Archdiocese of Philadelphia
  • Other
  • Bryn Mawr, PA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Competitive - Full


St. Edmond's Home for Children

Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) - Full-Time

The Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) functions as an advocate, a facilitator and case manager in conjunction with the Interdisciplinary Team. Oversees the development and implementation of his/her assigned individual's program plan relative to active treatment issues, and makes recommendations and requests on behalf of the individuals for needed services and interventions.

  • Participates in the intake and admission process of new individuals.
  • Functions as the Plan Lead in the development, implementation and monitoring of each individual's program plan, reviewing annual updates, coordinating and attending the annual meeting.
  • In collaboration with the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) supervises, monitors and evaluates services, equipment, and programs that are needed to meet each individuals needs and ensure active treatment.
  • Coordinating completion of the initial assessment for each individual on their case load, and each subsequent assessment thereafter.
  • Monitors the participation and progress of outcomes outlined in the individual's program plan by reviewing the documentation of goals, at least monthly.
  • Reviews all documents and quarterly reports on progress of goals outlined in plan.
  • Informs the Plan Team including the Supports Coordinator, of the individual's progress on their goals and outcomes as applicable, changes in the individual's needs recommending a revision to an outcome or services as needed, and informs them of their right to decline the IPP review documentation.
  • Consults with personnel from other agencies when necessary, for evaluations and other services.
  • Participates in the development of behavioral support plans.
  • Maintains accurate and up to date case notes for each individual on their caseload.
  • Assist with preparation for waiver submissions.
  • Participates in the Certified Investigators training and becomes certified within a year (as training availability permits.

Education/ Experience:

  • A bachelor's degree in a Human Services field (including but not limited to: Sociology, Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, and Psychology as well as two years of experience working with people with intellectual disabilities.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and oral.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and basic knowledge of Access and/or ability to use/learn various database reporting systems.

Certificates and Licenses:

  • Valid Driver's License and able to obtain driving approval through the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Qualified applicants may send their cover letters and resumes to: Mary Higgins, mhiggins@chs-adphila.org.

St. Edmond's is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, disability or handicap, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. MFDV


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