Community Habilitation Specialist

New York, NY

Posted: 05/08/2023 Employment Type: Full Time Job Category: Behavioral Healthcare Pay Rate: $17/hr

Job Description

United Staffing Solutions, a leader in the healthcare staffing industry, is seeking Habilitation Specialists in the following boroughs: Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. You will be responsible for delivering high-quality care to assigned patients.

Pay: $17/hr


Maintains a caseload of 1-10 individuals and general binders; Provides clinical, casework, and group work services to individuals with Intellectual Disabilities by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Responsible for maintaining updated documents in individuals’ general binders.
  • Complete Monthly Progress Notes.
  • Complete monthly case notes in the “Case Note” section of the individuals’ general binders.
  • Review with Care Manager, advocate and individual the Staff Action Plan every 6 months and complete Staff Action Plan based on goals identified at review every 6 months.
  • Address Life Plan goals and ensure that monthly progress notes and checklists match staff actions.
  • Address Staff Action Plan goals and progress as described in the Life Plan and outlined in the Staff Action Plan, and assure the checklists reflect that services were rendered as described in the Staff Action Plan and that progress from those services are mentioned in the monthly progress notes.
  • Coordinate and attend all individuals’ Life Plan, Staff Action Plan and/or Special Team meetings.
  • Participate in establishing new goals for individuals.
  • Conduct groups/activities in a group setting for individuals with Intellectual Disabilities at Gateway and in the field.
  • Supervise individuals during field trips to work sites/report all untoward events/incidents to supervisor in a timely manner, as well as to the New York State Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs.

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience needed for the Community Habilitation Specialist:

Associate’s or Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in Health or Human Services or related field from accredited College or university

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general documents related to Individuals’ care. Ability to write monthly progress notes and case notes that accurately reflect individuals’ progress as related to their Group Day Habilitation Plans.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software.

Other Qualifications needed for the Community Habilitation Specialist:

  • Valid NYS Driver’s License in good standing
  • Motivation to work with the Developmentally Disabled population

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Noah Kombeh

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