Are you interested in working with a company that values people and has a passion for service? Do you want to become part of an organization that cares about your personal and professional growth? If you have answered YES to these questions, then you should consider working for Raystown Developmental Services!
Raystown Developmental Services (RDS) has been serving the counties of Huntingdon, Mifflin, and Juniata since 1983.
RDS provides a vast array of services to Adults with intellectual disabilities. Our Residential Program serves individuals with intellectual disabilities who reside in group homes. Staff assist individuals to maximize choice, daily living skills and community integration. RDS also provides day program services at our Adult Training Facility where individuals focus on skill building and community integration. In addition, RDS facilitates Home & Community based services to help assist individuals with intellectual disabilities to help increase their independence and personal skills in their home and to access their community.
A person in this position provides supervision and oversees visits for non-custodial parents whose children are in placement through Huntingdon County Children’s Services.
Schedule supervised visits at the convenience of families – days, evenings, or weekends.
Contact and arrange for initial contact with the family within 1 day of referral
Worker will contact the HCCS caseworker to obtain history and determine initial location of visit
Conduct assessments for families within first two weeks and determine family’s readiness for reunification and assess risk to the child.
Review all guidelines and regulations of program with the families
Oversee visits by preparing for the visits in advance with the family as needed in the family’s home, if the child’s safety cannot be assured then visits are conducted in the community or visitation room at RDS.
Assist the parents to develop visitation plans at the end of each visit for the next scheduled visit times to ensure that the family is ready for the visit.
Assist the family in working on goals established in the HCCS Family Service Plan
Coordinate doctor’s appointments and in home service providers to arrange for appointments to be held with the family in order to expedite the reunification process, this allows the family to be involved in the children’s life
When visits are conducted in the visitation room, the room is to be cleaned following the visit.
Provide transportation to visits as needed for the family
Prepare all required paperwork including: observations during the supervised visits, visitation notes, assessments, and billing paperwork. Obtain parents signature on visitation reports.
Complete any additional paperwork necessary for the parties involved or the court.
Be available and prepared to provide court testimony in a professional manner as scheduled. Maintain contact with interested parties (lawyers, judges) as necessary.
Effectively communicate with supervisors/managers, individuals, family members, referral source, and other interested parties.
Attend meetings at Huntingdon County Children’s Services as needed.
Attend work as scheduled.
Attend trainings as required.
Complete on-line trainings as assigned.
Perform related work as required.
High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
Training in home visitation, child abuse, mental health, parenting education.
Physical Demands: Constantly incurred (More than 75% of time on job)
Ability to walk, stand, sit, and use both hands
Ability to communicate verbally and
Verbal and written communication skills
Ability to hear conversation
Ability to lift: Max 10 lbs.
Ability to kneel
Frequently Incurred: Between 25-75% of time on job
Ability to stand, ability to walk, ability to sit
Ability to lift: moderate amount of 25 lbs.
Ability to climb stairs, ability to stoop
Ability to repeatedly bend
Occasionally incurred: Less than 25% of time on job
Ability to lift: Heavy Maximum of 65 lbs.
Ability to lift: Heavy/Moderate: Max 40 lbs.
Ability for rapid mental/muscular coordination simultaneously carry (est. weight of 20 lbs.)
Ability to kneel
Ability to reach at high or low level
Working Conditions Typical of this Position
Constantly incurred: more than 75% of the time on the job
Work outside and inside, work alone and work with others
Occasionally incurred: Less than 25% of the time on job
Work outside and inside
Occasionally incurred: Less than 25% of the time on the job
Work in excessive or frequent temperature changes
Work in wetness
Work in dry atmospheric conditions
TYPICAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Recognize problems and provide feedback or documentation to assist with problem resolution
Investigates and provides root cause analysis of problems and suggest alternative, evaluate outcomes and make formal recommendations for solutions.
Clearly and consistently verbally communicates priorities
Knowledge of basic computer operations
Documentation and observation skills
Ability to follow established confidentiality policy
Ability to follow established safety standards
Working knowledge of applicable regulations
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Raystown Developmental Services by Molina is committed to creating the best possible work environment for our team members and offers the following total rewards package:
Competitive Salary • PTO • Holidays • Medical, Dental, Vision including a Health Savings Account • Health, Dependent and Transportation Flexible Spending Accounts • Basic and Optional Life Insurance for Employee, Spouse and/or Dependents • 401 K with employer contribution (100% for the first 4% contributed - employees that are 21 and over may participate) • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (buy stock at a 15% discount) • Training, Development and Continuing Education Credits for licensure requirements • Opportunities for advancement! As we grow, you grow with us!
Raystown Developmental Services is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic.
Internal Number: 828480
Pathways, previously Providence Human Services is one of the largest national providers of accessible, outcome-based behavioral and mental health services. Clients and partners of Providence Human Services can expect the same great service and offerings through Pathways, and we look forward to continuing to work together.
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Pathways is a subsidiary of Molina Healthcare, Inc.