This is a job posting from company – The Society
Employment Type – Full Time
Work Hours: 8
Salary: $20 To $30/An Hour
Location: Ohio, USA
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Job Title: Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP)/Program Manager
Position Summary: This position is responsible for the oversight and operations of an assigned caseload. The QIDP/Program Manager serves as the lead and facilitator of the team process. Must be capable of effective problem solving and communication with individuals, families, guardians, service providers and staff, possess sound judgment, follow through in daily performance and work cooperatively with others.
- Chairs team meetings and planning sessions for the purpose of developing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating and revising assigned individuals’ Individual Plan, Behavior Support Strategies, service delivery systems, day array programs or current individual or group home needs. Completes all regulatory and agency specific paperwork for admission and discharge of individuals.
- Serves on committees (Medical, Human Rights & others as selected) and attends staff and facility meetings. Attends trade organization meetings.
- Responsible for conducting residential tours and interviews for potential wait list and admissions.
- Ensures that Individual Plans, Behavior Support Strategies and service delivery systems address the needs and choices of the individuals served. These service delivery systems include homemaker/personal care, daily living skills, home maintenance, skill development and active treatment, social, recreational, path to employment and community access. Works with Nursing and Site Management to ensure medical needs of the individuals served are met. Provides education and training to staff regarding Individual Plans, Behavior Support Strategies, service delivery objectives, active treatment and activities of daily living. Attends individuals’ psychiatric appointments as needed. Prepares quarterly ODDP documentation. Completes/submits Expert Evaluations to the appropriate probate court, as requested by guardians.
- Completes regular group home visits to all assigned sites to observe individuals served, facilitate a better understanding of the program plans and to monitor the quality of implementation and ensure appropriate documentation.
- Manages ICF client information on DODD Electronic System (Level of Care, ODDP, OISP, RMN, OTS).
- Provides input to Home Management relating to personnel issues, performance evaluations and disciplinary actions, as necessary, to ensure uniformity and quality service. Monitors that individual budgets are maintained according to the individual needs and Individual Plans.
- Investigates Major Unusual Incidents as assigned. Reviews weekly and monthly Unusual Incidents logs. Prepares plans of prevention and monitors implementation.
- Is present for and participates in all surveys and licensure reviews, Plan of Correction development, implementation and monitoring.
- Demonstrates a positive and professional attitude, teamwork and effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate quality service delivery and a positive agency image.
- Serves as an effective leader and communicator and is self-motivated, dependable, collaborative and has the ability to work flexible hours.
- Adheres to The Society’s policies and acts as a role model in adherence to these policies.
- Performs all other duties as assigned.
Bona-fide Occupationally Required Competencies and Credentials:
- Bachelor’s Degree in education, psychology, human services, social services or nursing preferred. At least three years of paid, full-time or equivalent part-time experience in the field of developmental disabilities and in developing and/or implementing behavioral support and or/or risk reduction strategies, with at least one (1) year of supervision and management.
- Displays knowledge of Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Ohio Department of Medicaid, Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities regulations and Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services regulations.
- Must obtain and maintain certification in CPR & First Aid, Medication Administration and Health Related Activities and PMT.
- Must have basic computer and word processing skills.
- Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions.
- Must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License, good driving record and carry the proper liability insurance amounts required by The Society.
Location: Main Office and designated sites
Travel: Meetings and site visits within the agency; meetings and seminars outside of the agency
Reports to: Director of Residential Services
FLSA status: Exempt, full-time (40 hours weekly with flexible scheduling)
Supervises: Aids home management to evaluate and provide input on staff performance in relation to program, service and guideline implementation and documentation at all locations.
Works with: Individuals, guardians, families, external providers and professionals, medical specialists, nursing, department directors and administrative support staff, maintenance personnel, human resource representative and site management.
Physical Demands/Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Physical demands: While performing duties of the job, employee is required to stand, walk, sit, drive, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Based on results of the Hazard Assessment for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), PPE may be required as
outlined in the Infection Prevention and Control Manual and/or the Covid-19 Safety Preparedness and
Response Plan. Required PPE may include: gloves, masks, gowns, goggles, face shields and/or N95
The Society offers Health, Dental, Vision, Short Term and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off as well as a 403(b) plan with employer match.