Careers at BRiDGES

Performance Quality Improvement Specialist (PQI)

BRiDGES, whose mission is to provide advocacy and leadership in the creation and development of an accessible and integrated community, promoting health and autonomy for people with disabilities, so that they may pursue lifestyles of their choice, is seeking a full-time Bilingual Program Advocate.

Job Purpose:

BRiDGES operates a variety of programs guided by the Philosophy of Independent Living to provide services and supports for individuals with disabilities to experience autonomy in all areas of living.

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. 

Duties:

  • Support the Assistant Director of Operations to design and implement office policies and procedures
  • Supports all department in recording all service records
  • Prepare  and maintain periodic narrative and statistical reports
  • Review and communicate all requirements of local, state, federal regulatory authorities
  • Ensure on-going compliance for all program activities
  • Ensure security, integrity and confidentiality of data
  • Assist all departments in reaching contractual goal and performance objectives
  • Develops knowledge about agency’s policies and procedures and how it applies to protocols

 

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in a Human Services field.  Advanced degree preferred.  
  • Fluent in Spanish, French Creole or American Sign Language preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills; Treats people with respect; and sensitivity for cultural differences
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite products.
  • Reacts well under pressure
  • History of working with people with disabilities, a plus
  • Maintains strict confidentiality and protects operations by keeping information confidential and secured
  • Adheres to all Agency policies and procedures, including but not limited to corporate compliance, personnel policies, HIPAA and all procedures
  • Establishes and maintains a strong attention to detail, insuring work is accurate and complete, and adheres to all established deadlines
  • Effectively and professionally interacts with all levels of associates
  • Reasonable duties as assigned

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@bridgesrc.org 


 

Payroll Coordinator

BRiDGES, whose mission is to provide advocacy and leadership in the creation and development of an accessible and integrated community, promoting health and autonomy for people with disabilities, so that they may pursue lifestyles of their choice, is seeking a full-time Bilingual Program Advocate.

Job Purpose:

BRiDGES operates a variety of programs guided by the Philosophy of Independent Living to provide services and supports for individuals with disabilities to experience autonomy in all areas of living.

The Payroll Coordinator is primarily responsible for processing PASER PA (Personal Assistants) payroll.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Associates degree with emphasis on business or bookkeeping preferred
    2 years’ experience with computerized payroll processing
  • Experience with ADP HR/Payroll system and Accupoint a plus
  • Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Able to handle highly confidential information
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Able to adhere to tight deadlines
  • Fluent in Spanish, French Creole or American Sign Language a plus
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word.  Ability to become proficient on other software products as utilized by the position
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills required; able to interact with all levels of associates in a respectful, confidential manner
  • Capable of communicating with and  culturally sensitive to individuals with disabilities
  • Strong familiarity with disability issues and supporter of the philosophy of individuals empowerment
  • Effective and collaborative team player
  • Remain current in all agency required trainings
  • Candidates must be cleared and maintain an acceptable record under the criminal background check process
  • Must be clear and maintain an acceptable record under the Medicaid Fraud & Abuse clearance process
  • Must be able to travel locally and regionally for meetings, clean driving record and own transportation required
  • Maintain strong work ethics, and strict adherence to code of ethics, standards of conduct and confidentiality requirements

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@bridgesrc.org 

 


Bilingual Program Advocate

BRiDGES, whose mission is to provide advocacy and leadership in the creation and development of an accessible and integrated community for people with disabilities, so that they may pursue lifestyles of their choice, is seeking a full-time Bilingual Program Advocate.

Job Purpose:

BRiDGES operates a variety of programs guided by the Philosophy of Independent Living to provide services and supports for individuals with disabilities to experience autonomy in all areas of living.

The Program Advocate is primarily responsible for providing the essential core services of Independent Living in areas of Peer Counseling, Independent Living Skills, Information and Referral and Individual & Systems Advocacy.  BRiDGES’ serves as the Fiscal Intermediary for the PASER program by providing benefits and payroll administration to each individual self-employer; it is the Program Advocate’s responsibly to manage these functions.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (B. A.) plus a minimum of one year experience in a similar capacity or equivalent combination of education and experience working with people with disabilities 
  • Fluent in Spanish, French Creole or American Sign Language a plus
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word.  Ability to become proficient on other software products as utilized by the position
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills required; able to interact with all levels of associates in a respectful, confidential manner
  • Capable of communicating with and  culturally sensitive to individuals with disabilities
  • Strong familiarity with disability issues and supporter of the philosophy of individuals empowerment
  • Effective and collaborative team player
  • Daily access to an automobile is required. A valid NY State Driver’s License and ability to drive and driving record acceptable for agency insurance coverage are required.
  • Remain current in all agency required trainings
  • Candidates must be cleared and maintain an acceptable record under the criminal background check process
  • Must be clear and maintain an acceptable record under the Medicaid Fraud & Abuse clearance process
  • Must be able to travel locally and regionally for meetings, clean driving record and own transportation required
  • Maintain strong work ethics, and strict adherence to code of ethics, standards of conduct and confidentiality requirements

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@bridgesrc.org 

 


Job Coach

BRiDGES, whose mission is to provide advocacy and leadership in the creation and development of an accessible and integrated community for people with disabilities, so that they may pursue lifestyles of their choice, is seeking a part-time Job Coach.

Job Purpose:
BRiDGES operates a variety of programs guided by the Philosophy of Independent Living to provide services and supports for individuals with disabilities to experience autonomy in all areas of living.

The Job Coach and Summer Job Coach provides a variety of tasks, including working with people with disabilities to help them meet their goals in individual employment settings. This will include (but not limited to) giving guidance and support on professional workplace attire, timeliness, social skills, and other related topics. Must be willing to work flexible hours.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • History of working with people with disabilities, a plus.
  • Good interpersonal skills along with, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Treats people with respect; and sensitivity for cultural differences
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s license, with a clean driving record. May be required to use personal transportation to carry out job duties, and will be required to adhere to agency transportation policies.
  • Satisfactory background check required.
  • Able to lift 30 lbs.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite products.
  • Reacts well under pressure.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality and protects operations by keeping information confidential and secured.
  • Adheres to all Agency policies and procedures, including but not limited to corporate compliance, personnel policies, HIPAA and all procedures.
  • Establishes and maintains a strong attention to detail, insuring work is accurate and complete, and adheres to all established deadlines.
  • Effectively and professionally interacts with all levels of associates.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@bridgesrc.org