PROGRAM SPECIALIST II (42)

Posting Date: 3/7/2019                                                                                        
Open Until Filled
Salary: $37,836 to $41,455 Annually                                    
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Descriptions:  Responsible to provide day-to-day supervision and performance of  the LIDDA HCS and CLOIP/PASRR Service Coordination Units and services; Responsible for staff supervision and monitoring staff performance; reviews and monitors services and contract requirements as performed by service coordinators within the units; gathers data, reports, and perform audits on service coordination performance for required documentation and productivity, contract target compliance, oversight of program financials, and other quality assurance measures; provides direct supervision and training to  improve service coordination performance for Person Directed Plan, Community Living Options, PASRR service requirements, and annual paperwork requirements.  Works closely with IDD Director to develop program outcome plans, key performance indicators for program areas; works to ensure that services operate in a cost effective manner and meet budget projections. Act as a liaison with key community stakeholders and partner agencies.
Education:  Requires a bachelor’s or advanced degree with a major in a behavioral, social, or human service field, including but not limited to psychology, social work, medicine, nursing, rehabilitation, counseling, sociology, human development, gerontology, educational psychology, education, and criminal justice.
Experience:  Minimum 2 years’ experience as IDD Service Coordinator; must be able to work independently as well as with a team. Must be computer literate, requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, requires excellent organization skills, including the ability to meet rigid timelines and manage multiple priorities.  Good organizational and time management skills are a must.  General knowledge of IDD, social service network , service coordination principles, objectives, standards, and methods; knowledge of Medicaid waiver program services and non-Medicaid waiver program services; skill in determining individual needs assessment and the ability to respond to changes required; ability to comprehend and implement program goals.
Hours of Work:  8:00am—5:00pm Monday through Friday; may require after-hours flexibility to meet the needs of the person in service/program.
Licenses/Certification: Must successfully complete Agency and TAC required IDD service coordination training within allotted timelines as applicable; Meet Federal and State conditions and standards to preform work as a Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP);
Physical Requirements: Ability to drive a vehicle; must have reliable transportation and a good driving record; must have a valid Texas driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency insurance; ability to communicate effectively;
Facility: LIDDA HCS and CLOIP/PASRR Service Coordination Units (Mary Lake), Bryan, TX.