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Case Manager - Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP)

Case Manager - Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP)

Job ID 
2018-1411
Job Locations 
US-CA-Sylmar
US-CA-Sylmar
Category 
Social Work / Case Manager / QIDP
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Shift 
Not applicable
Min 

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Overview

With 40 programs and service sites spanning several counties, United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura & Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA) is the largest nonprofit provider of direct care services for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities in Southern California.

 

The primary function of the Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) is to develop and monitor training goals for adults with developmental disabilities at our group home(s). The QIDP is responsible for working closely with residents to understand and gauge their level of physical and cognitive ability for the purpose of designing training goals.  Responsible for coordinating all client services internally as well as externally with outside consultants and therapists in order to create comprehensive training and life skills programs. These programs include proper feeding techniques, behavior management, communication and socialization goals, physical therapy goals, occupational therapy goals, the use of adaptive equipment, and other activities of daily living objectives. The QIDP is also responsible for ensuring annual and on-going training for facility Direct Care Staff in the area of client-centered programming.

 

The QIDP, in the absence of the Administrator, may be responsible for assuming duties and responsibilities of the Administrator, including being on-call for emergency situations.  The QIDP communicates closely with the Administrator, RN, Director of Client Services, and others. 

Responsibilities

  • Design training programs for adults with developmental disabilities
  • Supervise the development and implementation of each resident’s Individual Service Plan (ISP)
  • Oversee and monitor client goals, objectives, and training programs
  • Liaison between facility and community programs, bus company and other agencies
  • Attend all meetings regarding clients
  • Document client monthly progress
  • Initiate review as necessary for modifications or adjustments needed for ISPs
  • Oversee consultant evaluations and insure they are completed in a timely manner
  • Supervise and implement Behavior Management Programs
  • Oversee Direct Care Staff evaluations
  • Assure quality care of all residents
  • Monitor and secure resident financial accounts
  • Perform other duties as assigned to meet program and/or business needs

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field (Social Services, Marriage and Family Therapy, etc.)
  • Two years of experience working with persons who have developmental disabilities and/or experience in a related field
  • Minimum of one year of supervisory experience managing employees
  • Some management experience in the field of human services or business
  • Current CPR Certificate
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Interest in working with people with developmental disabilities
  • Self-motivated individual with a willingness to learn
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Must be able to work on-call weekends and after hours

 

We offer competitive starting salaries and benefits to full-time staff: Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Life Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Leave Benefits, Referral Bonus Plan, and Retirement Plan.

 

UCPLA is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates. UCPLA also considers qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in the City of L.A. pursuant to the L.A. Fair Chance Ordinance.