Intellectual Disabilities Clinical Coordinator

Volunteers of America Chesapeake - Norfolk, VA3.6

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $43,000 - $58,000 a year
EducationSkills
Qualified Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Provider is:

Responsible for the coordination of all clinical services, to include but not limited to: Person-Centered Plans, medical appointments, assessments and consultations, new admissions, Behavioral Support Services, Quarterly progress reports, and quality of data collection contained in clinical records for individuals living in group home setting
Ensure Person Centered Plans meet the hopes, dreams, aspirations and capabilities of the supported individual and focuses on individualized outcome achievements. Support efforts towards Activities of Daily Living and ensure that staff are trained in proper implementation. Participate in the Person-Centered Plan Team for individuals supported
This position requires driving a company and/or personal vehicle. Must be privileged to drive according to the criteria set forth by Agency MVR guidelines.
Valid driver’s license in jurisdiction of residence
Vehicle liability coverage if driving personal vehicle for work related activities
May be required to drive a van
Acceptable Criminal background results from State Police, Child Protective Services, and FBI Fingerprinting checks
Negative Drug Screening
Negative Tuberculosis screening
CPR/First Aid Certification must be acquired and maintained once employed
Specific work schedule determined by the needs of the individuals supported in the various program sites. Schedules designed as a 40 hour “flex week” in efforts to meet the various demands of the position. Must participate in weekend on-call rotation.
Work cooperatively with staff to ensure individuals are experiencing good nutrition, healthy living, and a positive self-image. Ensure that individuals have choice with regard to nutrition and associated health activities. Monitor grocery purchasing, modified diet implementation, and modified utensils as needed for each individual. Ensure meal times feature family-styled dining.
Ensure individuals are appropriately groomed; wear age and weather appropriate attire that is clean and in good repair; and are engaged in good/effective hygiene practices.
Demonstrate and encourage respectful interactions at all times. Participate as needed in providing documents and clinical information for Human Rights or Licensing Ensure rights are protected and maximized, and restrictions are minimized.
Bachelor’s degree in a human services field. And at least one year of experience working with people with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Audit MAR weekly for quality and appropriate medication dispensing. Complete medication error reports as necessary. Ensure specialized support elements are in place including such items as mobility devices, assistive technology devices, vision/hearing, dental devices are available at all times and are in good working order. Ensure all assessments related to medical and health issues are completed and current. Inform and maintain communication with service coordinators and/or families on issues related to general medical concerns, illnesses, injuries and incidents.
Support the development of individualized behavioral support services, as necessary. Be familiar with concepts of antecedent/behavior/consequence. Ensure plans are implemented as written, data is collected, and data is shared with relevant professionals. Understand that behavior is communication and work to improve individual communication efforts. Ensure training of staff on behavioral support plans, proper behavioral interventions and documentation where necessary

Required Skills
Bachelor’s degree in a human services field. And at least one year of experience working with people with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Specific work schedules for Clinical Coordinators (CC) are determined by the needs of the individuals supported in the various program sites. Schedules must be flexible in efforts to meet the various clinical demands of the position. CC's will design their schedules in advance and with approval from the Program Director. All schedules will be designed within the context of appropriate supervision.
CC's work 40 hour “flex schedules” each week
Participate in weekend on-call rotation
Attend training activities, meetings and routine supervision with the Program Director.

Required Experience