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Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) Chicago

Company: Envision Unlimited
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Envision Unlimited is a large non-profit agency committed to providing services for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or mental illness. We emphasize quality services that promote choice, independence, and community integration. Through the collaborative efforts of an interdisciplinary team, our members receive person-centered services aimed at improving the functionality and practical application of social, financial, and emotional skills. In addition, we work to build partnerships with our community to enrich the lives of our members by creating lasting opportunities that will strengthen relationships for a lifetime. Our programs include, but are not limited to, ABA Therapy for Children, Community Day Program, Community Living, Mental Health, Employment and Career Services, and Foster Care.Purpose: Perform functions to ensure the residences are well ran, the staff are properly trained, supervised and monitored, and members receive the necessary services in the assigned CILA program. Essential Responsibilities:

  • Hire and supervise CILA employees for adherence to planned schedules, programs and documented activities, continually monitor employee work hours through the time and attendance system and manage overtime.
  • Evaluate employee performance, enforce agency policies and procedures and recommend changes in employee status.
  • Provide on-site supervision at CILA homes.
  • Maintain and operate assigned homes within budgetary guidelines including groceries, assure timely re-certification (i.e., CPR, first-aid, and medication administration).
  • Maintain and operate assigned homes within budgetary guidelines including groceries, gasoline, link card usage and other purchases.
  • Continuously monitor health and safety practices in each assigned CILA home to include emergency drills, medication training, staff/member ratios. Ensure infection control and COVID protocols followed by members, staff and visitors.
  • Ensure there are medication authorized staff scheduled for every shift as needed and provide back up if needed for medication administration.
  • Respond to all emergencies in the CILA homes, as required. Must carry Agency issued), working collaboratively with Agency maintenance department. Complete work tickets as needed.
  • Must carry Agency issued cellular phone at all times for accessibility.
  • Monitor assigned agency vehicles to ensure that mileage logs and gasoline purchases are completed and coordinate with the transportation department on maintenance issues.
  • Develop, plan and monitor community inclusion activities and opportunities for members.
  • Ensure adherence with mandated reporter/OIG protocols, notify staff as needed of any OIG interviews, cooperate fully with OIG investigations in a timely manner.
  • Complete required documentation into agency electronic record system (Quantum), and ensure staff also trained on Quantum usage and utilize for recordkeeping.
  • Ensure timely response to emails and phone calls, generally within one working day; provide out of office notification on emails and cell phone with appropriate contact information as needed.
  • Ensure semi-annual inventories are completed related to each member's personal items.
  • Ensure at least monthly member and staff meeting and minutes of such.
  • Ensure accounts are monitored for agency rep payee members; assist members in budgeting.
  • Maintain paycard and track expenditures and receipts, track Link card usage.
  • Complete annual and semi-annual Health & Safety reviews; maintain first aid kits and ensure adherence to OSHA requirements.
  • At all times maintain confidentiality to the Illinois Mental Health Code and Confidentiality Act.
  • Maintain a professional image and role as a representative of Envision Unlimited at all times.OTHER EXPECTATIONSEmployees shall respect the diversity of all individuals (e.g., clients, co-workers, stakeholders) and refrain from any form of discrimination and/or harassment based on religious, marital, ethnic, racial, gender, sexual orientation, or other differences.Employees share the responsibility of creating and maintaining a welcoming and supportive work environment.Requirements:The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.Qualifications: Three years direct work in Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities CILA home. Must have supervisory experience. Must have DSP training. Pass the TABE test and maintain authorization to pass medications. Valid driver's license. Scheduleto work 11:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. or 12:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. either Tuesday Saturdayor Sunday Thursday. Other Responsibilities:Must complete 12 hours of continuing educations units (CEU) annually.Participate in variety of committee and staff meeting groups.Participate in quarterly quality assurance reviews.Attend and assist at agency and member events.Perform other duties, as assigned. Envision Unlimited offers competitive salaries and a generous benefit package to our professionals:Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medical Coverage: HMO, PPODental and Vision Insurance OptionsCompany paid Life and LTD InsuranceVoluntary plans (Pet insurance, AD&D, Life, Critical Illness, Short Term Disability)12 Paid HolidaysPaid vacation, sick time and personal days403B planIn house training and CEU'sEmployee Assistance NetworkSupport for pursuing clinical licensure (financial and time off)Opportunity for career growth & developmentEnvision Unlimited provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.PI216451044

Keywords: Envision Unlimited, Des Plaines , Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) Chicago, Other , Des Plaines, Illinois

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