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Thank you for your interest in United Cerebral Palsy of MetroBoston. The staff at UCP of MetroBoston are dedicated to supporting people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities and committed to disability awareness. Are you interested in making a difference? Browse our list of open positions and submit your resume today.

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Watertown, MA 02472

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Director of Residential Supports

Hours: 40 Hours: Monday – Friday some evenings and weekends and On-call

Location: All Residential Programs

United Cerebral Palsy of MetroBoston (UCP) is a progressive, non-profit agency committed to advancing the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disability. UCP is looking for a Director of Residential Supports for its Residential Supports Program. This is a 40 hour per week position Monday-Friday with some evening and weekend availability.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred) with a minimum of four years professional experience in human service related position working with individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities. At least two years of this experience must have been in a management or administrative capacity. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle and must be willing to travel throughout the Metro Boston area. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Responsibilities: Assist individuals in meeting the UCP mission; Advancing the independence, productivity, and full citizenship of people with disabilities. Duties include but are not limited to monitoring the administration and management of the day-to-day operations of residential programs. Providing direct supervision and support to Program Managers, clinical staff, and Residential Coordinators. Implementing and maintaining systems relating to requirements for funding sources such as ISP’s, monthly, quarterly and annual reports, record maintenance, medical documentation, preparation for QUEST and CARF, and managing program outcomes. Evaluating program effectiveness and quality.
 


Senior Services Coordinator, PCA Program

Hours: 40 Hours Monday – Friday

Location: Watertown, MA

Qualifications: A minimum of two years in a human service position, preferably working directly with individuals with developmental or physical disabilities and a minimum of one year experience as a case coordinator for the MassHealth PCA program. UCP reserves the right to accept equivalent experience and demonstrated ability in lieu of a degree.

Responsibilities: Utilize leadership infused with positivity that creates an environment which encourages staff to be enthusiastic in working towards the UCP mission, always respecting individuals’ rights and dignity. This is a split position between traditional case coordinator responsibilities and administrative tasks. Administrative tasks include assisting the Director of the PCA program in the administration and management of the day to day operations by developing and maintaining systems to streamline processes and increase efficiency of the program as well as provide oversight to department staff.
The more traditional case management support will include maintaining a caseload of program consumers, providing Intake and Orientation for new consumers and/or surrogates regarding program rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Conduct assessment of ability to manage the program for consumers, assist consumers in identifying and obtaining surrogates as needed, assist consumers and/or surrogates in developing and monitoring PCA Service Agreement, provide on-site/in-home skills trainings for consumers and/or surrogates.

 


Residential Coordinator

Hours: 40 hours

Location: Dorchester, MA

United Cerebral Palsy of MetroBoston (UCP) is a progressive, non-profit agency committed to advancing the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities. This is a great opportunity for those seeking a high-energy and diverse Human Service position. UCP is currently looking for a passionate and energetic team player to provide support to seven individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities in four apartments in Hyde Park, MA.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree preferred or current enrollment in a degree program in a Human Service related field. UCP reserves the right to accept equivalent experience and demonstrated ability in lieu of a degree. A minimum of one year in a Human Service related position, preferably working with individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities.

Responsibilities: Assisting individuals in meeting the mission of UCP. Accumulating knowledge and record keeping of any information (including medical, day program, financial, etc.) on individuals. Responsible for medication, health care related appointments, supplies and prescriptions. Leading and monitoring all daily living tasks related to the care of persons served while on shifts. Providing supports to individual needs and activities. Participating in meetings and completing required paperwork. Provide training and leadership for all Direct Support Professionals in areas necessary to ensure best care of the individuals supported. Enhancing individuals’ dignity by building self-esteem while always respecting their rights. Must have a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and be willing to drive and transfer individuals in the handicap accessible van.

 


Developmental Specialist

Hours: 40 Hours Monday through Friday

Location: Watertown, MA

United Cerebral Palsy of MetroBoston (UCP) is a progressive, non-profit agency committed to advancing the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities. Currently UCP is looking for a Developmental Specialist for Day Services. UCP specializes in working with a medically fragile population with varying cognitive levels. Each program provides therapeutic, recreational and community activities.

Responsibilities: The Developmental Specialist is responsible for caseload of up to 12 individuals. The Developmental Specialist develops curriculums for various creative groups four times a year and leads those groups as well as others. This position also provides and leads community outings. This Developmental Specialist is responsible for working closely with on-staff therapists to develop and design goals with the intention of the individual work to the best of their ability. This position is responsible for developing annual assessments, quarterly reviews and any other daily documentation relating to the clients well being and performance. As a member of the multi-disciplinary team, you will be provided with training to fulfill the job expectation. This position is also responsible for any and all direct care ranging from personal care, feeding as well as maintaining the program.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred. At least one year in a human service related position, preferably working with individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities. UCP reserves the right to accept equivalent experience and demonstrated ability in lieu of a degree.
 


PCA Services Coordinator

Hours: 40 Hours Monday – Friday

Location: Watertown, MA

United Cerebral Palsy of MetroBoston (UCP) is a progressive, non-profit agency committed to advancing the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities. This is a great opportunity for those seeking a high-energy and diverse Human Service position in a rapidly growing team as a Case Coordinator with skills training job responsibilities for our Personal Care Attendant Program while helping adults and children with disabilities. We prefer candidates who are fluent in Spanish and English. This position is 40 hours per week and offers a flexible schedule with great benefits.

About the Program: MassHealth’s Personal Care Attendant program is a consumer-driven service in which individuals with disabilities hire and employ their own direct care staff to assist with daily living activities in the home.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree with one year experience in Human Services or a related field, preferably working with individuals with disabilities. UCP reserves the right to accept equivalent experience and demonstrated ability in lieu of a degree.

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of In-Home Supports, the ideal candidate should possess innovative hands-on skills with a friendly and professional demeanor. We are seeking an experienced team-player who works independently and is self-motivated, as many of the working hours are spent on the road attending Skills Training appointments. Responsibilities include:

  • Assessing eligibility and determines if applicants are appropriate for Personal Care Attendant services.
  • Providing Intake and Orientation for new consumers and/or surrogates; conduct on-site/in-home skills training for consumer and/or surrogate including training in the areas of program rules and requirements, PCA training, PCA management, personal health care maintenance, emergency management, fiscal intermediary responsibilities and other areas as needed.
  • Assisting consumers and/or surrogates in developing and monitoring PCA Service Agreements based on individuals’ needs.
  • Offering information and referral for alternative services when appropriate to consumers.
  • Supporting in-office operations, including but not limited to maintaining database of consumer information and detailed contact notes, preparing paperwork and answering phone calls and emails inquiring about services.

 


Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Hours: Part-time Monday – Friday (10A –2P)

Location: Watertown, MA

United Cerebral Palsy of MetroBoston (UCP) is a progressive, non-profit agency committed to advancing the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities. UCP is looking for an LPN for its Day Habilitation Program.

Responsibilities: Part time LPN position split between two Day Habilitation programs in Watertown. This position will administer medications, prepare/cut lunches according to swallow protocols, tube feedings, breathing treatments, wound care assessments, as well as monitor vitals and health of all individuals within the program. This position will conduct weekly health groups, provide comprehensive nursing assessments, and monthly medical record reviews for all individuals, as well as maintain written correspondence with providers, families, etc. The LPN will work closely with 2 RNs and the Interdisciplinary team illustrating teamwork and hands on training to all members of the day habilitation team, including on staff OT’s, PT’s, SLP’s and a Behavior Therapist. This position is a liaison to all families, caregivers and outside providers regarding health related concerns, having direct contact with families, caregivers, physicians, and outside vendors. This position will work closely and be supervised with the UCP Healthcare Coordinator/RN on coordination of nursing needs between both day program sites as needed, oversight of nursing documentation, development of medical policies and masshealth regulation oversight.

Qualifications: Current Licensed Practical nurse in Massachusetts with preferred experience in the area of developmental and physical disabilities.

 


Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)/Care Coordinator

Hours: 32 – 40 hours day and evening shifts, including weekend days

Location: Stoughton, MA

United Cerebral Palsy of MetroBoston (UCP) is a progressive, non-profit agency committed to advancing the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities. Currently UCP is looking for a Care Coordinator/LPN for group home at Stoughton. UCP specializes in working with a medically fragile population with varying cognitive levels. Each program provides therapeutic, recreational and community activities.

Responsibilities: Assisting individuals in meeting the mission of UCP. The LPN’s responsibilities are diverse and include but are not limited to:
Overseeing all aspects of health and medical needs of the residents in the program. Accompany residents to medical appointments and procedures. Assists the RN in developing annual nursing assessments, as well as quarterly and monthly medical reviews for specific residents. Will be required to provide direct care support to the residents in relation to activities of daily living (ADLs). Some training responsibilities; to supervise and to provide support to direct care staff pertaining to the medical needs of the residents and general health and household needs. Actively participate in clinical and other staff meetings with members of the multi-disciplinary team. When necessary, monitor vitals and health and provide treatment to the individuals as needed. LPN must be familiar with the State’s Regulations and UCP’s policies and procedures related to the Medication Administration Program (MAP).

Qualifications: Currently registered with Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing. Must be certified by an accredited nursing program and have some experience with working with individuals with developmental disabilities and physical disabilities. Candidate must possess physical ability and willingness to assist individuals in personal care, which may include physical transfers and assistance with bathroom duties, etc. Candidates must have current Basic Life Saving (BLS) certificate or will be required to be certified (provided internally). Must have valid driver’s license and driving record must be acceptable to operate UCP vehicles. Basic computing and reporting skills required.

 


Case Coordinator- Options for Community Living

Hours: 40 Hours Monday – Friday

Location: Watertown, MA

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required in field related to human services. A minimum of two years in a human service related position, preferably working with individuals with developmental or physical disabilities. UCP reserves the right to accept equivalent experience and demonstrated ability in lieu of a degree.

Responsibilities: Enhance the independence of the individuals served to lead a safe and self-determining life by coordinating support services which may include: skills training, Personal Care Attendant/Homemaker services, therapy services, healthcare, and transportation. Participate in the development of support plans, emphasizing the empowerment of the persons served. Record data, write monthly, quarterly, and annual progress notes, and maintain case files in accordance with internal and external guidelines and regulations. Assume responsibilities of a surrogate to aid persons served in management of the Personal Care Attendant Program. Participate in UCP’s emergency beeper rotation and promptly respond to emergencies as needed. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.


 

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UCP is an equal opportunity employer.

Email your cover letter, resume, and job application
jobs@ucpboston.org

Mail your cover letter, resume, and job application
UCP of MetroBoston
Human Resources
71 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA 02472

FAX your cover letter, resume, and job application
(617) 926-3059