) are completed in a timely manner
6. Communicate agency policies and procedures and ensuring that they are adhered to by subordinate staff
7. Evaluate Instructor’s work performance and instituting effective progressive discipline if needed
8. Provides sufficient coverage for staff absences
9. Substitute for Instructor absences when needed
10. Accomplish quality assurance checks of records in accordance with agency procedure and schedule
11. Meet with prospective consumers and families to provide information and determine if Another Step can meet their needs
12. Follow policy and procedure for non-reportable and reportable incidents
13. Oversee all necessary paperwork connected to Another Step vehicles
14. Oversee Habilitation Instructors use of petty cash and all related documentation
15. Perform other related duties as assigned

Skills:
1. Written Communication
2. Leadership
3. Organization
4. Computer Literacy
5. Oral Communication
6. Problem Solving

Requirements:
1. Attend mandatory trainings and meetings
2. The physical ability to lift or move an incapacitated person or person in a wheel chair
3. Perform personal care tasks for consumers as needed
4. Drive safely and maintain a driving record in accordance with Another Step policies
5. Bachelor’s Degree, Associate’s Degree and/or at least two years experience providing direct service to people with developmental disabilities
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Community Habilitation Instructor
Job Classification: Non-Exempt
Supervisor: Community Habilitation Coordinator
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Essential Functions: Responsible for developmentally disabled individuals with emphasis on
encouraging and guiding individuals in activities that promote independence within the home
and independence and inclusion within the local community, protecting the individuals’ health
and safety, facilitating community integration, facilitating relationship building, and teaching
functional skills.

Responsibilities:
1. Provide oversight and guidance in various home and community settings to ensure the health
and safety of consumers in the instructor’s charge.
2. Follow consumer’s habilitation plan of services.
3. Provide transportation for consumers in a safe manner to various places in the community.
4. Support consumers in developing and maintaining functional skills.
5. Support consumers in developing relationships with people in a variety of community
settings.
6. Support consumers in performing tasks at various settings.
7. Recordkeeping to include, but not limited to: Intervention records, petty cash records, and
vehicle mileage records.
8. Conformance to all HIPAA privacy standards.
9. Provide input regarding program progress & recommendations.
10. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Skills:
1. Work with people with developmental disabilities in a respectful manner.
2. Oral communication skills.
3. Read, understand, and act as directed on written documents pertaining to consumers.
4. Participate in activities with consumers.
5. Physically able to lift or move an incapacitated person or person in a wheel chair.
6. Willingness to perform personal care tasks for consumers as needed.
7. Patience and willingness to teach consumers new skills.
8. Facilitate interactions between consumers and others in community settings.
9. Drive safely and maintain a driving record in accordance with Another Step policies.
10. Pass CPR, First Aid, or other training courses.

Education/Training:
High School Diploma or Equivalent
On the Job Training

Experience:
Prior experience working with people with disabilities is desired but not required.

Orientation
Training in HIPPA privacy standards
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Residential Instructor (IRA)
Job Classification: Non-Exempt
Supervisor: IRA Director
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Essential Functions: Direct Care staff are responsible for the oversight, guidance, and skill
development training of the developmentally disabled individuals who are living in the home(s)
where the person works.

Responsibilities:
1.
Provide supervision to consumers living in the home to insure their health and safety
2.
Assist individuals with developing ADL skills
3.
Accompany consumers to activities scheduled in the community
4.
Support individuals with developing appropriate community skills
3.
Ensure that appropriate medical documentation is returned completed after medical visits
and that the documentation is given to the Residence Director
4.
Administer medication in accordance with OPWDD AMAP regulations
5.
Shop for consumer needs or household needs as assigned, and return receipts and cash to
the Residence Director
6.
Participate in staff or consumer meetings and attend staff training as assigned
7.
Perform household chores as assigned to insure the home is clean and safe. Provide and
documentation of task completion as assigned by the Residence Director.
8.
Perform fire drills in accordance with OPWDD requirements as directed
9.
Conformance to all HIPAA privacy standards
10. Complete all necessary paperwork
11. Perform other related duties as assigned

Skills:
1.
Written Communication
2.
Oral Communication
3.
Problem Solving

Requirements:
1.
Attend mandatory trainings and meetings
2.
Maintain a Medication Administration Certification
3.
The physical ability to lift or move an incapacitated person or person in a wheel chair
4.
Perform personal care tasks for consumers as needed
5.
Drive safely and maintain a driving record in accordance with Another Step policies
6.
High School Diploma or Equivalent
7.
Prior experience working with people with developmental disabilities is desired but not
required
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Day Habilitation Instructor
Job Classification: Non-Exempt
Supervisor: Day Habilitation Coordinator
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Essential Functions: Responsible for a small group of developmentally disabled adults with
emphasis on following the habilitation plan/schedule, protecting the individuals’ health and
safety, facilitating community integration, facilitating relationship building, and teaching
functional skills.

Responsibilities:
1. Provide oversight and guidance in various community settings to ensure the health and safety
of consumers in the instructor’s charge.
2. Follow consumer’s habilitation plan/daily activity schedule.
3. Provide transportation for consumers in a safe manner to various places in the community.
4. Support consumers in developing and maintaining functional skills.
5. Support consumers in developing relationships with people in a variety of community
settings.
6. Support consumers in performing tasks at various volunteer settings.
7. Promote harmony within the group of assigned consumers.
8. Record keep to include, but not limited to: Intervention records, notes, petty cash records,
vehicle mileage records, vehicle service records.
9. Maintain assigned vehicle to include, but not limited to, scheduled maintenance and
cleanliness of the vehicle.
11. Conformance to all HIPAA privacy standards.
12. Attend consumer planning meetings and provide input regarding program progress &
recommendations.
13. Complete monthly notes on assigned consumers.
14. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Skills:
1. Work with people with developmental disabilities in a respectful manner.
2. Oral communication skills.
3. Read, understand, and act as directed on written documents pertaining to consumers.
4. Participate in activities with consumers.
5. The physical ability to lift or move an incapacitated person or person in a wheel chair.
6. Perform personal care tasks for consumers as needed.
7. Patience and willingness to teach consumers new skills.
8. Facilitate interactions between consumers and others in community settings.
9. Drive safely and maintain a driving record in accordance with Another Step policies.
10. Pass a CPR, First Aid, or other training courses.

Education/Training:
High School Diploma or Equivalent

Experience:
Prior experience working with people with disabilities is desired but not required.
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