POSITION SUMMARY: Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) is responsible for development and implementation of individual program plan in accordance with applicable state and federal regulations. Provides supervision and oversight for the direct care staff assigned to them.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinates, conducts and writes Annual and Quarterly reviews of client status/progress
Coordinates service delivery and ensure quality of life for intellectually disabled adults
Assures that programs are developed, coordinated, integrated, reviewed and implemented in a timely manner
Observes direct care worker implementation of active treatment goals with clients and provides hands on training as needed
Provides staff with in-service training on a proactive and consistent basis
Recruits, interviews, selects, trains, mentors, performance manages, disciplines and recommends termination for assigned staff as needed
Maintains minimum Intermediate Care Facility/Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (ICF/IDD) federal standards for annual review
Implements all procedures regarding client budgets including but not limited to oversight of monthly finance reports and oversight of client spending money
Assists with the coordination of regular nursing meetings and ensures compliance with regulatory requirements for medical appointments
Ensures that medical appointments are scheduled and follow up occurs with nursing and team
Assists with operational responsibilities as needed to include petty cash submission, food shopping and on call coverage
Maintains effective communication between management, staff, families and day program providers
Actively carries out building safety routines and takes the initiative to correct safety hazards or reports hazards to proper supervisory personnel
Participates as a member of the Interdisciplinary Treatment Team to ensure appropriate active treatment for clients
Actively participates, taking leadership role when assigned, in unit based meetings and in-services, clinical rounds, quality improvement activities, educational training
Attends training and in-service opportunities as scheduled
Completes incident reports regarding clients per Elwyn policy.
Performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and crisis intervention using agency-trained protocols
In the absence of the Unit Director/Program Director, will assume unit/program leadership
Performs other duties as assigned
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Unit Director/Program Manager
DIRECT REPORTS: Program Supervisors/Site Managers
CONTACTS: Elwyn staff and clients, family members, funding source representatives, visitors, doctors, and community members
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and two (2) years of experience working directly with persons with disabilities, OR a Master's degree from an accredited college or university and one (1) year of experience working directly with persons with disabilities.
Two (2) years supervisory experience
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team
Must be detail oriented, organized, think creatively and possess problem solving skills
Must be able to perform CPR, lifting and transferring, and crisis intervention techniques using agency-trained protocols
Must possess excellent customer interaction, collaboration, and written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated basic experience with internet-based programs
Maintain CPR and First Aid certification
Must maintain certification as a client incident investigator
Demonstrated intermediate experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook, Experience using electronic client record preferred
Must have current, valid driver's license in state of residence, three (3) years driving experience in the United States, and acceptable driving record
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENTAL PROFILE: See Physical Demands Checklist below which represents the general physical demands and environment conditions to which the employee holding this position must meet, in addition to the duties and responsibilities listed above, to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Elwyn will engage otherwise qualified candidates for this position whose disabilities may require reasonable accommodations to enable an individual to perform the essential functions.
Elwyn reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as needed. This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of duties and responsibilities of the job nor does it constitute a written or implied contract.
Elwyn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and identity, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, genetic information, disability status, military or veteran status, marital or family status, political activities or affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, and federal law.