Job Opportunities at Mount Loretto Campus

Direct Support Professional

The Direct Support Professional is responsible for the daily care and supervision of the Living Group, which he/she is assigned, and the individual residents in it.  The Direct Support Professional must have the ability to communicate with and motivate developmentally disabled clients toward achievement of their specific goals in areas of independence, individualization, integration and productivity.  Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED; Experience and/or desire to work with a developmentally disabled population; Valid driver’s license (tri-state); Ability to obtain Certifications in approved OPWDD SCIP, AMAP training and First Aid/CPR.

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.

Registered Nurse

The Registered Nurse is responsible to maintain accurate and up-to-date health files on all Individuals; prepare physicians orders, consults medication sheets etc. as assigned; ensure appropriate follow up care; maintain nurse’s notes and other appropriate documentation of activities as appropriate; provide medical consultation regarding individual’s medical needs through telephone triage; administer medications; provide AMAP certifications and recertification classes and supervision of certified staff; attend training to maintain current knowledge of trends and policy regarding medical care; implement plans of care;  provide in-service training on medical issues; maintain medical records; participate in interdisciplinary treatment team meetings; ensure all medical administration records are in accordance with applicable regulations and general safe practices; maintain 24 hour on-call availability.

Cook

The Cook will prepare, cook and serve breakfast and lunch to the senior membership. The Cook must have the demeanor to be able to work well with the senior population. The Cook is responsible for safe food handling, temperature controls, safe storage practices and cleaning the kitchen in coordination with the kitchen custodian and volunteers. Must be able to keep daily food use records and temperature logs. Proper kitchen attire required.  This position is located at the West Brighton Senior Center, 230 Broadway, SI NY 10310.  This is a full time non-exempt position.  Must have valid Food Handlers Certification and 2 yrs experience.