Reference #: 848441
Work Location: Delaware County
Position Type: Full-Time
Reports To: Program Director
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
St. Edmond's is a residential care facility providing an exceptional holistic outcome-oriented plan of care for children with intellectual and physical disabilities. If you want to make a difference in the quality of life of the special needs, medically fragile children who reside at St. Edmond's, please apply.
Primary Purpose of Job:
The QIDP functions as an advocate, a facilitator and case manager in conjunction with the Interdisciplinary Team. As the Team Lead, will oversee the development and implementation of his/her assigned individual's Program Plans relative to active treatment issues, and makes recommendations and requests on behalf of the individuals, for needed services and interventions.
Essential Job Functions:
- Participates in the intake and admission process of new individuals.
- Functions as the Plan Lead in the development, implementation and monitoring of each individual’s program plan, reviewing annual updates, coordinating and attending the annual meeting.
- In collaboration with the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT,) supervises, monitors and evaluates services, equipment, and programs that are needed to meet each individuals needs and ensure Active Treatment.
- Coordinating completion of the initial assessment for each individual on their case load, and each subsequent assessment thereafter.
- Monitors the participation and progress of outcomes outlined in the individual’s program plan by reviewing, signing and dating the documentation of goals, at least monthly.
- Reviews the plan, and documents Quarterly Reports on progress of goals outlined in plan, including but not limited to money management, community integration, emotional and behavioral.
- Informs the Plan Team, including the Supports Coordinator, of the individual's progress on their goals and outcomes as applicable, changes in the individual’s needs, recommending a revision to an outcome or services as needed, and informs them of their right to decline the IPP review documentation.
- Communicates regularly with team members from all departments, including but not limited to Residential, Nursing, Day Program, Dietary, Training, County Supports Coordinators, and families to ensure that the needs of the individuals are met; serving as a primary point of contact.
- Consults with personnel from other agencies, when necessary, for evaluations and other services.
- Participates in the development of behavioral support plans along with other team members.
- Participates in licensing inspections.
- Assist the Director of Training in coordinating the training of Direct Care Workers and other team members on the content of each individual’s plan, as well as health and safety needs.
- Maintains accurate and up to date case notes for each individual on their caseload.
- Functions as a “point person” for the Incident Management Process by following the procedures listed in the SEH Incident Management Policy and IM Bulletin.
- Assist with preparation for waiver submissions.
- Participates in the Certified Investigators training and becomes certified within a year (as training availability permits.)
Other Job Functions:
- Will comply with the policies and procedures of St. Edmond's Home for Children, as well as the requirements set forth by the Department of Health and Department of Public Welfare.
- Will comply with the training expectations set forth by SEH, including maintaining CPR/FA certifications.
- Develops and maintains professional relationships with entire Interdisciplinary Team as well as families, county case managers, and all other stakeholders.
- Will be responsible for other duties as directed by the Program Director and/or Administrator.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
- A bachelor’s degree in a human services field (including but not limited to Sociology, Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, and Psychology.
- Two years experience working with people with intellectual disabilities.
- Must have the ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and oral.
- Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and basic knowledge of Access and/or ability to use/learn various database reporting systems.
Certificates and Licenses:
- Valid Driver's License and driving approval through the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds (with assistance).
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
- The employee is frequently required to walk and sit.
- The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
- The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
- Moderate exposure to blood borne pathogens.
- If de-escalation techniques fail, physical crisis intervention may be required.
- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
This job description is not intended to provide an all-inclusive listing of related job activities. Incumbent may be requested by management to perform other related activities in place of or in addition to those representative activities noted in this job description. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
St. Edmond’s is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, disability or handicap, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. MFDV
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