TradeWinds Services
Job Description

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.  

Education Requirements: Bachelor degree in human services or related academic disciplines (e.g., psychology, sociology, education and human development).
Experience Required: 2-5 years experience working with the DD/MR population.  Prior experience in developing and implementing individual programs, program evaluations, and working in a team environment.  Must have good decision-making and time management skills.  Must be responsible, mature, and flexible.
Position Reports To: Residential Operation Coordinator 
 
Please complete an job application and submit resume to http://www.tradewindsnwi.org/careers/
 
TradeWinds is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer. TradeWinds does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, citizenship, national origin, disability, genetics, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military status or any federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws.
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