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Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP), Group Home

Company: Developmental Services, Inc. Kokomo
Location: Kokomo
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

Our Vision _The elimination of barriers that restrict individuals with disabilities from community inclusion._We strive to eliminate all barriers that keep our clients from being a part of their community. Our Mission _To provide services and supports to people with barriers to attain self-direction, inclusion, personal fulfillment, and productivity in all life areas._At DSI, we provide these services and supports to our clients to help them attain self-direction, inclusion and personal fulfillment and be productive in all areas of life. Job Description POSITION TITLE : Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) DIVISION : Community Living SUPERVISOR: Regional Assistant Director, Community Living CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt STATUS: Full-Time PURPOSE: Integrate, coordinate, and monitor each client's active treatment program. Ensure that the individual receives those services and interventions necessary by competent persons capable of delivering them. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Provide pre-admission services necessary for client's entrance into group living services, including orientation process. Serve as case manager for residential clients by developing and monitoring IPP. Coordinate the delivery of the approved IPP services. Provide individual specific training to new residential staff and provide updated trainings as persons served needs/requirements change. Ensure that individual specific training information is current in all client's files. Attend and participate in monthly house meetings for clients. Ensure that all required annual paperwork for clients is completed. Ensure that program goals reflect the clients ISP. Review monthly data documentation and write monthly progress reports. Ensure that the monthly progress reports for all residential services are completed in a timely manner. Develop, monitor implementation, and follow-up on each clients Individual Support Plan (ISP)/Individualized Program Plan. Schedule and chair interdisciplinary staff meetings, as needed for program planning and review to meet program standards. Complete file maintenance of all central and on-site files. Complete file closing in accordance with regulations. Coordinate and evaluate the instructional activities that are provided to clients. Display patience in all situations involving clients. Speak in an even, positive, and personal tone of voice when conversing with clients. Appropriately respond to client's behavior via verbal and/or physical intervention based on the needs of the client. Provide services in compliance with all funding sources and governing bodies (CARF, BQIS, State Board of Health, State and Federal Law). Ensure that employees follow all departmental and agency policies as well as state and federal laws. Maintain the confidentiality of clients. Participate directly in the recreational, therapeutic, and training activities of clients. Serve as liaison between clients, families, staff, professionals, and the community. Safeguard clients and families' human and civil rights. Orient and train staff in all programs, using lecture, role model, text, and outside sources. Complete BDDS incident reports and needed follow-ups. Apply current BDDS standards. Assist person served with finances. Assist in the scheduling of staff to work appropriate shifts if necessary. Must be capable of meeting the physical demands required by caring for the persons served. Physical requirements may include, but not be limited to bending; reaching; stretching; lifting 25-50 pounds (depending on person served) without assistance; grasping; visual acuity; running; walking; squatting, guiding; transporting; assisting with physical transfer; and manual dexterity to handle medications; and handling physical aggression as defined in CPI training. Supervise Team Managers as requested per Regional Director. OTHER FUNCTIONS: Promote agency philosophies, generate team spirit, create, and maintain an environment that fosters employee satisfaction, maximizes productivity and profitability. Plan and provide instruction in communication skills, daily living, socialization skills, fine and gross motor skills, perceptual skills, prevocational skills, and any other areas based on programming needs as needed. Implement programs in a timely fashion. Route any receipts to the Administrative Assistant. Provide direct care when needed. Support Residential Advisors with supervisory oversight. Document personnel issues and route to Director, Community Living. Interview prospective direct care staff as needed. Research and submit accurate billing as needed. Provide clear feedback to interested parties. ENVIRONMENT: Potential exposure to bodily fluids, pests, contagious pathogens, and/or bed bugs. PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT: Become active in an organization of related professionals. Attend related training as authorized. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in human service field required, plus at least one year of experience working with the DD population, preferably in a residential setting. Maintain a valid Indiana driver's license, insurance on personal vehicle (minimum of PLPD with Medical liability coverage), and maintain insurability as defined by the agency liability insurance carrier. Must possess and maintain reliable transportation that meets state requirements for transporting persons served. Possess and maintain a clear criminal record. Supervisory experience preferred. Must possess excellent communication skills both written and verbal. Must possess or be able to obtain CPR, NCI, and first aid certification annually and perform as necessary. Must have the ability to successfully work in both independent and group settings. Must have the ability to effectively communicate during a crisis situation.The above statements reflect general functions of this job and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements inherent to the job. The immediate supervisor may elaborate on the above list if the duties come within the employee's realm of responsibility. Benefits: FT/PT/PRN shifts Flexible hours Paid time off for eligible employees Paid holiday time for eligible employees Medical, dental, and vision insurance for eligible employees Referral bonuses Staff recognition programsBenefits Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Medical Insurance, VisionPowered by ExactHire:109460Location: Kokomo,IN 46902, Kokomo, IN 46902Job Type: Full-timePay: $15.00 - $16.00 per hourBenefits: Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Weekend availabilitySupplemental pay types: Signing bonusWork Location: In person

Keywords: Developmental Services, Inc. Kokomo, Kokomo , Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP), Group Home, Other , Kokomo, Indiana

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