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Supports Coordinator in Philadelphia, PA at Public Health Management Corporation

Date Posted: 2/28/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/28/2019

Job Description

The Supports Coordinator locates, coordinates, and monitors services for individuals diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Supports Coordinator primary responsibility is to implement the services based on the Individualized Service Plan (ISP) for each of the consumers on their caseload

Responsibilities:

  • Meet with new consumers and their families as appropriate to explain mental retardation services, obtain consents and begin the development of an ISP
  • Submit specific required paperwork and documentation for each client in accordance with regulatory standards as identified by ODP as well as Personlink internal Policies.
  • Make referrals to organizations and other appropriate resources to provide services to the consumers
  • Support/empower individuals to participate in their home and community and provide other supportive resources
  • Advocate for consumers and families within and outside the mental retardation system
  • Facilitate ISP reviews and monitoring activities and meetings in accordance with all regulatory standards and Personlink policies
  • Attend meetings, trainings and conferences as required

Skills:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Good computer skills (ability to type and knowledge of some software programs)

Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year university in the area of human services, and or education, or a bachelor’s degree, which includes or is supplemented by at least 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social science. Other related social service is defined as: Sociology, Social Welfare, Social Work, Anthropology, Psychology, Counseling, Gerontology, Administration of Justice, 

Experience: 

  • Preferable: one year experience in case management

Salary: 

  • Commensurate with education and experience.