Mohawk Opportunities, Inc.
Paid Training – Generous Paid Time Off – Benefit Choices –
Residential Nurse- Full Time-is to serve as a resource for the clients in Mohawk Opportunities’ four Community Residences, the Certified Apartment Program and the Supported Housing Program ensuring that significant medical needs are appropriately addressed. The Residential Nurse will follow-up and interface with medical providers as needed to monitor that appropriate follow-up care is received and will consult with program staff so as to ensure they are aware of and prepared to support follow-up care as needed. The Residential Nurse is expected to meet with clients in their homes/community and transport clients as necessary to medical appointments in the community. Provide oversight of system used for the staff supervision of client medications in the community residences. Be a resource to staff if there are issues with ordering, timelining, counting, and documenting medications. Attend medication reviews and treatment team meetings when requested. Minimum qualifications include: a NYS Licensed RN with one year exp in a residential setting or LPN with three years’ experience in a residential setting. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Must have a valid and insurable driver’s license and own transportation. 40 hours per week. Monday-Friday. DAY TIME HOURS AND NO ON-CALL. Salary is $3,164.18/bi-weekly; $82,268.68/Annual Equivalent.
Program Manager- Emmanuel House We are seeking an energetic, organized candidate to oversee the operation of group homes in Schenectady, serving adults who have a psychiatric diagnosis. We value quality service to our clients and a supportive work environment. Duties include: all aspects of client services including evaluation of client referrals, client admission, communication and collaboration with service providers and family members, oversee service provision that are client centered and have a focus on transition. In addition: administration of Medicaid billable services, regulatory compliance, oversees maintenance of facility, and program budget. Supervision of all staff members including staff training and development, on-call administrative duties to assist staff members. Participation in agency supervisory team which influences the activities of the agency. Minimum qualification: bachelor’s degree in human services required, 2+ years’ experience working with the mentally ill and 1 year experience in a supervisory capacity also required. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. NYS Driver’s license required. Schedule- Monday-Friday with daytime hours, shared on-call. Salary is $2,423.08 biweekly: 63,000.08/annual equivalent.
Assistant Program Director at 1574 House- Full Time – 1574 Union St. Residence is a group home serving clients with a mental illness located in Schenectady, NY. Duties include assisting the Program Director with the oversight of the daily operations of the group home, client services including teaching of daily living skills that is client-centered, staff supervision, and overseeing a safe, healthy, and clean environment for our clients. Qualification include BA/BS in human services and 1-year experience in human services, Associates degree in human services with 3 years’ experience, or a combination of equivalent experience and education. In addition, experience working with the mentally ill population and residential experience required. Supervisor experience preferred. Valid and insurable driver’s license required. $24.30/hour: $50,544.00/annual equivalent. Overtime is available; $36.45/overtime rate. 40 hours per week.
1574 House Schedule:
Overnight Counselor- Full Time – Provide supportive counseling to adults with a psychiatric diagnosis living in a group home setting. Duties include teaching of daily living skills including medication management and coping skills, crisis intervention and prevention, and maintaining a healthy and clean environment for our clients to become independent. After completion of specific tasks, the employee can rest while still being available for clients if they needed something. Qualifications include college classes in human services, demonstrated ability in helping others, valid and insurable driver’s license. $20.50/hour, 40 hours per week. $42,640.00/annual equivalent. Overtime is available in our group home setting, $30.75/hour.
Emmanuel House Schedule:
Saturday and Sunday- Off
Monday- 10:30pm overnight until 8:30am Tuesday
Tuesday- 10:30pm overnight until 8:30am Wednesday
Wednesday- 10:30pm overnight until 8:30am Thursday
Thursday- 10:30pm overnight until 8:30am Friday
Friday- Off starting at 8:30am
Residence Counselors–Full Time – Provide supportive counseling to adults with a psychiatric diagnosis living in a group home setting. Duties include teaching of daily living skills including medication management and coping skills, crisis intervention and prevention, and maintaining a healthy and clean environment for our clients to become independent. Qualifications include college classes in human services, BA preferred; demonstrated ability in helping others, valid and insurable driver’s license. $20.50/hour; $42,640/annual equivalent. Overtime is available in our group home setting. $30.75/overtime pay rate.
1574 House Schedule
Emmanuel House Schedule:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday- Off
Thursday 8:00am- 6:00pm
Saturday 1:00pm- 11:00pm
Relief Counselor/Respite – Per Diem– Mohawk Opportunities, a small private, nonprofit located in Schenectady is seeking per diem (substitute) Relief Counselors to work in our four group homes. We serve adults who have a mental illness and are working on goals to transition to an independent setting. The clients we work with are very high functioning and are in the community independently. We DO NOT provide personal care and we DO NOT do physical restraints. All the services to our clients are verbal supportive counseling and teaching of daily living skills. You must be available for all shifts. Driver’s license is not required but preferred. Regular rate $20.50/hour and overtime rate is $30.75. We provide training and a supportive work environment. Flexible hours. You sign up for available shifts. Must be able to work some evening, weekend, and overnight shifts. Must work one 8-hour shift each month.
201 Nott Terrace, Schenectady, NY 12307
Visit our website at www.mohawkopportunities.org
Tele. (518) 836-3980, (518) 836-3981, Fax (518) 374-8440
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