TradeWinds Services, Inc, located in Merrillville, has a full-time position in our Group Homes department for a Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional (QIDP). The QIDP is responsible for the monitoring, integration, implementation and coordination of services consisting of a comprehensive functional assessment of the program services. Ultimately, the QIDP is responsible for ensuring the provisions of a consistent and aggressive active treatment program for the program participants. The QIDP also supervises the Direct Support Professionals and works cooperatively with the QIDP, Residential Coordinator and Wellness Nurse. The QIDP is the liaison between physicians, nurses, practitioners, therapist, and residential staff. The QIDP also performs the following: provides coaching and development of staff on an ongoing basis by acting as a role model; gives feedback and establishes staff development plans; completes and conducts performance evaluations on a timely basis, and submit evaluations to the General Manager of Programs for review; procures prescription medication; assures timeliness and quality of written reports; assure the application for and receipt of client unearned income sources (eg. Medicaid, Social Security, SSI) are completed and received; and conduct in-services/meetings as needed in the home and organization.