Bring your passion and experience tomake a positive difference in the lives of others as a QIDP (QualifiedIntellectual Disability Professional) with REM Iowa! The QIDPprovides oversight and support of individual programming and needs in assignedICF programs. The QIDP will work closely with facility and day programstaff to ensure consistency and ensure service design and delivery, providingeach individual with an active appropriate treatment program. TheQIDP will also ensure that any discrepancies or conflicts between programmatic,medical, dietary, and vocational aspects of the individual's assessment andprogram are resolved and will ensure follow-up to recommendations for services,equipment, or programs.
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:
Write and update individual's POC, programs, data sheets, corresponding informed consents and staff training sheets; prepares for and participates in Plan of Care/ IDT team meetings
Conducts training on individual programming for facility and day program staff
Completes ongoing required documentation for each individual served, such as monthly documentation and progress notes.
Ensures that all records are accurate, up-to-date, and in compliance with legal and corporate requirements.
Ensures follow-up to recommendations for services, equipment, or programs; and ensures that adequate supports and assistive devices are present to promote independence.
Attend and participate in facility and vocational program staff meetings
Conduct observations of all shifts at each facility and at the day program; provides feedback and recommendations to supervisors and staff regarding program implementation / observations
Ensure Comprehensive Function Assessment's (CFA) are completed and reviewed annually; update as individual's needs change
Maintains knowledge of clinical standards and ensures compliance in terms of treatment interventions with all regulatory, contractual, corporate, and legal requirements.
Assists with all legal, licensing, regulatory, and certifications activities as needed. Monitors plan of correction for ongoing compliance.
Develops and maintains working relationships with all clients, families, funding sources and regulatory agencies, as appropriate, and monitors their satisfaction with services.
Performs other related duties and activities as required
WHAT WE NEED YOU TO BRING:
Education and Experience
Must be a QIDP (bachelor's degree in a human service related field and one year experience in direct service with people with developmental disabilities required to meet QIDP qualifications)
Knowledge and understanding of ICF rules and regulations, preferred
Skilled in written and oral communications
An ability to build positive relationships at all levels within the organization; establish rapport quickly with individuals and staff alike
Strong customer service orientation - established level of patience, attention to detail, and strong follow through
We are seeking a team collaborator. A candidate with creative and effective talents to bring to our team
Eligible as determined by the Department of Human Services and The Network's compliance plan
Current driver's license, auto insurance and reliable transportation for on the job use
WHAT WE OFFER YOU:
A rewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for
Paid training; Holiday pay; 401(k); paid time off and benefits
A chance to make a difference in people's lives on a daily basis
Career development, and advancement opportunities throughout the nation-wide Network
Access to employee discounts with various vendors
A family-friendly culture and a dynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next
Founded in 1979, REM Iowa offersresidential living options and continued support for children and adults withintellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health needs, and autism.REM Iowa also provides a growing array of rehabilitation services andcommunity-based supports to assist individuals with brain injury. Througha range of individualized services, REM Iowa strives to help individuals of allabilities live life to the fullest in the communities they call home.
We have a great work environment andyou'll be surrounded with a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders andcolleagues. REM Iowa is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network oflocal human services providers offering quality, community-based services. With~30,000 employees serving ~30,000 consumers in 35 states, you'll have careeropportunities from coast to coast. When you join The MENTOR Network, you'llmake a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancingservices to individuals across the country.
Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals. Apply Today!
The MENTOR Network is a national network of local health and human services providers in more than 30 states offering an array of quality, community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges, as well as ...their families; and to elders in need of support. Founded in 1980, The Network has made a positive impact in the lives of thousands of children and adults across the country. We create innovative programs and implement systems—from our national continuous quality improvement program to our outcomes measurement tools—that enable us to deliver quality services and supports to the people we serve.