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Belleville , IL

Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP)

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Belleville, IL Full-time
Posted on March 26, 2019

Are you interested in supporting adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities to live the fullest life possible?  Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others?

 

A Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) makes a difference in the lives of those they support.  They are an advocate, support network, case manager, supervisor, and so much more!

 

This position works to ensure that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) get the best support possible in living life.  The position works closely with residents, nurses, direct support professionals, doctors, and guardians to ensure a safe, happy and comfortable life for those who reside with us.  

 

Summary of duties include: 

-Case management 

-Supervision & management of Direct Support Providers (DSPs) who provide daily assistance to residents and personal care

-Gathering & reviewing data by interacting with and/or observing to determine needs & progress

-Involving residents & guardians in personalized planning of programs, care, activities, etc. to ensure a safe, happy and comfortable life

 

Requirements: 

-Any one of the following: RN, Psychologist, Professional Dietitian, Occupation Therapist or Assistant, Physical Therapist or Assistant, Speech-language Pathologist or audiologist, Art, Dance or Music Therapist, or Bachelor degree in a Human Service Field such as sociology, special education, psychology, rehabilitation counseling, health education, human development, elementary or secondary education, gerontology, physiology, etc.  

-At least 1 year of experience working directly with people with developmental disabilities

-Strong leadership and communication skills

-Ability to meet the physical demands of the position. Lifting 30lbs, sitting, standing, squatting, pushing, pulling, long period of time in front of computer screen

-This position is at a 24/7 service organization and candidate is required to be available as needed

 

QIDP certification is not required, we will assist you in obtaining the certification

Position is hourly, non-exempt

Paid time off, health insurance, some flexibility in schedule, other perks

 

Email Resumes  to IDDrecruiter@gmail.com.