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12 Nov 2021

Full-Time Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP)

The MENTOR Network – Posted by Mentor Recruiter Anywhere

Job Description

 

Bastrop, Tx area:

Looking for rewarding work in an organization dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of others? Bring your clinical and interpersonal skills to a team-based workplace that puts people first. As the Clinical Specialist, you will provide services in residential, vocational, or in-home settings, providing invaluable support to the individuals you serve.

  • Ensure that support plans and services adhere to Individual Plans, quality standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Complete structured assessment interviews with parents/care providers.
  • Conduct observation of the individual in appropriate settings such as home, school, or community.
  • Review social history information, complete functional assessments, and target appropriate behavior baseline information for each referred individual.
  • Write and submit a summary of assessment and recommended behavior support plan components to an interdisciplinary team (IDT) or operations leader, as applicable.
  • Advocate for the human and civil rights of individuals receiving services from the agency by attending and presenting behavior support plan information to review committees.
  • Document progress and activity; review records and logs to stay abreast of changes in service plans; maintain confidentiality; complete billing documentation as applicable; organize and record all documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Maintain healthy and professional relationships with individuals, friends, families, guardians, and case managers; implement the company’s Customer Service Standards.
  • Report any instance of alleged abuse or neglect according to internal and external standards; report medical, behavioral, and other incidents following company policy and external requirements.
  • Maintain confidentiality and respect the rights of individuals according to the applicable bill of rights; practice universal precautions; assist individuals in exercising their rights.
  • Support and train staff in implementing Individual Support Plans (i.e.: behavior intervention plans) and conduct classes and orientations as assigned. Attend staff meetings and interdisciplinary team meetings as needed.
  • Assist with socialization and behavioral development, personal care, housekeeping, recreational activities, transportation, community orientation, shopping, financial management, citizenship, and other activities of daily living as needed.
  • May accompany individuals to medical appointments; relay instructions and information to and from medical providers as required.
  • If assigned, accurately administer and document delivery of medications and treatments; promptly report administration errors; maintain appropriate security of controlled medications and other medications and supplies.
  • If assigned, monitor individual’s health, documenting concerns and communicating with nurse or supervisor as appropriate; follow individual health care directives.
  • May transport individuals into the community; drive safely and according to local laws; assure proper use of safety equipment including seat belts, lifts, and wheelchair ties; report accidents and safety concerns to appropriate authorities, supervisors, or maintenance personnel immediately.
  • Check water temperature as required when assisting with bathing; participate in safety drills and protect persons being served in the event of an emergency.
  • Comply with all established safety policies, procedures, and rules; report unsafe hazards to supervisor and participate in safety-related training or activities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field.
  • Two years of related experience.
  • Training in behavior modification techniques and/or experience providing behavior management treatment as required by state or program funder.
  • Knowledge of specialized populations such as individuals with a developmental disability, brain injury, or mental health; expertise in special disciplines such as behavioral support, early intervention, or crisis intervention.
  • Reliable, responsible, and caring nature with an ability to work well with others.
  • Commitment to the company’s mission and values.
  • Current driver’s license, car registration, and auto insurance if providing transportation for individuals receiving services.
  • All state-required training and certification are completed in mandated timeframes.

Why Join Us?

  • Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week.
  • 401(k) with company match.
  • Paid time off and holiday pay.
  • Rewarding, hands-on work with plenty of variety – no two days are ever the same!
  • Make a lasting impact on the lives of individuals!
  • Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities.

We have meaningful work for you – come join our team – Apply Today!

https://jobs.thementornetwork.com/us/en/job/89712/Qualified-Intellectual-Disabilities-Professional-QIDP-Bastrop

 

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