QMHP/QIDP who is highly motivated to utilize fifteen plus years of knowledge and committed work experience to enrich and implement person centered plans for individuals with profound intellectual and/or mental health disabilities. Strong background in data collection and documentation of case notes, treatment plans, and quarterly reports that are required to meet Medicaid requirements. Well-qualified to supervise staff as well as provide direct hands-on support to individuals with their daily living skills such as hygiene, feeding, and toileting. Innovative and positive attitude. Seeking a leadership role within an program that assists individuals with gaining their independence in a creative and reliable manner.
Client-focus and relations - Needs assessments
Deadline and detail orientated - Computer knowledgeable
Proficiency in Person Centered - Multi-task oriented
Resourceful and reliable
Training and development
Plans - Quality assurance
Supervise over 30 cases to maintain compliance with regulatory standards by Medicaid.
Experience with treatment plans, quarterly reports, and monthly contact notes.
Assist individuals with toileting, feeding, bathing, dressing, daily hygiene and grooming.
Investigates and analyzes individuals complaints to identify and resolve issues.
Executes full individual assessments, including in-takes and reassessments.
In-Home Specialist March 2001 to April 2012V.I.T.O., Inc － Virginia Beach, VA
BA, QIDP Residential Documentation
Assist Support Coordinator in determining client goals in semi-annual and annual meetings aimed around Person Centered Planning
Complete weekly data sheets with narratives
Increase client's verbal and vocal skills through redirection and word repetition
Assist client in gaining independent living skills by exposing client to different environmental conditions
Lead client in a variety of settings
Provide individual access to community outings and organizations such as Special Olympics
Support individual in activities that support and ensure independence
Implement age appropriate activities.
Mental Health Counselor March 2007 to March 2012Family Systems － Norfolk, VA
Evaluate counselor's effectiveness of
Mental Health Support Services based on client's current treatment plan and
treatment plans to evaluate progression based on current assistance provided by
Mental Health Support counselor
Initial in-take assessment for
individual's to proceed with Mental Health Support services
Documentation to justify qualification
per client, daily Progress Notes, Monthly and Quarterly Reports, Treatment Plan
Treatment Plans for new clients as well as changes needed due to criteria
Ensure required forms are completed on an
as needed basis
regulations guided by Medicaid
client compliance with various medical and mental health appointments
Support individuals in obtaining any
necessary Medicaid funded programs
Observe client's compliance with
Service Facilitator March 2008 to October 2012B.I.T.E., Inc － Virginia Beach, VA
Initial assessment of 97AB form for attendant and respite care for in-take qualifications
Reassessments every six months
Yearly assessments during individual's start of care month
Obtain a signed Release of Authorization of Information and maintain on a yearly basis
Gather information for Primary Care Physician (PCP) to be kept on file
Schedule monthly appointments for over 30 separate individuals
Contact individuals prior to the monthly visit to extend courteous reminder
Review current medical health status of client's to justify continuation of services
Determine if destabilization or improvement has occurred
Instruct Employer of Record (EOR) concerning proper completion of Medicaid forms and any changes in Medicaid regulations
Complete, per client, various required forms including a signed monthly 99 form and Contact Note detailing each visit
Support individual with any questions regarding Medicaid and services
Supervise attendants that provide attendant and respite care
Observe attendant with individual
Ensure attendant is following treatment plan for individual
Manage time sheets
Supervise proper procedures for documentation required by Medicaid.
Regional Manager October 2012 to CurrentMoms In Motion － Virginia Beach, VA
Answered employee questions regarding Medicaid requirements, policies and procedures and resolved any issues with staff and families.
Conduct monthly meetings and in-takes
Monthly documentation based on changes in ADL's and IADL's, attendants, time sheets, medications, therapies, and attendance.
Schedule and conduct trainings
Provide families with community resources
Documentation for reauthorizations
Justifications to get families an increase in hours when destabilization has occurred
Direct Support Professional March 2012 to February 2014Skill Quest Services － Virginia Beach, VA
Create activities Utilize available resources to construct age appropriate activities Design and implement activities that promote and encourage independence and normality Demonstrate knowledge of HIPAA Privacy Regulations by appropriately handling client information.
Preserve all requirements required by HIPPA Treat all consumers, their families, visitors, peers, staff and providers in a pleasant and courteous manner.
Maintain amicable and open communication with providers and significant others Continue to be highly motivated in assuring that consumers are receiving respect and identical human rights from staff Records and files data and records for multiple individuals.
Record and maintain daily trainings Document weekly data Record monthly case notes Meticulously identify and rectify inconsistencies, deficiencies and discrepancies in documentation.
Observe and correct deficiencies in individuals files Identify and rectify discrepancies in monthly progress notes View and resolve inconsistencies in treatment plans Hands-on with assisting individuals with activities of daily living including but not limited to toileting and feeding.
Provide individuals with hand over hand and verbal prompting with toileting Support persons with preparing food and feeding Contribute to group members having access to community outings and local volunteer sites Support individuals in daily living activities.
Clinician I Support Coordinator March 2014 to CurrentCity of Virginia Beach － Virginia Beach, VA
Developed treatment plans based on needs and functioning levels. Use of Person Centered Planning approach. Emphasis on life skills, recreation, motor enhancement, and socialization
Communicate with families, significant others, team members, and other staff to brain storm and problem solve
Ensure that policies and procedures are understood and followed by treatment teams
Carry a difficult caseload of mostly Medicaid State Plan
Option (SPO) and Waiver for adult consumers
Develop consumer service
plans and monitor linkage with other agencies
Coordinate service plan
Perform all other tasks involved with the caseload
Responsible for file organization and critical elements for Medicaid
Experience working with individuals who have an intellectual disability
and their families
Knowledge of Medicaid State Plan Option and Waiver
to include knowledge of forms and processing
Knowledge of assessment
tools and of state and community resources for people with intellectual
Caseload includes children and adults, SPO, waiver and
non-medicaid, intake and referral.
Demonstration of good writing skills
and good oral communication skills.
Experience with electronic health
Experience with Person-centered planning and Supports
Criminal Justice, 2014Saint Joseph's University － Philadelphia, PA MA, USACriminal Justice-3.73 GPA
Centered around Behavioral Analysis
* Board Certified Behavioral Analysis approval of curriculum
* BCBA Certification Authorization
BA : Criminal Justice Spanish foreign language requirement met Psychology, 2007Old Dominion University － VA, USACriminal Justice Spanish foreign language requirement met Psychology