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Clinical Specialist

Company: Sevita
Location: Huntington
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

REM West Virginia, a member of the Sevita family provides services for services to youth and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and other complex challenges.This opening is following guidance set forth in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule - The Company will require full COVID 19 vaccination before starting employment in this role. The company has other roles not subject to the rule..Clinical SpecialistLooking for rewarding work in an organization dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of others? Bring your clinical and interpersonal skills to a team-based workplace that puts people first. As the Clinical Specialist, you will provide services in residential, vocational, or in-home settings, providing invaluable support to the individuals you serve.Ensure that support plans and services adhere to Individual Plans, quality standards, and regulatory requirements.Complete structured assessment interviews with parents/care providers.Conduct observation of the individual in appropriate settings such as home, school, or community.Review social history information, complete functional assessments, and target appropriate behavior baseline information for each referred individual.Write and submit a summary of assessment and recommended behavior support plan components to interdisciplinary team (IDT) or operations leader, as applicable.Advocate for the human and civil rights of individuals receiving services from the agency by attending and presenting behavior support plan information to review committees.Document progress and activity; review records and logs to stay abreast of changes in service plans; maintain confidentiality; complete billing documentation as applicable; organize and record all documentation in an accurate and timely manner.Maintain healthy and professional relationships with individuals, friends, families, guardians, and case managers; implement the company's Customer Service Standards.Report any instance of alleged abuse or neglect according to internal and external standards; report medical, behavioral, and other incidents following company policy and external requirements.Maintain confidentiality and respect the rights of individuals according to applicable bill of rights; practice universal precautions; assist individuals in exercising their rights.Support and train staff in implementing Individual Support Plans (i.e.: behavior intervention plans) and conduct classes and orientations as assigned. Attend staff meetings and interdisciplinary team meetings as needed.Assist with socialization and behavioral development, personal care, housekeeping, recreational activities, transportation, community orientation, shopping, financial management, citizenship, and other activities of daily living as needed.May accompany individuals to medical appointments; relay instructions and information to and from medical providers as required.If assigned, accurately administer and document delivery of medications and treatments; promptly report administration errors; maintain appropriate security of controlled medications and other medications and supplies.If assigned, monitor individual's health, documenting concerns and communicating with nurse or supervisor as appropriate; follow individual health care directives.May transport individuals into the community; drive safely and according to local laws; assure proper use of safety equipment including seat belts, lifts, and wheelchair ties; report accidents and safety concerns to appropriate authorities, supervisor, or maintenance personnel immediately.Check water temperature as required when assisting with bathing; participate in safety drills and protect persons being served in the event of emergency.Comply with all established safety policies, procedures, and rules; report unsafe hazards to supervisor and participate in safety-related training or activities.Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in a human services field.Two years of related experience.Training in behavior modification techniques and/or experience providing behavior management treatment as required by state or program funder.Knowledge of specialized populations such as individuals with a developmental disability, brain injury, or mental health; expertise in special disciplines such as behavioral support, early intervention, or crisis intervention.Reliable, responsible, and caring nature with ability to work well with others.Commitment to the company's mission and values.Current driver's license, car registration and auto insurance if providing transportation for individuals receiving services.All state-required training and certification completed in mandated timeframes.Why Join Us?Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week.401(k) with company match.Paid time off and holiday pay.Rewarding, hands-on work with plenty of variety - no two days are ever the same!Make a lasting impact in the lives of individuals!Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities.We have meaningful work for you - come join our team - Apply Today!Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or behavioral challenges they face. We've made this our mission for more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve.Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets

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