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Community Options - Site Monitor - Havana - Havana, IL

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Company Name:EP!C
Location:Havana, IL
Employment Type:Part Time
Pay:$12.00 - Hourly
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Description

EP!C is a not-for-profit established in 1950 dedicated to the service of individuals with developmental disabilities. Our host family program places individuals to reside with caring families. We are currently seeking a Part-Time Site Monitor to oversee the care of the individuals at their Host Family homes.

General Scope of Duties:

Provide oversight and monitoring of the Host Family Homes in the Havana, IL area. Ensure the delivery of outcome-based services and supports for individuals served reflecting the application of person-centered planning. Ensure that home environments operate within established standards including health and safety guidelines, protection of individuals' rights.

 

Essential Functions:

  1. To support and educate the philosophy of the agency mission/vision statement and current strategic plan.
  2. Provide OJT and CBTA training for Host Family Providers, DSPs, ensuring maintenance of professional certification.
  3. Monitor the delivery of services and supports as outlined in each individual's Person-Centered Plan ensuring the activities and supports reflect individual preferences.
  4. Assist the Individuals in striving towards independence in accordance with goals and objectives in the ISP.
  5. Assist in admission, transfers and discharge of individuals.
  6. Interact with Community Options, Host Family providers, EP!C staff, Host Family Individuals, family members, other professionals, and other relevant individuals in a professional manner.
  7. Follow and implement all agency and departmental protocols and procedures.
  8. Communicate regularly with the QIDP and other team members regarding progress toward outcomes, health and safety and other issues that may arise at the Host Family setting.
  9. Assure dignity, privacy and rights of participants are respected at all times.
  10. Complete documentation as required regarding individuals served, quality assurance, and home environment.
  11. As mandated reporters ensure all allegations abuse and neglect are reported as required.
  12. Coordinate and participate in Host Family vacations, Power Team activities, fund raising and other events that are included in the Community Options program.
  13. Attend Community Options &/or Host meetings, in-services, as directed by the Community Option Coordinator.
  14. Perform other duties as assigned.  

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Mobility to perform assigned duties in various environments.
  2. Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  3. Possess coaching/training skills.
  4. Ability to perform and maintain certification as a DSP, in CPR, First Aid, Medication Authorization, Diet and Nutrition and CPI.
  5. Must be able to assess physical environment based on health and safety needs and implement corrective measures when needed.
  6. Knowledge of the principles of Person-Centered Planning and the Council of Quality Leadership (CQL).
  7. Basic computer skills

 

 

Working Environment:

Work environments may vary to include office, living environments, and community settings. Participate in a 24-hour on-call system. Flexible schedule, including nights, overnights and weekends May be required to work extended shifts and/or be called upon for emergencies.

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

 

Education and Experience:

 

  1. Minimum of High School diploma or equivalent (GED).
  2. Three years experience working with people with developmental disabilities required.
  3. Valid Driver's License and automobile insurance.
  4. Must have the ability to lift fifty pounds.
  5. Must obtain and maintain DSP certification (training provided).

 

 



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