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Company: Texas Health and Human Services
Location: Lubbock, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government Administration

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Qual Intel Disability Prof II

HHSC is seeking a Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional (QIDP) II to join an interdisciplinary team of professionals at Lubbock State Supported Living Center (SSLC). As a QIDP, you will work with a dynamic group of staff and professionals who are dedicated to providing supports and services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This is a team environment where staff members collaborate to provide comprehensive care and services in a fast-paced environment. To learn more about the SSLCs, see https://hhs.texas.gov/services/disability/intellectual-or-developmental-disabilities-idd-long-term-care. The State of Texas offers many benefits to employees, including competitive salaries, career advancement, health and dental insurance, and paid vacation and sick leave.

The QIDP II is central to the overall responsiveness and effectiveness of an individual's active treatment program at an SSLC through oversight of the Individual Support Plan (ISP) process which is centered on the individual's preferences, strengths, and needs, and includes the creation of the ISP. Responsible for coordination, monitoring, documentation, and follow-up on all programs, services, and plans for the individuals on their caseload. Leads and coordinates the interdisciplinary team (IDT). Monitors and provides oversight of the active treatment program of all individuals on the assigned caseload. Determines the need for program revision, identifies and resolves inconsistencies in training approaches, as well as assures timely follow-up for any IDT recommendations. Facilitates the acquisition of skills and adaptive behaviors and promotes competent interactions of staff with individuals in program implementation and behavior management. Complies with federal and state standards governing Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID), the requirements of the Settlement Agreement with the Department of Justice, and the SSLC's policies and procedures. Works with individuals who have complex needs and who may exhibit aggressive and/or self-injurious behaviors. Demonstrates strong organizational skills and the ability to balance competing priorities. Works a flexible schedule, at times, to ensure effective oversight and monitoring of programs, services, and supports. Demonstrates strong computer skills including the ability to work effectively within an electronic records system which includes both database and web-based tracking systems. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
 


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