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Title LICENSED COUNSELOR
Categories Clinical
Salary $28,500-$32,500 Annually
Start Date 04122013
Location GC-Main
Job Information

JOB SUMMARY

Responsibilities of this position may include:  screening – to evaluate eligibility; completing comprehensive assessments; establishing diagnostic impressions; completing treatment plans; providing outreach; providing individual, family, and group therapy; and crisis services, as needed.    The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Maintains confidentiality of all information  related to the services we provide
  • Must have a firm belief in recovery principles  and practices.
  • Assists clients in developing insight into themselves and their relationships
  • Guide clients in the development of skills and  strategies for dealing with their problems
  • Prepare and maintain all required records and   reports
  • Collects information about clients through  on-going assessment, observation, and analysis
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of crisis  intervention skills
  • Develops and implements treatment plans with  their clients and collaboratively assists with goal setting and discharge      planning
  • Provides linkage, referrals and advocates for  client s in obtaining needed resources and services
  • Must have a demonstrated knowledge of emerging  best practices in the field and uses evidenced based applications when      providing services
  • Must understand the role trauma plays in  recovery and provide trauma informed, gender sensitive, age appropriate,      and culturally competent treatment for the people we serve.
  • Can dialogue with the people we serve about  their view of recovery and what that means to them and their aftercare      plans
  • May gather information about community and resources      that could be used in conjunction with therapy
  •  Must      possess a working knowledge and demonstrated skills in the following  areas, at a minimum: developmental life span; State laws for reporting      abuse; crisis intervention; and safety planning
  • Adheres to the highest level of ethical   standards set forth by the agency and the applicable licensing board.
  • May provide in services training for staff.
  • Must have a working knowledge in all areas of  State, Federal, and CARF regulations as they relate to the services we      provide.
  • Develop core competencies in relation to   individuals with co-occurring disorders.
  • Acts as a part of a multidisciplinary treatment  team.
  • Must be able to analyze information in an efficient and effective method for reporting.
  • Completes projects on time and budget.
  • Promotes a team atmosphere and actively participates with the team.
  • Assesses own strengths and weaknesses: pursues   training and development; strives to build knowledge and skills; shares      expertise with others.
  • Understands business implications of decisions;  displays orientation to profitability; aligns work with strategic      goals.  Conserves organizational      resources.
  • Must be able to develop and maintain community      relationships.
  • Must be able to utilize the organization’s  Electronic Health Record program efficiently.
  • Must be able to demonstrate effective  communication skills with colleagues, the people we serve, and the      community at large, both orally and written.
  • Understands and adheres to HIPAA privacy  standards.
  • Must be able to use critical thinking skills,  using logic and reason to identify solutions to problems as they arise.
  • Must be able to perform assigned tasks in  professional manner, both in presentation, performance, and dialogue.
  • Must be able to accept evaluation of services  performed and make adjustments accordingly.
  • Efficient time management skills a must.
  • Demonstrated good judgment and decision making  ability in consideration of the costs and benefits of potential actions to      choose the most appropriate.
  • Must be able to make public presentations and     represent the organization in the best possible light.
  • Willingness to work non-traditional hours to      complete projects.
  • Ability to recognize and resolve problems in a      timely manner.

 

QUALIFICATIONS / OTHER

  • Licensed or under supervision for licensure in      the State of Oklahoma in a counseling field.
  • Must be able to provide a certified copy of      transcript and a copy of a graduate degree.
  • Must be able to drive a private vehicle or      agency vehicle and possess a valid driver’s license and current vehicle      insurance and pass a MVR.
  • Must be able to obtain Case Management      Certification through State within 90 days of employment.
  • Must be able to move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to type using a keyboard for      extensive amounts of time.
  • May acts as a member of the Quality Assurance      Team of the agency.
  • Must complete all mandatory and required      trainings, on-time, upon orientation and annually thereafter.
  • Participates in staff meetings, conferences,      training sessions, and workshops as requested.
  • Maintain all required certifications, licenses,      and / or accreditations as needed to fulfill job requirements.

 

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Title TEACHER
Categories Head Start
Salary $19,155-$33,521 ANNUALLY
Start Date 04102013
Location JBR
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JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Center Coordinator, responsible for the total classroom operation s as per the Federal Performance Standards 45 CFR and any additional standard referring to classroom or child activity. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

  •  Attend      pre-service, in-service, staff meetings, conferences, training session,      and workshops  as required by DHS      Licensing, Federal Performance Standards or as assigned by the Head Start      Director .
  • Comply with the education content as indicated in the      Performance Standards, program assessment, and program written plans.
  • Manage each child’s assessment, weekly lesson plan, and      weekly objectives as individualized to meet child’s developmental      needs.  Must include the child’s      parent(s) during the planning process.
  • Complete all documentation required of each classroom.
  • Maintain licensing standards prescribed by DHS and meet      Performance Standards.
  • Make at least three home visits for each child during      the program year with other program staff as needed.  If the home visit is conducted during      school time, the Teacher is expected to conduct the visit.
  • Conduct two parent/teacher conferences in the center      and share the child’s progress with respective parents.
  • Strive to maintain 85% classroom attendance and report      reason for non-compliance, absences, or tardiness according to referral      procedures.
  • Mentor and provide direction and training for      co-teacher.
  • Participate as a member of the classroom-based      management team.
  • Work cooperatively with all center/program staff.
  • Encourage parent involvement.  Achieve and maintain good parent and      teacher relationships.
  • Schedule and document classroom meeting each week.      Submit meeting minute notes to Site Coordinator. Review and discuss all      incoming correspondence as applicable.
  • Participate in bi- monthly classroom staffing of      children.
  • Attend to and/or clean children with soiled clothing.
  • Ensure minimum amount of in-kind is met each month.
  • Operate and      maintain appearance of the classroom and center in general.
  • Assist in      riding buses as requested.
  • Keep      current and accurate records.
  • Maintain      confidentiality in regards to staff and family information.
  • Maintain      objectives and professional standards.
  • Fulfill      role as mandated reporter as stated in Child Abuse and Neglect Policy.
  • Be a      contributory team member in a positive/productive manner.
  • Demonstrate      commitment to mission, vision, and values in the performance of daily      routines.
  • Demonstrate      familiarity with employment policies, performance standards, work plan and      objectives of the agency.
  • Maintain      congenial and respectful relations with staff, children, families and      community. 

Qualifications/Other

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Development with Oklahoma      teaching certification is required for all Teachers working in 4 year old      classrooms.
  • Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education (3 year      old classroom)
    • Ability to attain by September 30, 2013 a       Baccalaureate or advanced degree and coursework equivalent to a major       relating to early childhood education.
  •  Two years’      experience working with pre-school age children preferred.
  • Ability to drive a private or agency vehicle; must      possess a valid driver’s license and personal automobile or provide a      plan, which will allow fulfillment of position requirements.
  • Must be      able to teach children utilizing age-appropriate developmental tools.
  • Interpersonal      skills necessary to maintain satisfactory working relationships in dealing      with the public, other programs, and community partners.
  • Must be      able to communicate both written and orally.
  • Ability to      read, interpret, and implement program guidelines effectively and      efficiently.
  • Ability to      follow oral and written instructions with ability to read, interpret, and present      information efficiently and effectively.
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, stretch, lift, and/or carry children up to fifty lbs. and attend to children who are developmentally or physically delayed.

 

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Title CASE MANAGER
Categories Clinical
Salary $24,000-$28,500
Start Date 05082013
Job Information

JOB SUMMARY

Provides case management services to those consumers in need of and requesting this service.  The services may include advocacy, linkage, referral, rehabilitation services, and on-going assessment.  The goal is to help these persons remain in their natural setting and perform at their highest functioning level.  Counsels individuals or groups regarding psychological or emotional problems such as stress, substance abuse, or family situations and develops and implements therapeutic treatment plan in recovery oriented settings by performing the following duties.

The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS  

  • With appropriate consent, interviews consumers,      family members, treatment advocates, and others to gain a comprehensive      view of the needs of the identified consumer.
  • Develops      and/or assists with the development of a comprehensive treatment plan      based on the identified goals and objectives of the client.
  • Provides follow-up as needed to ensure that consumers receive appropriate on-going and aftercare.
  • Reviews and maintains clinical records as required by various auditing bodies.
  • Consults with other staff as needed.
  • Interviews individuals to obtain information concerning medical/mental health history or other pertinent information.
  • Provide linkage, advocacy, referrals and monitoring for consumers.
  • Provide transportation using company vehicles for clients to needed community services including providing services within the home if deemed appropriate and necessary for the welfare of the consumer.
  • Changes method and degree of rehabilitative services when indicated by consumer’s progress in treatment.
  • Discusses progress toward goals with consumer and engages consumer in work towards their own recovery.
  • Consults with medical doctor or other specialists concerning treatment plan and amends plan as directed.
  • Provides clinical individual and family supportive and rehabilitative services.
  • Some assessment work with consumer and collaboration on treatment goals.
  • Refers consumer to supportive services to supplement treatment and counseling.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Other job duties, essential to agency needs, may be assigned.
  • All staff are required to complete annual trainings within the first 90 days of their employment. Within the same 90 day period, clinical staff  are required to complete the necessary paperwork and testing required to become case management certified. Clinical staff will have a production quota that is required on a weekly basis. Clinical notes and documentation are required to be turned in by 5pm the following day. To better serve our consumers and community, staff will have trauma informed, co-occurring, and recovery oriented training.

 

QUALIFICATIONS / OTHER

  • Bachelor’s      level clinician in a mental health related field preferred but will also      consider college hours and life experience
  • Must      maintain current Oklahoma driver’s license, acceptable driving record,      insurable and be free of criminal background.
  • Willingness      to work non-traditional hours and long hours to complete projects.
  • Assesses      own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities;      strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with      others.
  • Demonstrates      group presentation skills; participates in meetings.
  • Believes      in and can articulate agency’s mission to maintain a recovery,      co-occurring, trauma informed work force.
  • Meets      productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to      increase productivity; works quickly.
  • Adapts      to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes      approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent      change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Is      consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are      covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Basic skills in Microsoft word are essential      to complete daily paperwork.
  • The      physical demands of this position require the person to be able to lift a      minimum of twenty-five pounds and be able to roll at least fifty      pounds.  Some bending and lifting of      charts is required.  Other demands      would be those typical of an office job; moving desks, chairs, computers,      etc.
  • Must      be able to drive a private vehicle or agency vehicle and possess a valid      driver’s license, current valid insurance verification, and pass a MVR.

 

 

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Title RECEPTIONIST/FILE CLERK (PT)
Salary 9.00
Start Date 06172013
Location Muskogee
Job Information

JOB SUMMARY

The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Completes and maintains medical records to document patient care and progress by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Analyzes and reviews medical records for completeness and accuracy and documentation according to specified standards.
  • Monitors completion of medical records in accordance with facility policies and procedures and standards of accrediting and regulatory agencies.
  • Audits incomplete records and prepares report for delinquencies.
  • Maintains and utilizes a variety of record storage and retrieval systems.
  • Operates computer to process, store and retrieve information.
  • Must complete annual trainings that address trauma, co-occurring issues, cultural sensitivity within 90 days of employment.

  QUALIFICATIONS / OTHER

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED): and one year’s related experience and/or training: or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of database software, spreadsheet software, and word processing software.
  • Communication experience with the public and ability to handle high volume calls.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms, stand, climb or balance, stoop, or kneel. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 35- 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance, and depth perception.
  • Must be able to drive a private vehicle or agency vehicle and possess a valid driver’s license, current valid insurance verification, and pass a MVR.

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

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Title KITCHEN AIDE
Categories Head Start
Salary 7.55 HOURLY
Start Date 08012013
Location YOUTH CENTRAL
Job Information

JOB SUMMARY

Under the guidance of the Kitchen Coordinator, the Kitchen Aide will be a 10-month employee.  The Kitchen Aide prepares the proper portions of food to be sent to each classroom, washes dishes for the site, and performs daily safety and sanitation duties. The Kitchen Aide will also follow all guidelines set forth by CACFP. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Attend  pre-service, in-service, staff meetings, conferences, training session, and workshops as required by DHS Licensing, Federal Performance Standards or as assigned by the Head Start Director.
  • Works closely with the Kitchen Coordinator.
  • Operates various kitchen equipment.
  • Assists with meal preparation when needed.
  • Follows proper food safety and sanitation guidelines.
  • Informs Kitchen Coordinator of all inspections conducted by the state and DHS.
  • After each inspection, follows up with corrective action(s) set forth by the Kitchen Coordinator.
  • Follows the daily and weekly cleaning schedule set forth by the Kitchen Coordinator.
  • Documents and reports to the Kitchen Coordinator food waste & loss.
  • Calculates food quantities needed for each classroom.
  • Ensures proper temperatures are maintained during storage and transporting.
  • Informs Kitchen Coordinator of any food or supply shortages.
  • Stores groceries in proper storage areas when received.
  • Checks in milk and juice when received.
  • Turns in a monthly milk inventory to the Kitchen Coordinator.
  • Assists where needed to ensure all meals are delivered on time and in a safe manner.
  • Assists with deliveries and field trips as needed.
  • Cross-trains with co-workers to learn basic functions of all the kitchen positions.
  • Prepares classroom carts at designated campus with necessary meal components, appropriate quantities of food, utensils, etc. and delivers to classrooms.
  • Indicate on designated campus classroom carts the appropriate serving sizes planned and serving utensils to be used.
  • Adjusts designated campus classroom carts for documented special dietary needs requests when applicable.
  • Calls in the lunch count to the main kitchen.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with employment policies, performance standards, work plan and objectives of the agency.
  • Maintain congenial and respectful relations with staff, children, families and community.
  • Be present at work on time in order to provide consistency of services for children and families.
  • Keep current and accurate records.
  • Record and submit non-federal share match (in-kind) to be done weekly for monthly reporting.
  • Promote school readiness as developmentally appropriate in the program served.

 

 

  • Maintain confidentiality in regards to staff and family information.
  • Maintain objectives and professional standards.
  • Fulfill role as mandated reporter as stated in Child Abuse and Neglect Policy.
  • Be a contributory team member in a positive/productive manner.
  • Demonstrate commitment to mission, vision, and values in the performance of daily routines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Follows all policies and procedures set forth.

QUALIFICATIONS/OTHER

  • Minimum education requirement: high school diploma or GED.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to maintain satisfactory working relationships in dealing with the public, other programs, and community partners.
  • Must be able to communicate both written and orally.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and implement program guidelines effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions with ability to read, interpret, and present information efficiently and effectively.
  • Must possess a current food handler’s permit/license.
  • Must receive CACFP training on annual basis and/or as needed.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Reliable transportation to and from work.
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Title Psych Tech
Salary $9.00-$11.00 HOURLY
Start Date 06012013
Location CSU
Job Information

JOB SUMMARY

Assists consumers in mental health and substance abuse settings by performing the following duties. Due to working at a 24 hour facility work schedules are subject to change based on the needs of the unit.

The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position

                                                                                                          ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

  • Assists consumers in becoming oriented to the unit and familiar with      the schedule.
  • Facilitates social and recreational activities, encouraging consumer      participation to promote rehabilitation.
  • Conducts morning/evening community meetings and records the content      on paper which is then given to clinicians.
  • Conducts 15 minute checks on clients and records that on daily log.      OR keeps consumer on LINE OF SIGHT or ONE-ON-ONE
  • Observes consumers to prevent wandering from the area or the unit      grounds to insure consumer safety.
  • Assists in preparation of meals. Documents percentage of meal/snack      eaten by the consumer in daily log. A tech must remain in the dining area      at all times.
  • Assists in restraining violent or aggressive consumers to insure the      safety of the unit and other consumers (using CAPE).
  • Night tech duties will include: sweeping, mopping, dusting, cleaning,      and doing consumer’s laundry (Day techs may be called upon to perform      these tasks also-depending on the needs of the unit).
  • Inventories all personal items of the consumer upon admission to the      unit. Completes the necessary paperwork for the admission process.
  • Awakens consumers in the morning, assists with ADLS if necessary.      Assists consumers in getting ready for bed, assists with ADLS if needed.
  • Assists consumers with phone calls during phone visitation hours.
  • Assist with visitation duties. A tech must sit in the visitation      room at all times during the course of visitation. Escort visitors from      building at the end of visitation.

QUALIFICATIONS / OTHER

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED or one      to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent      combination of education and experience.
  • Must be able to drive a private vehicle or      agency vehicle and possess a valid driver’s license, current valid      insurance verification, and pass a MVR. Must be 25 years old to drive      company vehicle.
  • Food Handlers permit.
  • Must be able to pass an OSBI background check.

 

 

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Title FAMILY SUPPORT PROVIDER
Salary 10.00 HOURLY
Start Date 04092013
Location EUFAULA
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JOB SUMMARY

Provides support for children and their families while working in a team environment with a Care Coordinator. The services provided will include mediating between the families and the professional support providing agencies in their lives and coordinating between all program resources identified and provided.  The family support provider will maintain close communication with the Children’s Services Supervisor and other clinical and administrative staff as necessary.

The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Support the youth and family in developing the basic wraparound principle of “ voice and choice” while managing their needs and working with the supports and agencies in their

lives.

  • Be a member of the family team to assist in the strengths assessment and care plan development.
  • Participate in developing a family plan and course of action based on the individual needs of each family.
  • Use sound personal judgment to identify available options for the agencies and organizations as appropriate to meet each family’s particular needs.
  •  Educate the family concerning agency interaction, benefits and programs.
  • Work with the families through non-diagnostic interviews to assess service needs.
  • Provide transportation when determined to be necessary for clients and families to make necessary appointments, trainings and meetings.
  • Complete and submit flex funds requests.
  • Work with families through non-diagnostic interviews to assess needs.
  • Identify needs of the families and help meet those needs through family and community resources.
  • Recognize that each child client and family may have different barriers to social economic and employment opportunities and will have varied levels of need to overcome these barriers.
    • Tailor the goals identified by the family team to reflect the client’s particular needs in order to realize their full potential.
    • Provide targeted support services that are child centered to assist in keeping the family together and preventing out of home placement.
    • Work with children in their homes and communities, incorporating the entire family in the process.
    • Refer clients and or family members to appropriate mental health or substance abuse treatment facilities as needed and to follow up to ensure client received needed care.
    • Attend referral team with the family or in their place if they are unable to attend to aid in presenting their needs to the team.
    • Support and promote a service and support environment for the family.
    • Follow appropriate steps to manage any crisis involving a client including a threat of suicide or harm to others.
    • Be able to take appropriate action to de-escalate clients who are agitated, anxious, angry or in some other vulnerable or emotional state.
    • Complete paperwork in a timely manner according to agency policy.
    • Meet or exceed productivity requirement of 25 hours of face to face client contact.
    • Required to complete annual trainings within the first 90 days of employment and any applicable training required annually.
    • Adhere to strict confidentiality guidelines for interaction involving client information
    • FSP’s will have a weekly production quota of 25 hours and all SOC documentation and notes must be turned in no later than the next day by 5pm. All corrections will need to be completed within 3 business days.

 

QUALIFICATIONS / OTHER

  • Must be able to drive a private vehicle or agency vehicle and possess a valid driver’s license, current valid insurance verification, and pass a MVR.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Be able to move or carry up to twenty five pounds.
  • Some travel may be required to attend out of town trainings and meetings.

 

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Title PARAPROFESSIONAL (2)
Categories Head Start
Salary $9.20 HOURLY
Start Date 04102013
Job Information

JOB SUMMARY

A trained Disability Para under the supervision Site Coordinator and direction of the Lead Teacher, may be used to assist in the provision of classroom assistance and related services to children with disability concerns. Ensures Federal Standards 1308 are followed for the Head Start Program.

The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

 

JOB FUNCTIONS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Attend pre-service, in-service, staff meetings, conferences, training sessions, and workshops as required by DHS Licensing, Federal Performance Standards or as assigned by the Head Start Director.
  • Provide support to a child (ren) with a disability in the classroom, or in community-based educational settings (field trips).
  • Assist teachers or other related service personnel in implementing the Individual Education Plan.
  • Works with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce positive social skills and appropriate behavior.
  • Assists the teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing these skills based on an understanding of individual
  • Participates in daily and long-range lesson and classroom activity planning.
  • Conducts learning exercises with children with disability concerns.
  • students, their needs, interests and abilities.
  • Operates and cares for equipment used in the classroom for instructional purposes.
  • Assists with the supervision of child during emergency drills and field trips.
  • Ensures safety of the child (ren).
  • Assist in the personal care of the child (ren) if necessary
  • Alerts the teacher to special needs of individual children.
  • Provides escort and assistance to children as necessary.
  • Assists teacher in maintaining neat work and study areas.
  • Maintain congenial and respectful relations with staff, children, families, and community.
  • Keep current and accurate records.
  • Maintain confidentiality in regards to staff and family information.
  • Maintain objectives and professional standards.
  • Improve self-skills and education.
  • Fulfill role as mandated reporter as stated in Child Abuse and Neglect Policy.
  • Demonstrate commitment to mission, values, and policies in the performance of daily routines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications/Other

  • High School      Diploma or G.E.D. required.
  • Para      Professional Certification and/or Associates Degree (A.A) or 60 hours of      college credit; or one year related experience and or training; or      equivalent combination of education and experience, preferred.
  • Be able to drive a private or agency vehicle
  • Normal exposure to traffic hazards.
  • Must be able to drive a private vehicle or agency vehicle and      possess a valid driver’s license, current valid insurance verification,      and pass a MVR.
  • Oral      Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively, listens and gets      clarification; responds well to questions; participates in meetings.
  • Written      communication – writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling      and grammar; able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork –      balances team and individual responsibilities; contributes to building a      positive team spirit.
  • Diversity –      shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences
  • Ethics –      treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of      others; upholds organizational values.
  • Must be      able to move 50 lbs.
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Title CHARGE NURSE
Salary $20-$23 HOURLY
Start Date 06012013
Location CSU
Job Information

Hours

M, T, Thur, Fri:  9am-5pm

Wed: 11 am-7pm

JOB SUMMARY

Provides general nursing care to consumers in the Crisis Unit while providing supervision to the nursing staff on the Crisis Unit   

The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS   

  • Admitting and discharging consumers
  • Overseeing nursing staff
  • Maintaining medicine and supplying inventories
  • Organizing and maintaining patient records
  • Assisting in the development of hospital patient care programs
  • Fielding complaints and answering questions from both patients and staff
  • Plan the nurse roster
  • Supervise and guide other nurses in their work
  • Encourage a culture that promotes staff productivity
  • Report patient’s condition to doctors
  • Record performances of department nurses
  • Ensure that the unit runs efficiently and as per standards and regulations
  • Prepare the nursing budget
  • Provide medication education to consumers
  • Performs detox protocol efficiently and is able to instruct other staff when necessary.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.
  • Prepares equipment and aids Physician during treatment and examination of consumer.
  • Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of consumer.
  • Observes consumer, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or Physician of consumer’s condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
  • Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assess condition of consumer.
  • Responds to life saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol.
  • Documents nursing history and physical assessment for assigned consumers.
  • Initiates a consumer education plan according to the individualized needs of the consumer, as prescribed by Physician and/or hospital policy including consumer and family instruction.
  • Participates in unit quality improvement activities.
  • Coordinates discharge planning and obtains follow up appointments with medication clinic when needed.
  • Follows policies and procedures; Supports organization’s goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity; Observes safety and security procedures.
  • Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

 

QUALIFICATIONS / OTHER

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organizations.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Patience and a pleasing manner are important as a charge nurse is often called upon to answer the queries of patients or their anxious families.
  • Organizational skills are required to plan schedules and manage an inventory.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software
  • All staff are required to complete annual trainings within the first 90 days of their employment.  To better serve our consumers and community, staff will have trauma-informed, co-occurring, and recovery oriented training
  • Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others; Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
  • Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings; Inspires respect and trust.
  • Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment.
  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values;
  • Follows policies and procedures; Supports organization’s goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity; Observes safety and security procedures.
  • Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; two years practical experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • State Registered Nursing license, CPR, CAPE, and First Aid certification
  • Ability to pass OBSI background check and drugscreen
  • Must be able to drive a private vehicle or agency vehicle and possess a valid driver’s license, current valid insurance verification, and pass a MVR.

 

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Title PRIMARY CAREGIVER 1 (6)
Categories Early Head Start
Salary 8.06 HOURLY
Start Date 04092013
Job Information

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Site Coordinator, the Primary Caregiver I is responsible for the total classroom operations for infants and toddlers within the Federal Performance Standards 45 CFR 1304 and any additional standard referring to education services, classroom operations, or comprehensive services. Assures personal health, safety, and welfare of the children enrolled in Early Head Start. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Attend pre-service, in-service, staff meetings, conferences, training sessions, and workshops as required by DHS Licensing, Federal Performance Standards or as assigned by the Head Start Director.
  • Comply with the education content as indicated by the Performance Standards, program assessment, and program written plans.
  • Implement school readiness goals that align with the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework, state early learning guidelines, and the requirements and expectations of the schools, to the extent that they apply to the ages of children, birth to five, and at a minimum address the domains of language and literacy development, cognition and general knowledge, approaches toward learning, physical well-being and motor development, and social and emotional development.
  • Provide early, continuous, intensive, and comprehensive child development and family support services that will enhance the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of participating children.
  • Establish and maintain a safe, healthy learning environment.
  • Encourage the involvement of the families of the children in the program and support the development of relationships between children and their families.
  • Analyze individual, ongoing, child-level assessment data from a variety of sources, and use that data in combination with input from parents and families to determine each child’s status and progress with regard to, at a minimum, language and literacy, cognition and general knowledge, approaches toward learning, physical well-being and motor development, and social and emotional development, and to individualize the experiences, teaching, and services to best support each child.
  • Assess child progress on an ongoing basis and aggregate and analyze data at least three times as designated throughout the year and use that data in combination with other program data to determine progress toward meeting program goals, to inform parents of the results, and to direct continuous improvement related to curriculum, instruction, professional development, program design, and other program decisions.
  • Manage each child’s learning environment, assessment, weekly lesson plans, and weekly objectives as individualized to meet child’s development needs.  Must include the child’s parents during the planning process.
  • Complete all documentation required of each classroom and maintain licensing standards prescribed by DHS and meet Performance Standards.
  • Make at least two home visits for each child during the program year with other program staff as needed.
  • Conduct three parent/teacher conferences in the center and share child’s progress with respective parents.

 

 

  • Model appropriate behavior and provide direction to volunteers, substitutes, and floaters.
  • Strive to maintain 85% classroom attendance and report reasons for absences, or tardiness according to procedures.
  • Schedule and document classroom meeting each week. Submit meeting minute notes to Site Coordinator. Review and discuss all incoming correspondence as applicable.
  • Participate in bi-monthly classroom staffing of children.
  • Participate as a member of the class-based management team and work cooperatively with all center/program staff and volunteers.
  • Attend to and/or clean children with soiled clothing.
  • Educate, train staff and collect the recording of non-federal share match (in-kind) to be done weekly for monthly reporting; ensure minimum amount of in-kind is met each month.
  • Operate and maintain appearance of the classroom and center in general.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with employment policies, performance standards, work plan and objectives of the agency.
  • Maintain congenial and respectful relations with staff, children, families and community.
  • Be present at work on time in order to provide consistency of services for children and families.
  • Keep current and accurate records.
  • Maintain confidentiality in regards to staff and family information.
  • Maintain objectives and professional standards.
  • Fulfill role as mandated reporter as stated in Child Abuse and Neglect Policy.
  • Be a contributory team member in a positive/productive manner.
  • Demonstrate commitment to mission, vision, and values in the performance of daily routines.

QUALIFICATIONS/OTHER

  • Must have a minimum of training or have equivalent coursework in age-appropriate early childhood and child development and obtain Infant/Toddler CDA within 6 months of hire date.
  • Experience with Infant/Toddler age group preferred.
  • Ability to drive a private or agency vehicle; must possess a valid driver’s license and personal automobile or provide a plan, which will allow fulfillment of position requirements.
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, stretch, lift, and/or carry children up to fifty lbs. and attend to children who are developmentally or physically delayed.
  • Must be able to teach children utilizing age-appropriate developmental tools.
  • Knowledge of the modern teaching methods, curriculum development, and administration.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions with ability to read, interpret, and present information efficiently and effectively.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and implement program guidelines effectively and efficiently.
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Title SITE COORDINATOR
Categories Head Start
Salary 21,435-26,420 ANNUALLY
Start Date 04092013
Job Information

JOB SUMMARY

Under the guidance of the Head Start Education Manager, supervises classroom and support staff.  Plans, coordinates and ensures the integration and implementation of the Head Start Federal Performance Standards.  Responsible for the day to day operations of assigned center (s) and ensures Oklahoma Child Care Licensing Standards are met. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Attend pre-service, in-service, staff meetings, conferences, training sessions, and workshops as required by DHS Licensing, Federal Performance Standards or as assigned by the Head Start Director.
  • Will be in charge of and responsible for daily operations within the assigned site, including but not limited to, arrival, departure, outdoor environments, overall maintenance and cleanliness of site, and bus procedures.
  • Create and implement a plan to achieve school readiness goals by improving the quality of teacher-child interactions; implement evidence-based teaching practices; implement and assess evidence-based curriculum; increase engagement, communication, and inclusion of parents and families to support children’s school readiness; provide effective professional development so all staff understand how they support school readiness; and implement effective transitions and increase continuity through kindergarten and primary grades.
  • Be familiar with the specific goals in the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework, state early learning standards, and Local Education Agency (LEA) expectations:  compare OHS child outcome goals with the LEA expectations, and State Early Learning Goals; communicate with relevant partners; determine if and how program curriculum-targeted skills and knowledge address (align with) established goals; and determine if and how ongoing child assessment tools and procedures address (align with) established goals.
  • Evaluate and document teachers’ competency in planning and implementing learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children, including improving the readiness of children for school by developing their literacy, phonemic, and print awareness, their understanding and use of language, their understanding and use of increasingly complex and varied vocabulary, their appreciation of books, their understanding of early math and early science, their problem-solving abilities, and their approaches to learning.
  • Establish and maintain safe, healthy learning environments; support the social and emotional development of children; and encourage the involvement of the families of the children in the program and support the development of relationships between children and their families.
  • Analyze individual, ongoing, child-level assessment data from a variety of sources for all children birth to age 5 participating in the program, and use that data in combination with input from parents and families to determine each child’s status and progress with regard to, at a minimum, language and literacy, cognition and general knowledge, approaches toward learning, physical well-being and motor development, and social and emotional development, and to individualize the experiences, teaching, and services to best support each child.
  • Aggregate and analyze assessment data at least three times as designated throughout the year and use that data in combination with other program data to determine progress toward meeting program goals, to inform parents and the community of the results, and to direct continuous improvement related to curriculum, teaching, instructional strategies, professional development, program design, and other program decisions.
  • Aggregate and analyze child assessment data three times a year and demonstrate program-level child progress using norms or criterion references and maintain the use of information from ongoing child assessment to inform teachers and parents how best to individualize for each child’s continued development and learning assessing child progress on an ongoing basis across domains.
  • Will have direct supervision of all staff located within their assigned site.
  • Ensure classroom compliance based upon Performance Standards and Oklahoma Child Care Licensing Standards for entire site/staff by conducting and documenting weekly classroom observations noting exceptional areas, areas of improvement, and areas of non-compliance; incorporate results of tools such as CLASS, ERS, and Implementation Checklists.
  • Work closely with assigned Family Advocate(s) to ensure family services goals are met and information entered into tracking systems; participate in bi-monthly classroom staffing of children.
  • Ensure Family Advocate has developed parent engagement opportunities including coordinating parent center committees and implementing program requirements such as developing parent training schedule and presenters based on parent survey of interests and school readiness goals.
  • Assists families in establishing medical and dental homes, as well as other necessary services if required.
  • Involve parents to ensure all required medical and dental exams are completed in the required time frames as established by Federal Protocol and that children remain up to date on a schedule of well child exams.
  • Conduct classroom observations and site visits to assigned sites at least 4 days each week.  Sites with transportation services should conduct bus monitor observations twice monthly.
  • Serve as a liaison for the two-way flow of information between management, public school system and collaborative partners.
  • Supervise and monitor implementation of the classroom curriculum and child assessment through documented classroom observations, records review, and staffing, including follow up to ensure compliance.
  • Coordinate and participate in staff interviews and make recommendations for hiring.
  • Evaluate classroom teachers, following appropriate number of visits.
  • Record classroom staff time, attendance and punctuality.
  • Supervise and obtain classroom substitutes as needed for classroom coverage; serve as classroom staff when needed to be compliant with child/staff ratios.
  • Consult with and develop written continuing education/professional development plan for each Head Start employee and monitor progress.
  • Counsel with each classroom employee on regular basis to monitor progress, revise professional development plans, and assist employees in attaining goals.
  • Maintain specific file for each Head Start employee supervised.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with employment policies, performance standards, work plan and objectives of the agency.
  • Assess staff training needs on an ongoing basis; develop training based on the assessment for small group, large group, and one-on-one settings; and continue to gain knowledge in and refine presentation skills.
  • Maintain congenial and respectful relations with staff, children, families and community.
  • Be present at work on time in order to provide consistency of services for children and families.
  • Keep current and accurate records; develop and maintain site filing system.
  • Maintain confidentiality in regards to staff and family information.
  • Maintain objectives and professional standards.
  • Fulfill role as mandated reporter as stated in Child Abuse and Neglect Policy.
  • Be a contributory team member in a positive/productive manner.
  • Demonstrate commitment to mission, vision, and values in the performance of daily routines.
  • Provide advocacy for Head Start and children with disabilities.
  • Complete and submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports as requested.
  • Assist with Self-Assessment and Strategic Planning as needed.
  • Educate, train staff and collect the recording of non-federal share match (in-kind) to be done weekly for monthly reporting; maintain tracking for site totals.
  • Expert knowledge in areas of current credentialing requirements and Early Childhood Education, Head Start Performance Standards, state education regulations, and Oklahoma Child Care Licensing Requirements.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to maintain satisfactory working relationships in dealing with the public, programs, and community partners.
  • Ability to communicate effectively; follow oral and written instructions with ability to read, interpret, and present information efficiently and effectively.
  • Knowledge in areas of public and community services.
  • Knowledge of modern teaching methods, curriculum development, and administration.
  • Computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet, and database management.

QUALIFICATIONS / OTHER

  • Minimum of High School diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Head Start experience preferred.
  • B.A. in Early Childhood Education or an equivalent degree relating to Early Childhood education, with experience teaching preschool age children preferred.
  • Must obtain OKDHS licensing Directors Credential within 3 months of hire.
  • Observe, compare, and monitor behaviors, and records data to determine compliance with prescribed standards.
  • Comprehend, analyze, and make inferences and references from written material.
  • Ability to drive a private or agency vehicle must possess a valid driver’s license and personal automobile or provide a plan, which will allow fulfillment of position requirements.  Normal exposure to traffic hazards.
  • Lift and move heavy and/or bulky equipment.

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS

The Site Coordinator works under the direction of and reports directly to the Education Manager.  The Site Coordinator supervises the assigned center(s), volunteers, and staff working in the center(s). To enhance the integration of the content areas, the Site Coordinator has direct access to all Content Area Managers

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Title FLOATER (3)
Categories Early Head Start, Head Start
Salary 8.06 HOURLY
Start Date 04092013
Job Information

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Site Coordinator, the Classroom Floater assists the teacher in providing a stimulating and comprehensive learning environment for preschool children and supports and assists in meeting the Federal Performance Standards 45 CFR 1304 and any additional standard referring to classroom or child activity. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. 

Essential Job Functions

  • Works      closely with the teacher and/or the co teacher in the classroom; works in      ratio as a staff person when the teacher or co teacher is out of the      room.
  • Works      with all the children in the classroom including children with      disabilities and/or children whose developmental age or stage of      development may be delayed.
  • Works      cooperatively with all center/program staff and volunteers in the      functioning of the classroom.
  • Performs      bus duties if needed/necessary.
  • Attends      to and/or cleans children with soiled clothing.

 

Other Job Functions

  • Participate      in staff meetings, conferences, training sessions, and workshops as      assigned.
  • Operate      and maintain appearance of the classroom and center in general.
  • Demonstrate      familiarity with employment policies, performance standards, work plan,      and objectives of the agency.
  • Maintain      congenial and respectful relations with staff, children, families, and      community.
  • Be      present at work on time in order to provide consistency of services for      children and families.
  • Keep      current and accurate records
  • Maintain      confidentiality in regards to staff and family information.
  • Maintain      objectives and professional standards.
  • Fulfill      role as mandated reporter as stated in Child Abuse and Neglect Policy.
  • Be a      contributory team member in a positive/productive manner.
  • Demonstrate      commitment to mission, vision, and values in the performance of daily      routines.
  • Perform      other duties as assigned. 

 

Knowledge and Skills

  • Minimum      education requirement:  High School      diploma or GED.
  • CDA      preferred.
  • Must      be able to teach children utilizing age appropriate developmental tools.
  • Knowledge      of modern teaching methods, curriculum development, and administration.
  • Interpersonal      skills necessary to maintain satisfactory working relationships in dealing      with the public, other program, and community partners.
  • Must      be able to communicate both written and orally.
  • Ability      to read, interprets, and implements program guidelines effectively and      efficiently.
  • Ability      to follow oral and written instructions with ability to read, interprets,      and presents information efficiently and effectively.

 

 

Physical Requirements

Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, stretch, lift and/or carry children up to fifty pounds and attend to children who are developmentally delayed

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Title CO-TEACHER (4)
Categories Head Start
Salary $17,129-$17,433 ANNUALLY
Start Date 04092013
Job Information

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direct guidance of the Teacher and under the supervision of the Site Coordinator assists in providing a stimulating and comprehensive learning environment for preschool children, performs teacher responsibilities in teacher’s absence, and supports and assists in meeting the Federal Performance Standards 45 CFR 1304 and any additional standard referring to classroom or child activity. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Attend pre-service, in-service, staff meetings, conferences, training sessions, and workshops as required by DHS Licensing, Federal Performance Standards or as assigned by the Head Start Director.
  • Actively support the mission, vision, and core values of the Muskogee County Head Start program.
  • Assists with the implementation of the education content as indicated by the Performance Standards, program assessment, and program written plans.
  • Work closely with the teacher in all aspects of the program such as lesson planning, individualization, home visits, and parent meetings.
  • Assists in planning and implementing school readiness learning experiences; establishing and maintaining a safe, healthy learning environment; supporting the social and emotional development of children; and encouraging the involvement of families and supporting the development of relationships between children and their families.
  • Assists in the completion of all documentation required of each classroom to maintain licensing standards prescribed by DHS and Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Completes home visits with Teacher as needed.
  • Completes teacher responsibilities in absence of the Teacher.
  • Work with children with disabilities and/or children whose developmental age or stage of development may be delayed.
  • Participate as a member of the class-based team.
  • Work cooperatively with all center/program staff and volunteers.
  • Perform bus duties on a monthly basis.
  • Attend to/and or clean children with soiled clothing.
  • Operate and maintain appearance of the classroom and center in general.
  • Maintain congenial and respectful relations with staff, children, families, and community.
  • Be present at work on time in order to provide consistency of services for children and families.
  • Keep current and accurate records.
  • Maintain confidentiality in regards to staff and family information.
  • Maintain objectives and professional standards.
  • Fulfill role as mandated reporter as stated in Child Abuse and Neglect Policy.
  • Be a contributory team member in a positive and productive manner.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with employment policies, performance standards, work plans and objectives of the agency.
  • Demonstrate commitment to mission, vision, and values in performance of daily routines.

 

 

  • Ability to read, interpret, and implement program guidelines effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instruction with ability to read, interpret and present information effectively and efficiently.
  • Record and submit non-federal share match (in-kind) weekly for monthly reporting.

QUALIFICATIONS/OTHER

  • Minimum of Associates Degree in Early Childhood or related field preferred.
  • Experience working with young children preferred.
  • Experience with Head Start preferred.
  • Currently a Preschool Child Development Associate (CDA) credential must be obtained within the first year of employment; by September 30, 2013 must have a Preschool Child Development Associate (CDA) credential and have an associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area) or be enrolled in a program leading to such a degree.
  • Co-Teachers assigned to public school sites must also meet the following Paraprofessional  requirements:

– High school diploma or a General Educational Development (GED) diploma

– PLUS

Option A: Hold an associate’s (or higher) degree; or

Option B: Completed at least two years (48 credit hours) of study at an institution of higher education; or

Option C: Passed the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation General Education (OGET) Test; or

Option D: Pass the Education Testing Service (ETS) Parapro Assessment Test (Passing score is 455) or the

WorkKeys® Assessment.

  • Ability to drive a private or agency vehicle; must possess a valid driver’s license and personal automobile or provide a plan, which will allow fulfillment of position requirements.
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, stretch, lift and/or carry children up to fifty pounds and attend to children who are developmentally delayed.
  • Must be able to teach children using age-appropriate developmental tools.
  • Knowledge of modern teaching methods, curriculum development and administration.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to maintain satisfactory working relationships in dealing with the public, other programs, and community partners.
  • Must be able to communicate both effectively both verbal and written.
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Title ASSESSMENT SERVICES SUPERVISOR
Categories Clinical
Salary $32,000-$38,000
Start Date 05132013
Location Intake & Assessment
Job Information

JOB SUMMARY

Supervises and coordinates administrative and clinical services as they related to the assigned Division and the Organization as a whole.  Also may be responsible for supervision of student’s performing internships or practicums.  The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provides in services training for staff with particular attention to crisis intervention/diversion services.
  • Assigns caseloads and coordinates activities of staff in providing services to the people we serve.
  • Assists staff through conferences and/or supervisions in analyzing case problems and helps in improving diagnostic      and advocacy skills.
  • Analyzes performance of staff, outcome of   tasks, production, and document efforts and is available to critically      evaluate performance of staff.
  • Participates in developing, maintaining,  interpreting, and implementing agency policy and procedures.
  • Responsible for advanced knowledge in all areas  of State, Federal, and CARF regulations as they relate to the services we      provide.
  • Trains new employees in areas such as policy, practices, and agency and/or government regulations.
  • Develop core competencies in themselves and  staff in relation to individuals with co-occurring disorders.
  • Acts as a part of a multidisciplinary treatment  team.
  • As needed, provides on-going assessment, monitors, and documents progress, lack of, and goal attainment outcomes of      the people we serve.
  • Must be able to analyze information in an  efficient, effective method for reporting.
  • Completes projects on time and budget.
  • Promotes a team atmosphere.
  • Assesses own strengths and weaknesses: pursues  training and development; strives to build knowledge and skill; shares expertise with others.
  • Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; aligns work with strategic goals.   Conserves organizational resources.
  • Provides or arranges for resources for staff  for developmental training to increase their capabilities with working  with all types of clients.
  • Must be able to demonstrate effective  communication skills with colleagues, the people we serve, and the  community at large, both orally and written.
  •  Must      have a working knowledge of our State and Federal laws regarding the      services we provide.
  • Must be able to use critical thinking skills,  using logic and reason to identify solutions to problems as they arise.
  • Must be able to perform assigned tasks in a professional manner, both in presentation, performance, and dialogue.
  • Must have working knowledge of best practices  for the services we provide.
  • Must be able to accept evaluation of services performed and make adjustments accordingly.
  • Efficient time management skills a must.
  • Demonstrated good judgment and decision making ability in consideration of the costs and benefits of potential actions to      choose the most appropriate.
  • Must be able to make public presentations and  represent the organization in the best possible light.
  • Willingness to work non-traditional hours and  long hours to complete projects.
  • Ability to recognize and resolve problems in a   timely manner.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a mental health related  field required.
  • Preference may be given to persons with  experience working in a mental health related field.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.

OTHER

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a mental  health related field required, master’s degree and working towards      licensure preferred.
  • Prior supervisory experience preferred.
  • Must be able to obtain Case Management  Certification through State within 90 days of employment.
  • Must be able to drive a private vehicle or  agency vehicle and possess a valid driver’s license and pass a  MVR.
  • Lots of travel and out of office work required.  Therefore, individual initiative and      integrity a must.
  • Must be able to move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to type using a keyboard for   extensive amounts of time.
  • Acts as a member of the Quality Assurance Team      of the agency.
  • Must complete all mandatory and required   trainings, on-time, upon orientation and annually thereafter.
  • Participates in staff meetings, conference,  trainings sessions, and workshops as requested.
  • Maintain all required certifications, licenses,  and / or accreditations as needed to fulfill job requirements.

 

 

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Title ASSESSMENT CLINICIAN
Categories Clinical
Salary $30,000-$35,000 Annually
Start Date 04302013
Job Information

JOB SUMMARY

The Assessment Clinician provides screening, assessment, and treatment plan writing to those clients in need of and requesting this service.  Under immediate supervision and direction, performs evaluation to establish problem identification, diagnostic impression and assessment, outreach, appropriate rehabilitative and case management functions to assist clients to regain and maintain community tenure. Assists clients in development of their individualized therapeutic treatment plan and performs other duties as assigned

The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

  • With appropriate consent, interviews clients, family members, treatment advocates, and others to gain a comprehensive view of the needs of the identified client.
  • Develops and / or assists with the development of a comprehensive treatment plan based on the identified goals and objectives of the client.
  • Makes appropriate referrals to agency or community services to provide interventions outside the scope of mental health counseling or co-occuring services.
  • Refers and links clients to available qualified therapist within GCBHS for individual and/or group therapy and may provide therapy as needed.
  • Does follow-up as needed to ensure that clients receive appropriate on-going and aftercare.
  • Employee will be expected to provide Group or Individual Therapy based on agency need.
  • Discusses progress toward goals with client such as controlling weight, stress, or substance abuse.
  • Consults with medical doctor or other specialists concerning treatment plan and amends plan as directed.
  • Performs Case Management services to clients and/or their families as needed.
  • Reviews and maintains clinical records as required by various auditing bodies.

QUALIFICATIONS / OTHER

  • Employee is required to complete annual trainings within the first 90 days of employment. Within the same 90 day period, clinical staff is required to complete the necessary paperwork and testing required to become case management certified.
  • Clinical staff will have a production quota of 25 hours that is required on a weekly basis. Clinical notes and documentation are required to be turned in by 5pm the following day.
  • To better serve our consumers and community, staff will have trauma informed, co-occurring, and recovery oriented training.
  • Position requires a master’s degree under supervision for licensure or licensed clinician in a mental health related field preferred. Must be eligible to become case management certified as defined by the ODMHSAS.
  • Must be able to drive a private vehicle or agency vehicle and possess a valid driver’s license, current valid insurance verification, and pass a MVR.

 

 

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Title RECOVERY SUPPORT SPECIALIST
Salary $9.00-$11.00 HOURLY
Start Date 06-01-2013
Location INTAKE AND ASSESSMENT
Job Information

JOB SUMMARY

Provides support to consumers in recovery.  This support enhances the development of natural supports, coping skills, and other skills necessary to allow consumers to function as independently as possible in the community, including, but not limited to assisting re-entry into the community after a hospitalization or other institutional settings.  Recovery Support Services are based on an individualized, recovery-focused service philosophy that allows individuals the opportunity to learn and manage their own recovery and advocacy process.  The Recovery Support Specialist is a person with lived experience who is able to demonstrate their own hopefulness and recovery.

The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS  

  • With appropriate consent, interviews consumers,  family members, treatment advocates, and others to gain a comprehensive view of the needs of the identified consumer.
  • Provides follow-up as needed to ensure that consumers receive appropriate on-going and aftercare.
  • Reviews and maintains clinical records as required by various auditing bodies.
  • Consults with other staff as needed.
  • Provide transportation using company vehicles for clients to needed community services including providing services within the home if deemed appropriate and necessary for the welfare of the consumer.
  • Peer Recovery Support services can be provided in any location. The majority of contacts should be face-to-face, however, services may be provided over the telephone as necessary to help the consumer achieve his/her goals.
  • Discusses progress toward goals with consumer and engages consumer in work towards their own recovery.
  • Provides consumer with supportive services to supplement treatment and counseling.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Other job duties, essential to agency needs, may be assigned.
  • All staff are required to complete annual trainings within the first 90 days of their employment. Recovery Support Specialists will have a production quota that is required on a weekly basis. Clinical notes and documentation are required to be turned in by 5pm the following day. To better serve our consumers and community, staff will have trauma informed, co-occurring, and recovery oriented training.

 

QUALIFICATIONS / OTHER

  • Recovery      Support Services shall be provided only by staff who have completed the      ODMHSAS RSS training and have passed the ODMHSAS RSS exam.
  • Must      maintain current Oklahoma driver’s license, acceptable driving record,      insurable and be free of criminal background.
  • Willingness      to work non-traditional hours and long hours to complete projects.
  • Assesses      own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development      opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares      expertise with others.
  • Demonstrates      group presentation skills; participates in meetings.
  • Believes      in and can articulate agency’s mission to maintain a recovery,      co-occurring, trauma informed work force.
  • Meets      productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to      increase productivity; works quickly.
  • Adapts      to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes      approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent      change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Is      consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are      covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Basic skills in Microsoft word are essential      to complete daily paperwork.
  • The      physical demands of this position require the person to be able to lift a      minimum of twenty-five pounds and be able to roll at least fifty      pounds.  Some bending and lifting of      charts is required.  Other demands      would be those typical of an office job; moving desks, chairs, computers,      etc.
  • Must      be able to drive a private vehicle or agency vehicle and possess a valid      driver’s license, current valid insurance verification, and pass a MVR.

 

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Title SUBSTITUTE
Categories Early Head Start, Head Start
Salary 7.43 HOURLY
Start Date 04092013
Job Information

JOB SUMMARY

The substitute teacher assists the teacher in providing a stimulating and comprehensive learning environment for preschool children and supports and assists in meeting the Federal Performance Standards 45 CFR 1304 and any additional standard referring to classroom or child activity.

The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. 

JOB FUNCTIONS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Attend      pre-service, in-service, staff meetings, conferences, training session,      and workshops as required by DHS Licensing, Federal Performance Standards      or as assigned by the Head Start Director .
  • Work      closely with the teacher.
  • Work with      children with disabilities and /or children whose developmental age or      stage of development may be delayed.
  • Work      cooperatively with all center/program staff and volunteers.
  • Perform bus      duties if needed.
  • Attend to      and/or clean children with soiled clothing.
  • Operate and      maintain appearance of the classroom and center in general.
  • Demonstrate      familiarity with employment policies, performance standards, work plan,      and objectives of the agency.
  • Maintain      congenial and respectful relations with staff, children, families, and      community.
  • Be present      at work on time in order to provide consistency of services for children      and families.
  • Keep      current and accurate records
  • Maintain      confidentiality in regards to staff and family information.
  • Maintain      objectives and professional standards.
  • Fulfill      role as mandated reporter as stated in Child Abuse and Neglect Policy.
  • Be a      contributory team member in a positive/productive manner.
  • Demonstrate      commitment to mission, vision, and values in the performance of daily      routines.

 

Qualifications/Other

  • Ability to      drive a private or agency vehicle; must possess a valid driver’s license      and personal automobile or provide a plan, which will allow fulfillment of      position requirements.
  • Minimum      education requirement:  High School      diploma or GED.
  • CDA      preferred.
  • Must be      able to teach children utilizing age appropriate developmental tools.
  • Knowledge      of modern teaching methods, curriculum development, and administration.
  • Interpersonal      skills necessary to maintain satisfactory working relationships in dealing      with the public, other program, and community partners.
  • Must be      able to communicate both written and orally.
  • Ability to      read, interprets, and implements program guidelines effectively and      efficiently.
  • Ability to      follow oral and written instructions with ability to read, interprets, and      presents information efficiently and effectively.
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