ID PROGRAM SPECIALIST
The ID Program Specialist assists in developing, implementing and evaluating services for intellectually disabled people by coordinating services for assigned Individuals; providing on site supervision to assigned Individuals, direct service staff and family living providers; possessing a working knowledge of the Pennsylvania Public Welfare Codes under Chapters 6400, 6500 and 2380.; being certified as a Medication Administration Trainer and being both a point person and a Certified Investigator for ODP’s Incident Management Protocols.
MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR HIRING:
A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university and 1 (one) year work experience working directly with intellectually disabled people OR a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university and 2 (two) years’ work experience working directly with intellectually disabled people OR an associate’s degree or 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university and 4 (four) years’ work experience working directly with intellectually disabled people.
Special training in Person Centered Thinking, knowledge of current Behavior Support practices and Program Specialist experience is preferred. Experience with Scheduling and/or Home and Community is a Plus.
Starting wage is $15.00 per hour or more dependent upon experience. Benefits include: Health; 401(k) with match; Vacation; Sick Leave; Life/LTD. Must be able to pass all background checks; drug screen and possess a valid PA driver’s license. Interested persons can apply on line at www.familyservicesinc.net , on the Family Services Facebook page, in person or mail resume and cover letter to: Family Services, 2022 Broad Avenue, Altoona, PA 16601. EOE