Mon-Fri 8:30am to 5:00pm
BRIEF OUTLINE OF DUTIES:
- Ensures compliance of all applicable regulations.
- Ensures waiver compliance.
- Ensures accurate and timely records in assigned participants charts and all internal documentation.
- Revise the daily schedule as needed to ensure all CPS participants have adequate staffing as per documented in their Individual Service Plan.
- Provide direct care staffing coverage as needed, including personal care.
- Develop/revise daily activity schedule based on participants’ interests and service plan.
- Complete Program Specialist duties for a caseload of no more than 30 participants, following 2380 (CPS), Chapter 11 (Older Adult), and 6100 regulations as it applies to CPS Program and Program Specialist responsibilities.
- Coordinate and complete assessments, initial, monthly, and quarterly
- Coordinate and review daily service notes
- Complete quarterly progress notes
- Participate in the development of the ISP, including annual updates and revisions of the ISP
- Attend ISP meetings for all individuals assigned
- Fulfill the role of plan lead, as applicable, under 2380.182 and 2380.186 (f) and (g) relating to the development, annual update, and revision of the ISP
- Work with program staff to Implement the ISP as written
- Supervise, monitor, and evaluate services provided to the individuals assigned
- Review sign and date monthly documentation of the individual’s participation and progress toward outcomes
- Report a change related to the individuals needs to the SC and team members
- Review the ISP with the individual as required under 2380.186
- Document the review of the ISP as required under 2380.186
- Inform plan team members of the option to decline the ISP review documentation as required under the 2380. 186 (d)
- Inform plan team members of the option to decline the ISP Review documentation as required under 2380.186 €
- Recommend a revision to a service or outcome in the ISP as provided under 2380.186 (c) (4)
- Coordinate the services provided to an individual
- Coordinate the training of direct service professionals in the content of health and safety needs relevant to each individual
- Develop and implement provider services as required under 2380.188 (relating to provider services)
- Research and support planning of community activities for the program.
- Maintain communication with families, support coordinators, residential providers, behavior specialists, and all other team members.
- Track individuals’ physicals, send letters to families and physicians regarding physicals that are due, overdue, or incomplete.
- All other duties as assigned by the Program Director or IDD Director.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATIONS REQUIREMENTS:
Applicant must have effective writing and evaluation skills. Master’s Degree in psychology preferred, or degree is in a related healthcare field from an accredited college or university and one year experience working directly with persons with Intellectual Disabilities in a licensed setting, or a Bachelor’s degree in psychology or related healthcare field from an accredited college or university and two years’ experience working directly with persons with Intellectual Disabilities in a licensed setting. Valid Drivers License is a plus. Bilingual a plus (Spanish & English).
WORK AUTHORIZATION/SECURITY CLEARANCE (IF APPLICABLE)
Must have an acceptable PA criminal history, FBI clearance and Child Abuse clearance done prior to hire.
This position operates out of the ID location at 1421 Oregon Ave.
POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Must be physically able to: A) climb stairs B) take public transportation C) lift 100 pounds (2 person transfers) D) restrain clients in emergency situations.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CATCH Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, CATCH Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. CATCH Inc. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of CATCH’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
Applicants as well as employees who are or become disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. The organization shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law.