Summary: Residential Program Specialist is a professional that is experienced in working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Program Specialist is to review and summarize documentation. The Program Specialist is to report directly to the Director of Operations.
Develops reporting formats and summaries; reviews regular reports and provides analysis. Information analysis and reporting is used as part of the ongoing planning process and in the development of the annual plan.
Accepts other projects and assignments at the request of the Director of Operations
- Computer proficiency required for basic computer programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Word, and Outlook
- Other duties as assigned
The position requires on site visits and biweekly meetings with the D of O.
The PS must attend ISP's and continue documentation.
The position must ensure that we are in compliance with all county, state and federal regulations.
Participate in the development of individual support plan designed to improve the social and self care skills of program clients.
Assess, teach, supervise and evaluate staff on an ongoing basis regarding their work on each person’s individual support plan (ISP).
Review all documentation generated during the shift to ensure that work is accurate, complete and finished in a timely manner.
- Conduct initial and ongoing assessments of program participant's strengths, interests, and areas needing assistance.
- Assist in the development, implementation, and monitoring of goal plans and treatment interventions.
- Project a positive attitude and image to program participants, family members and outside contacts.
- Use appropriate communication channels.
- Participate in achievement of agency goals and mission.
- Display motivation and interest in working creatively with people with disabilities.
- Educational Requirement:
- An associate’s degree or 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university and 4 years work experience working directly with persons with ID and/or autism, OR
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and 2 years work experience working directly with persons with ID and/or autism, OR
- Master’s degree or above from an accredited college or university and 1 year work experience working directly with persons with ID and/or autism.
- Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks as required.
- Ability to take direction.
- Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
- Ability to handle and maintain confidential information
Must have a valid drivers license