Employment Opportunities

The Society is a great place to start or continue your career. Whether you’re interested in direct care, administrative, teaching computer skills or many other types of work, there is likely a career for you at The Society.
As a nonprofit organization serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, The Society has more than 200 employees that serve people in Medina, Ashland, Huron, and Crawford Counties in Ohio. You’ll be joining a team committed to providing the highest quality programs with an emphasis on the health, safety, and respect of those we serve. 
If you are looking for a career in which you can make a difference in people’s lives, then join our talented, motivated, hard-working staff and share their passion for serving others.
 

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Check out our current open job descriptions below:

Job Title: Staff Nurse

Position Summary: Site nurses are under the general supervision of the Director of Clinical Operations and Staff Development. The site nurse is responsible for the overall medical/nursing care of all assigned individuals in ICF/IDD, waiver and ADS sites. RNs may have additional responsibility for leadership roles as designated by the Director of Clinical Operations and Staff Development.

Essential Functions: 

  • Completes regular site visits to all assigned sites to make formal and informal observations of staff performance, individual health needs, changes in plans of care and to ensure implementation of plan of care.
  • Reviews the health needs of each assigned individual. Follows orders of duly authorized health care providers. Keeps appropriate parties informed of the individual’s medical, physical and emotional progress and/or needs. Records all observations, changes, treatment, care and pertinent information on each individual. Supports Site Managers and community staff in carrying out the above functions in waiver settings.
  • May be asked to attend medical appointments with individuals served.
  • Writes monthly, quarterly and annual summaries, formulates and updates nursing goals and objectives and interventions, as needed, for assigned individuals in ICF/IDD sites.
  • Participates in conferences and other meetings with individuals, parents, guardians and/or staff regarding individual progress. Provides input and recommendations during the planning process of each individual regarding medical, physical and emotional status, progress, needs and desired outcomes.
  • Oversees medication administration and health related activities ensuring compliance with state and federal rules and regulations. Provides client specific training to staff at assigned day programs and ICF/IDD sites. Completes quality assurance audits and regular medication pass observations at assigned sites.
  • Adheres to assigned work and on call schedules at assigned sites. May be asked to work other shifts, weekends & holidays. May be asked to cover other nurse’s assigned sites. May be asked to assist with additional sites (i.e. camp).
  • Assists in new and annual training of staff in the areas of OSHA and Blood Borne Pathogens, Medication Administration Certification 1, 2 & 3, Annual Medication Administration Refresher & Return Demonstrations, individual specific training and other topics as determined.
  • Serves on committees (Medical & others as selected).
  • Demonstrates a positive and professional attitude, teamwork and effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate quality service delivery and a positive agency image.
  • Serves as an effective leader and communicator and is self-motivated, dependable, collaborative and has the ability to work flexible hours.
  • Adheres to The Society’s policies and acts as a role model in adherence to these policies.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Bona-fide Occupationally Required Competencies and Credentials: 

  • Licensed in the state of Ohio, LPN with pharmacology or RN license. At least one (1) year of experience in the field of developmental disabilities.
  • Must obtain and maintain certification in CPR and PMT as required.
  • Displays knowledge of Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Ohio Department of Medicaid, Ohio Department of Health and Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities and Center for Medicaid and Medicare regulations.
  • Must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Must have basic computer and word processing skills.
  • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License, good driving record and carry liability insurance coverage limits required by The Society.

Location: As assigned

Travel: Meetings and site visits within the agency; meetings and seminars outside of the agency.

Reports to: Director of Clinical Operations and Staff Development

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt; Full-time (40 hrs./week)

Supervises: None

Works with: Individuals, guardians, families, external providers, medical specialists, department directors and administrative support staff, maintenance department, program and site management.

Physical Demands/Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Physical demands: While performing duties of the job, employee is required to stand, walk, sit, drive, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • On call

1 – Direct Support Professional    Medina and surrounding areas

$16 – $18 per hour  Full time and Part time available    A variety of schedules to pick from.  Please apply on our website and we will be in touch to discuss the details.

Description

“I stay because I truly feel appreciated for making a difference in our individuals’ lives. I show up because of the relationships and bonds I’ve built with our individuals. I’ve learned a different aspect of life through them. While getting to know them, I’ve learned things about myself that I didn’t know existed.”

Looking to be a part of something bigger? The Society Direct Support Professional position might be for you!

Erin was looking for a job, but found a career.  Erin needed a job when she got divorced and joined The Society. When asked why she stays, Erin said, “I stay because I love the clients like family, they want me to know what’s going on in their life, plus my coworkers are amazing.

Nicole “joined to make a difference in the lives that most need it and know they are getting the care they need.”

Not just another job – this has turned into a passion and career for many other DSPs! YOU are needed and what YOU do every day here makes a difference. Our team is essential and we’re looking for dedicated, compassionate people like you to join us to partner with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live their best lives.

No experience? No worries! We provide training and guidance. Many of our staff are students, parents, and retirees. Experienced DSPs are also encouraged to apply. We offer competitive starting rates and a higher wage with verified experience. We offer flexible schedules and shifts to fit most situations, with full and part time available.

The Society believes in teamwork and rewards hard work and dedication through our Career Pathway program. We provide a generous benefits package for most positions including Health Care, Vision, Dental, Life, and Short and Long Term Disability. The Society also offers a retirement plan with a company match. May qualify for Student Loan Forgiveness through the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Our Direct Support Professionals are the backbone of our organization and truly make a difference in the lives of individuals every day. Apply today!

Requirements

  • The Direct Support Professional at The Society will provide assistance and guidance in the following areas:
  • Cooking, including but not limited to creating a shopping list, storage and inventory of food and dietary supply items, food prep, following a menu, and cleanup.
  • Laundry, including but not limited to, inventory of clothing, washing, drying, folding, ironing and storing.
  • Using durable medical equipment.
  • Cleaning, including but not limited to, dusting, sweeping, mopping, and sanitizing all areas of the home including bedrooms, closets, bathrooms, kitchen, living room, laundry room, outdoor spaces, basement, garages and vehicles.
  • Personal care, including but not limited to eating, bathing/showering or grooming such as shaving, hair care, nail care and toileting.
  • Provide transportation for individuals as needed using The Society vehicles and/or personal vehicle if applicable.
  • Maintain a positive attitude at all times.
  • Duties may vary with caseload or shift assignment.
  • APPLY

2 – Direct Support Professional – Wadsworth

$16 – $18/hour  Full time – 2nd shift    Part time –  2nd shift   Please apply on our website and we will be in touch to discuss the details.

“I stay because I truly feel appreciated for making a difference in our individuals’ lives. I show up because of the relationships and bonds I’ve built with our individuals. I’ve learned a different aspect of life through them. While getting to know them, I’ve learned things about myself that I didn’t know existed.”

Looking to be a part of something bigger? The Society Direct Support Professional position might be for you!  Erin was looking for a job, but found a career.  Erin needed a job when she got divorced and joined The Society. When asked why she stays, Erin said, “I stay because I love the clients like family, they want me to know what’s going on in their life, plus my coworkers are amazing.

Nicole “joined to make a difference in the lives that most need it and know they are getting the care they need.”

Not just another job – this has turned into a passion and career for many other DSPs! YOU are needed and what YOU do every day here makes a difference. Our team is essential and we’re looking for dedicated, compassionate people like you to join us to partner with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live their best lives.

No experience? No worries! We provide training and guidance. Many of our staff are students, parents, and retirees. Experienced DSPs are also encouraged to apply. We offer competitive starting rates and a higher wage with verified experience. We offer flexible schedules and shifts to fit most situations, with full and part time available.

The Society believes in teamwork and rewards hard work and dedication through our Career Pathway program. We provide a generous benefits package for most positions including Health Care, Vision, Dental, Life, and Short and Long Term Disability. The Society also offers a retirement plan with a company match. May qualify for Student Loan Forgiveness through the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Our Direct Support Professionals are the backbone of our organization and truly make a difference in the lives of individuals every day. Apply today!

Requirements

The Direct Support Professional at The Society will provide assistance and guidance in the following areas:  Cooking, including but not limited to creating a shopping list, storage and inventory of food and dietary supply items, food prep, following a menu, and cleanup. Laundry, including but not limited to, inventory of clothing, washing, drying, folding, ironing and storing.

Using durable medical equipment.

Cleaning, including but not limited to, dusting, sweeping, mopping, and sanitizing all areas of the home including bedrooms, closets, bathrooms, kitchen, living room, laundry room, outdoor spaces, basement, garages and vehicles.

Personal care, including but not limited to eating, bathing/showering or grooming such as shaving, hair care, nail care and toileting.

Provide transportation for individuals as needed using The Society vehicles and/or personal vehicle if applicable.

Maintain a positive attitude at all times.

Duties may vary with caseload or shift assignment.   $16 – $18 per hour!  APPLY

3 -Job Title: ADS Supervisor- Employment Lead

Position Summary: This position works closely with Director of Links Ohio in managing an assigned Link location. This position has the responsibility for managing staff and the provision of client-centered service delivery. The person in this position will develop, implement and monitor an exploration and employment program.

Essential Functions:

  • Works closely with Director of Links Ohio to hire, train, supervise and evaluate Link staff. Addresses personnel issues, including staffing and staff accountability, disciplinary actions and coaching and staff development to ensure quality of services to individuals. Assists with orientation and training of new staff upon hire.
  • Serves as a key team member for individuals and attends individuals’ meetings and planning sessions. Works with the Service and Support Administrators of the County Boards to coordinate the daily activities, programming, services and recreation at the settings according to the requirements of the Individual Service Plans.
  • Responsible for checking and maintaining that all individual programs are being run as they are required and that documentation is completed.
  • Responsible for the design, development, implementation and monitoring of an exploration and employment program at the Links Ohio- a model that can be replicated at other Links. This includes determining the assessments required (other than the career path) to determine interests (i.e. personal profile), identify job exploration opportunities, individual training, how to and when to assess work performance, following up with employers, resolving performance issues.
  • Manages all end of the month billing and that it is turned in to the Finance department on time.
  • Creates and distributes the monthly outing/volunteer activity calendar as well as the day to day curriculum.
  • Posts and information on their specific Link Facebook page.
  • Manages all Link Non-Medical Transportation and related billing and documentation.
  • Builds strong relationships with businesses, employers and schools. Attends chamber meetings and other community functions as needed.
  • Demonstrates a positive and professional attitude, teamwork and effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate quality service delivery and a positive agency image.
  • Serves as an effective leader and communicator and is self-motivated, dependable, collaborative and has the ability to work flexible hours.
  • Adheres to The Society’s policies and acts as a role model in adherence to these policies.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Bona-fide Occupationally Required Competencies and Credentials:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in education, psychology, human services, social services or nursing preferred. Two years of experience in the field of developmental disabilities, with at least one (1) year of supervision and management.
  • Displays knowledge of Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Ohio Department of Health and Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, Ohio Department of Medicaid and other rules and regulations that may apply.
  • Ability to speak effectively with groups of Employers and community stakeholders.
  • Must obtain and maintain certification in Medication Administration and Health Related Activities, First Aid, CPR, PMT and other courses as required.
  • Must have basic computer and word processing skills. Must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License, good driving record and carry the proper liability insurance amounts required by The Society.
  • May qualify for Student Loan Forgiveness through the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Location: Assigned sites

Travel: Meetings and site visits within the agency; meetings and seminars outside of the agency

Reports to: Director of Links Ohio

FLSA Status: Exempt; Full-time (40 hrs/week)

Supervises: Direct Support Professionals

Works with: Individuals, guardians, families, external providers and professionals, nursing, department directors and administrative support staff, maintenance department, program and site management, community managers, County Boards of Developmental Disabilities and SSA’s, potential employers.

Physical Demands/Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Physical demands: While performing duties of the job, employee is required to stand, walk, sit, drive, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Job Type: Full-time   Pay: $16.00 – $18.00 per hour  APPLY

Discrimination is Against the Law

The Society complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

The Society complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.  The Society does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age disability, or sex.

The Society:

  • Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
    • Qualified sign language interpreters
    • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, and other formats)
  • Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:
    • Qualified interpreters
    • Information written in other languages

If you need these services, contact the Director of Human Resources/Civil Rights Coordinator.

If you believe that The Society has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with: Director of Human Resources/Civil Rights Coordinator, by mail to 4283 Paradise Rd., Seville OH 44273, by phone at 330-722-1900, by fax at 330-723-6695 or by email at shc@shc-medina.org.

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email.  If you need help filing a grievance, the Director of Human Resources/Civil Rights Coordinator is available to help you.

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically thorugh the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/ortal/lobby.jsf, or by mail or phone at:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

200 Independence Avenue, SW   Room 509F, HHH Building

Washington, D.C.  20201

1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)

Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.

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