Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is a New York-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to 25,000 individuals and their families living in New York City and Long Island. SUS believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose.
For more than 35 years, SUS has been transforming this belief into reality by working as an advocate for people with life circumstances marked by intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health challenges, poverty, & histories of incarceration and/or trauma.
We drive scalable solutions to transform the lives of people with disabilities, people in poverty and people facing homelessness: solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.
The QIDP will coordinate all aspects of care for residents in order to ensure active treatment is provided on an ongoing basis in the least restrictive environment, in accordance with OPWDD regulations
Coordinate and conduct Annual and Semi-Annual reviews of consumer status/progress including an assessment of risks to consumer’s rights and protection
Ensure completion and receipt of individual clinical team members’ reports/meetings evaluations Prepare annual CFA’s and summaries which includes a capabilities needs assessment, priority of needs and a summary of clinical reports, activities schedules and consumer profiles
Ensure the least restrictive interventions or practices are utilized
Ensure individuals identified as having practices, interventions and or adaptive equipment, which may pose a risk to consumer’s rights and or protection, are presented to the Human Rights Committee for their review and or approval
Provide staff with in-service training ongoing
Ensure integration of services between Day Program and the residence and, integration of all services into routine daily activities
Complete CSET schedule annually and update as needed. Also ensure, CSET training is provided and reported on by clinicians as needed
Complete Quality Improvement reports as needed and ensure resolution to any outstanding issues
Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays
• High School Diploma or GED is required. Associates Degree preferred.
• At least one year experience providing direct care services to adults with a developmental disability.
• AMAP certified, SCIP-R trained, CPR & First Aid Trained
• Valid NYS Driver’s license and must be able to pass insurance criteria
Keywords: Direct service professional, counselor, residential counselor, direct care counselor, habilitation specialist, human services, social services, social worker, case manager, health services, developmental disabilities, mental health behavioral health, OPWDD, OMRDD
SUS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island.