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Habilitation Specialist 1 EOA#2024-069

  • ... Commack, New York, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 64693 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 05, 2024       Expires on: Mar 21, 2024

Habilitation Specialist 1 EOA#2024-069   

JOB TITLE:

Habilitation Specialist 1 EOA#2024-069

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Commack New York United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERMANENT APPOINTMENT:
  • Currently serving as a permanent Habilitation Specialist 1 and eligible for transfer
OR
  • Reachable on the Civil Service List for Habilitation Specialist 1
OR
  • Currently permanent in a title eligible for a 70.
    1 transfer per Civil Service Rules and Regulations

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENT: If appointed on a provisional basis, you must participate in the next Civil Service examination(s) and be a reachable candidate in order to obtain permanent status and maintain your position:

  • A bachelors or higher level degree in a human services field*
  • A degree in a human service field includes the professional disciplines of audiology, community mental health, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, rehabilitation counseling, vocational counseling, social work, speech/language pathology, and therapeutic recreation (including concentrations in art, creative arts, dance, drama, music, or physical education.
    ) Also included are related academic disciplines associated with the study of human behavior (e.
    g.
    , gerontology, human services, sociology, speech communication); or human skills development (e.
    g.
    , counseling/guidance, education, human development.
    ) Examples of non-qualifying degrees include but are not limited to: criminal justice, political science, liberal arts, and business.

Duties Description
  • Works as a member of the interdisciplinary residential team.
  • Schedule and attend annual and semi-annual Life Plan meetings as needed.
  • Assist with development, revision, and implementation of Residential Habilitation/Staff Action Plans.
  • Ensure completion of monthly progress notes and reviews billing documentation to ensure accuracy.
  • Develop/review/revise Safeguard Summary Plans as needed.
  • Coordinate special meetings with outside agencies/advocates to review the individual’s plan.
  • Review monthly checklist, data sheets, discrepancy report and follow up on billing discrepancies.
  • Conduct on-site reviews of documentation to monitor billing compliance.
  • Maintain Residential Habilitation records in assigned IRAs.
    Caseload may change based on operational need.
  • Provide ongoing training to IRA staff regarding Res Hab implementation, documentation, safeguard summary.
  • Prepare Residential Habilitation documentation for audits.
  • Establish working relationships with Care Managers, clinicians, day/work programs to ensure Life Plan meetings are conducted and services are coordinated.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

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Additional Comments
If you are currently a New York State employee serving in a permanent competitive qualifying title and eligible for a transfer via Section 70.
1 of the Civil Service Law, you may be appointed to this title as a permanent competitive employee.


  • Candidates must be reachable for appointment from the current Civil Service eligible list to be considered for a permanent competitive appointment.

  • Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures.
    If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.

  • The assignment of PS&T employees will be made in accordance with any agreed upon Memorandum of Understanding between PEF and the local DDSO regarding the posting of job vacancies

  • All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
    Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.

  • If you are employed by state government you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF).
    The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer.
    For more information on PSLF, please visit www.
    studentAid.
    gov/publicservice.

  • Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA).
    If an employee believes that they need a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office at (518) 473-4785 or Email at accommodationrequests@opwdd.
    ny.
    gov to obtain information and RA forms.

  • Savings programs such as the U.
    S.
    Savings Bond and the College Savings Plan.

  • Voluntary pre-tax savings programs such as Health Care Spending Account and the Dependent Care Advantage Account offer employees options to pay for uncovered health care expenses or dependent care expenses.

  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) an assessment and referral service that connects employees with local service providers and support services to address their personal needs.

  • Life insurance and Disability insurance.

  • The New York State Deferred Compensation Plan is a voluntary retirement plan that offers employees the option to invest a part of their salaries for retirement on a tax-deferred basis.

  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.

Paid Holidays and Leave
  • Thirteen (13) paid holidays each year.
  • Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave initially.
  • Five (5) days paid personal leave each year.
  • Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave each year (PEF/CSEA), which may carry over from year to year.
  • Up to three (3) days professional leave each year to participate in professional development events.

Health Care Coverage
Employees and their eligible dependents can choose from a variety of affordable health insurance programs.
Employees are provided family dental and vision plans at no extra cost.


Retirement Program
Participate in The NYS Employees’ Retirement System (ERS), which is recognized as one of the best-managed and best-funded public retirement systems in the nation.


Professional Development and Education and Training
NYS offers training programs and tuition assistance to eligible employees to maintain and increase their professional skills and prepare them for promotional opportunities.
For more information, please visit https://goer.
ny.
gov/training-and-professional-development.


Additionally, the Public Service Workshops Program (PSWP) offers certain professional training opportunities for PEF represented and M/C designated employees that may grant continuing education credits towards maintaining professional licensure.
For more information, please visit https://oer.
ny.
gov/public-service-workshops-program-pswp.


  • OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to creating and sustaining a culture of inclusion.
    We believe that we are most effective in managing and improving our service system with a diverse team of employees.
    With such a large workforce, we rely on the collective individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression, ideas and talent that our employees bring to their work.
    This speaks to our culture, and is a key part of our successes.
    As we continuously recruit people for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that applicants bring in terms of their education, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.

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Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 05, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

64693 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707478197-b43b803de23fc0f84fbe649a545d22fb

LOCATION:

New York United States

CITY:

Commack

Job Origin:

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERMANENT APPOINTMENT:
  • Currently serving as a permanent Habilitation Specialist 1 and eligible for transfer
OR
  • Reachable on the Civil Service List for Habilitation Specialist 1
OR
  • Currently permanent in a title eligible for a 70.1 transfer per Civil Service Rules and Regulations

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENT: If appointed on a provisional basis, you must participate in the next Civil Service examination(s) and be a reachable candidate in order to obtain permanent status and maintain your position:

  • A bachelors or higher level degree in a human services field*
  • A degree in a human service field includes the professional disciplines of audiology, community mental health, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, rehabilitation counseling, vocational counseling, social work, speech/language pathology, and therapeutic recreation (including concentrations in art, creative arts, dance, drama, music, or physical education.) Also included are related academic disciplines associated with the study of human behavior (e.g., gerontology, human services, sociology, speech communication); or human skills development (e.g., counseling/guidance, education, human development.) Examples of non-qualifying degrees include but are not limited to: criminal justice, political science, liberal arts, and business.

Duties Description
  • Works as a member of the interdisciplinary residential team.
  • Schedule and attend annual and semi-annual Life Plan meetings as needed.
  • Assist with development, revision, and implementation of Residential Habilitation/Staff Action Plans.
  • Ensure completion of monthly progress notes and reviews billing documentation to ensure accuracy.
  • Develop/review/revise Safeguard Summary Plans as needed.
  • Coordinate special meetings with outside agencies/advocates to review the individual’s plan.
  • Review monthly checklist, data sheets, discrepancy report and follow up on billing discrepancies.
  • Conduct on-site reviews of documentation to monitor billing compliance.
  • Maintain Residential Habilitation records in assigned IRAs. Caseload may change based on operational need.
  • Provide ongoing training to IRA staff regarding Res Hab implementation, documentation, safeguard summary.
  • Prepare Residential Habilitation documentation for audits.
  • Establish working relationships with Care Managers, clinicians, day/work programs to ensure Life Plan meetings are conducted and services are coordinated.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

https://www.linkedin.com/company/nys-office-for-people-with-developmental-disabilities/posts/?feedView=all

#LI-VC1
Additional Comments
If you are currently a New York State employee serving in a permanent competitive qualifying title and eligible for a transfer via Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law, you may be appointed to this title as a permanent competitive employee.

  • Candidates must be reachable for appointment from the current Civil Service eligible list to be considered for a permanent competitive appointment.

  • Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.

  • The assignment of PS&T employees will be made in accordance with any agreed upon Memorandum of Understanding between PEF and the local DDSO regarding the posting of job vacancies

  • All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.

  • If you are employed by state government you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. For more information on PSLF, please visit www.studentAid.gov/publicservice.

  • Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that they need a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office at (518) 473-4785 or Email at accommodationrequests@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain information and RA forms.

  • Savings programs such as the U.S. Savings Bond and the College Savings Plan.

  • Voluntary pre-tax savings programs such as Health Care Spending Account and the Dependent Care Advantage Account offer employees options to pay for uncovered health care expenses or dependent care expenses.

  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) an assessment and referral service that connects employees with local service providers and support services to address their personal needs.

  • Life insurance and Disability insurance.

  • The New York State Deferred Compensation Plan is a voluntary retirement plan that offers employees the option to invest a part of their salaries for retirement on a tax-deferred basis.

  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.

Paid Holidays and Leave
  • Thirteen (13) paid holidays each year.
  • Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave initially.
  • Five (5) days paid personal leave each year.
  • Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave each year (PEF/CSEA), which may carry over from year to year.
  • Up to three (3) days professional leave each year to participate in professional development events.

Health Care Coverage
Employees and their eligible dependents can choose from a variety of affordable health insurance programs. Employees are provided family dental and vision plans at no extra cost.

Retirement Program
Participate in The NYS Employees’ Retirement System (ERS), which is recognized as one of the best-managed and best-funded public retirement systems in the nation.

Professional Development and Education and Training
NYS offers training programs and tuition assistance to eligible employees to maintain and increase their professional skills and prepare them for promotional opportunities. For more information, please visit https://goer.ny.gov/training-and-professional-development.

Additionally, the Public Service Workshops Program (PSWP) offers certain professional training opportunities for PEF represented and M/C designated employees that may grant continuing education credits towards maintaining professional licensure. For more information, please visit https://oer.ny.gov/public-service-workshops-program-pswp.

  • OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to creating and sustaining a culture of inclusion. We believe that we are most effective in managing and improving our service system with a diverse team of employees. With such a large workforce, we rely on the collective individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression, ideas and talent that our employees bring to their work. This speaks to our culture, and is a key part of our successes. As we continuously recruit people for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that applicants bring in terms of their education, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.

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