Maryland Career Opportunities

Mid-Atlantic Human Service Corp., Bel Air, MD, is a division of The Institute of Professional Practice, Inc. of Vermont, a private, non-profit corporation with principal interests in serving individuals with developmental and other disabilities. Mid-Atlantic Human Service Corp. has been a licensed provider of the Developmental Disabilities Administration in Maryland since 1998, offering residential, educational, and technical services. Mid-Atlantic now supports over 50 individuals who have autism spectrum disorder, traumatic brain injury, intellectual disabilities, complex medical needs, psychiatric disorders, dual diagnoses, and social-emotional maladjustment.

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Mid Atlantic Human Service Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

HIRING EVENT – October 28th, 2019 – Bel Air, MD click here

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA): The Pieces of Wonder (POW) Center for Behavior Services, a division of The Institute of Professional Practice, Inc. and Mid-Atlantic Human Service Corporation, is seeking a Board Certified Behavior Analyst to join and support our team. The POW Center serves children up to the age of 6 years old with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Requirements:

  • Current Certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst is required.
  • Must be licensed in the State of Maryland.

We offer an excellent benefit package.

To Apply: Resumes may be submitted to mdemployment@ippi.org or apply online by clicking the button below. 

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Registered Behavior Technician/Behavior Therapist: The Pieces of Wonder (POW) Center for Behavior Services is seeking a Registered Behavior Technician/Behavior Therapist to serve and support our team. The POW Center for Behavior Services is a division of The Institute of Professional Practice and Mid-Atlantic Human Service Corporation serving children up to the age of 6 years old with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

  • Registered Behavior Tech Credential is highly preferred; required within the 1st 90 days of employment.
  • Associates Degree from an Accredited School or 2 years of course work in a relate field
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working with children with autism or related disorder
  • Excellent Benefits

To Apply: Resumes may be submitted to mdemployment@ippi.org or apply online by clicking the button below. 

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Clinical Associate: This position reports to the Clinical Director and will assist the Clinical Director in overseeing clinical and quality services provided to individuals served by the agency.

General Responsibilities:

  • Monitors and documents the progress of behavioral plans.
  • Provides behavioral data to the psychiatrist at medication reviews.
  • Develops the presentation for the Peer Review Committee.
  • Participates as a member of Peer Review Committee.
  • Performs and analyzes quality assurance reports from Therap.
  • Maintains clinical reports in Excel.
  • Uploads clinical and training forms in document storage in Therap.
  • Communicates weekly with Residential and Day Options to gather information for social media.
  • Maintains a high level of interaction with all clinical and quality areas to continually enhance/improve services provided.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience working with people with intellectual disabilities and mental health.

Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft office.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to analyze data.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize appropriately.
  • Ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations.
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations.
  • Ability to lift more than 50 lbs.

To Apply: Resumes may be submitted to mdemployment@ippi.org or apply online by clicking the button below. 

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Residential Program Manager (Baltimore County, Harford County): The Residential Program Manager (RPM) will embody the mission and values of the agency. The RPM will be required to have a strong presence in the group homes. They will lead by example and assist all staff with training. The Residential Services Program goal is for each individual to achieve his/her goals and outcomes.

The RPM will comply with all the appropriate legal, ethical, and licensing regulations of the agency. You will participate in the design and implementation of services as prescribed in the Individual Plan for each individual in the program and complete required documentation in a timely and accurate manner.

Essential Functions: 

  • Assist in scheduling, maintaining, tracking, and running doctor appointments and services.
  • Ensure that all individuals have the necessary adaptive equipment required to assist in there services.
  • Ensure that individuals have nice clothing that fits properly.
  • Actively participants in meal planning and food shopping.
  • Ensure that prior to the start of the month, medications are received and checked-in.
  • Actively engaged in meaningful community activities.
  • Schedule annual vacation for each individual.
  • Ensure hair and nails are well maintained.
  • Ensure that all individuals’ birthdays are celebrated.
  • Ensure that individuals are actively engaged in selecting activities and outings.
  • Maintain positive interactions with friends and family and ensure that all staff is doing the same.
  • Ensure that staff recognizes that “we are in their home” and ensure that it is a positive surrounding.
  • Actively be hands-on with the individuals and staff.
  • Communicate with the individuals often. 
  • Create a schedule that ensures that ratios are met and overtime is reduced.
  • Participates in the hiring, evaluating and termination of direct support professionals.
  • Hold staff accountable for all aspects of their job.
  • Provide coaching and corrective feedback.
  • Initiate disciplinary action according to agency policy.
  • Tracks and ensures that trainings are current.
  • Support staff and provide opportunities for growth.
  • Always have a positive attitude, be respectful – be a role model!
  • Ensure that cell phones are not being used while on shift as well as any other personal devices.
  • Collaborate and share ideas.
  • Ensure monthly staff meetings are conducted and providing staff a minimum of two weeks’ notice. 
  • Ensure that the individual’s environment is safe and clean.
  • Recognize and report when improvements are needed.
  • Conduct a weekly walk-through of all group homes – INSIDE AND OUTSIDE.
  • Ensure all group homes are organized, nicely decorated, homey, inviting and have all necessary items.
  • Ensure everything in the group homes are in working order. 
  • Create an open door policy for all staff.
  • Meet deadlines for all necessary paperwork to include but not limited to:
  • IPs
  • 90 day reviews
  • Consent forms
  • Medical appointments
  • Pivot tables
  • Time sheets
  • Petty cash logs
  • PUF logs
  • QA paperwork
  • Complete weekly staff schedules and post in the home.
  • Review Therap and ensure that it is current with data, medical appointments, scanned documents, etc.
  • Review MARs on a weekly basis.
  • Ensure van logs are completed, maintained, include all items, up to date and submitted on time.
  • Review medications weekly to ensure that none have expired or have run out.
  • Ensure that Emergency Preparedness Plans are in the home, Go-kits and Shelter in Place kits meet requirements.
  • Ensure that day programs have necessary paperwork, medications and supplies.
  • Required to answer your agency-provided cell phone in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that all books in the home are well organized and all documents filed in a timely manner.
  • Be on time to all meetings and appointments – internal and external to the agency.
  • Respond to all emails no later than 24 hours after receiving.
  • Address all requests PROMPTLY – families, day programs, supervisor(s), and other contacts.
  • BE PROFESSIONAL – the way you speak, respond to others, communicate, dress code.
  • Any other duties/responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, Special Education, Social Work or related field preferred. High School Diploma required.
  • A minimum of three to five years experience, in a related field servicing children and adults, with developmental disabilities.
  • CNA required for some group home locations.
  • Prior training related to care/services to individuals with developmental disabilities. 
  • Must have own transportation, a valid Maryland Drivers license, and proof of insurance.
  • No lifting restrictions.  Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs.
  • Clean criminal record and driving record.

Reporting Relationship: Supervised by Program Directors, Residential Services Program 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of normal/abnormal growth and development throughout the age continuum.
  • Ability to provide, asses, interprets, and communicates age specific data in response to treatment protocols.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective communication and working relationship with other employees, clients, physicians and their families as well as with the general public.
  • Ability to demonstrate professional behavior by adhering to departmental and organizational policies and procedures, and assuming authority appropriately.
  • Must pursue education training necessary to perform at the level of competence required to incorporate the hardware, software, technologies, and ideas relevant to specific job responsibilities.
  • The ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with project staff, families and the individuals supported by the program and others in the community.
  • Demonstrated responsibility for self and others.
  • Knowledge of developmental and/or neurological disabilities, rehabilitation principles and service preferred.
  • Must have intermediate knowledge of the use of a computer and applications.

To Apply: Resumes may be submitted to mdemployment@ippi.org or apply online by clicking the button below. 

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Job Coach Day Options: Great Career Opportunity! Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Day Options is looking for a group of committed, skilled and ambitious team members who have a passion for supporting individuals with Autism and/or Developmental Disabilities with vocational skills.

Our team members help the individuals we support “Discover their passion”.

A Job Coach: 

  • Is a team member who will help people that our agency supports learn and perform specific work duties.
  • May work with individuals one-on-one and/or in a small group
  • Will inform individuals of the appropriate attire they are required to wear, their work schedule time.
  • Can provide counseling on ways to manage, save and spend earnings.

Duties:

  • Provide transportation and assistance for individuals with Community Outing (supervision of participants while in the community)
  • Routinely monitor and record vocational progress and data
  • Assist individuals with developing and improving their Vocational and Employment skills   
  • Provide redirection and emotional support as needed
  • Deescalate any potential crisis with counseling-(Pro-Active support)
  • Report general observations and changes in behaviors as needed
  • Support individuals with learning workplace safety skills

Full-time position with paid training and benefits.

To Apply: Apply online by clicking the button below, or via email to mdemployment@ippi.org, or in person at our main office: 2109 Laurel Bush Road, Bel Air, MD 21015.

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Peer Support Professional (Bel Air): The Peer Support Professional will support adults with autism at Day Options, in the community, and employment environments. The position is 30 hours per week and will report to the Director of Day Options and assist the Clinical Director in overseeing quality services.

Essential Job Functions: Under the Supervision of the Director of Day Options, the Peer Support Professional will support individuals by:

  • Assist individuals with supported employment, community outings, and social skills training.
  • Assist individuals with supported employment by working with individuals with job searches, completing applications, developing interview skills, and on the job training.
  • Assist individuals with understanding the job, duties and the work environment, while maintaining a positive business relationship with the employer and the community to ensure successful placement for both the individual and business.
  • Act as a peer counselor to individuals.
  • Coordinate and/or provide transportation for individuals, while also educating individuals on mobility options.
  • Ensure that all materials needed for the individuals weekly routine are prepared and ready for use. (e.g. schedule, communications, etc.)
  • Assist individuals to plan and participate in meaningful activities in the community.
  • Assist individuals with activities of daily living. (e.g. cooking, folding clothes, grocery shopping, etc.

Administrative duties as follows:

  • Complete required documentation daily, weekly and/or monthly for assigned individuals.
  • Complete daily behavior and program data.
  • Ensure that the individuals schedule is current.  Inform the Director of Day Options of any issues, concerns or questions.
  • Meet with Director of Day Options and the Clinical Director to discuss individual progress and needs.
  • Participate in individual plan (IP) meetings with individuals, parents, and other professionals as needed.
  • Attend required staff meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • BA in Psychology or Human Service
  • Experience in Human Service, minimum of 2 years
  • Must have own reliable transportation

Computer Skills Required: Microsoft Word & Excel.

Required Knowledge, Abilities, & Skills:

  • First Aid/CPR
  • DDA required trainings
  • Valid driver’s license, vehicle and proof of insurance
  • Required to take Relias Learning training through the Maryland office.
  • RBT (Registered Behavior Technician) and Supervision hours will be offered.
  • Supervision hours will be offered for BCBA and BCaBA.

To Apply: Please send resume with cover letter specifying salary range to mdemployment@ippi.org or fax to 410. 569.2128, or apply online by clicking the button below.

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Direct Support Professional (Baltimore County): As a member of our team, reporting to the Residential Program Manager, you will directly support the care and personal achievement of individuals in our programs.

Responsibilities: 

  • Provide direct support to individuals with developmental disabilities, in a residential setting.
  • Provide assistance with ADL’s.
  • Support daily activities which include household chores, meal preparation, recreational activities, learning activities, and physical fitness activities.
  • Accompany individuals on routine errands, provide assistance as needed in accomplishing tasks.
  • Represent the needs, wants, and interest of individuals served or supported by the program.
  • Implement program initiatives and related support as directed by the Residential Program Manager and Program Director.
  • Provide input on program planning and implementation for individuals.
  • Document in accordance with policies and procedures, and all pertinent laws and regulations.
  • Implement activities specific to each individual plan.
  • Develop and maintain effective communication and working relationships with other staff, families, and general public.

Requirements: 

  • GED or high school diploma
  • Basic computer skills
  • Valid driver’s license  
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Prior experience is preferred but will consider applicants with relatable skill set or healthcare background
  • Ability to demonstrate responsibility for others
  • CMT certification a plus

To Apply: Apply in person at our main office, 2109 Laurel Bush Road, Bel Air, MD  21015, or apply online by clicking the button below.

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Direct Support Professional (Harford County): As a member of our team, reporting to the Residential Program Manager, you will directly support the care and personal achievement of individuals in our programs.

Responsibilities: 

  • Provide direct support to individuals with developmental disabilities, in a residential setting.
  • Provide assistance with ADL’s.
  • Support daily activities which include household chores, meal preparation, recreational activities, learning activities, and physical fitness activities.
  • Accompany individuals on routine errands, provide assistance as needed in accomplishing tasks.
  • Represent the needs, wants, and interests of individuals served or supported by the program.
  • Implement program initiatives and related support as directed by the Residential Program Manager and Program Director.
  • Provide input on program planning and implementation for individuals.
  • Document in accordance with policies and procedures, and all pertinent laws and regulations.
  • Implement activities specific to each individual plan.
  • Develop and maintain effective communication and working relationships with other staff, families, and the general public.

Requirements: 

  • GED or high school diploma
  • Basic computer skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Prior experience is preferred but will consider applicants with relatable skill set or healthcare background.
  • Ability to demonstrate responsibility for others
  • MTTP certification a plus

To Apply: Apply in person at our main office, 2109 Laurel Bush Road, Bel Air, MD  21015, or apply online by clicking the button below.

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Direct Support Professional (Baltimore/Harford County ) Weekends: As a member of our team, you will directly support the care and personal achievement of individuals in our programs. You will also act as an advocate to promote, protect, and integrate individuals within various communities. With weekend hours and various locations to choose from, Mid Atlantic Human Services is a great employer of choice for those that care for others. Weekend hours offer flexibility that works well with other jobs and school hours.

Responsibilities: 

  • Provide direct support to individuals with developmental disabilities, in a residential setting.
  • Provide assistance with ADL’s.
  • Support daily activities which include household chores, meal preparation, recreational activities, learning activities, and physical fitness activities.
  • Accompany individuals on routine errands, provide assistance as needed in accomplishing tasks.
  • Represent the needs, wants, and interest of individuals served or supported by the program.
  • Implement program initiatives and related support as directed by the Residential Program Manager and Program Director.
  • Provide input on program planning and implementation for individuals.
  • Document in accordance with policies and procedures, and all pertinent laws and regulations.
  • Implement activities specific to each individual plan.
  • Develop and maintain effective communication and working relationships with other staff, families, and general public.

Requirements:

  • GED or high school diploma.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Prior experience is preferred but will consider applicants with relatable skill set or healthcare background.
  • Ability to demonstrate responsibility for others. 
  • CNA, GNA, or MTTP certification a plus.

Physical requirements: Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

Experience: Preferred but not limited to, direct experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities (DDA) or experience in Human Services field. 

To Apply: Apply in person at our main office, 2109 Laurel Bush Road, Bel Air, MD  21015, or apply online by clicking the button below.

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