$30.35-$41.18 Hourly / $2,124.26-$2,882.30 BiWeekly /
In the Departments of Developmental Services and Social Services, this class serves as a means to participate in a formal training program to acquire professional experience, knowledge and skills for appointment to a designated Developmental Services Case Manager classification and to become eligible for a Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional certification/designation.
This class is to be used for an individual who possesses a qualifying degree required of the Developmental Services Case Manager classification but lacks the required professional experience to satisfy the class Experience and Training requirements and the eligibility requirements for the National Association of Qualified Developmental Disability Program (QDDP or QIDP) certification.
Works under the supervision of a Developmental Services of Case Management, a Developmental Services Case Manager or an employee of a higher grade.
Receives training and performs activities related to individual services plans for conformity with federal and/or agency standards; assists, coordinates and monitors the delivery of waivered services to ensure the federal requirements for reimbursement are met and maintained; assists in the preparation and monitors completion of appropriate reimbursement documentation; assists in the development of social service evaluations and service recommendations; oversees and supports continuity of care and waiver benefits; monitors development and ensures maintenance of individual files including required documentation; provides information and support to individuals and families in obtaining and maintains social services benefits to ensure continued waiver eligibility; assists in providing guidance and support to individual and/or family members in locating appropriate providers in the community; participates in interdisciplinary/planning support team meetings to develop, review and/or modify individual service plans; assists and coordinates a variety of individual services and ensures service delivery; assists with identifying the need for evaluations, scheduling of evaluations and monitors completion; monitors implementation of specific program recommendations; ensure legal and financial documents are completed in a timely manner; assists and participates in other individual related activities; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of services available to persons with intellectual disability; knowledge of residential programs for persons with intellectual disability, knowledge of interdisciplinary approach to program planning; knowledge of intellectual disability, causes and treatment; considerable ability to understand and translate clinical findings and recommendation into program activities and develop realistic program objectives; ability to collect and analyse large amounts of information; ability to utilize computer software; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills.
The General Experience is defined as one of the following:
NOTE: A degree that meets the eligibility criteria for certification/designation as a Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) is a degree in the field of human services, healthcare or education including but not limited to nursing, psychology rehabilitation counseling, special education or sociology.
This class is intended to permit the Departments of Developmental Services and Social Services to recruit and train individuals for the class of Developmental Services Case Manager. An individual may be appointed to this class for period not to exceed two (2) years. No exceptions beyond this two (2) year period will be granted.