Full Job Description
The Settlement Agreement Coordinator reports directly to the Director of the State Supported Living Center. This position will be responsible for monitoring compliance with the Department of Justice Settlement Agreement. This position will monitor and develop reports demonstrating observations as a result of plans of correction based on State Office systemic improvement plans. Position will provide on-going evaluations/assessments (e.g., observations, interviews, record reviews) of basic requirements of the twenty sections of the Settlement Agreement. A key component of this position will be to monitor program compliance for each discipline area. This position will provide reliability checks for facility staff assessing active treatment and other types of service delivery and submitting facility data. Work schedule may vary in order to complete monitoring and special projects.
Essential Job Functions:
Attends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.
Assists and works closely with residential services and quality enhancement staff in monitoring the quality improvement, resident care and active treatment of the facility.
Monitors and assesses the development and coordination of individuals’ active treatment plans.
Monitors program evaluations and formal training programs in order to identify effectiveness and standard compliance.
Monitors compliance for each area within the Settlement Agreement.
On-going monitoring and assessment of progress of facility’s compliance with the Settlement Agreement.
Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency’s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.
Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Ability to accurately and clearly interpret/develop pertinent policies/procedures and technical reports.
Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, individuals, parents, members of the community in work context.
Ability to organize, coordinate and delegate routine and complex tasks.
Ability to develop monitoring systems, collect and analyze information.
Ability to make effective decisions regarding meeting the requirements of the Settlement Agreement.
Demonstrated skill in computer use (e.g., Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).
Ability to demonstrate commitment to facility mission and workplace/service values.
Registration or Licensure Requirements:
Initial Selection Criteria:
Experience planning, organizing, implementing and measuring effectiveness of service delivery.
Experience monitoring operational compliance with quality standards.
Technical or direct supervisory experience.
Experience with delivery of services to people with disabilities.
Salary Note: The salary offered will follow HHS starting salary guidelines which are typically made at or near the minimum of the salary range.
Applicants must pass a fingerprint criminal background check, pre-employment drug screen, and registry checks including the Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Nurse Aide, Medication Aide and Employee Misconduct and HHS OIG List of Excluded Individuals/ Entities. Males between the ages of 18 – 25 must be registered with the Selective Service.
All State Supported Living Center employees are subject to Random drug testing.
Flexibility in work hours may be required for this position. The position may be required to work overtime and/or extended hours.
All applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be considered for employment at a state-operated facility.
There are no Military occupations that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position. All active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if qualified to fill this position. For additional information see the Texas State Auditor’s Military Crosswalk at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx
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In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.