Habilitation Coordinator

Position Title

Habilitation Coordinator - L.V. - Developmental Disabilities - Houston and Trinity counties

Position Number

P #1091

General Description

The Habilitation Coordinator is responsible for providing assistance for a person with IDD residing in a nursing facility to access appropriate specialized services necessary to achieve a quality of life and level of community participation acceptable to the person and LAR on the person's behalf. The Habilitation Coordinator also provides ongoing habilitation coordination, continuing the discovery process and revising the Habilitation Service Plan with the Service Planning Team as assessments become available and as the person's needs change or are more fully realized. Service provisions will occur to individuals residing in Houston and Trinity counties. Reliable transportation is required.

Education

Required:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, rehabilitation, Psychology, Medicine, Nursing, Counseling, Sociology, Human Development, Gerontology, Educational Psychology, or with a major in a social, behavioral or human services field.

Experience

Required:  One (1) year experience working /volunteering with individuals with IDD; or friend/family member of individual with IDD

Licenses/Certifications

Required: Valid Texas driver's license

Physical Requirements

Required: Must be physically able to complete all required training to include: Satori Alternatives to Managing Aggression (SAMA), CPR, First Aid, Defensive Driving, and all other required training.  Must have visual and auditory skills sufficient to evaluate and monitor consumer needs; fine motor skills for legible writing and typing;  mobility required to bend, reach, lift (up to 25 lbs) while assisting consumers, and carrying charts and equipment during a work day. Must have a driving record insurable by Burke's insurance administrator. Reliable transportation is required.

Special Request/Comments

Preferred: Excellent typing and organizational skills to meet strict deadlines. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word.

Hours

Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

After hours' work may be required to meet consumer and program needs. 

Salary

$31,300 - $32,500 annually, depending on experience and qualifications