Posted 4 weeks ago

Habilitation Program Coordinator

Company: Illinois Department of Human Services
Category: Social Work


Type: Full Time
Closing Date/Time: N/A (As of now posting to 6.1.2022)
BID/Posting Identification #: N/A
Work Location: Kiley DD Center/Residential Services-Unit 1, 1401 W Dugdale Rd Waukegan, IL 60085-6263
Work Hours: 8:00am – 4:30 pm M-F; 1 evening shift/week; 1 early AM shift/week; 1 weekend day/month
Salary: $4,558 – $6,699/Month
Number of Vacancies: 1
County: Lake
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Position Overview
Under general administrative direction, serves as Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP)/ Team Leader of Inter-disciplinary (ID) Teams with a caseload; integrates, coordinates and monitors Individual Program Plans; counts data to determine clinical needs and uses data to support clinical changes; provides guidance and direction to teams; provides program compliance assessments and other habilitation services.
Job Responsibilities
1. As QIDP/Team Leader of the ID Team meeting with a caseload, schedules and runs meetings, sets agenda, reviews and approves recommendations made by committee members, provides guidance and direction to the team in development, reviews and updates individual habilitation plans, leads team to resolution of conflicts and ensures aspects of plans are addressed and implemented.
2. Monitors, reviews, evaluates and counts data for individual programming to assess progress toward individual support plan goals and objectives.
3. Ensures each assigned individual support plan is appropriately developed.
4. Observes individuals during their activities of daily living and active treatment and communicates with each daily.
5. Coordinates services both in and outside the Center to implement active habilitation according to the plan established by the inter-disciplinary team.
6. Conducts in-service training and workshops for employees as part of ongoing training and to qualify staff for promotions.
7. Conducts community placement activities.
8. Performs other duties required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.
Minimum Qualifications
1. Requires a bachelor’s degree in a human services professional field (e.g. sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling, psychology). A Doctor of Medicine or osteopathy or a registered nurse will also meet required education and training requirements.
2. Additionally, requires one year of experience working directly with individuals with intellectual or other developmental disabilities in addition to the education and training stated above.
3. Appointees are required to have successfully completed a department training program designed specifically for the Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional before the completion of her/his probationary period.
Conditions of Employment
1. Requires the ability to pass and maintain CPR & Restraints training.
2. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related Policies and guidance.
3. Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.
4. Requires ability to pass a drug screen. On January 1, 2020, the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act made it legal for residents over the age of 21 to produce, consume and sell cannabis in Illinois. Please note that although the law has changed, the Department will continue to enforce the Department’s zero tolerance Drug Testing policy. The use of unauthorized drugs, including cannabis, by an employee, regardless of the position held is prohibited.