SENIOR HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM ANALYST - 67073511

The State of Florida - Wildwood, FL

Full-time
Requisition No: 63415

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: SENIOR HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM ANALYST - 67073511

Position Number: 67073511

Salary: $1,923.08 - 2,115.39 Bi-Weekly

Posting Closing Date: 05/23/2019

SENIOR HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM ANALYST– CS

AGENCY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

CENTRAL REGION – 67073511 – WILDWOOD

*** INTERNAL AGENCY- ONLY CURRENT APD EMPLOYEES WILL BE ELIGIBLE***

THIS IS A CAREER SERVICE POSITION.

The Agency for Persons with Disabilities works in partnership with local communities to support people with developmental disabilities in living, learning, and working in their communities. APD provides critical services and supports for customers with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential. The Agency serves people with spina bifida, autism, Down syndrome, children age 3-5 at high risk of developmental disabilities, cerebral palsy, Prader-Willi syndrome, Phelan-McDermid syndrome, and intellectual disabilities. There is no charge or co-payment for services provided through the Agency.

www.apdcares.org

DIRECT DEPOSIT PROGRAM - As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program. Rather than receiving a paper paycheck, your funds will be deposited directly into your account at your financial institution. This will be accomplished by Electronic Funds Transfer. Banks, savings and loan associations, and credit unions are eligible to accept such deposits. Retirement funds are also required to be in the Direct Deposit Program.

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:
It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that applicants for employment undergo Level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer.
No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the Level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.
Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.

THIS POSITION REQUIRES A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING FINGERPRINTING, PURSUANT TO S. 110.1127(1), FLORIDA STATUTES.

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S. APD PARTICIPATES IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY). E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION PROCESS. IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. ANSWERS TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.

REQUIREMENTS:
Internal Agency opportunity- Must be an Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) employee

Must have at least TWO years’ experience working with individuals of developmental disabilities

Must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or University

Must be willing and able to travel using your own transportation for work purposes

**NOTE: Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile. Work history with month, year, and hours worked are required to qualify for this position. Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile. Resumes and other documentation can be attached to provide additional information. ***

***DUTIES:
Employees of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities are required to demonstrate total commitment to outstanding customer service. This includes, but is not limited to, always acting in a responsive, professional, courteous manner with the employees, customers and public we serve at all times.

This is a professional Career Service Position with the responsibility of a QSI Assessor who conducts evidence-based assessments for the Agency for Persons with Disabilities using the Questionnaire for Situational Information (QSI) for all individuals enrolled on the iBudget waiver and Consumer Directed Care Plus (CDC+) waivers as well as individuals on the APD waitlist. This position reports to the Regional Clinical Workstream Program Supervisor and collaborates with the State QSI Coordinator.

Successfully completes a delegated minimum of needs assessments per month (successful is defined as reliable / valid score as evaluated by area master trainers), which includes scheduling a face to face interview with the individual with a developmental disability, the individual's guardian, and family. Interviews with the individual's caregivers, health care personnel, support coordinator or service providers will be conducted, as appropriate. Completes the Questionnaire for Situational Information (QSI) and maintains inter-rater reliability.

Provides individuals, family members, and provider information/literature on available resources in the community that might be available based on the needs identified during the meetings held and QSI assessments completed.

Completes a reviews of central record documents which may include recent assessments, progress notes from medical records, school records, previous support plans, and relevant information from other collateral sources, as appropriate.

Schedules meetings or telephonic sessions with the individual eligible for services from APD, family members, guardians, Waiver Support Coordinators, other providers and support staff to complete a comprehensive review of needs for completion of the QSI assessment.

Communicates needs for follow-up by the Medical Case Manager or Regional Behavior Analyst following completion of QSI assessment.

Reports needed updates to ABC to assure the support coordinator maintains accurate and current information or updates ABC screens ACLM1-3 as needed to ensure accuracy of QSI reports.

Successfully completes training and achieves acceptable inter-rater reliability on the QSI assessment tool during initial training; demonstrates acceptable inter-rate reliability and interview competencies through annual recertification by achieving reliability score of 90% or higher and competency score of 3.0 or higher; and participates in quality assurance procedures including, but not limited to, an annual desk review to verify inter-rater reliability in scoring the QSI.

Other assignments as assigned.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

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