Direct Service Professionals (DSP) or Certified Nurse Aides (CNA)
Career Opportunities in the Human Service Field are available for caring persons who want to make a difference in the lives of children and adults with mental disabilities. High School diploma or equivalent required. Potential advancement opportunities to a Case Manager/QSP/QIDP (Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional) for persons with a Bachelors Degree. Click here for more details.
Case Manager/QIDP (Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional)
We have two full time positions available for persons with a bachelor’s degree in special education, sociology, psychology etc. and one year of experience working with persons with mental disabilities. QIDP oversees the needs of the residents programs, goals, community outings amongst many other facets of daily life for our residents. QIDP works closely with Supervisors and DSP’s to ensure quality care and programming for our residents. Hours include day time and evening hours with every other weekend required.
- Hours: 7am -3pm with flexibility to work weekend coverage as needed (eventual on call responsibilities)
- Work professionally and cooperatively with house supervisors and fellow workers
- Perform preventative maintenance on equipment in a timely manner with appropriate skill and judgment
- Complete assigned maintenance requests in a timely manner while maintaining a clean work area
- Ability to learn new skills and operating systems on campus (alarms, sprinklers, emergency generators, etc.)
- Previous experience with building maintenance, plumbing, electric and or carpentry strongly preferred
- HS Diploma or GED required
QIDP/Recreation Staff (Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional)
We are looking for an energetic, compassionate and mission driven individual to work in a dual role of QIDP and Recreation staff. Responsibilities include case management as well as oversight and facilitation of recreation based activities for persons with developmental disabilities.
Must have a Bachelor's Degree in special education or related field (psychology, recreation therapy)
At least 1 year of experience working with persons with developmental disabilities
Experience working with individuals in recreational/social activities strongly preferred
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills
Ability to develop and implement quality programming services with an emphasis on person to person treatment
Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
Illinois driver's license required and ability to work various shifts and every other weekend.
We have an immediate opening for a full time lifeguard. Must be currently certified. Must be available to work flexible hours including weekends. Full DSP training provided on site.
Registered Behavior Technician
Job Responsibilities: Candidate will work with Behavior Services to assist those residents who are in need of extra behavior support. Candidate will participate in a training program that focuses on the basic principles of Applied Behavior Analysis including measurement, assessment, skill acquisition, behavior reduction, documentation and reporting as well as professional conduct and scope of practice. Candidate's job responsibilities will require them to administer assessments, develop, implement and train staff on behavior reduction programs and skill aquisition protocols. Candidate will receive regular supervision by a BCBA.
-Bachelor's Degree in Special Education, Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis or a related field.
-Flexible hours including weekends/evenings.
-At least 1 year working with individuals with developmental disabilities (preferably individuals with behavioral challenges)
-Pass the RBT competency assessment after training is completed.
Development Technician and Development Assistant
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Must have previous data entry experience
Previous experience working with Raiser's Edge preferred
Ability to oversee and coordinate needs of volunteers and staff in data entry functions
Coordinate and oversee mailings, inventories, special projects and assist with special events as needed
Bachelor's degree preferred or an Associate's degree with coursework in math, statistics and programming
Ability to work independently and as a part of a fast paced multi-faceted team
Schedule may require flexibility.
We provide a highly competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. Apply in person at Misericordia Home, 2001 W. Devon in Chicago, or fax your resume to 773-973-4292. Online application available below.
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You may also apply in person, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am - 3:30 pm at 2001 W. Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660
For additional employment information, please contact Misericordia's Human Resource Department at: 773-273-3038.