Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities

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Welcome to our employment section! Here you can view our current job openings and apply for positions online. When you apply for a position with us you will be asked to create an online profile where you can upload a resume and cover letter, and you will be asked to complete an official CCBDD Application for Employment. You will only be asked to submit these items once, but you can apply for as many positions as you wish! Each time you visit this employment section, you will be asked to login to your existing profile, and you will be given the opportunity to update your information, including submitting a new cover letter for each new position. Thank you for your interest in our agency!!

 


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Job Locations US-Within Cuyahoga County
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/14/2018 6:00 AM)
The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCBDD) is seeking a full-time Investigative Agents to investigate Major Unusual Incidents (MUIs) and conduct all related follow up in accordance with requirements specified in state rules and Board policies and procedures. The nature of work for the investigative agents will include, but is not limited to the following:  - Conduct investigations of assigned MUIs as prescribed by State rules and Board policies and procedures. Conduct investigations of other incidents assigned by the MUI manager and/or coordinator.  - Take actions, as necessary, to protect the health and safety of consumers identified as being at risk as a result of an MUI.  - Maintain a record for each assigned MUI that documents all investigation activities and supports case findings.  - Complete a written investigation report, investigation summary, and other reports/documents as required by State rules and Board policies and procedures for every assigned MUI.  - Complete all investigations, investigation reports, and other documents within time frames prescribed by State rules.  - Develop and maintain professional and collaborative relationships with providers, law enforcement agencies and others as necessary.  - Testify on behalf of CCBDD in case proceedings as necessary.  - Perform Waiver administration activities as they relate to the position. Document activities in a manner consistent with ODMR/DD requirements.  UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS: May be required to respond outside of the CCBDD normal business hours.        
Job Locations US-Cleveland
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/14/2018 6:00 AM)
The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities is seeking a full-time Forensics Liaison to Identify and coordinate supports to individuals with developmental disabilities who become involved in the criminal justice system through education, advocacy and the provision of service coordination and community linkage. The nature of work will include, but is not limited to, the following:   - Identify and monitor individuals with developmental disabilities entering the criminal justice system. Identify individuals in the court system already eligible for services at CCBDD.  Provide recommendations to courts, attorneys, psychiatric clinics of various courts, Corrections Center staff, staff of other local jails and detention centers, and pertinent agencies for service and case disposition. - Provide screening at Corrections Center, local jails or other centers for detention to determine Forensic Liaison service eligibility.  Procure documentation as needed establish service eligibility.  Coordinate with service providers to develop release plan and/or written recommendations when individual is determined eligible for Forensic Liaison services. - Provide written documentation, as needed, to the Court to assist in determining an individual’s eligibility for specialized Mental Health Court Docket(s). - Provide Forensic Liaison consultation to individuals eligible for CCBDD. Provide post disposition services to individuals determined eligible for MH/DD Unit of Adult Probation department or Parole department.  Per contract provide services for defendants deemed eligible for MH/DD unit of the Adult Probation Department but who are not eligible for CCBDD services.  - Provide assistance in the identification of and development of release plan for individuals with DD that may be eligible for inclusion in Pretrial Release services. - Consult with CCBDD staff providing service coordination to individuals involved with the criminal justice system. When needed, facilitate service coordination to insure implementation of plan for supports. - Gather assessments of needs for eligible individuals and facilitate access to appropriate services and supports within the DD and criminal justice systems.  Advocate for people's rights to these services. - On-call to respond to CCBDD, court and probation systems for Emergency Services during business hours.  Assess immediacy of situations and take all appropriate and necessary action.  - Assist in discharge planning and all services and supports as mandated by the courts.Attend court hearings and meetings to advocate for an individual’s rights to services and consult on placement and service decisions.  - Coordinate and participate in resolution process in the criminal justice system.  - Assist with identifying appropriate residential placement for individuals that are emergency and priority cases transitioning from incarceration.  Assist Support Administrator and families in identifying, exploring and accessing alternatives placements as needed.  - Facilitate the eligibility process (in jail/prison) for individuals identified as potentially eligible for CCBDD services. - Maintain ongoing communication with individuals, their families, caretakers, service coordinators, criminal justice and court systems, and other agencies to ensure that necessary and appropriate services are being delivered as planned. As needed, may coordinate multiple agency involvement to reduce duplication of services. - Establish, maintain and update service logs and caseload files for assigned individuals. Prepare quarterly statistical reports for probation department and CCBDD   UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Work within the jails and comply with security regulations. Carry beeper and provide crisis service during business hours.  Frequent travel in county and periodically out‑of‑county to program sites for eligible individuals. May be required to visit on second or third shift hours.   
Job Locations US-Cleveland
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/14/2018 6:00 AM)
The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities is seeking a full-time Level II Technician to work as a member of a team to assist users with installation, support and training for new and existing hardware and software. Primary support for telephony systems. Maintain existing systems and assist in network administration for WAN, LAN, Wireless,, system backups and provide general user administration. The nature of work will include, but is not limited to the following: - Identifies, troubleshoots and resolves hardware, software, and network-related problems encountered by end-users.    - Contribute to and research solutions to new issues that arise related to general user application, network security, and overall new technology. - Respond to all customer requests in a timely and satisfactory manner. - Ability to configure, install and troubleshoot Windows servers. - Respond expediently to customer requests of all types including use of programs, proper procedures and requests for supplies, service or documentation. - Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of Cisco routers and switches. - Work closely with application analysts to implement and install software applications and upgrades as necessary. - Interface with vendors for hardware/software recommendations. - Coordinate equipment repairs with contract maintenance companies and IT personnel. UNUSUAL WORK REQUIREMENTS: Unusual hours including evenings and weekends. Access to reliable transportation for travel to site locations.  
Job Locations US-Within Cuyahoga County
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/31/2018 3:14 PM)
The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities is seeking a full-time Psychology Assistant to work under the supervision of a licensed psychologist to provide cognitive and behavioral assessment and interventions to clients and families, and provide consultation and training for staff.  Provide timely and thorough documentation of all services provided.  The nature of work will include, but is not limited to the following:   - Perform evaluations to aid in diagnostic and behavior support planning; interpret evaluations to parents, staff or other appropriate parties. - Make recommendations for program placement, objectives and interventions. - Evaluate and conceptualize the needs of clients on the basis of client history, test data, interviews, direct observation and professional literature. - Provide counseling or therapy and other direct behaviorally oriented interventions to clients and families, including services to groups of clients where appropriate. - Develop or assist in developing data collection procedures and behavior programs. Monitor implementation of behavior management policies and procedures. Train staff in the implementation of techniques when needed. - Assist in the collection of program evaluation data in accordance with department or agency direction. - Consistently meet departmental productivity requirements, project completion and documentation requirements as specified in the Behavior Support and Procedures Manual and in the BHS Department Guidelines document. - Maintain all required statistics and records. - Provide behaviorally related training for CCBDD and other staff and parents. - Come to supervision prepared to discuss cases with supervisor and keeps supervisor well informed on all cases.  
Job Locations US-Cleveland
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/31/2018 6:00 AM)
The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities is seeking a full-time Relief Receptionist to perform a wide range of administrative, secretarial, clerical and customer service duties.  The position will provide front desk and mail room relief in the absence of the primary Receptionist/Relief Receptionist at the Donzella Administration Building. The position will also provide administrative support to multiple departments, as needed.  The nature of work for this position will include, but is not limited to, the following:                                                             - Provide front desk relief in the absence of the Receptionist. Answer switchboard and route all incoming calls to appropriate persons and departments; take messages when necessary. Handle routine questions for staff, parents, and the general public. Greet visitors to the building. Monitor dock and call custodian when needed. - Perform mail room duties in the absence of the Mail Clerk. Receive, sort, and distribute incoming mail to the appropriate individuals. Distribute inter-office mail and process outgoing U.S. mail. - Support various CCBDD departments as needed to complete clerical duties including but not limited to photocopying, preparing mailings, and maintaining databases. - Support the Human Resources Department helping coordinate orientation and preparing orientation packets, assisting with handling paperwork for reference checks, ensuring adequate copies of employee handbooks, collective bargaining agreements and other documents are available for employees and finger printing applicants, volunteers and providers as needed. - Process routine administrative tasks as it relates to terms and conditions outlined in various collective bargaining agreements. - Receive, sort, and distribute incoming mail to the appropriate individuals. - Assist with preparation for presentations and events as needed across various departments.
Job Locations US-Cleveland
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/20/2017 6:00 AM)
The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities is seeking a full-time HR Employee Relations Administrator to perform HR-related duties on a strategic and professional level. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: employee relations, training, performance management, policy implementation, affirmative action and employment law compliance. The nature of work for this position will include, but is not limited to the following:  - Executes Human Resources related initiatives, including, but not limited to, audits of processes/procedures and compliance. - Conducts disciplinary hearings. Consults with supervisory staff on disciplinary investigations and employee violation of work rules. - Conducts grievance hearings. Assists director of human resources with arbitrations, ULP charges, other hearings and related preparation. - Conducts administrative investigations into various allegations of discrimination and/or employee misconduct. - Participates in labor contract negotiations as assigned by the director of human resources. Prepares for negotiations by gathering, reviewing, and/or preparing comparative data and reports.  - In conjunction with the Director, develops, proposes, and implements agency-wide personnel policies, practices and procedures. Responds to employee suggestions, and concerns about these areas. - Coordinates or assists in the preparation of the CCBDD response to miscellaneous charges and/or investigations by the EEOC, civil rights commission, U.S. department of labor, the state examiner, and other investigatory agencies of the local, state and federal governments. - Develop and conduct training sessions for CCBDD supervisors on contract interpretation, disciplinary actions, and other management and supervisory related topics during new employee orientation, various times throughout the year and on in-service days. - Coordinates the certification process for CCBDD for those employees whose position requires DoDD certification. 
Job Locations US-Within Cuyahoga County
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/20/2017 6:00 AM)
  The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities is seeking two (2) full-time Community Integration and Employment Specialists (CIES) to supervise, direct, and train individuals with developmental disabilities in a variety of settings.   At the time of this posting the actual assignment locations have not been determined.  The nature of work will include, but is not limited to the following:  - Provide training, direction, supervision, and other supports to individuals in various settings. Activities can be one-on-one or in groups.  Training can involve social skills, work skills, volunteer skills and various other types of skills and behavior training. - Work cooperatively and communicate with other CCBDD staff members, family members and others to ensure execution of the individuals’ ISPs. - Ensure that assignments are completed in accordance with the specifications of the assignment. Ensure proper record-keeping and compliance with safety and other legal requirements. - May be required to participate in assessment of individuals. Will provide help and encouragement to them in achieving their goals and objectives; encourage individuals to make decisions which will satisfy their wants and needs.  Will promote “good life” activities and promote a positive culture and positive relationships with all interactions and activities. - Document individual’s progress and goals and other related paperwork. May participate in conferences. - Provide behavioral supports according to the individual’s plan. - Assist in assessment and selection of individuals for various assignments. Determine the capabilities of individuals for specific assignments using assessment tools. - Give and/or apply prescribed oral or topical medications to individuals. Perform necessary medical procedures, when delegated to do so by site nurse and as required by individuals.   UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS: - Heavy lifting may be required at times. - Transportation of individuals in CCBDD or personal vehicles may be required. - Second shift work hours and flexible scheduled hours, including weekends and holidays, may be required depending on the assignment. - Position is full-time, but temporary through approximately January 2020.    BENEFITS PACKAGE INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING: - Low cost major medical insurance. - Free dental, vision, and life insurance. - Paid time off (vacation, sick and personal leave). - Paid holidays (over a dozen each year). - Professional Leave Days. - Ohio Public Employee Retirement System contributions.   ** Pay Schedule:  The actual starting salary is dictated by the SEIU Bargaining Unit Agreement.  The range posted is the full range for the position, not the starting salaries for new hires..  
Job Locations US
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/20/2017 6:00 AM)
The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities is seeking four (4) full-time Community Integration and Employment Specialists (CIES) to supervise, direct, and train individuals with developmental disabilities in our Just-A-Buck retail stores in Parma and South Euclid, Ohio. The nature of work will include, but is not limited to the following:  - Provide training, direction, supervision, and other supports to individuals in various settings. Activities can be one-on-one or in groups.  Training can involve social skills, work skills, volunteer skills and various other types of skills and behavior training. - Work cooperatively and communicate with other CCBDD staff members, family members and others to ensure execution of the individuals’ ISPs. - Ensure that assignments are completed in accordance with the specifications of the assignment. Ensure proper record-keeping and compliance with safety and other legal requirements. - May be required to participate in assessment of individuals. Will provide help and encouragement to them in achieving their goals and objectives; encourage individuals to make decisions which will satisfy their wants and needs.  Will promote “good life” activities and promote a positive culture and positive relationships with all interactions and activities. - Document individual’s progress and goals and other related paperwork. May participate in conferences. - Provide behavioral supports according to the individual’s plan. - Assist in assessment and selection of individuals for various assignments. Determine the capabilities of individuals for specific assignments using assessment tools. - Give and/or apply prescribed oral or topical medications to individuals. Perform necessary medical procedures, when delegated to do so by site nurse and as required by individuals.   UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS: - Heavy lifting may be required at times. - Transportation of individuals in CCBDD or personal vehicles may be required. - Second shift work hours and flexible scheduled hours, including weekends and holidays, will be required as this is a Retail operation. - Will be asked to work at both retail locations as needed. - Position is full-time, but temporary through approximately January 2020.    BENEFITS PACKAGE INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING: - Low cost major medical insurance. - Free dental, vision, and life insurance. - Paid time off (vacation, sick and personal leave). - Paid holidays (over a dozen each year). - Professional Leave Days. - Ohio Public Employee Retirement System contributions.   ** Pay Schedule:  The actual starting salary is dictated by the SEIU Bargaining Unit Agreement.  The range posted is the full range for the position, not the starting salaries for new hires..
Job Locations US-OH-East Cleveland
Posted Date 4 months ago(11/8/2017 6:00 AM)
The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCBDD) is seeking full-time Support Administrators to facilitate the development of person-centered plan for individuals that promote self-determination. Develop, authorize and revise a personal budget based upon needs and outcomes identified in the plan. Assist individuals and their families to explore and obtain services and supports. Implement an ongoing system of review. The nature of work will include, but is not limited to the following:   - Act as the primary point of coordination for the person-centered planning team. Utilize an assess/plan/review/revise process to help teams plan for each individual assigned. - Assist individuals and teams to identify issues, areas of potential risk, and outcomes that are important to and for the individual. Complete and/or coordinate thorough assessments to determine the need for services and supports. Revise assessments as needs change and annually. - Facilitate the development of a person-centered plan, including the determination and direction of needed supports. Revise plan as needed based on individual or team concerns, progress towards meeting outcomes, plan review, MUI prevention plans, or other issues that impact the need for services as described in the plan. - Identify funding sources for supports identified in the Individualized Service Plan (ISP) by utilizing a hierarchy of funding options applicable to each person. Plan with teams to access services that are cost efficient and effective to meet the needs described in the ISP. - Establish and approve budgets for services based upon the individual’s assessed needs and preferred ways of meeting those needs. Manage the fiscal processes related to service authorizations, including use of local and statewide projection tools. Manage processes related to prior authorization as necessary and respond to requests for revisions of authorizations as needed. - Establish and maintain contact with service providers and natural supports as necessary to ensure that services are effectively coordinated by appropriate providers. - Promote community presence and participation. Provide referral and linkage to community resources to help individuals meet their needs and to engage with their communities. - Implement an ongoing system of monitoring continuous plan review to ensure that supports are delivered according to each individual plan, that progress is being made toward desired outcomes and that individuals are satisfied with services. Take action to remediate any immediate concerns regarding health and welfare. - Assist individuals in choosing providers as needed. - Assist with enrollment onto Medicaid waivers as appropriate. Complete all related paperwork accurately and in a timely manner to ensure maintenance of funding for supports, including development and recommendation of plans for approval to DODD when services included in plans are funded through the DODD Medicaid Waivers. - Establish an individual’s eligibility for services of County Board of DD. - Attend in-service training, staff meetings, committee meetings, and other meetings as required.   
Job Locations US-OH-Cleveland
Posted Date 4 months ago(10/24/2017 1:58 PM)
The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCBDD) is seeking PRNs (RNs Only) to work on-call, as needed throughout Cuyahoga County at one of our eight (8) Adult Activities Centers. In the absence of the CCBDD nurse who has primary care responsibilities at an assigned CCBDD programming site, PRN Nurses will work with nursing teams to promote the health and safety of individuals with developmental disabilities who attend CCBDD day programming. Due to the nature of the services we provide, our PRN Nurses may have to deal with individuals with severe behavior problems.  Heavy lifting and working a flexible schedule may be required.  This is an on-call, intermittent position.