Career Opportunities

As a long-standing organization surrounded by the Greater Fall River, Taunton and New Bedford areas, Crystal Springs offers employment candidates the opportunity to begin an extremely satisfying career, focused on making a true difference in the lives of some of the most inspiring people one could ever hope to meet or work with. All of our positions require at least a high school diploma (or the equivalent) and the ability to complete introductory training courses (CPR, FirstAid). All positions also require applicants to be able to read/write/speak English fluently; drug screenings and criminal record background checks are performed on all potential employees.
Our team is a collaborative, multi-disciplinary group consisting of Residential, Day Habilitation, Nursing, Psychology and Case Management professionals who share information and strive to jointly develop individualized services that will deliver the most effective and supportive care to the people we serve.
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Statement of Nondiscrimination

Crystal Springs, Inc. does not discriminate in any of its programs, procedures, or practices against any person on the basis of age, citizenship, color, disability, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual preference, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under the law.

Available Positions

Hours: Saturdays & Sundays; 5:30am – 5:30pm; with one 8 hour flex day during the week

We are actively seeking a dependable individual to fill our full-time Cook position in our Food Services Department.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for preparing and serving palatable, nutritionally balanced, quality food to residents with specific dietary requirements.
  • Set up all serving carts with sufficient, clean, sanitary dishes and flatware prior to meals.
  • Deliver prepared meals to resident houses.
  • Carefully and completely wash and degrease pots, pans, serving utensils and all working surfaces (food preparation surfaces; sinks) and serving carts.
  • Close down kitchen and lock up at end of shift.

Requirements:

  • Read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Carry up to 30 lbs; bending, stooping and walking.
  • Current driver’s license. There is no public transportation to Crystal Springs. Employees are responsible to arrange for their own transportation and do so in a manner which allows them to arrive in time for their scheduled shift.
  • Meet EEC/DESE requirements for in-service hours.
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Records Check (CORI) and mandatory drug test.

Work Record:

Consistent exemplary work performance, reliability, flexibility and excellent attendance. Previous and current work experience and job performance will be reviewed.

Department: Food Services

Shift: Every other weekend: Saturdays and Sundays 10:00 am – 6:30 pm; with two flex days during week

Job Summary: We are actively seeking a dependable individual to fill our part-time, 24 hours per week, Dietary Aide position in our Food Services Department.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for preparing and serving palatable, nutritionally balanced, quality food to residents with specific dietary requirements.
  • Set up all serving carts with sufficient, clean, sanitary dishes and flatware prior to meals.
  • Deliver prepared meals to resident houses.
  • Carefully and completely wash and degrease pots, pans, serving utensils and all working surfaces (food preparation surfaces; sinks) and serving carts.
  • Close down kitchen and lock up at end of shift.

Requirements:

  • Read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Carry up to 30 lbs; bending, stooping and walking.
  • Current driver’s license. There is no public transportation to Crystal Springs. Employees are responsible to arrange for their own transportation and do so in a manner which allows them to arrive in time for their scheduled shift.
  • Meet EEC/DESE requirements for in-service hours.
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Records Check (CORI) and mandatory drug test.

Work Record: Consistent exemplary work performance, reliability, flexibility and excellent attendance required. Previous and current work experience and job performance will be reviewed.

Department: Administration

Shift: Full Time; 40 Hour Flex; 24 Hour On-Call

Job Summary:

    The Director of Human Resources reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for the smooth and productive operation of Crystal Springs’ human resources department. The Director of Human Resources assists management on strategic staffing plans, compensation, benefits, training and development, and budget. He or she takes a leadership role in developing a culture that enables employees to perform in accordance with Crystal Springs’ values and objectives.

Description of Duties:

    The Director of Human Resources effectively plans, designs, develops and evaluates human resource-related initiatives that support Crystal Springs’ strategic goals. In addition, the Director of Human Resources leads performance management. On a daily basis, he or she supervises staff, reports to the Chief Executive Officer on issues regarding the implementation of policies and procedures, safety of the workforce, recruiting and hiring of employees, legislative and other human resources matters. The Director of Human Resources also assists with the development and implementation of organizational development programs, employee orientation and training programs, and benefit plans. He or she coordinates employee benefit day and is the liaison and primary contact for all Human Resource related vendors, including, but not limited to, workers compensation, insurance, and payroll companies. He or she directs the development and implementation of policies and procedures, database management procedures, equal opportunity and employment programs, and employee records and documentation policies. He or she evaluates the effectiveness through compiling and analyzing data and distributes reports on Human Resource metrics to ensure needs are met. The Director of Human Resources ensures compliance with federal, state, and local laws and industry regulations.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in human resources or equivalent preferred; or a bachelor’s degree, five years related work experience in a not-for-profit or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Professional certification in human resources.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to travel off-site for job fairs and training opportunities.

Hours: Part-Time; 16 hours
Shift: Tuesdays & Fridays; 5:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Essential Functions:

  • Collect all soiled clothing and bedding from the living units up to 30 lbs.
  • Driver’s license
  • Ability to lift 30 – 50 pounds

Specific Duties:

  • Sort all soiled clothing and bedding according to color and type of fabric.
  • Appropriately pre-treat any extraordinary or stubborn stains.
  • Wash and dry all clothing and bedding.
  • Fold and sort by individual student and living unit.
  • Return clean clothing and bedding to the proper living unit, mend all torn clothing and bedding.
  • Care and maintenance of dryers and lint traps and clean and polish machinery.
  • Sweep laundry floor and empty trash.
  • Meet EEC/DESE requirement for in-services.
  • Cooperate and participate in internal investigations.

Requirements:

  • Ability to speak and read English (necessary for proper use of cleaning solvents and detergents as well as name recognition)
  • Ability to operate 30 and 50 pound capacity Hoyt and Unimax commercial washers
  • Ability to operate 30 – 50 pound Hoyt commercial dryers.
  • Laundry workers should also possess basic hand or machine sewing skills
Hours/Shift: Full Time; 7:00 am to 3:30 pm; Monday through Friday (Flexible at the discretion of the Maintenance Manager to provide 365/day 24 hour coverage)

Job Summary:

  • Maintain all buildings, interior and exterior in safe, serviceable condition.

Duties:

  • Monitor and perform routine checks of all electrical systems (lighting system); diagnose system malfunction and correct where possible;
  • Monitor and perform routine checks of all plumbing and heating systems (thermostats, boilers, air conditioning units, water heaters, mixing valves, refrigerator and freezer units); diagnose and correct problems where necessary and possible;
  • Perform repairs on all equipment not under warranty (i.e., vacuum cleaners, dishwashers, disposals, etc.);
  • Basic carpentry skills;
  • Painting (interior and exterior);
  • Snow removal;
  • Meet all requirements for in services.

Requirements:

  • Experienced Carpenter in General Construction (Licensed Preferred)
  • Ability to stand, bend, kneel, climb.
  • General maintenance experience.
  • Active driver’s license.

Work Record:

  • Consistent exemplary work performance, reliability, flexibility and excellent attendance. Previous and current work experience and job performance will be reviewed.

Hours: 40 Hours

Shift: Working 3rd Shift; Every Other Weekend

Description of Duties:

This position is responsible for oversight of the care of the children and adults at Crystal Springs, Inc. in the absence of managerial and administrative staff. Provide on-campus supervision and monitoring of campus grounds, support and coordination as well as crisis management and quality assurance. Provide managers and administrators with comprehensive standard and crisis reporting and ensure that all areas of Crystal Springs, Inc. are responsive to needs of staff, individuals and families served. This position is also responsible for maintaining compliance with policies, procedures, and regulations.

Requirements:

Must hold a valid driver’s license for more than one year and be ready, willing and able to drive the Company’s wheelchair and or mini-vans safely according to Massachusetts driving laws. Each staff member must participate in a minimum of two hours per month in-service training to maintain compliance with state regulations and to further develop the skills necessary for continued employment and advancement.

Experience:

Experience as a supervisor required; valid driver’s license with good driving record required.

Training/Special Skills:

Bachelor’s Degree preferred. The ability to effectively supervise and direct staff as well as make critical and thoughtful decisions is a priority. Must have strong initiative and be able to multi-task. Solid professional demeanor and role modeling competencies are very important. Must attend and participate in appropriate trainings and meetings to keep abreast of current information and necessary competencies.

Work Record:

Dependability and flexibility a must; attendance records should be excellent.

Adult Program

Location: 256 Albany Street

Reports to: Program Director

FLSA: Non-Exempt

The Assistant Program Director will be responsible for supervision, individuals, staff program development and general maintenance and operations of a residence(s) for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates and supervises daily residential and program activities to include supervision of staff and maintenance of residence(s).
  • Assesses, teaches and supports individuals in daily living skills such as personal care and hygiene and care of personal space and belongings, and safety rules.
  • Promotes a respectful and dignified living environment for all individuals at all times.
  • Organizes and facilitates opportunities for community integration in leisure, vocational areas for all individuals as well as maintaining open communication individuals and their families/guardians, service coordinators, various departments and external stakeholders.
  • Maintains a positive and professional relationship with the neighbors, community members, involved family members, colleagues and funding sources.
  • Coordinates and supervise community inclusion/activities, banking and budget management, cooking, shopping, programming, day program or vocational attendance and monitoring effectiveness through data collection.
  • Assist in development, coordination and implementation of ISP goals and objectives and behavioral plans.
  • Implement all behaviors, ISP objectives, ADL’s, and recreational/activities
  • Administers medications as established by MAP certification.
  • Accompanies individuals to medical, dental and psychiatric appointments or leisure activities via agency vehicle or staff car.
  • Ensures review of individual’s goals/objectives in treatment team meetings on a regular basis.
  • Provides crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention utilizing Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) techniques as trained.
  • Provides on-call coverage as scheduled and ability to work various shifts
  • Identifies need for and arranges for attainment of additional support services.
  • Provides specialized training and instruction to residential supporters, community supporters, and other support staff
  • Ensures duties and responsibilities are carried out in a supportive and professional manner and attends appropriate meetings.
  • Cooperates and participates in internal investigations
  • Other duties and projects as assigned by Crystal Springs, Inc.
  • Program Management and Operations Responsibilities:

  • Provides coverage of other Adult Residential programs as needed
  • Resolves problems, facilitates meetings and assigns tasks.
  • Facilitates agency’s financial and budgetary procedures including petty cash, individual’s petty cash, individual’s bank accounts and payroll.
  • Ensures compliance with Crystal Springs’ policies and procedures for both individuals and supporters.
  • Develops and monitors a programmatic schedule.
  • Ensures proper maintenance of the physical site, reporting all necessary maintenance issues to Maintenance Department in writing.
  • Maintains accurate programmatic documentation such as fire drills, incident reports, daily logs, progress notes, behavior programs, and any other documentation required.
  • Assumes responsibility for the basic care of assigned program vehicle.
  • Follows and implements all program safety/hygiene procedures.
  • Evaluates work performance of direct reports as specified by Crystal Springs’ personnel policies.
  • Interviews and hires direct reports as needed.
  • Other Requirements:

  • Must hold a valid driver’s license for more than one year and be ready, willing and able to drive the Company’s wheelchair and/or mini vans safely according to Massachusetts driving laws;
  • Each staff member must participate in a minimum of two hours per month in-service training to maintain compliance with state regulations and to further develop the skills necessary for continued employment and advancement.
  • Good Attendance is essential. References and job performance in prior/present position will be reviewed Each staff member must attend a minimum of 24 hours per year in-service training to maintain compliance with state regulations (EEC and DOE) and to further develop the skills necessary for continued employment and advancement.

    Shift: Full-Time; Monday – Friday; 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

    Department: Adult Residential

    The individual in this position is responsible to provide transportation using the company van to support individuals on medical appointments, scheduled appointments (as needed), completes required documentation and notification of changes to individuals’ medical care as identified on appointments, to appropriate personnel. This position is full-time, working 8:00AM – 4:00PM.

    Essential Functions:

    • Using company van, transport individuals to and from doctors’ appointments;
    • Promote a respectful and dignified living environment for all individuals at all times;
    • Support individuals in their homes when they are ill or require staying home during daytime hours (M-F);
    • Assist with Day Habilitation programs of individuals as assigned by supervisor;
    • Teach and support individuals in daily living skills such as personal care and hygiene and care of personal space and belongings, safety rules, community inclusion/activities, banking and budget management, cooking, shopping. Encourage individual to utilize developing skills to the fullest extent possible;
    • Assist and support in developing and implementing programmatic activities, which will foster the individual’s growth, skill development, and healthier life-style;
    • Assists in providing crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention according to trained Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI);
    • Flexibility to work in a variety of settings with a variety of professionals (nursing, doctors, day habilitation programs, residential programs). Mandatory Coverage is possible in the event that minimum staffing ratios are compromised. (Please refer to the Mandatory Coverage Policy/Procedures for complete explanation);
    • Ability to go up and down stairs to assist individuals on multiple floors and physical capacity to assist individuals with mobility impairments as needed;
    • Ability to carry supplies, groceries, etc. as needed;
    • Completes required documentation of all medical appointments as designated by supervisor;
    • Inform all required personnel of changes to medical needs of individuals as identified at appointments (includes scheduling follow-up appointments as necessary);
    • Assumes responsibility for keeping driver’s license current and maintains a safe driving record;
    • Ability to complete Medication Administration (MAP) training/certification within 3 months of employment;
    • Cooperates and participates in internal investigations;
    • Performs other duties and projects as assigned by supervising personnel.
    • Maintains programmatic documentation such as daily logs, behavioral data collection, data collection on individual goals/objectives, incident reports, seizure records, accident/injury logs, etc.;
    • Assists individuals with housekeeping tasks such as cleaning the bathrooms, kitchen, common areas, bedrooms, closets, etc.;
    • Performs other household maintenance and cleaning tasks which have been designated by shift responsibilities and as assigned by Administrative Coordinator to Director of Adult Residential Services, Director of Adult Residential Services, Residential Coordinators and Director of Adult Services to ensure a clean, safe living environment.;

    Requirements for Position:

    • Valid Driver’s License, ability to meet Crystal Springs driver requirements and maintain a driving record with clean driving record;
    • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and/or Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred or experience/specific skills in working with developmentally disabled individuals;
    • Ability to pass an acceptable Criminal Records Check (CORI), Drug & TB screen;
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with individuals, other care providers, family and community members in a respectful manner;
    • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team context;

    1st Position: 20 hours; 10:00am – 2:00pm; Monday through Friday

    2nd Position: 1:1; 24 hours; Monday through Thursday 9:00am – 2:00pm; Friday 10:00am - 2:00pm

    Job Summary:

    This position provides support to individuals in active treatment / teaching of Habilitation goals/objectives and direct care supports in a manner that promotes development of independent and community integration skills and an improved quality of life.

    Duties:

    • Provides skilled teaching, supports and evaluation of required programmatic services.
    • Assists in providing crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention according to trained Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI).
    • Ability to attend pool with individuals.
    • Maintains and provides all required programmatic documentation such as daily logs, behavioral data collection, collection of data on individual goals/objectives, incident reports, seizure records, accident/injury logs.
    • Take proper and reasonable care of all individual and agency belongings.
    • Perform other duties and projects as assigned by supervising personnel
    • One year’s previous experience working with individuals with severe to profound developmental disabilities.

    Requirements:

    • High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and/or Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred or experience/specific skills in working with developmentally disabled individuals in a Habilitation/Vocational setting.
    • Valid Driver’s license with clean driving record.
    • Ability to pass van driving in-service.
    • Ability to pass an acceptable Criminal Records Check (CORI).
    • Ability to maintain and conduct functional life skill, behavioral and therapeutic programs.
    • Ability to collect data and maintain records as established within day program.

    Work Record:

    • Consistent exemplary work performance, reliability, flexibility and excellent attendance. Previous and current work experience and job performance will be reviewed.

    Locations: 11 Payne Cove; 56 Narrows

    Reports to: Assistant Director of Adult Residential

    Hours Worked: 40 Hours

    FLSA: Exempt

    The Program Director will be responsible for providing administrative, clinical and programmatic operations of the adult residential programs supporting individual supervision, individuals, staff program development, coordination of care, and general maintenance and operations of a residence(s) for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred or
    • Associate Degree and 3 years of experience working in a supervisory role caring for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
    • 5 years of experience working in a supervisory role caring for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
    • Essential Functions:

    • Ensure the quality of support for the people supported with prominence on independence, self-determination, health and safety.
    • Promote a respectful and dignified living environment at all times for the people we support.
    • Maintain ongoing professional communication with supervisor and all stakeholders.
    • Meet with team on a routine basis to discuss program operations and the people supported.
    • Support the people we support in the development of their person-centered ISP and implement plans
    • Foster and maintain professional partnerships with all stakeholders through active communication
    • Assesses, teaches and supports individuals in daily living skills such as personal care and hygiene and care of personal space and belongings, and safety rules.
    • Organizes and facilitates opportunities for community integration in leisure, vocational areas for all individuals as well as maintaining open communication individuals and their families/guardians, service coordinators, various departments and external stakeholders.
    • Maintains a positive and professional relationship with the neighbors, community members, involved family members, colleagues and funding sources.
    • Coordinates and supervise community inclusion/activities, banking and budget management, cooking, shopping, programming, day program or vocational attendance and monitoring effectiveness through data collection.
    • Assist in development, coordination and implementation of ISP goals and objectives and behavioral plans.
    • Implement all behaviors, ISP objectives, ADL’s, and recreational/activities
    • Administers medications as established by MAP certification.
    • Accompanies individuals to medical, dental and psychiatric appointments or leisure activities via agency vehicle or staff car.
    • Ensures review of individual’s goals/objectives in treatment team meetings on a regular basis.
    • Provides crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention utilizing Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) techniques as trained.
    • Provides on-call coverage as scheduled and ability to work various shifts
    • Identifies need for and arranges for attainment of additional support services.
    • Provides specialized training and instruction to residential supporters, community supporters, lead staff and other support staff.
    • Ensures duties and responsibilities are carried out in a supportive and professional manner and attends appropriate meetings.
    • Cooperates and participates in internal investigations
    • Coordinates and supervises daily residential and program activities to include supervision of staff and maintenance of residence(s).
    • Understand and professionally represent the obligations, functions, programs, and services of the agency and their relation to staff, students and the community.
    • Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • Supervision of Assistant Program Director, Residential Supporters and Community Supporters of assigned programs
    • Directly responsible to and supervised by Assistant Director of Adult Residential Services
    • Assumes full responsibility over assigned programs in the absence of the Assistant Director of Adult Residential Services and Director of Adult Residential Services as assigned by the Director of Adult Services.
    • Other Requirements:

    • Must hold a valid driver’s license for more than one year and be ready, willing and able to drive the Company’s wheelchair and/or mini vans safely according to Massachusetts driving laws;
    • Each staff member must participate in a minimum of two hours per month in-service training to maintain compliance with state regulations and to further develop the skills necessary for continued employment and advancement.
    • Provide 24 hour on-call on a rotating basis to ensure program oversight, staff coverage and access to various resources
    • Good Attendance is essential. References and job performance in prior/present position will be reviewed Each staff member must attend a minimum of 24 hours per year in-service training to maintain compliance with state regulations (EEC and DOE) and to further develop the skills necessary for continued employment and advancement.

    Full-time: 2nd & 3rd shifts; Part-time: All shifts

    Description:

    The Residential Supporter provides direct care services in a manner that promotes development of independent and community living skills and an improved quality of life to adults living in residential homes.

    Qualifications:

    • Teaches and supports individuals in daily living skills such as personal care and hygiene and care of personal space and belongings, safety rules, community inclusion/activities, banking and budget management, cooking, shopping. Encourages individuals to utilize developing skills to the fullest extent possible.
    • Assists and supports in developing and implementing program activities.
    • Accompanies and transports individuals to medical, dental and psychiatric appointments or leisure activities via agency vehicle (wheelchair vans) or supporter car.
    • Assists in providing crisis assessment, prevention and needed intervention according to trained Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI).
    • Demonstrated physical capacity to assist individuals with mobility impairments as needed.
    • Attend pool, with individuals, up to and including lifting and swimming as needed.

    Requirements:

    • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and/or Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred or experience/specific skills in working with developmentally disabled individuals.
    • Ability to pass an acceptable Criminal Records Check (CORI).
    • Must complete Medication Administration (MAP) training/certification within 3 months of hire date.
    • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with individuals, other care providers, family and community members in a respectful manner.
    • Must be able to fluently read, write, and speak English for the safety of the individuals we serve due to the programs and health issues individualized for each person.
    • Must be able to lift heavy weight (up to 100 pounds) with assistance from another person or a mechanical device.
    • Must be able to bend, squat, and stand for long periods of time.
    • Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record.

    Children’s Program

    Reports To: Director of Behavioral Services (may work under the supervision of the Coordinator of Behavioral Services and/or Behavior Specialist Supervisor)

    Shift: 40 hours; primarily 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm; some flexibility required; some on-call responsibility

    Description of Duties:

    The Behavior Specialist I is responsible for providing direct service to Day Hab, Education and residential staff in need of support for the behavioral needs of students and individuals served. Provides in-service instruction to all staff (on-going in-service training and orientation of new staff), particularly, in the area of implementation of applied behavior analysis. Collaborates with the Behavioral Team under the supervision of a BCBA/BCaBA to collect data for functional behavior assessments, implement and model implementation of behavior support plans and positive behavior supports, conduct preference assessments, implement and model implementation of skill acquisition plans, integrate data collection systems, and conduct treatment integrity checks. The Behavior Specialist I provides crisis intervention and monitors the progress of the individuals supported.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor Degree in Psychology or related field.
    • Experience implementing behavior intervention programs, including experience with persons who have multiple challenges, including severe and challenging behaviors preferred.
    • Valid driver’s license.

    1st Position: Full Time (Evenings); Monday through Friday and every other weekend; 3:00pm – 11:00pm

    2nd Position: Full Time (Overnights); Monday through Friday and every other weekend; 11:00pm – 7:00am

    3rd Position: Per Diem

    Sign on bonus available (prorated based on the number of hours worked) up to $1000.00.

    POSITION SUMMARY: The LPN will be working within the Children’s Services nursing department providing support to individuals with various medical needs. The LPN is responsible for implementing and monitoring an array of health care and other personal support services designed to enrich the lives of our students with moderate to severe developmental disabilities.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

    • Administer medications and implement nursing treatment plans
    • Confer with physicians, dentists, and therapists as appropriate
    • Communicate with/provide necessary information on relevant health issues to parents, guardians, and applicable Agency staff
    • Respond to participant complaints of illness and recommend appropriate action
    • Confer with pharmacists regarding medications and their acquisitions as appropriate
    • Monitor general health status of participants, including hygiene issues and skin integrity
    • Administer minor first aid when necessary
    • Complete all health related documentation requirements
    • Other duties as required by the children’s nursing department

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • LPN, currently licensed in the State of Massachusetts
    • A valid driver’s license with a good driving record
    • Acceptable Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI)

    WORK RECORD:

    • Consistent exemplary work performance, reliability, flexibility and excellent attendance. Previous and current work experience and job performance will be reviewed.
    Hours: Evening Shift; Full Time; 40 Hours

    This position is eligible for a $1000.00 sign on bonus. We offer a competitive benefits package.

    Seeking an innovative Pediatric Nursing Supervisor to support, teach and supervise LPN staff in residential setting. Functions in the absence of the Director of Nursing in the coordination of care for our students in maintaining their health and well-being by following physicians’ orders, plans of care and appropriate policies, procedures and protocols. The Pediatric Nursing Supervisor assesses children’s medical status routinely and as needed and directly supervises LPN’s, CNA’s, and MA’s providing medical care to students of Crystal Springs. The Nursing Supervisor must at all times, act in a professional manner and have the ability to multi-task.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Registered Nurse currently licensed in the State of Massachusetts in good standing.

    LANGUAGE/COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in spoken and written English; and to read and comprehend work related documents which are almost exclusively written in English.

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must hold a valid driver’s license for more than one year and be ready, willing and able to drive the Company’s wheelchair and/or mini-vans safely according to Massachusetts driving laws.
    • Each staff member must participate in a minimum of two hours per month in-service training to maintain compliance with state regulations (EEC and DESE) and to further develop the skills necessary for continued employment and advancement.
    Full-time: 2nd & 3rd shifts; Part-time: All shifts

    Description:

    We are actively seeking Residential Counselor’s for our Children program. This position provides supervision and care to our residents while providing a safe and secure living environment.

    Qualifications:

        • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and/or Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred or experience/specific skills in working with developmentally disabled individuals
        • Demonstrated ability to work effectively, collaboratively, and respectfully with individuals, other care providers, family, and community members
        • Flexibility to work varying hours to meet the needs of individuals
        • Physical ability to carry, lift, run, and bend as needed
        • Effective oral and written communication skills and ability to speak, write, and read English as required for communication and documentation
        • Must obtain First Aid, CPR, CPI training/certification within 3 months of employment
        • Valid Driver's License; assumes responsibility for maintaining current license and safe driving record
        • Ability to pass a Criminal Records Check (CORI) and mandatory drug test
    Shift: 40 hours; primarily 2nd shift

    Position Summary:

    The Shift Supervisor provides appropriate role modeling in a therapeutic environment that promotes the physical, emotional and behavioral health of each student and assists them in developing adaptive life skills. The Shift Supervisor provides formal supervision and coordination of shifts with regard to activities and structure, documentation, monitoring and maintenance of environmental safety and staff performance and interactions. Shift Supervisors work as a part of a collaborative, trauma-informed and family-centered therapeutic team. He/she is expected to establish open communications and support among co-workers and is directly accountable to the House Manager who provides supervision and training. The Residential Shift Supervisor is a non-exempt, hourly employee who at all times abides by the agency’s policies & procedures.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in social work, health, human services, education, psychology or related field plus 6 months of human service experience, particularly with children and/or adolescents plus 3 months supervisory experience in any field, or
    • Associates degree or 2 years of equivalent college experience plus 9 months of human service experience, particularly with children and/or adolescents plus 6 months of supervisory experience preferred in any field, or
    • High School diploma plus 18 months of human service experience, particularly with children and/or adolescents plus 6 months supervisory experience in any field preferred.
    • Must be at least 18 years old.
    • Must maintain a valid driver’s license.
    Reports to: Special Education Teacher
    Hours Worked: Full-Time; 40 Hours
    Shift: Monday – Friday; 8:00 am – 3:30 pm with an additional 7:00 am – 8:00 am Residential hour

    Specific Duties:

      Under the supervision of the Special Education Teacher, the Teacher Aide will:

    • Assist in providing the assigned student with all necessary educational and therapeutic services.
    • Develop an understanding of the Mass. Curriculum Frameworks.
    • Provide input to the Special Education Teacher regarding progress of students during evaluation periods, i.e., annual summaries, six month reviews, and quarterly reports.
    • Perform direct care of the assigned student during classroom time, i.e., eating, toileting and personal hygiene training.
    • Implement activities and provide direct care for students in residences on Teacher Planning Days.
    • Assist the Special Education Teacher with maintaining accurate and current student records.
    • Accompany students into the pool during rehab sessions.
    • Transport students to and from classes in the school vans.
    • Transport students in vans on community outings (Transport includes driving Crystal Springs regular and wheelchair vans).

    Good Attendance is essential. References and job performance in prior/present position will be reviewed.

     

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    Employment Requirements
    Must be 18 years or older; High School Diploma or GED; qualifying background check and safe driving record.
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    Paper applications are available Monday-Friday from 9:00am – 3:00pm in Human Resources, 38 Narrows Road, Assonet, MA
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