Id/Dd Coordinator

Epic Health Services Allentown , PA 18101

Posted 5 months ago

Aveanna Healthcare, the largest home health care company in the U.S., is hiring an ID/DD Coordinator.

Description of Responsibilities

Responsible and accountable for the coordination and administration of services for clients and their caregivers.

Responsibilities

  • Provide initial evaluation to determine appropriateness and safety of client and environment.

  • Follow policies and procedures and conforms to all applicable patient care standards, licensure regulations and state laws.

  • Provide a written summary for individual clients and services based on needs, goals, and expected outcomes in conjunction with the ISP to Supports Coordinators/Administrative Entities on a monthly basis.

  • Participate in the development of Individual Support Plan.

  • Maintain patient confidentiality.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of client's medical status and updates self on clients/family status as needed or requested.

  • Maintain effective communication between staff, supports coordinators, and family.

  • Review progress notes from paraprofessionals to determine appropriate service delivery.

  • Educate paraprofessionals on individual client ISP expectations.

  • Perform on site evaluation of employee performance at 90 days and annually.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

  • Current CPR certification.

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology or other social science or related field.

  • Current completion of child abuse clearance and Fingerprinting.

  • Good organizational and communication skills

  • Minimum of one year of experience with ID/DD preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Occasional lifting and positioning of clients

  • Repeated or prolonged standing, bending, kneeling, twisting and occasional climbing of stairs.

  • Acute sense of sight and hearing (corrected or uncorrected) and strong sense of touch, smell and taste.

  • Agility and strength sufficient to handle clients and equipment without assistance.

  • Must be able to appropriately respond physically and psychologically to emergency situations in the home or during transport.

  • Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other health conditions.

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