IDD Service Coordinator

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Position Summary 

The IDD service coordinator provides service coordination services for adults and children with Intellectual and developmental disabilities. Responsibilities include assisting individuals, families and care providers in developing person-directed plans and individual plan of cares for the caseload. The service coordinator assists individuals and their families in identifying their goals, identifying and advocating for resources/services, coordinating the delivery of services, monitoring the progress of the plan and assisting with crisis prevention/management.   Accurate documentation and billing of these services is required.  The work environment is mostly field work (home visits, etc.) and some office work.

Duties/Functions

  • Service Coordination Assessments (ESSENTIAL) -  Responsible for completing initial Service Coordination Assessment and updating it as needed
  • Person-Directed Planning (PDP) (ESSENTIAL) - Responsible for coordinating PDP development and implementation; includes facilitating initial/annual planning meeting and any needed revisions; assisting in developing individual plan of care (IPC) or Service Option package; making referrals to community resources; identifying barriers to plan implementation; maintaining communication with others involved in the plan and advocating for service needs on behalf of the participant
  • Monitoring (ESSENTIAL)  - Responsible for monitoring the participant's progress in relation to the PDP; Frequency of face to face monitoring is determined by the service coordination assessment tool and  the needs of the individuals served and should be at a minimum at least every 90 days; maintaining contact with all relevant individuals as determined by the PDP and communicating with the participant/family regarding progress and/or changing needs.   
  • Documentation (ESSENTIAL) - Accurately completes all required programmatic and administrative documentation within accepted timeframes. Ensures that all required documentation has been forwarded to appropriate personnel and/or filed 
  • Corporate Compliance (ESSENTIAL) - Adheres to the professional, ethical and legal requirements set forth in the Center's business Code of Conduct as well as the Corporate Compliance Plan
  • In Service Training (ESSENTIAL) - Completes all initial trainings (NEO, SC training, PMAB, First Aid, CPR) within 60 days of hire; obtains required updates/recertifications as required, Participates in other continuing education trainings as required
  • Special Projects (ESSENTIAL) - Assists Supervisor when requested to complete special projects within negotiated timeframes.

Supervision - Receives supervision from the IDD Program Director 

Status - Non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act

Education - Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social, behavioral, health or human services, or criminal justice.

Experience/Training Required: General knowledge of IDD, good interpersonal skills, good written and verbal communication skills, knowledge of the social service network, good time management/organizational skills. One year of IDD experience. 

Required License/Certification - Valid Texas driver's license.  Must qualify for Center insurance coverage.

Working Conditions - Standard office environment; Will require travel; Irregular work hours