Job: Group Home Monitor(Job Id 37542)

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Job Description

04/18/2018 04/24/2018
SOCIAL AND HUMAN SERVICES 18
PHOENIX 31,000.00-39,000.00

 

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY

Providing Opportunity, Assistance and Care for Arizonans in need!

GROUP HOME MONITOR

Division of Developmental Disabilities

2200 N Central Avenue, Suite 600

Phoenix, AZ 85004

www.azdes.gov

JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for routine annual and biannual monitoring of group homes serving individuals with developmental disabilities through statewide onsite visits for compliance with appropriate statutes, rules, regulations, and standards of health and safety. This incumbent is responsible for accurately reporting the results of inspections, technical assistance meetings or monitoring reviews.

JOB DUTIES: 

-          Plans for evaluation of group homes or other programs by reviewing past reports, incidents, companies etc.

-          Evaluates programs by conducting on-site monitoring visits using the appropriate statutes rules, regulations and standards of health and safety.

-          Writes reports detailing the results of monitoring visits with a request for a Corrective Action Plan to be submitted by the Qualified Vendor for any systemic violations.

-          Conducts emergency onsite visits to programs to evaluate health and safety concerns

-          Provides technical assistance and training to Qualified Vendors as well as District Support Coordinators involving programmatic issues.

-          Conducts follow-up visits with Qualified Vendors to ensure implementation of Corrective action plans

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

-          Developmental Disabilities rules, regulations, programmatic requirements, and standards Contract expectations for division services

-          Personnel practices and staff training

-          Behavior modification techniques

-          Individual Support Plans (ISP)

-          Record keeping

-          Fact finding techniques

-          Problem solving and decision making strategies

Skill in:

-          Oral and written communication and documentation

-          Negotiation

-          Analysis of large amounts of data

-          Providing technical assistance to Division staff and Qualified Vendors on various quality activities

-          Report writing

-          Facilitating meetings

-          Public speaking

Ability to:

-          Utilize databases and common computer programs at a proficient level

-          Interpret and apply federal and state laws, rules and regulations and contracts

-          Establish positive and professional relationships with Qualified Vendors, Division staff and co-workers

-          Analyze, interpret, evaluate and problem solve

-          Ability to learn contract expectations, physical plant requirements, rules and statutes for group home services, and systems approaches for process improvement

SELECTIVE PREFERENCE(S):

-          Must possess a valid Arizona Driver license and be able to maintain a driving record in accordance with Department Policy. Individuals may be required to use their personal motor vehicle.

-          Ideal candidate must possess two (2) years of experience working within the Division of Developmental Disabilities or comparable experience. This can be achieved by supervising community residential settings, working in a quality assurance position or compliance officer position, case management, Aging and Adult population and/or a Behavioral Health field. In-state travel is required.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: 

           Valid Professional License

BENEFITS: 

 The Department of Economic Security offers a comprehensive benefits package to include: 

-          Sick leave

-          Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year

-          Health and dental insurance

-          Retirement plan

-          Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

-          Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

RETIREMENT: 

Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). 

Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

CONTACT US: 

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Nisha Solanki at 602-542-6741

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-364-3981. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.