Intellect Disability II - Support Coordinator

Location
FAIRFAX (EJ27), VA
Salary
$54,422.99 - $90,704.64 yr
Posted
Mar 13, 2017
Closes
Mar 27, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Support Coordination Services are activities designed to assist the individual child or adult in accessing needed medical, psychiatric, social, educational, vocational, residential and other supports essential for living in the community and in developing his/her desired lifestyle. This position provides support to persons with intellectual or other developmental disabilities, who have Medicaid/Medicaid waiver services. Completes assessments, leads interdisciplinary team in developing person-centered plan with the individual, links to needed services/supports, and monitors delivery and quality of services according to the plan and changes plan, as needed. Acts as a resource to the individual and his/her family and provides information about county, generic and community resources. Meets with individual in the community, where services are provided. Understands Medicaid Waiver services and complies with all Medicaid requirements, time-lines and documentation. Counsels individual to enhance his/her problem solving skills and develops positive relationship with the individual. Is aware of person's interests and dreams. Collaborates with vendors to ensure that health and safety needs are met. Manages emergencies. Requires use of PC and MIS; requires excellent written and verbal communication skills. Case load size is about 25-27 persons.

Note: To learn more about careers that make a difference, watch our video "We Are CSB". Illustrative Duties
  • Screens/interviews prospective clients to determine needs and appropriateness for program;
  • Coordinates, implements, and monitors delivery of individual service plan;
  • Analyzes data to determine client progress and makes necessary changes to service plan;
  • Writes individual service plans, progress notes, and summaries;
  • Ensures proper adherence to federal, state, local, and agency regulations and licensure standards;
  • Links clients with appropriate community resources;
  • Advocates for clients in the community;
  • Organizes and maintains consumer files and other confidential records;
  • Represents program within the community;
  • Develops cooperative relationships with community groups and agencies;
  • Conducts home visits to providers.
Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Thorough knowledge of intake procedures, social history development and interviewing techniques;
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, and techniques related to treatment of persons with intellectual disability or other development disabilities;
  • Considerable knowledge of community resources, including relevant public and private organizations;
  • Ability to successfully perform as a team member/leader;
  • Ability to establish rapport and maintain effective relationships with clients;
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, co-workers public and private sector organizations, community groups and the general public;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
Employment Standards MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in psychology, social work, or a related field.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED: Driver's license
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a driving record check, a Child Protective Services Registry, and a check with the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to the satisfaction of the employer. TB screening upon hire and annually thereafter.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Two years of experience working with persons who have intellectual or other developmental disabilities. Understanding of Medicaid and Medicaid waivers.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to drive to drive to numerous locations in the community during the course of the day (include residential, vocational, and other facilities).
SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview; may include written exercise.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. Fairfax County is proud to offer employees an attractive and comprehensive benefits program, including the following:
  • Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Programs
  • Contributory Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Leave (Sick and Vacation)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employees' Child Care Center and Fitness Center
  • Flexible Schedule and Telework Options
  • Transportation Subsidy
  • Discount Educational Programs
For additional details please visit the County's benefits webpage.
01 What is the highest level of education that you have completed?
  • Less than 12th grade
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Some college
  • Associate degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctorate degree
02 Is your area of study in one of the following disciplines? Check all that apply.
  • Psychology
  • Social work
  • Sociology
  • Counseling
  • Nursing
  • Special education
  • Related field
  • Not applicable
03 If you selected "Related field" for the question above, please state the field of study. If this is not applicable to you, type N/A.
04 Do you possess a valid driver's license?
  • Yes
  • No
05 How many full-time years of experience do you have working in a Behavioral Health setting?
  • None
  • Less than one year
  • One to less than two years
  • Two to less than three years
  • Three to less than four years
  • Four years or more
06 How many years of professional work experience do you have providing support coordination services to individuals who have an intellectual or developmental disability?
  • None
  • Less than one year
  • One to less than two years
  • Two to less than three years
  • Three to less than four years
  • Four to less than five years
  • Five or more years
07 How many years of full-time professional experience do you have in the social services or human services settings?
  • None
  • Less than one year
  • One to less than two years
  • Two to less than three years
  • Three to less than four years
  • Four to less than five years
  • Five or more years
08 Do you have any experience working with the Developmental Disability Medicaid waiver?
  • Yes
  • No

Required Question