Make a Difference

Careers at ACCS

We Support Our Staff So You Can Stay Dedicated

The key to excellence in the field starts with investing in staff. To provide the best possible care for individuals, staff are motivated with professional development opportunities such as: job growth, ongoing trainings including Registered Behavior Technician, monthly in-house trainings, supervision, and staff support groups.

If you are looking to join a dedicated and professional team, you are:

  • Compassionate
  • Organized
  • Empathetic
  • Communicates effectively
  • Team player
  • Reliable
  • Flexible
  • Motivated
  • Patient
  • Ethical
  • Enthusiastic
  • Confident
  • Computer literate

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to humanresources@appliedccs.com.

Careers

Job Title: Direct Care Professional (DCP) /Community Support Professional (CSP)

Classification: Non-exempt, hourly rate, hours may vary based on assigned caseload

Job Summary:  As a member of the team at ACCS, the DCP/CSP works directly with the individual to implement the
Individual Skill Plan (ISP) in the home or community assisting individuals towards independence. Working closely with
team members to ensure the implementation of the goals and complete progress notes for documentation is necessary.

Human Resources Qualifications:   

Valid Driver’s License, Car Insurance, High school diploma or higher, PA State, I-9 verification
Background check with no criminal record; U.S. Citizen, FBI background check if out of state employee

Job Responsibility: 

  • Ensure individuals’ health, safety, dignity, and individual rights at all times while enhancing the quality of
    the individuals’ everyday life.
    ● Participate in observation and basic data collecting to help shape goals and objectives for the individuals.
    ● Provide services to each individual in their home and/or their community according to their goals and
    objectives.
    ● Complete and submit all daily progress notes and time sheets in a timely and professional manner, in
    accordance with ACCS policy and procedures.
    ● Collaborate and cooperate with other agencies, family members, natural support networks and other
    service providers.
    ● Participate in meetings and provide relevant information to case as needed.
    ● Provide transportation for the individual to local community outings or scheduled appointments as
    needed.
    ● Utilize local community resources in order to promote community integration, independence, and
    interdependence.
    ● Be on time for scheduled shifts with individuals as established by the team.
    ● Participation in company meetings and trainings.

Job Title: Systematic Skill Building (AAW)

ClassificationNon-exempt, hourly rate, hours may vary based on assigned caseload

Job Summary: As a member of the team at ACCS, the Systematic Skill Building (SSB) will work directly with the team and the individual to implement the Individual Skill Plan (ISP) in the home or community. The SSB is the team leader to support the Community Support staff and team in the implementation of the goals, develop goals, and complete necessary paperwork. 

Human Resources Qualifications:  

Valid Driver’s License and Car Insurance, Bachelor’s degree or higher; PA State, I-9 verification, individual liability insurance 

Background check with: No criminal record; U.S. Citizen, FBI background check if out of state employee.

Job Responsibility: 

  • Develop plans and goals that are individualized and comprehensive, which utilized positive strategies to support the Individual.
  • Develop methods of tracking effectiveness of behavior support plan.
  • Complete direct care visits and telephone consultations.
  • Monitor and analyze data and make changes when necessary based on data collection.
  • Training of and consultation with person served, family, friends, stakeholders, and direct care workers
  • Collaborate with the individuals treatment team, including ISP meetings.
  • Lead team members associated with ACCS in case management.
  • Provide input for crisis intervention support.
  • Completion of monthly and quarterly reports.
  • Support and guidance to Direct Support Professionals/Community Support Professionals, including face to face supervision during provision of direct services.
  • Professional and timely communication with all team members.
  • Participation in company meetings and trainings.

Job Title:  Behavior Support Specialist (AAW); Behavioral Support (ID/A)

ClassificationNon-exempt, hourly rate, hours may vary based on assigned caseload

Job Summary: As a member of the team at ACCS, the Behavioral Specialist will work directly with the team and the individual to implement the Individual Skill Plan (ISP) in the home or community. The staff will work closely with the team for the implementation of the goals, behavioral support plan, develop goals, and complete necessary paperwork. 

Human Resources Qualifications:   

Valid Driver’s License and Car Insurance, Master’s degree or higher; PA State, I-9 verification, individual liability insurance 

Background check with: No criminal record; U.S. Citizen, FBI background check if out of state employee. Hold and maintain clinical license/certification (LBS, LPC, LCSW, Psychologist, BCBA, BCaBA)  

Job Responsibility: 

  • Developing plans and goals that are individualized and comprehensive, which utilized positive strategies to support the individual.
  • Conduct Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA).
  • Develop methods of tracking effectiveness of Behavior Support Plan.
  • Complete direct care visits and telephone consultations.
  • Monitor and analyze  data and make changes when necessary based on data collection.
  • Train of and consultation with person served, family, stakeholders, friends and direct care workers.
  • Collaborate with the person serviced treatment team, including participation in the person supported ISP meetings.
  • Lead team members associated with ACCS in case management.
  • Development of individualized crisis plan.
  • Provide crisis intervention support.
  • Conduct Periodic Risk Evaluation Assessment.
  • Professional and timely communication with all team members.
  • Participation in company meetings and trainings.

One-to-one professional counselor providing therapeutic intervention.

Job Title:  Licensed Counselor

Classification: Hourly Consultation/Contractor rate, non-qualifying for benefit compensation

Job Summary:  As a member of the ACCS team, the Licensed Counselor will work directly with individuals, families, or in consultation with other team members, to assess, improve, monitor, or expand the emotional and behavioral functioning of identified patients. These services may include, but are not limited to performing assessments, ongoing clinical psychotherapy, crisis-intervention, discharge planning, and team-collaboration.

Human Resources Qualifications:   

Valid Driver’s License, Car Insurance, Car Inspection

Master’s degree or higher; 

PA State Background check with no criminal record (FBI background check if lived out of state in the last 2 years)

Hold Independent Pennsylvania issued Professional License as Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, or Licensed Psychologist.

Maintain personal Professional Liability Insurance

Job Responsibility: 

  • Develop individualized treatment plans to identify treatment goals, presenting problems, measurable objective/outcomes, and clear discharge criteria.
  • Conduct initial assessments to indicate the need for ongoing Individual Counseling services and develop clear Treatment plan
  • Complete all paperwork requirements within given and very specific time deadlines
  • Conduct ongoing individual progress notes for each discrete billed service, usually each individual counseling session.
  • Complete all needed monthly or quarterly reports as indicated by the Waiver requirements or other requirements of contracted third-party payor.
  • Clearly and responsibility schedule sessions, maintain personal schedule, and communicate schedule of sessions to ACCS administrator assigned.
  • Be available for crisis intervention for assigned individual clients and follow all guidelines required for a licensed clinician
  • Maintain all license requirements, including ongoing continuing education, required courses, time-frame for submitting re-licensing requirements
  • Inform ACCS administration if any change in professional or personal abilities to responsibly conduct assigned tasks
  • Participate in required ACCS assigned trainings or company meetings
  • Professional and timely communication with all team members and third-party payors.

Collaborating towards finding, planning, and succeeding in meaningful employment.

Job Title:  Vocational Services Professional

Classification: Hourly rate, hours may vary based on assigned caseload

Job Summary:  As a member of the ACCS team, and consistent with the ISP goals and guidance, the Vocational Services Professional works directly with the individual, team, community-based employer, and family to find and succeed in meaningful and individualized employment. These services may involve conducting a detailed and individualized job assessment, working to find personalized employment, advocating and training in securing that employment, skill training and ongoing monitoring/coaching to succeed in that employment setting.

Human Resources Qualifications:   

Valid Driver’s License, Car Insurance, Car Inspection

High school diploma or higher

PA State Background check with no criminal record (FBI background check if lived out of state in the last 2 years)

Job Responsibility: 

  • Complete required specialized vocational training as provided by the PA Office of Developmental Programs (ODP)
  • Complete Vocational Assessments that are consistent with ODP training and guidelines.
  • Conduct job finding that is individualized and specifically tailored to the individuals preferences and professional interests and abilities
  • Provide ongoing job support and assistance and in that capacity may be required for crisis-support and intervention
  • Monitor and track data and make needed changes when indicated
  • Communicate effectively with the person served, family, ACCS team, other team members and especially the community employer
  • Professional and timely communication with all team members
  • Participation in company sponsored/required meetings and trainings
  • Maintain ongoing continuing educational requirements for training in Vocational Services as required by ODP or ACCS
  • Complete needed documentation that includes but not limited to daily progress notes, monthly/quarterly reports, goal changes or modifications, assessments and updates