QIDP (Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional)
Job Details
New Iberia, LA (New Iberia Day Program) - New Iberia, LA

Eligible employees enjoy an excellent benefits package that includes paid time off, bonuses, health, dental and vision insurance, short-term disability insurance, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, rewards and recognition programs, etc.


Summary of Position:

Supervise the development and implementation of assigned individual(s) Program Plan by integrating services in accordance with their Individual Service Plan. Oversee the continuity and quality of client services.

Job Duties:

  • Assure compliance with state and federal licensing requirements, participate in the program’s licensing process.
  • Participate in the screening process of potential clients. Complete all pre-admission and admission process/paperwork.
  • Review the placement of services for individuals who are determined eligible with the Program Manager/Director.
  • Develop individual program plans and complete assessment summaries based on individual strengths and needs, development goals and objectives.   
  • Observe individuals in their settings, complete observation summaries and review data sheets to ensure implementation of documented objectives.
  • Attend team meetings, which include quarterly, annually and as deemed necessary.
  • Complete monthly summaries and document progress on implemented objectives. Also responsible for making necessary changes according to progress made.
  • Review client incident reports and take appropriate, timely corrective action. Notify the Program Manager or Director immediately of all critical incidents.
  • Facilitate client participation in community and recreational activities.
  • Assist and provide training to Direct Support Staff on implemented client objectives and client specific needs.
  • Work with Program Manager/and or Director as a team for the overall care of clients.
  • Ensure staff adherence to client schedule, use of specified materials and accurate data collection methods.
  • Maintain open, frequent communication with the Program Manager and Director regarding concerns and general client status.
  • Be aware and adhere to agency policies and procedures, and work cooperatively with interagency departments.
  • Assist in client evacuation in the event of a natural disaster.
  • Guide/assist staff as needed to support clients in all areas.
  • Maintain client confidentiality.
  • Communicate any issues with client family members, legal guardians, advocates, provider agencies, case management or Group Homes.
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned by the Program Manager or Director

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required, preferably in a field related to Human Services
  • At least 1-year experience in initiating, writing and implementing individual person care plans
  • Case management experience in a related field is preferred
  • Experience supporting people with developmental disabilities is preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Good decision-making ability
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