Habilitation Coordinator

Position Title

Habilitation Coordinator – L.V. – Developmental Disabilities – Lufkin, TX

Position Number

P #1001

General Description

The Habilitation Coordinator will be responsible for working with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities residing in nursing facilities.  The Habilitation Coordinator is responsible for initial IDT meetings, convening and facilitating the individual's service planning team; facilitating the development of the individual's Habilitation Service plan through the discovery process, which is ongoing, facilitating revisions to the Habilitation Service plan as needed and facilitating the coordination of services and supports between the individual's Habilitation plan and the nursing facility's plan of care.  The Habilitation Coordinator is also responsible for completing PASRR Evaluations, interfacing with nursing facility staff and for educating the individual/LAR/families of living options available in the community and in working with the individual who is transitioning to the community, including the development of a Community Living Discharge Plan.  Travel 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.

Hours

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

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

Salary

$36,524 - $37,760 annually, depending on qualifications and experience