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THE GULF COAST CENTER IDD Service Coordinator in League City, Texas

Do you have a passion for helping others and seeking a career where you can make a difference? Then join our team where we have proven to be a strong, self-sufficient and timeless cornerstone of our community committed to connecting and serving people where they live.Position TitleIDD Service CoordinatorPosition SummaryThe IDD service coordinator provides service coordination services for adults and children with Intellectual and developmental disabilities. Responsibilities include assisting individuals, families and care providers in developing person-directed plans and individual plan of cares for the caseload. The service coordinator assists individuals and their families in identifying their goals, identifying and advocating for resources/services, coordinating the delivery of services, monitoring the progress of the plan and assisting with crisis prevention/management. Accurate documentation and billing of these services is required. The work environment is mostly field work (home visits, etc.) and some office work.Duties/FunctionsService Coordination Assessments (ESSENTIAL) Responsible for completing initial Service Coordination Assessment and updating it as neededPerson-Directed Planning (PDP) (ESSENTIAL) Responsible for coordinating PDP development and implementation; includes facilitating initial/annual planning meeting and any needed revisions; assisting in developing individual plan of care (IPC) or Service Option package; making referrals to community resources; identifying barriers to plan implementation; maintaining communication with others involved in the plan and advocating for service needs on behalf of the participantMonitoring (ESSENTIAL) Responsible for monitoring the participant's progress in relation to the PDP; Frequency of face to face monitoring is determined by the service coordination assessment tool and the needs of the individuals served and should be at a minimum at least every 90 days; maintaining contact with all relevant individuals as determined by the PDP and communicating with the participant/family regarding progress and/or changing needs. Documentation (ESSENTIAL) Accurately completes all required programmatic and administrative documentation within accepted timeframes. Ensures that all required documentation has been forwarded to appropriate personnel and/or filedCorporate Compliance (ESSENTIAL) Adheres to the professional, ethical and legal requirements set forth in the Center's business Code of Conduct as well as the Corporate Compliance PlanIn Service Training (ESSENTIAL) Completes all initial trainings (NEO, SC training, PMAB, First Aid, CPR) within 60 days of hire; obtains required updates/recertifications as required, Participates in other continuing education trainings as requiredSpecial Projects (ESSENTIAL) Assists Supervisor when requested to complete special projects within negotiated timeframes.SupervisionReceives supervision from the IDD Program DirectorStatusNon-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards ActEducationBachelor's or advanced degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a social, behavioral, 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/TrainingMinimum one year experience working with individuals with IDD. Preferred: Knowledge of IDD resources, good interpersonal skills, good written and verbal communication skills, knowledge of the social service network, good time management/organizational skills.Required License/CertificationValid Texas driver's license. Must qualify for Center insurance coverage.Working ConditionsStandard office environment; Will require travel; Irregular work hours