Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional

Parents and Friends of the Specialized Living Center
Job Description
Full-time
 
What if I were to tell you there is a position waiting for just you? This opening is for a Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) in the Swansea/Belleville, IL area; we would love to fill you in on further details immediately. If you have a BA in Human Services from an accredited college or QIDP qualifications.  Experience with Developmentally Disabled Adults and define yourself as a, "team-oriented individual" - we would love to speak with you today!
 
Brief Job Description
 
A. Individual Program Plan, Medical Record and Active Treatment 
  • Prepare Annual, Special and 30-day Individual Program Plans (IPP’s) according to written Policies and Procedures for assigned caseload. 
  • Conduct client IPP’s according to written Policies and Procedures for assigned caseload.    
  • Implement client programs and train all appropriate staff according to written Policies and Procedures for assigned caseload. 
  • Ensure daily documentation is completed accurately. Implement corrective measures if not complete [re-training or discipline]. 
  • Complete Monthly Progress Notes on each client objective, reviewing and making changes as outlined in Policy and Procedures Manual for assigned caseload. Retrain staff as needed. 
  • Review and sign Monthly Progress Notes. 
  • Review Client Interdisciplinary Notes at least monthly and include documentation of monthly visit to client's Developmental Training Program on a monthly basis for assigned caseload.    
  • Follow up on medical, dietary, work, activity concerns, etc. as needed 
  • Ensure active treatment is conducted with clients through supervision, training, follow-up and example. Ensure clients participate in off ground activities. 
  • Ensure adequate, seasonal well-fitting clothing is available for each assigned client and that clients are well-groomed. 
B. Supervision: 
  • Supervise and ensure completion of work by DSP and shift supervisors on assigned shifts and maintain good working relationship. 
  • Ensure schedules are maintained that provide adequate staff coverage to meet client needs requiring as little overtime as possible - as assigned. 
  • Approve ordering of supplies which are needed to provide satisfactory living environment for clients as assigned. 
  • Schedule, train, supervise and evaluate DSP's, Shift Supervisors and OJT’s as needed. Train on and oversee DHS Training competencies as needed for new employees 
  • Do building walk-throughs with outgoing and oncoming supervisors as appropriate and complete Communication Log. 
  • Ensure shift meetings and inservices are conducted in the building on a regular basis, that inservice sheets are completed and forwarded to appropriate personnel as assigned.      
  • Work the floor as necessary to gather resident information, develop programs, provide quality assurance measures, train staff or cover for staffing needs.    
  • Other duties as assigned 
 
Qualifications 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  
Education/Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in a Human Service Field with at least one year of experience working directly with persons with an intellectual
disability or other developmental disability.   

Technology Skills:
Utilizes computer to accomplish job tasks. Computer literacy essential in word processing, spreadsheet applications, and databases. Knowledge of Outlook or similar program.  
  
Physical Demands:
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. 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, squat, crawl, and reach. Employee will occasionally use a mechanical lift, and ramps. The employee will frequently and occasionally lift and/or move up to or over 75 pounds. From time to time, employee may be required to work long hours. The employee is frequently required to use both hands, push/pull, use sharp objects, and talk. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. On occasion, noise level may be very loud. On occasion the work environment may be cold and hot. 
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision. Specific hearing abilities required by this job include the ability to hear when communicating with employees and using a phone line.  
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so assigned. 
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws. 
Certain job functions described herein may be subject to possible modification in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.  
 
If interested or seeking further information, please apply directly via e-mail to Kimberly McCurry, Director of Personnel; kmccurry@pafslc.org
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