Catholic Health Initiatives Qualified Deveopmental Disability Professional - Grafton in GRAFTON, North Dakota

Qualified Deveopmental Disability Professional - Grafton


  • Implements the Personal Outcome Measures.

· Coordinates services for people supported.

o Identifies and establishes supports needed to assist each person to achieve his/her goals and dreams.

o Facilitates in the development, implementation and monitoring of individual program plans. This includes appropriate assessments.

o Facilitates interdepartmental team meetings.

o Implements and completes Therap documentation and modules as assigned.

o Ensures staff are trained and competent to implement programmatic strategies.

o Ensures appropriate documentation is maintained for all programmatic strategies. This also includes daily, weekly or monthly review and analysis of all programmatic data as assigned.

o Assists people to maintain their rights, their personal health needs and all other personal outcome measures.

o Advocates with employers, families and other stakeholders to develop needed supports and services for the people we support.

o Maintains benefits and other financial matters for each person on their caseload. This would include Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, burial, etc.

o Completes on-site program coaching and observations weekly to ensure supports are in place for each person.

o Ensures frequent communication with each person on their caseload and family members as requested.

· Coordinates departmental enhancement.

o Solicits new referrals and participates in referral and new admissions processes.

o Implements all state-regulated expectations within the department.

o Participates in the agency on-call system.

· Oversees employment activities.

Ensures meaningful day support services for each person on their caseload.

Core CHI Behaviors : The following behaviors have been identified as critical to all roles at CHI .

  • Integrity & Character – exhibits high standards of personal conduct by engaging in ethical decision-making, honoring commitments, communicating openly/honestly, and living our values.

  • Spirituality – gives evidence that she/he finds a higher meaning in work and demonstrates caring for others in body, mind, and spirit

  • Performance – creates a clear line of sight between strategic priorities and individual goals, monitors progress, provides accurate and timely feedback, and recognizes contributions.

  • Communications – communicates clarity of purpose and direction in a manner that energizes, and fosters commitment; provides ongoing encouragement as well as information vital to success

  • Collaboration & Teamwork – seeks out and values diversity in people and perspectives; manages conflict in a manner that improves results and relationships; acts in the best interest of all CHI stakeholders

  • Caring & Service – Consistently treats others with respect; holds team accountable to high service standards; appropriately involves others in decisions impacting them

  • Learning & Growth - Regularly invests time in developing, and coaching others; energizes team innovation to continuously improve processes, and share knowledge across CHI

  • Future Focus – Actively seeks opportunity for growth consistent with CHI’s Mission, Vision, Values

  • Change Leadership – Gains a willing commitment to change, and assists others in coping with ongoing pace of change

  • Achieving Results – Holds self and team members accountable for people, performance, quality and growth outcomes

Role-Specific Behaviors : these additional behaviors are necessary in the QDDP role:

  • Problem Solving : understands multi-dimensional aspects of problems and considers a broad range of internal and external factors when resolving problems.

  • Organizational Awareness : knows who to talk to, where to go and what to do to make things happen.

Skills, Knowledge or Abilities critical to this role:

  • Language Ability : Ability to write and proof reports, correspondence and meeting summaries.

  • Reasoning Ability : Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

· Computer Skills : Must have computer technology skills in the areas of word processing, database management, spreadsheet, graphic presentation packages, etc.


A. Bachelor’s degree in human services, education or related field.

B. At least two years professional experience working in the field of developmental disabilities.

C. Current valid driver’s license.

D. Ability to organize and calculate data/information and maintain records according to standards.

E. Ability to plan, organize and facilitate effective communication through clear speaking and writing.

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Daily Schedule M-F Primarily

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2018-R0154766