New Job Community Service Professional 1 In Louisiana

Community Service Professional 1
Community Service Professional 1

Community Service Professional 1

Company : State of Louisiana
Salary : $2,773 - $5,460 a month
Location : Louisiana

Full Description

Supplemental Information

This position is located within the Louisiana Department of Health / Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities / Admin/Finance/Programmatic Request for Service Registry Sun /East Baton Rouge

Announcement Number: OCDD/DRT/145826
Cost Center: 3402030302
Position Number(s): 50541428 and 50541429

This vacancy is being announced as a Classified position and may be filled as a Job appointment, Probationary or Promotional appointment.

(Job appointments are temporary appointments that may last up to 48 months)

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

*Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.*

A resume upload will NOT populate your information into your application. Work experience left off your electronic application or only included in an attached resume is not eligible to receive credit

For further information about this vacancy contact:
Deanda Thymes
Deanda.Thymesl@la.gov
LDH/HUMAN RESOURCES
BATON ROUGE, LA 70821
225 342-6477

This organization participates in E-verify, and for more information on E-verify, please contact DHS at 1-888-464-4218.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A baccalaureate degree in psychology; counseling; social work; sociology; criminal justice; nursing; public health; public health administration; public administration; hospital administration; education (with twenty-four semester hours in psychology, special education or early childhood education); speech communications/pathology; physical therapy; occupational therapy; therapeutic recreation; music therapy; or family and consumer sciences (with a concentration in child, family and social services) plus one year of professional level experience in any of the following: developmentally disabled services, alcohol/drug abuse counseling or treatment, mental health treatment, health care management, or social services.

SUBSTITUTIONS:
A master's degree or Ph. D. in psychology; counseling; social work; sociology; criminal justice; nursing; public health; public health administration; public administration; hospital administration; education (with eighteen semester hours in psychology, special education or early childhood education); speech communication/pathology; physical therapy; occupational therapy; therapeutic recreation; music therapy; or family and consumer sciences (with a concentration in child, family and social services) will substitute for all of the required experience.
NOTE:
Some positions may require regulation as a Registered Social Worker (RSW), Licensed Master's Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
NOTE:
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Job Concepts

FUNCTION OF WORK:
To receive on-the-job training for entry level implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of programs within offices specializing in services for those with developmental disabilities.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Entry.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Close from a Community Services Supervisor, a higher-level professional or an administrator.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
None.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) and Human Services Districts/Authorities statewide.
JOB DISTINCTIONS:
Differs from the Community Services Professional 2 by the presence of close supervision required in carrying out entry-level responsibilities.

Examples of Work

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Assists clients in developing service plans including identification of goals and appropriate services and making recommendations for specific support needs.
Conducts assessments of clients utilizing standardized assessment tools.
Prepares appeal packages for submission to the Bureau of Appeals and represents agency at hearings. Attends appeal hearings to learn the processes and procedures.
Prepares reports, maintains records, and conducts correspondence relevant to areas of specialty.
Interviews and establishes working relationships with clients and families.
Serves as a liaison with a variety of local and state agencies, professional organizations, advocacy organizations, legal and court related entities, and private providers to develop, maintain, and enhance a viable service delivery system for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
Coordinates a portion of a statewide program element in a specific service area, under close supervision.
Provides supportive services for clients and assists in obtaining services from appropriate community resources based on the support plan.
ENTRY UNIT:
Assesses home environment, living situation, and abilities of individuals and families to determine the need for support service. Also determines if other agency referrals are necessary for crisis intervention.
Completes standardized assessments for determining eligibility of Developmentally Disabled state and federally/mandated programs and services.
Determines the current status of clients to evaluate if an immediate danger/risk is present.
Obtains medical, psychological, educational reports on clients; determines if information supports eligibility requirements as established by state law.
Prepares eligibility decisions.
FAMILY SUPPORT UNIT:
Implements the developed service plan and monitors compliance by providers, family members and others to ensure supports are delivered satisfactorily.
Participates in setting case plan goals/objectives in family team conferences and presenting requests for funding as appropriate.
Monitors the flow of required documents for fiscal oversight of service plan.
Observe upper level staff performing on-site interviews with provider agency administrators; assure program compliance with contract expectations.
Coordinates exploration of alternate living arrangements for clients/families requesting such, as outlined in plan of services.


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