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Support Specialist - IDD DFW

Company: Volunteers of America Texas
Location: Euless
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA -- TexasAre you looking for a job that makes a difference? - Do you have a passion for helping others? - We may be the right organization for you: - VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA TEXAS. - -For over 100 years VOA Texas, a faith-based and non-profit organization, has operated with a mission of -"Helping America's Most Vulnerable Reach Their Full Potential" -through various programs throughout Texas. - Programs are locally created, managed and delivered to provide a wide array of human services through PAID positions. - Come and be a part of the -passion, the mission and the tradition! -Position: Support Specialist - IDD DFWLocation: - Euless, Texas Rate of Pay: - 40,000 annually Schedule: - Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. - HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:

  • Coordinating the delivery of Waiver services to the VOATX participants.
  • Organizing and directing services to ensure compliance with applicable federal law, state certification principles for participation in the Home and Community Based Services and Texas Home Living programs, and VOATX policies.
  • Ensuring that all types of support is delivered by qualified individuals.
  • Developing -each participant's Implementation Plan related to their Individual Plan of Care.
  • Informing individuals and/or his/her legally authorized representative and LIDDA Service Coordinator about recipient's IPC, any agreed-upon changes in IPC prior to implementing the changes, and be available to answer their questions about the IPC.
  • Ensuring that documentation of all supports delivered to participants is accurate and timely in accordance with VOATX policies and the applicable HCS/TxHmL billing guidelines.
  • Ensuring appropriate Level of Need assignments and initiates requests for changes to DADS.
  • Ensuring that services are delivered timely and in accordance with participants' plans of care and progress toward identified outcomes are documented and monitored.
  • Ensuring all state required documentation including ID/RCs, IPCs, ICAPs, etc. are completed by required deadlines to ensure continuity of care.
  • Recording and maintaining documents in a timely manner: completing staffing reports, IPCs, POCs, ICAPs, training documentation, support notes, and other required documentation.
  • Reviewing at least monthly, all HCS participants' utilization and adds/edits/deletes services as needed and ensures services have been delivered timely and all billing has been collected.
  • Supervising and coordinating transportation as needed. - JOB REQUIREMENTS
    • Bachelor's degree in social sciences or related field plus one year experience with intellectual and developmental disabilities OR a high school diploma/GED plus five years direct experience with intellectual and developmental disabilities OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Social work certification and supervisory experience are highly preferred.
    • Valid Texas Driver's License, clear MVR and ability to be insured required. - Volunteers of America Texas offers a rich benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, Life Insurance, Vacation and Sick time, other optional benefits and a retirement plan. -Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today! AA/EEO/M/F/D/V #CB

Keywords: Volunteers of America Texas, Euless , Support Specialist - IDD DFW, Other , Euless, Texas

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