DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESESSENTIAL:* To attend Life Plan meetings, to develop Staff Action Plans a as to maintain documentation.* Work with the Community Habilitation Skill Developers on billing together with the supervisors.* Complete intake process with HCBS services and outreach.* Complete Annual Direct Support Plan evaluations.* Complete case notes which documents an individuals progress, including his/her accomplishments and the prevention of regression since the last review.* Maintain charts with current documentation such as annual Level of Care, Semi-Annual Life Plans, Community Habilitation Plan/Staff Action Plans, Addendums, documents from other providers, liability form.* Will develop and implement a consumer interest tool to assist in developing meaningful and functional activities for programming.* Complete accurately the following routine written work: documentation of services delivered contemporaneously, attendance, progress notes, any documentation required by supervisor and/or administration.* Ensure that staff assist individuals in identifying the formal and informal supports available in his/her community, family and social network and works with individuals to develop and sustain relationships with friends, family and community members.* To ensure the health, safety, and well-being of persons we serve.* Notifies Administration and Community Habilitation Skill Developers of any medical concerns of the persons we serve.* Ensure that systems meet regulatory compliance.* Provides respectful, age appropriate, individualized contact with each person we serve.* Ensure that individuals with personal care and physical needs are addressed appropriately.* Maintain appropriate contact with management staff regarding location, events of the day and any concerns.* Facilitate Individual services and activities that are consistent with valued outcomes of independence, individualization, inclusion and productivity. * Attend community-based trainings and outreach as appropriate. * Maintain a clean, healthy and safe work environment* Report and document all incidents in accordance with Agency guidelines and OPWDD.* Making referrals for the needs of the consumer/family including basic needs such as food, clothing, and shelter.* Ensure that referrals are made to appropriate internal and external services as required to meet the consumers familys needs.* Follow-up on referrals made on behalf of a consumer/family and respond to all referrals made to the program.* Provide assistance to clients when required.NON-ESSENTIAL:* Pursue opportunities for professional growth and shares knowledge and resources with others.* Participate in on-going in-service training.* Maintain and adhere to systems that are in place to ensure audit readiness and regulatory compliance.* Serves as an Agency representative while out in the community. * Participates in cross program service reviews that support the planning and coordination of service delivery and service closure.* Other duties as assigned.
SPECIFICATIONS FOR EDUCATION/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS* Bachelors degree required.* 2 years of experience with MR/DD preferred.
SPECIFICATIONS FOR EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING* Knowledge of Home and Community Based Waiver, and the ability to keep up to date pertaining to such knowledge.* Understanding of Person Centered Planning.* Reasonable flexibility in work hours and ability to respond to the scheduling needs of the individual and or program training.* Successful completion and proficiency of SCIP Training, and CPR/First Aid.* Ability to follow directions well and exhibit good decision-making, and communication skills, both verbal and written.* Ability to organize work with self and others.* Ability to establish and maintain a working relationship with program participants, families, staff and community agencies.* Must be able to take initiative and have the ability to problem solve, handle emergency/crisis situations.* Must be reliable, dependable and flexible and have the ability to evaluate the individuals needs.* Valid Drivers License preferred.
SPECIFICATIONS FOR PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS* Re-ensure tuberculosis clearance annually (PPD/X-Ray).* Requires to work both inside and outside in hot/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions.* Must be able to frequently lift up to 30 lbs.* Must be able to sit or stand for more than 4 hours at a time.* Frequent kneeling, bending, reaching, and climbing stairs.* Must be able to keep body balance in order to provide physical support to consumers.* Must be able to talk, hear, smell have good close or distance vision.* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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