Job Opportunities at Mount Loretto Campus

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 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.

Housekeeper

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following (but are  not limited to):

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, keep and maintain clear paths and walkways of trash and snow, polish floors using buffing machines, follow established safety precautions when using cleaning chemicals and use as directed, may be required to work overtime and weekends.  Eligible candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent and must satisfactorily complete a full background check, which includes finger printing.  This position requires frequent standing, walking, reaching stooping, kneeling, and occasional lifting  and/or moving up to 50 pounds.  The ideal candidate must be able to read, write and understand the English language.

Medicaid Service Coordinator

A Medicaid Service Coordinator (MSC), is responsible to provide ongoing supports to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.  An MSC will assist people with obtaining available services in the community as well as services under the Home and Community Based (HCBS) Waiver. The MSC will assist each Individual strive to maintain the highest quality of life.

Custodian

Essential duties include (but are not limited to): Sweep, mop, wax, and vacuum all floors and stairways, clean and maintain all surfaces in the offices, hallways, recreational spaces, restrooms, dining room and store rooms, move furniture as needed, shovel snow, removal of ice & removal of trash from all walkways and stairs, replace light bulbs & clean light fixtures, store and maintain inventory of cleaning supplies. This position requires standing for sustained periods of time, use of upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion, or to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward, Raise objects from a lower to a higher position or move objects horizontally from position-to-position, bending, medium to heavy physical work, exerting from 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, subject to atmospheric conditions such as: fumes, odors, dust, cleaning solutions, sprays, etc.  This position requires a High School diploma or equivalent and experience or training in a building trade, moving, maintenance, and performing general repairs.  Must complete CPR and AED training yearly.  This is a part time position located at 120 Anderson Avenue, SI NY 10302.