Bona Vista Programs
  • - Adult Day Services
  • Kokomo, IN, USA
  • TBD
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Overview of Position:

 

1) Coordinate case management & provide personal, behavioral and vocational counseling for adults participating in the program

 

2) Write training plans, individual support plans, case conference agreements and input programming data

 

3) Attend quarterly and annual case conferences for persons served

 

4) Participate in and plan monthly meetings with team

 

5) Assist with departmental training needs

 

6)  Provide resource information, assess, address service needs and provide referrals to community agencies and internal departments

 

7) Attend conferences, workshops or other training sessions to continually expand knowledge and upgrade skills related to job duties

 

For a more detailed description please see below. 

Position Responsibilities
Coordinates case management and provides personal, behavioral, and vocational counseling for adults participating in Adult Day Services in Kokomo. Write training plans, individual support plans, case conference agreements, and input programming data into Provide for persons served in Adult Day Services. Attend and participate in quarterly and annual case conferences for persons served in the habilitation programs with various locations and times, as needed. Review monthly data documentation and write monthly progress reports for Adult Day Services. Participate in monthly meetings with Bona Vista group homes. Conduct Monthly interdisciplinary Team Meetings, as needed. Participate in monthly Case Record Review audits. Follow up as needed on missing data from files. Serve as a liaison between persons served, families, habilitation staff, external professionals, and the community. Display patience in all situations involving persons served. Speak in an even, positive and personal tone of voice when conversing with persons served. Appropriately respond to persons served behavior via verbal and/or physical intervention based on the needs of the persons served. Provide services in compliance with all funding sources and governing bodies (CARF, BQIS, State Board of Health, State and Federal Law, NISH & DOL). Follow policies/procedures set forth by the Community & Social Services Division and the agency. Conduct intake/discharge meetings and forms. Provide requested information/records of adults formerly or currently served in Adult Day Services in compliance with agency HIPAA policies. Maintain confidentiality of all persons served in compliance with agency HIPAA policies. Assist with departmental staff training needs. Conduct IST and orientation trainings as needed. Complete BDDS incident reports and investigations, as needed, or as directed from supervisor. Attend staff/agency meetings and training sessions as authorized. Assist in the coordination of ancillary services for persons served as needed. Provide resource information, assess, address service needs, and provide referrals to appropriate community agencies and internal departments, as needed. Maintain a customer and a co-worker satisfaction level that limits adverse situations or complaints. Attend/request conferences, workshops, or other training sessions to continually expand knowledge and upgrade skills related to job duties. Must be able to care for the physical needs of persons served including feeding, hygiene, and toileting. Must be capable of assisting in physically transferring/moving persons served when needed. Physical activities may include but not be limited to: lifting up 25-50 pounds (depending on person served); bending; reaching; stretching; grasping; visual acuity; walking; squatting; twisting; guiding; and transporting. Assist with lunch duty and breaks as needed for the Adult Day Services department. Use of medical adaptive equipment including, but not limited to: Wheelchair, Hoyer Lift, Shower Chair, Blood Sugar Testing Equipment is required. Verify wage information for persons served or formerly served in industries. Occasional high noise levels may require the use of hearing protection. Occasional exposure to fumes, oils, paints, and other industrial odors. Potential exposure to bodily fluids, pests, contagious pathogens, and/or bed bugs. Must be able to climb stairs on an occasional basis to access work areas, which are currently without elevator access. Attend/request related trainings as authorized or required.


Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in special education, education, behavioral science, or related field from an accredited college or university preferred. Associate's degree required. Previous experience working with persons with intellectual disabilities preferred. Must possess excellent communication skills both written and oral, and strong teamwork skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Must possess or be able to obtain CPR and first aid certification annually and perform as necessary. Must possess or be able to obtain CPI certification annually and perform as necessary. Possess and maintain a clear criminal record per Medicaid Waiver regulation requirements. Maintain a valid Indiana driver's license, insurance on personal vehicle (minimum of PLPD with Medical liability coverage), and maintain insurability as defined by the agency liability insurance carrier. Must possess and maintain reliable transportation that meets state requirements for transporting persons served. Must have the ability to successfully work in both independent and group settings. Must be capable of communicating effectively during a crisis situation. Dress appropriately as defined by department dress code.

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