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Job Requirements

Qualifications

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES:

  • Has knowledge of acquired brain injury and is able to demonstrate effective cognitive and rehabilitation techniques with Members.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and complies with CESP certification, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938 Section 14(c) regulations, CARF accreditation, and Woods policies and procedures; applies those standards to all methods of record keeping, assessments, and reviews.
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of licensing and accreditation regulations to assure a safe and healthy environment for all Members.
  • Demonstrates ability to provide a nurturing, positive, individualized approach to each Member to promote growth and well being for the residents.
  • Demonstrates skill sets necessary to develop individualized goals for the Member in life skills to be able contribute to a productive daily activity pattern.
  • Communicates effectively with Members, family, funders, other staff, support systems and other stakeholders.
  • Facilitates active involvement of Members and their family/support systems in the service delivery process.
  • Demonstrates understanding of, and facilitates developmental/life transitions.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of community resources and seeks to integrate Members in participation in roles in the community.
  • Demonstrates recognition of, and properly reports suspected abuse and neglect.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to diversity issues and ensures that the culture of each Member is understood and respected by Staff.
  • Demonstrates compassion and respect for the rights of people with disabilities and demonstrates the ability to earn their confidence.
  • Receptive to and demonstrates an open-mindedness to change; proactively works to learn and accept change; accepts unexpected job tasks based on program and/or company needs.
  • Sets and maintains professional boundaries.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services. Eligibility for Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS).
  • Must obtain CESP Certification with 18 months of hire and maintain certification.
  • 1 to 2 years work experience in job development and job coaching people with acquired brain injuries preferred.
  • Ability to verbally and professionally communicate effectively with clients, staff, and job placement sites.
  • Demonstrate writing skills to adequately perform all required documentation.
  • Must have own transportation and a valid driver’s license. Proof of valid automobile insurance submitted annually.
  • Must complete Smith Driving Training Course.
  • Must complete Chapters 1-12 of ACBIS training within 1st year of employment.
  • Able to lift/transfer a minimum of 50 pounds.

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Job Placement Coordinator II – Supported Employment at Woods

Job Placement Coordinator II – Supported Employment

Woods Langhorne, PA Full-Time
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Overview

This position provides career services to clients including job development, job placement, job coaching, and job follow-up and re-training, as needed. As part of the transdisciplinary team, helps design and implements Individual Program/Rehabilitation Plans that will lead to placement of clients in supported employment with a community-based employer. Responsible for the monitoring, documentation and programming of each individual transitioning into community employment and to ensure supported employment retention.



Responsibilities

  • Develops competitive employment opportunities in community based settings for jobs at the minimum wage or higher and places clients in these jobs that are appropriate to each client’s skills, aptitudes, and interests within a broad spectrum of competitive employment opportunities from part-time to full-time and entry level jobs to higher level supervisory/ managerial jobs.
  • Familiar with and able to adhere to the standards for vocational services set by the Office of Long-Term Living Waivers’ service definitions and the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Supported Employment Services regulations and procedures.
  • Builds relationships with employers in the community and familiarizes potential employers with benefits gained from hiring people with disabilities. Maintains positive community and customer relations.
  • Participates in the Comprehensive NeuroVocational Evaluations and Personal Work Adjustment Training in accordance with program standards; recommends appropriate vocational programming for participants.
  • Familiar with and able to properly administer a vocational interview and complete the BNR Neurological Intake, and utilize assessment tools such as the Harrington-O'Shea Career Decision-Making® vocational interest survey, BNR’s Vocational Rating Scale, and other objective and subjective assessment tools utilized in the in the BNR Comprehensive NeuroVocational Evaluations.
  • Assists in program evaluation and program development activities to make the program best meet the needs of the persons served.
  • Evaluates skills necessary for community job placement and finds community employment tailored to each client’s needs, interest and skill-set. Introduces employment options to clients by familiarizing them with different work settings.
  • Serves as an integral member of the transdisciplinary team, communicating with the individual’s Rehab Care Coordinator and NeuroRehab Team members about all facets of each client’s vocational needs. As part of the team process, determines the supports necessary and assists in the development of a plan to provide these supports during competitive employment.
  • Determines the need for environmental modifications or adaptive equipment in the work setting and assists in obtaining these adaptations.
  • Responsible to effectively communicate with OVR Counselors, family members, residential and/or other staff in regards to individuals’ needs and issues with employment including job placement/development. Attends all team meetings for each client as necessary.
  • Develops and implements task analysis-based training programs with emphasis on having clients perform a total job to their maximum ability, and provides skills training to accomplish that end.
  • Provides intensive on-the-job training to clients in their new community positions and fades coaching, according to the client’s needs.
  • Makes follow-up visits to the work site and employee’s home for support of the client, employer, and family if appropriate.
  • Coordinates initial transportation arrangements, including evaluating and assisting with travel training with the employee if needed, for them to be able to get to and from their work sites.
  • Works evenings and weekends, as the needs of the clients dictate or as assigned. Provides on-call coverage evenings and weekends, as assigned/needed per the job site.
  • Completes all necessary documentation and billing on a timely basis as required for each program.
  • Maintains effective relationships with all levels of staff and management.
  • Is familiar with the activities of the Employment Skills Development program and the operations of BeechTree Enterprises in accordance with OLTL Waiver service definitions, and applicable Woods, Beechwood NeuroRehab, Department of Labor, Department of Human Services, and CARF standards.
  • Provide back-up to Work Unit Coordinators in the Clubhouse and Job Placement Coordinators in the Employment Skills Development Program at BeechTree Enterprises as instructed by the Director of Clubhouse and Vocational Services.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.


Qualifications

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES:

  • Has knowledge of acquired brain injury and is able to demonstrate effective cognitive and rehabilitation techniques with Members.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and complies with CESP certification, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938 Section 14(c) regulations, CARF accreditation, and Woods policies and procedures; applies those standards to all methods of record keeping, assessments, and reviews.
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of licensing and accreditation regulations to assure a safe and healthy environment for all Members.
  • Demonstrates ability to provide a nurturing, positive, individualized approach to each Member to promote growth and well being for the residents.
  • Demonstrates skill sets necessary to develop individualized goals for the Member in life skills to be able contribute to a productive daily activity pattern.
  • Communicates effectively with Members, family, funders, other staff, support systems and other stakeholders.
  • Facilitates active involvement of Members and their family/support systems in the service delivery process.
  • Demonstrates understanding of, and facilitates developmental/life transitions.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of community resources and seeks to integrate Members in participation in roles in the community.
  • Demonstrates recognition of, and properly reports suspected abuse and neglect.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to diversity issues and ensures that the culture of each Member is understood and respected by Staff.
  • Demonstrates compassion and respect for the rights of people with disabilities and demonstrates the ability to earn their confidence.
  • Receptive to and demonstrates an open-mindedness to change; proactively works to learn and accept change; accepts unexpected job tasks based on program and/or company needs.
  • Sets and maintains professional boundaries.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services. Eligibility for Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS).
  • Must obtain CESP Certification with 18 months of hire and maintain certification.
  • 1 to 2 years work experience in job development and job coaching people with acquired brain injuries preferred.
  • Ability to verbally and professionally communicate effectively with clients, staff, and job placement sites.
  • Demonstrate writing skills to adequately perform all required documentation.
  • Must have own transportation and a valid driver’s license. Proof of valid automobile insurance submitted annually.
  • Must complete Smith Driving Training Course.
  • Must complete Chapters 1-12 of ACBIS training within 1st year of employment.
  • Able to lift/transfer a minimum of 50 pounds.

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