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QDDP - Qualified Developmental Disability Professional

Company: Help at Home
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Help at Home is hiring a Qualified Developmental Disability Professional! Help at Home is the nation's leading provider of high-quality support services to seniors and people with disabilities. Our clients need us more than ever to continue living independently in their own homes, while staying safe from high-risk facilities. Help at Home leads the home care industry in protecting our clients and caregivers. We provide priority vaccine access, a ready supply of quality PPE, and up-to-date training. At Help at Home, our QDDPs focus on coordinating the development and implementation of supported living services with referral sources, clients and employees, while ensuring the delivery of quality services. This coordination occurs with the direct supervision of employees, providing support for clients and ongoing communication to family, community and funding and licensure sources. This role is located in Jefferson City, MO. but will require travel within the county. Benefits Help at Home strives to be an employer of choice in your community and our employees are the foundation of our work. Eligible staff have the opportunity to enroll in a wide variety of benefit programs, along with lucrative bonuses in certain areas. We offer a variety of in-depth training opportunities in order to provide our staff with the tools to be successful. Help at Home also offers strong career path possibilities for employees who are committed to growing within the organization. Join us today and become a Help at Home Hero! A typical day for a Qualified Developmental Disability Professional includes: Person-Centered Planning and Individual Support Planning:

  • Actively participating in the person-centered planning process, including development and implementation of Person-Centered Plans (PCPs) and the Individual Support Plan (ISPs).
    • Designing and implementing support and teaching strategies targeted at assisting clients with reaching their outcomes, as outlined in the client's ISP.
    • Providing supervision and training to Direct Support Professionals regarding the implementation of the PCP, ISP and teaching strategies.
    • Evaluating and revising support and teaching strategies, as necessary, to ensure progress toward achievement of outcomes and action steps. Quality Assurance:
      • Reviewing all documentation, notifying the support coordinator of any incidents and providing oversight for DSP staff and team leads.
        • Maintaining communication with family members, guardians, staff, and support coordinators on a regular basis, particularly regarding policies, issues and concerns. Supervision/Training:
          • Coordinating in-service training needed to assist staff in fulfilling responsibilities related to client-directed support.
          • Providing direct support by providing services needed to protect the health and safety of the client, especially in a staffing crisis.
          • Communicating with the Interdisciplinary Team about concerns and findings.
            • Being available to respond to staff in case of an emergency.
            • Performing on-site evaluations for all field staff. Other job functions:
              • Client record-related maintenance and compliance.
              • Participation in On-Call rotation.
                • Coordination of client benefits including Medicaid, Medicare, SSI, SSA, and Food Stamps.
                • Securing community resources for clients.
                • Assisting the director with teaching the training classes and with on-site investigations, as requested, for worker injury and client feedback.
                • Maintaining and promoting a professional manner for self and support staff within all communications.
                • Assisting the director with other duties as assigned and with approval. In order to be eligible for this role, you should have:
                  • A bachelor's degree with one year of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, OR 5 years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities
                  • Supervisory experience (preferred)
                  • A personal vehicle that is insured and meets state safety/licensure requirements
                    • A valid driver's license (may require chauffeur's license)
                    • 24/7 availability for caseload-related crises
                    • Availability to be On-Call Qualified Developmental Disability Professionals must comply with state background screening requirements. Compensation, benefits, time off and bonuses vary by state and location, so please ask for complete details at your interview. Powered by JazzHRqJVFRGj3pW

Keywords: Help at Home, Jefferson City , QDDP - Qualified Developmental Disability Professional, Other , Jefferson City, Missouri

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