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Support Coordinator Associate
JOB SUMMARY: The Support Coordinator Associate provides assistance in the development, implementation, coordination and monitoring of services to individuals with intellectual disabilities. The position requires excellent communication, organization, computer, and time management skills. The position is part of the team of Qualified Intellectual Disability Professionals (QIDP) who are responsible for the integrated Individual Support Plans that guide all services provided to individuals with intellectual disabilities and related conditions living at St. Mary’s Home. (The incumbent will have the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills required of a QIDP. This sentence in job posting only.)
- Attends and participates in annual and quarterly ISP meetings as assigned.
- Assists in developing and updating the comprehensive functional assessments for assigned individuals.
- Seeks input from DSPs on suggested goals, objectives, and teaching strategies.
- Assists in developing and maintaining current 1 page profile for assigned individuals.
- Assists in developing task analysis and related teaching materials.
- Assist in developing electronic health care record documentation tools.
- Assists in the development of health related protection and behavior support plans.
- Maintains emergency preparedness documentation for each assigned individual and each living unit, including but not limited to evacuation listings and E-scores.
- Engages in focused interactions and observations of individual skills associated with goals in the ISP with timely documentation.
- May assist with monitoring outside services to ensure services provided are consistent with the needs of each individual as identified in their ISP.
- Assists in the activities and meetings of oversight groups including but not limited to the Independent Review Committee and the Specially Constituted Committee.
- Assists in the collection, summarization, and analysis of data as requested.
- Provides courier services as needed to facilitate the coordination of services with public schools, day programs, camps, guardians, and other essential external resources.
- Ensures timely signatures on Restrictive and Health Related Protection Plans.
- Prepares case record materials for mailings to parents/guardians.
- Assist in the maintenance of clinical records, including document preparation, data analysis and summarization.
- Creates Caretracker reports and analyzes data.
- Assist in the compilation of data for Level of Care reviews.
- Reviews electronic records frequently to ensure compliance with standards and plan integrity, including but not limited to periodic review of approved program plans, informed consent and prescribed orders, and supporting data.
- Reports any equipment problems, unusual incidents or injuries to the appropriate individual and completes necessary paper work.
- Ensures individual personal equipment and supplies, e.g. eyeglasses, assistive technology devices, are available and in working order.
- Updates headboard information for assigned individuals.
- Assists in the development and maintenance of individual and unit master activity schedules.
- Is familiar with and applies organizational mission and values at all times.
- Complies with all policies and procedures at St. Mary’s, including but not limited to: attendance, punctuality, dress code, infection control, safety, lifting, abuse and neglect, and confidentiality.
- Acts in a professional manner and communicates effectively with others.
- Is respectful and courteous to individuals, fellow employees, and visitors.
- Follows instructions with a positive attitude.
- Attends all mandatory training sessions.
- High School Diploma and completed 60 hours of college coursework from an accredited university. Bachelor’s degree in behavior analysis, psychology, social work, sociology, special education or a related field, preferred.
- Experience with electronic health records.
- Previous experience working with individuals with disabilities.
- Drivers’ license and acceptable driving record required.
- Person Centered Thinking Training required, PCT Coach preferred.
Physical and Other Requirements
- Must complete training for and demonstrate competency of Safety Care concepts and physical interventions
- Must be able to sit, stand, walk, bend, and squat for variable periods of time.
- Must be able to follow proper procedures to safely lift up to thirty-five (35) pounds, use lifting equipment, and position individuals in a variety of positioning equipment, such as wheelchairs, walkers, etc.
This job description is not exhaustive and there may be times the incumbent will be required to undertake other duties in order to meet the needs of St. Mary’s Home.