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long term services and supports specialist - strugis, s.d.

This position is responsible for assessing and determining eligibility for a wide range of services that would benefit individuals at risk of having to leave their own homes; investigating allegations of abuse, neglect, and exploitation and working for a safe resolution; providing information and referral services to the public and family members about aging and community resources.

This position may be required to work a flexible schedule which may include evening, night, holiday and weekend hours. Travel may be required in a multi-county area.

NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.

Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment.

To be considered, you must complete a DSS questionnaire, specific to this job, and attach it to your application.

*Adobe Reader is required. You can download the software for free from https://get.adobe.com/reader/.

Steps: 

  1. Click http://bhr.sd.gov/dss/QLTSSSpecialist.pdf to access the questionnaire.
  2. Save or download the questionnaire to your computer. *Do not complete the questionnaire online within your browser. You may lose entered information.
  3. Open the saved questionnaire and complete.
  4. Once complete, select File and then Save as. Save the questionnaire to include your last name in the file name. * To ensure your information is saving, complete a small section, save as, and open.
  5. Attach the questionnaire to the attachments section of your application as the DSS Questionnaire document type.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have: 

A bachelor's degree with major work in social work, psychology, health or related field is preferred. 

Knowledge of: 

Ability to: 

For more information or to apply, please click here.

 

Long term services and supports supervisor - rapid city, s.d.

This position supervises a unit of Long Term Services & Supports specialists. Duties include development of staff; implementation of agency policies; and oversight of supportive services for adults, including a wide range of services that would benefit individuals at risk of having to leave their own homes and investigations of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of individuals at risk.

Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment.

To be considered, you must complete a DSS questionnaire, specific to this job, and attach it to your application.

*Adobe Reader is required. You can download the software for free from https://get.adobe.com/reader/.

Steps: 

  1. Click http://bhr.sd.gov/dss/QLTSSSpecialist.pdf to access the questionnaire.
  2. Save or download the questionnaire to your computer. *Do not complete the questionnaire online within your browser. You may lose entered information.
  3. Open the saved questionnaire and complete.
  4. Once complete, select File and then Save as. Save the questionnaire to include your last name in the file name. * To ensure your information is saving, complete a small section, save as, and open.
  5. Attach the questionnaire to the attachments section of your application as the DSS Questionnaire document type.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

A bachelor's degree with major work in social work, psychology, health or related field is preferred. 

Knowledge of: 

Ability to: 

For more information or to apply, please click here.

 

resource coordinator - sioux falls

If you are committed to helping people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities (ID/DD), this may be an opportunity for you to make a difference and continue the growth and development of state of the art services supporting people to lead healthy, independent, and productive lives in communities throughout South Dakota.

The Resource Coordinator position will be responsible for external coordination of information and resources to promote community services to people with developmental disabilities. This position works to ensure people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are provided with information and choices to be active participants and contributing members of their communities. In addition, this position will work directly with individuals, their families and their community providers to provide consultations in behavior analysis for individuals to ensure their success. This position will work collaboratively with service providers, schools, state agencies and community resources to meet the service needs of people with developmental disabilities. The position is responsible for working with community providers to assure compliance with state and federal regulations necessary to maintain eligibility for federal financial participation; and monitoring provider activities to promote continuous quality improvement.  Knowledge of the developmental disability service delivery system is preferred.

We support person centered planning, personal outcomes, strengthening family relationships and natural supports, community involvement including competitive employment, and access to quality services.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have: 

Board Certified Behavior Analyst or Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, mental health counseling or other human service related field is preferred.

Knowledge of: 

Ability to: 

For more information or to apply, please click here.

 

service coordinator - eastern south dakota

The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) operates the Assistive Daily Living Services (ADLS) Medicaid waiver that provides services to individuals with quadriplegia in South Dakota. The service coordinator will provide case management to approximately sixty five individuals in the Eastern portion of South Dakota by conducting assessments; developing and monitoring service plans; ensuring health, safety, and quality of services to program participants; and leveraging available resources. The position will be located in a state office building within Eastern South Dakota. Travel is required to deliver services in the assigned territory. This position is hourly, typically 8 hours a day, Monday through Friday.    

NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have: 

Previous experience working with individuals with significant disabilities, preferably quadriplegia.

Knowledge of: 

Skill to: 

Ability to: 

For more information or to apply, please click here.

 

vocational rehabilitation counselor or sr. vocational rehabilitation counselor - Sioux Falls , s.d.

The Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor is a key position in the operations of the Yankton vocational rehabilitation office. This position works with individuals with disabilities who require vocational rehabilitation services to obtain or maintain employment. Vocational rehabilitation is a successful state and federal funded program that has demonstrated success in assisting individuals with disabilities to obtain employment. The Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor will manage a caseload of approximately 70 individuals and will determine eligibilities, develop plans, approve services and provide vocational rehabilitation counseling.

Travel will be required to deliver services in the assigned territory. This position is typically eight hours a day, Monday through Friday.

Salary will be set depending on qualifications. To be eligible to be hired at the Senior Rehabilitation Counselor level, the applicant must be a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC).

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

A bachelor's degree in vocational rehabilitation counseling, social work, psychology, disability studies, business administration, human resources, special education, supported employment, customized employment, economics, or another field that reasonably prepares individuals to work with consumers and employers; and a minimum of a year's experience in providing services to individuals with disabilities is preferred.  

Knowledge of:

Ability to:

For more information or to apply, please click here.

 

vocational rehabilitation counselor or sr. vocational rehabilitation counselor - Huron, s.d.

The Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor is a key position that works with citizens with vision impairments who require Vocational Rehabilitation Services to obtain or maintain employment. The Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor will manage a caseload and will determine eligibilities, develop plans, approve services and provide Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling. The Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor will provide services for individuals living in Pennington County and the southwest portion of the state.

Travel will be required to deliver services in the assigned territory. This position is typically eight hours a day, Monday through Friday.

Salary will be set depending on qualifications. To be eligible to be hired at the Senior Rehabilitation Counselor level, the applicant must be a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC).

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

A bachelor's degree in a field of study such as vocational rehabilitation counseling, social work, psychology, disability studies, business administration, human resources, special education, supported employment, customized employment, economics, or another field that reasonably prepares individuals to work with job seekers with disabilities and employers. 

Knowledge of:

Ability to:

For more information or to apply, please click here.

 

long term services and supports specialist - pierre, s.d.

This position is responsible for assessing and determining eligibility for a wide range of services that would benefit individuals at risk of having to leave their own homes; investigating allegations of abuse, neglect and exploitation and working for a safe resolution; and providing information and referral services to the public and family members about aging and community resources. 

This position may be required to work a flexible schedule which may include evening, night, holiday and weekend hours. Travel may be required in a multi-county area.

NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.

Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment.        

To be considered, you must complete a DSS questionnaire, specific to this job, and attach it to your application.

*Adobe Reader is required. You can download the software for free from https://get.adobe.com/reader/.
Steps:

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

A bachelor's degree with major work in social work, psychology, health or related field may be considered as applicable to the entry-level knowledge, skills and abilities.       

Knowledge of:

Ability to:

For more information or to apply, please click here.

 

 

 

facility worker - redfield, s.d.

Performs routine building and equipment maintenance, grounds keeping, custodial, and security duties to ensure the overall maintenance and security of a facility and surrounding grounds.

NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.

Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment. Successful applicant(s) will undergo an abuse and neglect screening.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Knowledge of: 

Ability to: 

For more information or to apply, please click here.

 

medication aide - redfield, s.d.

Administers oral medications and treatments to clients and maintains medication records to ensure accurate dispensing of medications.

This position works various hours and shifts.

Licenses and Certifications: 

Must complete an approved medication aide course. A licensed nurse may delegate the administration of medications authorized under only to unlicensed assistive personnel who have a minimum of a high school education or the equivalent and who are registered with the Board of Nursing.

NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.

Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment. Successful applicant(s) will undergo an abuse and neglect screening. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a drug screening.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have: 

Knowledge of: 

Ability to: 

For more information or to apply, please click here.

senior building maintenance worker - redfield, s.d.

Performs skilled building maintenance tasks in the areas of electrical, plumbing, finish carpentry, refrigeration, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, painting, locksmith, and preventive maintenance to provide for the continued, safe, and efficient operation of the facility and associated areas.

NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.

Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment. Successful applicant(s) will undergo an abuse and neglect screening.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have: 

Knowledge of: 

Ability to: 

For more information or to apply, please click here.

lifespan specialist - redfield, s.d.

Lifespan Specialists provide individualized training, which includes individual and group counseling, crisis intervention services, behavior management, and other specialized treatment services to people in all environments.

NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.

Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment. Successful applicant(s) will undergo an abuse and neglect screening. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a drug screening.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have: 

Knowledge of: 

Ability to: 

For more information or to apply, please click here.

 

nursing manager i - redfield, s.d.

Leads a team and coordinates work responsibilities of professional and vocational staff within a specific healthcare unit or area. This is the first level of supervision where the employee has both technical and administrative responsibility for staff. Work at this level is guided by healthcare and organizational policies, procedures, and regulations and requires knowledge of the legal scope and standards of nursing practice and facility licensure and certification requirements.

This position works varied hours.

Licenses and Certifications:

Must be licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the state of South Dakota.

Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment. Successful applicant(s) will undergo an abuse and neglect screening. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a drug screening.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Knowledge of:

Ability to:

For more information or to apply, please click here.

 

behavior intervention specialist - redfield, s.d.

Provides leadership in assessing emergency or crisis incidents or events, determines appropriate response and intervenes in a safe manner according to treatment plans or department policies, monitors staff for compliance, and provides staff training.

NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.

Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment. Successful applicant(s) will undergo an abuse and neglect screening. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a drug screening.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

A degree and/or background in psychology, sociology, counseling or related field is preferred.

Knowledge of: 

Ability to: 

For more information or to apply, please click here.

 

scheduling coordinator i - part time - redfield, s.d

Schedules, reviews and coordinates employee staffing for one or more treatment units, maintains up-to-date records of direct care staff, and performs a combination of professional and secretarial duties.

This is a part-time position and will work the the 10:30 P.M. - 6:30 A.M. shift.

NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.

Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment. Successful applicant(s) will undergo an abuse and neglect screening.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:  

Knowledge of: 

Ability to: 

For more information or to apply, please click here.

 

behavior therapist - redfield, s.d.

The Behavior Therapist provides individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, behavior management, functional behavioral analysis, psychological testing reports, annual psychology reviews, and other psychological services to people supported, ages ranging from young adults to older adults with developmental disabilities. The Behavior Therapist provides professional services to ensure that development, direction, revision, and approval of behavioral programs are taking place in the best interest of the person being served. Behavior Therapists also work with an interdisciplinary treatment team to monitor programs and services offered to their caseload by keeping close contact with people supported and staff, providing feedback to staff, and attending any professional consultations and special team meetings.

This position is exempt from the Civil Service Act.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have: 

A master's degree and background in psychology, sociology, counseling,  proven history of supervision/leadership, and certified as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) preferred.  Experience in providing sex offender treatment helpful.

Knowledge of:

Ability to:

For more information or to apply, please click here.

Direct support professional - redfield, s.d.

Carries out individual training, behavior management, and therapy programs from a variety of therapeutic disciplines to ensure that each person served at the South Dakota Developmental Center (SDDC) will develop to their fullest potential and maintains a structured and healthy environment designed to enhance the well being of persons served while providing continual guidance regarding life skills, academic skills, and work skills to ensure appropriate social interaction.

NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Local Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.

Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment. Successful applicant(s) will undergo an abuse and neglect screening. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a drug screening.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:     

Knowledge of:

Ability to:

For more information or to apply, please click here.