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July 25, 2014


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Donny "Elvis" Romines Concert

September 20, 2014

Knights of Columbus Hall
6:00pm - 10:00pm
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Middletown, RI 02842


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To apply, email your resume and cover letter to rmorton@mahercenter.org. Please include in the subject line the position for which you are applying. Or download an application form you can email, mail, or fax to us: Job Application PDF / Word doc


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DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNICATIONS

NO OPEN POSITIONS AT THIS TIME

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DIRECT SUPPORT
DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL I: Full-time/Per Diem (Salary: $9.20 - 9.35/hour)
Day Programs, Community Based Supports, Group Homes. 

  • Comprehensive and complete familiarity and knowledge of the Direct Support Professional Training Guide with its inherent duties and responsibilities
  • Adhering  to the agency’s policy and procedures
  • Participation in all required agency trainings
  • The providing of direct support to individuals with developmental disabilities fostering independence through active participation.
  • Maintaining and enhancing each client’s right to dignity and respect within the overall context of offering, respecting and supporting choices made within a healthy and safe environment as well as making positive contributions to such an environment
  • The providing of services to persons with developmental disabilities within the context of an environment that is free from any type of abuse, neglect, mistreatment or any other human rights violation
  • Engaging in and promoting quality services for persons with developmental disabilities
  • Ability to lift, bend and transfer – if/when necessary – when supporting clients
  • Providing intimate personal care/hygiene support when necessary
  • Maintaining a positive attitude when working and/or interacting with clients and co-workers
  • Supporting individuals with developmental disabilities to access the community
  • Performing a variety of tasks in a multi-faceted environment
  • Maintaining a positive and respectful attitude toward the home/program’s supervisor as well as toward other members of the resource team by following through on directions given and by communicating effectively
  • Supporting individuals under their care to maintain contacts with family and friends under the guidance of agency policy and with the direction of the resource team
  • Mandatory requirement to participate in all regularly scheduled as well as emergency staff or team Meetings
  • Must work closely with the Residential Nurse to support clients with medication administration and other related duties – where applicable – while fostering an atmosphere and environment of healthy physical living 



DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL II: Part-time (Salary: $11.00/hour)
Residential Program

See Direct Support Professional I for job description.

Work up to 20 hours per week at one of the James L. Maher Center's residential locations in either Newport or Bristol County.

Sick and Vacation time not available. No health insurance benefits will be offered for this position.
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EARLY INTERVENTION
SPEECH & LANGUAGE THERAPIST: Part-Time (Salary: TBD)
Graduate of a Board approved school of Speech and Language Therapy Program and meet requirements for licensing by the Rhode Island Department of Health with at least one year’s experience with the pediatric population and their families.

  • To provide Speech and Language therapy services to children and caregivers while coaching families to carry over in the child’s daily routine on an individual or group basis.
  • To enhance family members’ ability to successfully advance their child’s speech and language development; to coach families on techniques and strategies development.
  • To write and implement IFSP goals and objects with each family.
  • To serve as a member of a multi-disciplinary team during assessments.
  • To consult to daycare programs to assist providers in incorporating best practices into ongoing daily activities.
  • The SLP caseload varies because of number of children, duration and frequency of visits.

 

As needed to maintain certificate of licensure for the practice of Speech and Language Therapy.  Training specializing in working with young children with disabilities and their families and must complete the basic in-service training modules within 1 month of date of employment and complete the Introduction to E.I or a training approved by the Lead Agency within 6 months of hire.

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST: Part-Time (Salary: TBD)
Graduate of a Board approved school of Occupational Therapy Program and meet requirements for licensing by the Rhode Island Department of Health with at least one year’s experience with the pediatric population and their families.

  • To provide direct Occupational Therapy services to children on an individual or group basis.
  • To enhance family members’ ability to successfully advance their child’s motor development or sensory integration.
  • To write and implement IFSP goals and objects with each family.
  • To serve as a member of a multi-disciplinary team during assessments.
  • To consult to daycare programs to assist providers in incorporating best practices into ongoing program activities.
  • The OT caseload varies depending on how many children need Occupational Therapy as outlined in their IFSP.

 

As needed to maintain certificate of licensure for the practice of Occupational Therapy.  Training specializing in working with young children with disabilities and their families and must complete the basic in-service training modules within 6 months of date of employment.
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FEDERAL CONTRACTS/JANITORIAL
NO OPEN POSITIONS AT THIS TIME
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FINANCE
AR/CLIENT BILLER: Full-Time (Salary: TBD)
Associates degree. 2-3 years experience. Other combinations of experience that meet or exceed these minimum requirements may be substituted. Experience in a computerized billing/receivables collections environment. Detailed orientated and good organizational and follow skills. Working knowledge of automated billing software, excel, (intermediate or higher level) and other basic office equipment. Good data entry skills (50 wpm or better). Ability to communicate professionally and effectively, both orally and in writing, with Center employoees, managers and administrative personnel, as well as external federal and state agencies. General awareness of Federal, State, and third party payers contracting and billing guidelines. Ability to analyze data and to develop/ update reports, schedules projections, as directed or as needed.
 

  • Maintain strictest confidentiality and adheres to HIPAA guidelines and regulations.
  • Regularly update various attendance and billing forms from service departments. Distribute the updated forms and follow-up to ensure forms are completed and returned timely.
  • Where applicable update/prepare billing spreadsheets from source documents.
  • Prepare invoices or submit the information from billing forms to third party payers.
  • Post payments received
  • Follow-up on unpaid invoices/claims, suspensions and denials until paid.
  • Reports billing related policies, procedures and regulations infractions to the person committing the infraction and when
  • Update AR Aging Reports and materials for internal management, Auditors or external stakeholders.
  • Communicate and follow-up with various departments to resolve authorization, utilization, incomplete paperwork issues to maximize revenue.
  • Prepare revenue spreadsheets for posting to GL.
  • Suggests changes in billing methods and implementation requirements.
  • Maintains record keeping systems and procedures.
  • Fosters a cooperative work environment.
  • Maintains adequate level of knowledge of computerized information systems used in billing applications.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

ACCOUNTANT: Full-Time (Salary: TBD)
Associates Degree in Accounting. 2-3 years of accounting and billing experience. Others may be considered based on education and experience. Strong written and communication skills. Ability to perform detailed accounting tasks under supervision of Controller. Hands on experience with usage of spreadsheets (Intermediate or higher), database and accounting software. Good data entry skills (50wpm or higher). Experience utilizing computer, calculator, and other office equipment to perform duties and responsibilities.
 

  • Perform monthly bank, representative payee and account reconciliations
  • Research track and resolve accounting problems.
  • Prepare and make journal entries.
  • Assist with monthly third party, contract, and grant billings.
  • Prepares deposit for delivery to the bank.
  • Supports finance team as needed.
  • Input type vouchers,invoices,checks,reports,and other records
  • Recommends actions and process improvements by analyzing accounting information.
  • Protects and maintains confidential client and company information that you come into contact.
  • Supports accounting, operating functions through strong written and verbal communications.
  • Maintains financial security by following policies and procedures.
  • Completes rep payees, social security and other materials regarding clients.

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HUMAN RESOURCES & ADMINISTRATION
NO OPEN POSITIONS AT THIS TIME
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MEDICAL
REGISTERED NURSE – RESIDENTIAL: Full-time, Part-time, or Per Diem (Salary: $25/hour)
Must be a State of RI licensed RN. Experience working with people with developmental disabilities preferred. To provide one on one nursing services to an individual with developmental disabilities Monday through Friday.

REGISTERED NURSE – BRISTOL DAY PROGRAM: Full-time, Part-time, or Per Diem (Salary: $20/hour)
The position of the Day Program Nurse requires a person with a valid license as a registered nurse in the State of Rhode Island.  The individual must maintain current certifications in all areas of emergency techniques have knowledge of the philosophy, policies and programs of the Center, ability to recognize and identify symptoms and have a willingness to promote and participate in formal and informal programs of instruction for individuals with developmental disabilities.

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RESIDENTIAL
RESIDENTIAL MANAGER: Full-time (Salary: $14/hour)
High School Diploma or GED required. Must have a valid drivers license. Previous Managerial/Supervisory and Human Service experience a plus. A flexible schedule including 24/7 oversight of the program required.

  • Financial – Manage all household and resident finances
  • Staffing – Oversee all program staffing
  • Operations – Execute the overall operation of the home including shopping, menu prep, maintaining interior, etc
  • Medical – With assistance from the RN, follow approved medical practices and procedures
  • Programmatic – Overall responsibilities including review of all data related to the IP goals and objectives; review of all daily log entries; recording all resident and staff concerns; reporting information under item #3 above at monthly inter-disciplinary team meetings; be an active member of the IDT; provide direct support to all ancillary staff’ assist in the maintenance of all household records and individual activities schedules

RESIDENTIAL SHIFT SUPERVISOR: Full-time (Salary: $11.25/hour)
High School Diploma or GED required. Must have a valid drivers license. Previous Managerial/Supervisory and Human Service experience a plus. A flexible schedule including 24/7 oversight of the program required.

  • The Shift Supervisor relays information from the Group Home manager to the direct support staff.
  • The Shift Supervisor will also inform the Group Home Manager and the Support Coordinator any feedback from staff to maximize communication in order to effectively and efficiently address any issues that may arise.
  • Assist direct support staff in problem solving and help to identify resources available to help build decision-making skills with a solution oriented approach.
  • Review logbooks, medical books, sign-in sheets, and telephone messages; provide appropriate feedback to the Group Home Manager, oversee daily finances as needed.
  •  Replenish logs, review shift accountability sheets, assist in daily to do list and coordinate recreational activities.
  • Assist staff in filling relief hours; be on call to assist the Group Home Manager in problem solving.
  • Provide training to new staff, document accordingly when needed, and inform the Group Home Manager of progress and/or additional training.
  • Perform all direct care duties.

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TRANSPORTATION
RIde DRIVER - Full-Time, Part-Time, Relief (Salary: $11.50/hr)
Responsible for providing safe transportation to individuals with various disabilities to and from assigned routes, and the routine maintenance and cleanliness of vehicles. 

  • To follow prescribed routes and to inform the Transportation Director of any changes that may occur
  • To immediately complete and submit to the Transportation Director and program head accident and/or incident reports as needed
  • To follow all of the rules-of-the-road as set forth by State of Rhode Island and the policies of the James L. Maher Regional Center.
  • To keep the agency up-dated by two-way radio when problems occur with assigned vehicle(s)
  • To make a daily check of the gas, oil, fluid and tire pressure of assigned vehicle(s)
  • To immediately alert the Transportation Manager regarding any safety concerns related to transportation
  • To carry out other job related assignments as requested by the Transportation Director or designee

A valid Rhode Island Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with passenger endorsement, strong character references and willingness and enthusiasm for providing safe and comfortable transportation to individuals with various disabilities.
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The James L. Maher Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer   M/F, D/V

 

 





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