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Advocating for and coordinating person centered care for residents and participants of the Life Adjustment Program (LAP) through communicating with residents on a weekly basis, maintaining contact with natural supports, working closely with the team that provides personal care and oversight, and creating opportunities for residents in their surrounding community.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Employee must have regular attendance/punctuality, be able to cooperate with others, and be completely honest. Other assigned duties include:
1.   Coordinate, implement, and facilitate resident centered care plans.
2.   Receive requests for services, concerns, and complaints from residents, natural supports, and the personal care team.
3.   Communicate with and act as a liaison for residents and families.
4.   Providing behavior management as required (i.e., defusing anger).
5.   Monitor medical needs including preventative care for health, dental, and vision etc. Ensure medical appointments are arranged and attended.
6.   Work with residents to establish goals through interests and helping them achieve these goals.
7.   Teach staff skills to improve quality of service for the residents.
8.   Ensure completion of all required documentation (DHS, monthly summary, PVF)
9.   Provide educational, supportive interventions for residents/participants including safety assessments and crisis intervention counseling
10. Assure continuity of care during referral, admission, and discharge.
11. Identify appropriate interventions initiate resident protection/restriction process when appropriate.
12. Assure residents have the resources they need to participate in appointments per their care plan. This may include coordination, collaboration, and/or participation in meetings with other agencies or court.
13. Provide general oversight to residents including approval of visits and phone contacts as needed.
14. Coordinate collaborative efforts to aide in the service of residents within the community.
15. Ensure all billing info is accurate.
16. Adhere to state rules, laws, and guidelines.
17. Other duties as assigned.

CLEARANCES The following background checks are conducted by Hilltop Community Resources:
·        Criminal background
·        Colorado Adult Protective Services (CAPS) Background Check
·        Driving Record
·        Sex Offender Registry
·        Workers Compensation Background Check
·        Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) Exclusion List

EMPLOYEE HEALTH REQUIREMENTS
·        Tuberculosis (Tb) Skin Test
·        Influenza Vaccination (required)

The position is scheduled Tuesday to Saturday from 10am -6pm with a starting wage of $15 to $19 per hour, depending on qualifications.

Hilltop offers GREAT Benefits! Here are a few... Medical, Dental, Paid Time Off, Vision, 401K, Free and Supplemental AD&D and Life Insurance, Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, and more!

This position is required to drive in support of essential job functions

Qualifications
Education
Preferred
Bachelors or better in Human Services or related field.

Experience
Preferred
2 years: Experience working in the human services field.

Licenses & Certifications
Required
Driver License
Preferred
Crisis Prevention Training
CPR/First Aid