QIDP (Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional) - Vermilion Day Program
Company: Arc of Acadiana
Posted on: September 22, 2022
QIDP (QUALIFIED INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES PROFESSIONAL)
Location (Louisiana): Erath About Arc of Acadiana We are a
fun-loving and dedicated team that strives to provide excellent
care to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Located in Acadiana and Northwest Louisiana, our facilities offer a
relaxed and nurturing environment for both the clients we serve and
our staff. From great employee benefits to making connections with
new people, Arc provides rewarding life and work experiences for
everyone who walks through our doors. As a result, many staff
members choose to make a long-term career here. When it comes to
being a part of our team, we look for people who are passionate
about helping others. If you're searching for a place to grow your
career and make a difference, Arc might be the perfect fit! About
this Position At Arc of Acadiana, we provide support services to
adults with developmental disabilities. As one of our qualified
intellectual disabilities professionals (QIDPs), you will supervise
the development and implementation of assigned individual(s)
Program Plans by integrating services in accordance with their
Individual Service Plan. From a big picture standpoint, you will
also help oversee the continuity and quality of client services for
these individuals. Supervisor: Program Manager or Director
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in a field related to Human
At least 1 year of experience supporting people with developmental
disabilities Part-Time and Full-Time Benefits (for those eligible):
Paid Time Off
Qualified 401(k) Plan*
Access to Pelican State Credit Union 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
Observe individuals in their settings, complete observation
summaries and review data sheets to ensure implementation of
Attend team meetings, which include quarterly, annually and as
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
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
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