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TITLE:    Health Services Specialist Assistant

LOCATION: Various Sites

TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Benefited 40hr

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm, flexibility required based on programmatic need

PAY RATE:  24.24/hr


The Health Services Specialist Assistant (HSSA) will assist the Health Service Specialist Manager/RN and HSS/RN in the programming and supervision of the individuals in the Habilitation Programs. The HSSA will also have the basic responsibility for health care of the program individuals, assisting the HSS/RN, and the implementation of program health services, under the oversight of the Program’s Health Services Specialist (HSS).


The Health Services Specialist Assistant must be licensed by the State of New York as at least and Licensed Practical Nurse and one year experience in the field and have a high school diploma, good character and background, valid New York State driver’s license. Must have an affinity for working with people with a developmental disability, and be capable of handling all the position responsibilities as outlined. Demonstrated competency in First Aid/CPR safety procedures and Medication Administration.

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