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Habilitation Coordinator

Company: Upstate Cerebral Palsy
Location: Utica
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Activities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Serve as Treatment Team Leader, Coordinate services and supports with all members of the treatment team (Nursing, Behavior, Therapy)
  • Develop, coordinate, and monitor each resident's Person-Centered Program Plan. This includes all programs under HCBS Waiver (residential habilitation, day habilitation and residential community habilitation).
  • Train staff on all service plans and associated documentation
  • Ensure implementation and integration of services across the individuals' programs
  • Monitor the services provided to individuals through direct observation in each service setting.
  • Complete monitoring visits during critical hours when people are in their home, i.e. evenings,

weekends

  • Complete daily/ weekly / monthly quality assurance reviews of residential, day and Residential community habilitation staff action plans and associated documentation. Provide follow up as needed with staff on documentation, service delivery, or other issues as they arise.
  • Maintain program participants' active charts ensuring documentation is current and supports regulatory requirements.
  • Participate in leadership activities including meetings, trainings and committee involvement.
  • Ensure positive and effective communication and cooperation within and between department, division, agency, and community.
  • Serve as point person, liaison with people's family and other natural supports
  • Establish a work environment that creates positive communication between supervisors and employees and assimilates new employees to the Agency's culture, values and mission.
  • Ensure compliance with all pertinent government and agency regulations and operating standards

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS/ QUALIFICATIONS/ EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree required in Psychology, Sociology, or other related Human Services field.
  • At least one year of experience with people with developmental disabilities
  • Must be a Qualified Individual Disability Professional (QIDP).
  • Basic computer skills (Windows, Microsoft word, excel, adobe acrobat, Outlook, internet & email; ability to utilize department software programs).
  • This position has regular and substantial unsupervised and unrestricted physical contact with individuals receiving services and is required by law to be fingerprinted for a criminal history record check under OPWDD (Office for People with Developmental Disabilities).
  • Travel is required. Must have valid NYS Driver's License.

Our work environment provides the opportunity to grow and learn in a fast-paced atmosphere. We offer competitive benefits and salary to include a low-cost individual health insurance plan, dollar for dollar retirement match, life insurance, voluntary benefits, and generous paid time off.

Keywords: Upstate Cerebral Palsy, Utica , Habilitation Coordinator, Other , Utica, New York

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