HCA offers a variety of rewarding careers. Whether you enjoy working with or for individuals with developmental disabilities, HCA is the place for you. Read above what some of our employees have to say about working at HCA.
Employees may be eligible for the following benefits:
- Paid Vacation Time
- Paid Sick Time
- Paid Personal Days
- Paid Holidays
- Educational Assistance
- Health Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Long-term Disability
- 403b Pension/Savings Plan
Applications are currently being accepted for the following positions:
Position Overview: Under general supervision, provide direct support in enabling individuals to achieve their vocational goals and provide clear communication with supervisory staff regarding the progress of their work plan.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provide necessary orientation, training, supervision, and follow along services to assigned individuals at the work site. Implement treatment according to defined program objectives, maintain cooperative working relationships with host company employees, referral agency representatives and all other personnel including the consumer and family to assure the necessary integration and coordination of service delivery to individuals. Responsible for training individuals to perform assigned work to best of their ability, familiarizes individuals with their new work environment, assist individuals in learning other new tasks such as organization, time management, professionalism and interpersonal relations. Help individuals work through issues that may arise on the job by using creating problem solving.
Education and Experience Requirements: A minimum of 2-4 years’ experience working with the developmentally disabled population or a combination of education and experience that meets or exceeds the standards of the program. Qualifications and knowledge: Must have the ability to provide strong advocacy, problem-solving and negotiating skills, and the ability to foster positive relationships, must obtain and maintain training as required by OPWDD, the ability to show initiative, motivation, creativity and ability to understand many areas of OPWDD requirements and knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, and other office procedures and terminology.
Position Overview: Under the direction of the Residential Psychologist, provides supervision of individuals’ Habilitation plans. As part of the Clinical team will have assume the primary responsibility for development, maintenance and implementation of Habilitation plans. Will evaluate Individual response; and monitor treatment-planning efforts, provide direct support to staff to assist individuals in achieving more effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment as indicated by the plans.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Facilitate discussion with individuals, and/or families to help them understand problems, define goals, and develop realistic action plans as they relate to their plans and ISP’s. Attend ISP meetings and hold 6 month review meetings. Collect information about individuals, using interviews, case histories, observational techniques, and other assessment methods. Assist with the development of therapeutic and treatment plans based on Individuals interests, abilities, and needs and OPWDD Guidelines. Collaborate with other professionals to discuss therapies, treatments, counseling resources, or techniques. Ensure that Habilitation meets the OPWDD Billing requirements. Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelors’ degree in psychology, Behavioral Science or related field from an accredited educational institution. Must meet QIDP criteria. Minimum one year’s experience and OPWDD experience. Qualifications and knowledge: Excellent verbal, written and active listening skills. Excellent organizational & time management skills. Knowledge of all appropriate ethical, professional, and legal standards. .Understands and respects the unique needs of Individuals served and their families. Knowledge of the NYS Office of People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) and prefer experience with individual dually diagnosed (developmental disabilities and Mental Health Disorders). Knowledge of diagnostic and treatment services including occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy, and special education. Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. Strong collaboration skills. Exceptional problem solving skills, including a proactive approach to problem solving and the ability to make quick and independent decisions in response to changing conditions. Demonstrates motivation to augment current level of knowledge and practice through participation in continuing education courses. Demonstrates energy and enthusiasm for working with OPWDD population. Demonstrate appropriate/professional interpersonal skills with agency personnel, Individuals and their families. Valid NYS Driver’s license. Proficient with Internet Explorer; Microsoft Excel; Microsoft Outlook; Microsoft Word; and Windows Operating System. Maintain OPWDD and agency required trainings.
LPN (There is a sign-on bonus of up to $2,500 for this position)
Position Overview: Under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) assess and monitor medical concerns, provides care to ill, injured or disabled program participants. Performs/teaches and reinforces accepted infection control and personal grooming techniques; assists in bathing, toileting, dental care, hair and nail care, personal hygiene and grooming routines as necessary. Administers medications skillfully. Keeps supervisor informed of individual needs and problems. Performs other duties as assigned. Maintains confidentiality of information.
Education and Experience Requirements: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), valid NYS License, nursing experience with OPWDD population
Medicaid Service Coordinator
Position Overview: Provide OMRDD Medicaid Service Coordination and POCSS (Plan of Care Support Services) to children and adults with developmental disabilities to help consumers strive for the highest quality of life.
Role and Responsibilities: Responsible for the development, implementation, maintenance of a consumer’s Individualized Service Plan (ISP) utilizing person centered planning philosophy through promotion of choice, individualized services and supports resulting in consumer satisfaction. Assisting the individual and/or their family in defining a person centered plan with outcomes that lead to successful inclusion into his/her community as a valued, participating member. Assuring that all referrals and associated linkages needed to achieve the valued outcomes are made. Oversee the Agency/program supports to the individual ensuring that the person’s interests, preferences, and capabilities along with inclusion into the community are maintained. Document all service coordination activities. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: Associate’s degree in health or human services field and a minimum of one year working with people with developmental disabilities or a service coordinator with any population.
Required Qualifications and Knowledge: Excellent verbal, written and active listening skills. Excellent organizational skills and ability to resolve crisis situations in a positive manner. Knowledge of human behavior and performance: individual differences in ability, personality, and interests. Have access to reliable transportation and possess a valid NYS Driver’s license. Must be proficient with Internet Explorer; Microsoft Excel; Microsoft Outlook; Microsoft Word; and Windows Operating System. EOE
Position Overview: Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs to help rehabilitate those impaired because of illness, injury or psychological or developmental problems. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Test and evaluate patients’ physical and mental abilities and analyze medical data to determine realistic rehabilitation goals for patients. Make professional recommendations on the basis of evaluation results, regarding the need for occupational therapy services. Establishes goals and objectives for each child, which are appropriate, functional, and measurable. Plans and implements appropriate treatment programs, based on the established goals and objectives, using sound treatment practices.
Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelors or Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university and must have current license to practice occupational therapy in New York State, or hold a valid temporary license pending board examination results, or pending out-of-state reciprocity completion
Position Overview: Evaluates, assesses, and treats movement dysfunction with the global goals of improving the quality and skill level of posture and movement through space, toward functional independence in mobility.
Role and Responsibilities: Perform evaluations with written report including information pertaining to medical and developmental history, assessment of muscle tone, strength, range of motion, postural alignment, reflexes, postural reactions, neuro-motor control and coordination (quality of movement), gross motor functional levels, respiration, adaptive equipment needs and any other pertinent information. Make recommendations for provision of physical therapy services, based on evaluation results. Plan and implement appropriate treatment programs using sound treatment practices, including neuro-developmental techniques, motor control strategies, sensory integration, therapeutic exercises, neuromuscular electrical stimulation, lower extremity splinting, taping, and other related procedures.
Education and Experience Requirements: Master’s degree in physical therapy from an accredited college. Must have a current license to practice physical therapy in New York State or have a temporary license pending licensure board examination results or pending out-of-state reciprocity completion.
Residential Counselor - Full-Time and Part-Time
Residential Shift Manager(s) - 8 Positions/7 Locations
Position Overview: The Shift Manager will be the designated “point person” for their assigned shift. Must have the ability to be a positive role model and team leader and provide care for the developmentally disabled. These tasks involve encouraging, guiding and training individuals in developing daily living skills and habits, taking care of their personal needs, and maintaining the living environment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Ensure daily assignment sheet completed and all responsibilities are completed, give direction and be an on-site resource to all staff to ensure the work flow of the house, main contact person with on call Manager to facilitate service provision. Ensure proper supervision and safety of consumers and ensure timely incident reporting. Refer concerns regarding staff issues to on call Manager for proper follow-up. Education and Experience Requirements: High School Diploma and two years working with the developmentally disabled or a combination of education and experience that meets or exceeds the standards of the program. OPWDD experience preferred.
Qualifications and knowledge: Must maintain all required training and certifications including, AMAP (Approved Medication Administration Personnel), CPR and First Aid certifications. Must possess a valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record. Proficient with Internet Explorer; Microsoft Excel; Microsoft Outlook; Microsoft Word
If you are interested in applying for available positions, contact HCA’s Human Resources department at (607) 217-0066
Please download and fill in the application, print, sign and mail or fax to:
HCA – Helping Celebrate Abilities
Attention: Human Resources
139 Grand Ave.
Johnson City, NY 13790
Fax: (607) 217-5640