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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

Day Options Manager - Bel Air: Full time opening for a manager in our day program, in Harford County, working with individuals with developmental disabilities. The Day Options Manager will support adults with autism at Day Options, in the community, and employment environments. The Day Options Manager will assist in providing quality services to all individuals.

Under the supervision of the Director of Day Options, the Day Options Manager will support individuals by:

  •  Addressing logistical concerns regarding supports, staffing and transportation (staff on leave, individuals in attendance/ratios). Developing a complete plan in advance of Day Options opening for the day.
  • Assisting with planning and overseeing daily activities and outings for all individuals (Day Options Activity Calendar Submitted monthly). Communicates all plans to all team members daily.
  • Assisting with the implementation of all IP goals for all individuals.
  • Offering feedback on progress of individuals Social and Adult Daily Living Skills, notes areas of improvement.
  • Assisting Director with maintaining positive relationships with families, agencies and residential supervisors.
  • Data collection – enters data routinely as well as reviews the progress of individual’s vocational skills, notes areas of improvement.
  • Assisting Director with expanding and maintaining relationships with members of the community, researching possible partners/employers for participants.
  • All Peer Support Professional’s would report to the Day Options Manager before and during Community Outings and activities.
  • Ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all Day Options participants.
  • Providing transportation and assistance for individuals with Community Outings/Community Integration (supervision of participants while in the community).
  • Routinely engaging all Day Options participants in meaningful activities of their choice.
  • Assisting individuals with improving upon their vocational and employment skills (Job Development).
  • Learn and remain aware of all individuals needs.
  • Provide redirection and emotional support as needed.
  • Deescalate any potential crisis-(Pro-Active support).
  • Report general observations and changes in behaviors.
  • Other duties as assigned

Administrative Duties:

  • Complete required daily, weekly, and monthly documentation 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 the Director of Day Options and the Clinical Director to discuss individual progress and needs.
  • Participate in individual plan meetings with individuals, parents, and/or other professionals as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in Human Service field.

Education:

  • BA in Psychology or Human Services is preferred
  • BCBA optional.

Other Requirements:

  • Experience in Human Service, minimum of 3 years
  • Must have own, reliable transportation
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Clean Criminal Background
  • Clean Driving Record
  • Valid Driver’s License

Excellent Career Opportunity with a rapidly growing Human Service agency. Mid-Atlantic offers an excellent benefits package to its full time employees.  In addition, we offer paid training and holidays.

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.

Note: Only applicants who have an application under consideration will be contacted. 

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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: In accordance with the needs of the ages of the population served by Mid Atlantic Human Service Corp., the Direct Support Professional provides direct care, support, and training to individuals served by the Mid-Atlantic Human Service Corp. Residential Services Program, so that each individual achieves his/her goals and objectives.

Direct Support Professionals will comply with all the appropriate legal, ethical, and licensing regulations of the corporation, participate in the design and implementation of services as prescribed in the Individual Plan for each individual in the program and complete documentation in a timely and accurate manner.
Essential Functions:

  • Participate in implementing and documenting services as stated in each Individual Plan.
  • Provide care, support and training in order to ensure the safety and well being of all individuals, protect Individuals rights, promotes community integration and inclusion and allows for maximum individual choice in all aspects of life.
  • Prepares and maintains documentation and records of individuals served by the team in a timely and complete manner in order to comply with all relevant internal policies and procedures, and all pertinent laws and regulations.
  • Advocates and represent the needs, wants and desires of individuals served or supported by the team.
  • Assists in the training of new team members in ensuring adequate on-call pool staff, and the providing of back-ups for team members.
  • Staff members participate in opportunities for input on program planning and implementation. Staff members participate in periodic supervision and annual written performance evaluation.
  • Provides direct care, implements and delegates medical services, and training provides assistance with ADL’s, program implementation and related support as directed by the Facility Coordinator and Project Director.
  • Request any needed information and direction for the performance of duties.
  • Complies with all Mid-Atlantic Human Service Corp. policies and appropriate legal licensing and certification regulations
  • Implements specific data collection and training protocols as prescribed by the team supervisor.
  • Participates in the development and ongoing monitoring of the continuous Program Evaluation/Quality Improvement processes of the Residential Services Program.
  • Represents the program and The Mid Atlantic Human Service Corp. appropriately in professional community relations.
  • Participates in providing opportunities to develop personal knowledge and skills as well as the skills of
  • staff.
  • Completes all required trainings within the prescribed time to meet all department and regulatory standards.
  • Required to document client records both written and electronic using Therap.
  • Any other duties/responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of two 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.
  • Prior Behavioral Principal Strategies training.
  • No lifting restrictions. Must be able to life a minimum of 50lbs
  • Must have own transportation, a valid Maryland Drivers license, and proof of insurance.
  • Clean criminal record and driving record.

Reporting Relationship: Supervised by Facility Coordinator, Residential Services Program
Qualifications:

  • Individuals must demonstrate competency across all age groups due to the diversity of the Individuals served by Mid Atlantic Human Service Corp. Clinical care focus is on the neonate, pediatric, and adolescent population, as well as adults with disabilities.
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Knowledge of normal/abnormal growth and development throughout the age continuum.
  • Ability to provide, asses, interpret, and communicates age specific data in response to treatment protocols.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective communication and working relationship with other employees, clients, and their families as well as with the general public, across all age groups, including but not limited to neonate, pediatric, adolescent and adult population.
  • 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: 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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