Reports to: Regional Director
The Host Home Coordinator provides assistance to the Regional Director and Host Home Providers by assisting in quality assurance, compliance with all program principles, ensuring a safe and healthy environment for individuals and management of the day to day operations of assigned home(s).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Ensures services in each person’s Person Directed Plan (PDP), Individual Program Plan (IPC), and Implementation Plan (IP) are being delivered as justified in these documents within deadline.
Ensures PDP is accurate and received prior to IPC begin date.
Ensures IP is completed accurately and is in each individual’s record prior to IPC begin date.
Participates in annual survey of assigned sample of case load.
Ensures the health and safety of individuals served and Host Home Providers.
Ensures Host Home Providers are trained in Individual Treatment and training plans.
Ensures Host Home Providers’ vehicles are in compliance with Daybreak and state regulations.
Completes Environmental Surveys for all Host Homes at least annually for annual staffing.
Ensures Environmental Surveys are sent to each individual’s Service Coordinator at the Local Authority within five calendar days and proof of receipt by Service Coordinator is documented in each person’s record.
Coordinates with the Nurse to ensure Individual’s medical needs are met.
Ensures Host Home Providers annual training is current.
Ensures Host Home Providers are trained on the Taskmaster Pro system for daily documentation and required fire drills, IBAMs.
Reviews Host Home and Dayhab documentation for each individual at least monthly to ensure documentation meets Caregiver and state standards.
Responsible for ensuring that each Host Home Provider is trained on each individual’s special needs prior to working with the individual, at least annually prior to each person’s IPC begin date, and immediately when someone’s needs change.
Completes Trust Fund Requests as needed for items that an individual wants and needs to ensure wanted and needed purchases occur.
Host Home Coordinator is responsible for monitoring the progress and lack of progress of goals and objectives included in the Implementation Plan.
Host Home Coordinator will solicit information about satisfaction with programming and services from the individual and/or his/her LAR.
· Perform all other job duties as assigned by management.
Host Home Coordinator is responsible for maintaining an Individualized Emergency Plan in the individuals’ charts and on their homes that are specific to the individuals’ specialized needs and geographic area.
Host Home Coordinator will assist the Local Authority with permanency planning as outlined in the TAC.
Host Home Coordinator maintains an open and professional line of communication with the individuals, family members, LARs, and the Local Authority and Service Coordinator.
Is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of a single record related to the HCS program services that includes: IPC, SC’s agreement or disagreement with the IPC; PDP; implementation plan; behavior plan (if applicable); documentation of progress/lack of progress on implementation plan; documentation on any changes to the individual’s personal goals, conditions, abilities or needs; MR/RC assessment; ICAP; individualized assessments; Physician’s Assessment of Risk (our form); Permanency Plan (if applicable), and fire drills.
Host Home Coordinator will work in conjunction with the provider to protect and promote the rights of the individual as described in the Individual’s Bill of Rights, as well as the booklet, “Your Rights in a Home and Community-Based Services (HCS) Program”, which is available on the website.
Participates in the area’s quarterly Quality Advisory Committee meeting.
Maintains regular attendance and timeliness in duties.
All other duties as assigned by your supervisor.
Excellent communication skills
Knowledge of the HCS program
Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively.
Minimum of 2 years working with individuals with developmental disabilities
Valid Texas Driver’s license and good driving record
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent industry experience
Ability to perform all functions as indicated by your supervisor.
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, manuals, policies and other company documents. Exhibit exceptional oral communication skills for phone and customer service.
Understands basic concepts of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral communications or instructions.
Physical demands and work environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Duties of this job are performing the following:
Sitting is 60% of work time;
Standing, and walking is 20% of work time;
Bending, pushing, pulling, stooping, reaching, and kneeling is 20% of work time;
Grasping and finger/hand manipulation is 50% of work time;
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds;
Ability to operate computer, facsimile, copier, shredder and calculator.
Normal business hours with flexibility to work overtime or non-standard hours as required by special projects.