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The Midland School
Requirements: BA or equivalent from an accredited college or university
Current New Jersey license as a Registered Professional Nurse
New Jersey School Nurse Non-Instructional or School Nurse Certification
CPR / AED Certification
New Jersey Criminal Review Clearance
Available to work school year and ESY programs
It shall be the responsibility of the person in this position to:
1. Act in accordance with the American Nurse’s Association Standards of School Nursing Practice and in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act.
2. Remain cognizant of the latest innovations in the fields of health, family life, and special education and continually revise and upgrade programs to reflect these changes.
3. Serves as clinical manager of the Health Office.
4. Writes all health and safety policies.
5. Develop procedures for medical emergencies.
6. Assess sick or injured students and arrange for an appropriate course of action according to the policies signed by the school physician.
7. Administers student medications and treatments with appropriate documentation from physician and parent/guardian.
8. Writes students individual health plans (IHP).
9. Recommend the exclusion of students who show evidence of communicable diseases or do not have evidence of mandatory immunization.
10. Oversees the process to complete yearly health screenings (height and weight, vision, and scoliosis) on all appropriate students.
11. Maintain appropriate documentation of health office visits utilizing both the computer log and the students’ health records.
12. Communicate to the other Nurse any changes or information pertinent to an individual student, including medication and side effects, treatments and effectiveness.
13. Assist in collecting, reviewing, and distributing daily attendance and communication books/notes in a timely manner.
14. Maintain and submit state reports, e.g.: immunizations and TB.
15. Arrange for disposal of medical waste/sharps.
16. Prepare medications for respites and make medication arrangements for field trips.
17. Provide student medical information to staff as needed.
18. Provide or arrange for in-service for staff on medical issues, including epi-pen, CPR, universal precautions.
19. Assist students with personal hygiene.
20. Serve as liaison person with doctors and therapists.
21. Serve as a member of the Code Red and Medical Emergency Teams.
22. Serve as a member of the Student Status Update Council and School Safety Committee as assigned.
23. Maintain appropriate and professional communication with parents of assigned students.
24. Participate in staffings, conferences, and meetings as requested.
25. Writes all disability paperwork.
26. Attend select evening meetings and conferences.
27. Develop and implement a Professional Development Plan.
28. Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisors, or Principal.
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Rose Dudek, HR Manager at email@example.com
The Midland School, a DOE approved special education school for 5-21 year old students with multiple disabilities in North Branch (Somerset County), NJ seeks on call, per diem Substitute Teachers & Aides. Requirements: Aides – minimum of a High School Diploma. Teachers -Substitute Teachers certificate or Teachers certification for Teachers. Previous experience highly preferred. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Rose Dudek, HR Manager at Dudek@midlandschool.org. (All Substitute positions are subject to Department of Education Fingerprint and background checks).
Coordinator of Employment Services
The Midland Organization is seeking a dynamic, passionate, and detail-oriented coordinator to support the Director of Employment in the MAS Employment Services Program.
Reports to: Director of Employment
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Participate in the assessment and on-going evaluation of workers involved in the job training and placement program.
2. Procure appropriate work projects for the work center.
3. Prepare all State and Dept. of Labor documentation and certifications required to operate the work center.
4. Monitor staff compliance with mandatory training and employment requirements
5. For clients who are appropriately prepared, develop and initiate employment along with the Midland Job Placement Coordinator
6. Represent Midland at business functions.
7. Transport workers to job sites and interviews as needed.
8. Serve as a resource to staff and participate in annual IHP meetings for the purpose of training staff.
9. Hire, evaluate and recommend dismissal of employees under the direction of the Employment Director and Human Resources.
10. Conduct and coordinate work center staff meetings.
11. Assist staff in providing proactive, positive measures/techniques to encourage appropriate behaviors.
12. Serve as a member of the Safety Committee.
13. Schedule medical trainings with the RN on staff.
14. Monitor individual’s file content for state compliance
15. Evaluate work center clients in compliance.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Special Education, or other related fields.
2. Three (3) years of experience in programs or services that supports to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
3. Knowledge of Federal and State policies and program development
4. Knowledge of the Division of Developmental Disability Systems change
5. Demonstrate ability to work independently yet work as a member of the team and consult with and advise others as appropriate
6. Strong communication skills, exceptional writing skills
7. Robust knowledge of Employment programs
8. Strong Knowledge of DVRS and DDD requirements
9. Knowledge of Medicaid and Medicare Provider requirements
10. Proven track record of innovation
11. Must be extremely detail oriented and organized
12. Demonstrated history of collaborative methods and exceptional problem solving skills
13. Strong knowledge of quality improvement and quality enhancement with focus on driving positive results oriented outcomes
Please send your cover letter and resume to Rose Dudek at firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.
Employment Services – Special Education Job Coach
The Midland School is a non-profit organization for developmentally disabled students and adults. Our Work Center Program offers supervised job training and employment to adults and students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We’re currently seeking enthusiastic and caring Job Coaches at the Work Center to help train students and young adults in transitional work skills. You’ll have the opportunity to work with students and young adults both at our Work Center located in Branchburg NJ as well as 50 different training sites near the Branchburg area.
We provide paid training for this role, but previous experience working with individuals or children with disabilities are a big plus.
Hours: Monday – Friday (up to 30 hours a week)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Getting to know the individuals through daily conversation to better understand them and find the best ways to help them learn new skills
• Instructs the individuals in the work center on job skills
• Assist individuals in reinforcing essential skills, teaching new skills as appropriate
• Transport individuals to and from the job location (company vehicle)
• Work side by side at work station or off site location, helping individuals learn by breaking down job into manageable tasks
• Coaches the participants to stay on task to complete the work and also help completing the work participants are unable to do
• Monitor for Quality Control on products completion in order to adhere to deadlines
• Communicate and record participant progress to supervisor
• Personal Care for individuals as needed
1. HS Diploma with at least 1 year of experience working with individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities
2. Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record
3. Must be able to work in multiple environment at offsite locations (may be in contact with animals, warehouse environment, cleaning products, etc)
4. Proactive, energetic, and professional
5. Self-motivated, punctual and work well in a team environment
6. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
7. Patience, persistence and a positive work attitude
8. Ability to establish a comfortable and supportive relationship with individuals receiving support
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Rose Dudek, HR Manager at email@example.com
Residential Services – Support Manager (For Two Group Homes)
Supervisor: Residential Program Director
Purpose: To use best practices within a community based, residential setting to teach people with developmental disabilities how to acquire the physical, intellectual, emotional and social skills needed to live as independently as possible. Will perform all duties necessary to ensure the individuals are safe, secure and comfortable in the group homes.
Requirements: *Bachelor’s Degree or
*High School diploma with three years’ experience working with individuals with disabilities.
*Valid Driver’s License in NJ; good driving record
*Criminal Background Clearance
*Lift or assist in lifting disabled adults as medically necessary
*Strong Communication skills (verbal and written)
Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):
*Maintain a high quality program in accordance with the mission of MAS
*Responsible to oversee all daily operations and compliance with state licensing
and reporting standards for 2 group homes (5 males, 5 females)
*Work a 40-hour schedule that requires flexibility and is to include weekend and evening drop-in
hours and on-call responsibilities.
*Supervise 2 Assistant Managers and Support Counselors.
*Ability to oversee agency implemented behavioral strategies.
Interested Candidates: Email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Residential Services – Support Counselors and Substitutes
Are you caring and reliable? Do you enjoy shopping, cooking and cleaning? Make a difference in someone’s life! Be a Support Counselor and work directly with developmentally disabled adults in a community residence providing daily supports. Requirements: HS diploma/GED and valid driver’s license. Experience helpful; training provided; $10.50/hr. Excellent health benefits for full-time positions. EOE A/A Fax resume: 908-927-9895 or email email@example.com.
The following hours are available:
Full-time Support Counselor (40 hrs): Monday 2pm-10pm; Friday, Sunday 2pm-11pm; Saturday 9am-11pm
Full-time Support Counselor (40 hrs): Monday, Tuesday, Friday 2pm-11pm; Saturday 9am-10pm
Full-time Support Counselor (37 hrs): Monday – Wednesday 3pm-11pm;Sunday 9am-10pm.
Part-time Support Counselor (30 hrs): Thursday-Saturday 11pm-9am.
Part-time Support Counselor (29 hrs): Thursday, Friday 3pm-11pm; Saturday 9am-10pm.
Part-time Support Counselor (27 hrs): Thursday, Friday 3pm-10pm; Saturday 9am-10pm.
Part-time Support Counselor (22 hrs): Monday 3pm-10pm; Tuesday, Friday 6pm-9pm; Thursday (3hrs. flexible); Saturday 9am-3pm.
Part-time Support Counselor (21 hrs): Wednesday 3pm-11pm, Thursday 6pm-11pm; Saturday 2pm-10pm.
Part-time Support Counselor (18 hrs): Thursday, Friday 3pm-9pm, Sunday 9am-3pm.