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GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT I - 67015071

Date: Aug 12, 2019

Location: GAINESVILLE, FL, US, 32609

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Requisition No: 71119 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT I - 67015071

Position Number: 67015071 

Salary:  $1329.98 Biweekly 

Posting Closing Date: 08/23/2019 

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT I

APD TACACHALE

GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA 

 

Ensures residents receive various medical, habilitative and programmatic services based on their needs. Investigates, assesses, analyzes and makes recommendations to resolve issues and problems. Provides daily consultation and assistance to the Rehabilitation Therapists, Behavioral Program Specialists, and supervisory staff in the operation of service programs and responsibilities. Consults with program managers and supervisory staff to resolve programmatic, administrative, and operational issues and problems.

 

Oversees proper admission and discharge of residents to and from facility. Schedules Individual Support Plan (ISP) meetings within 14 days of admission and ensures that existing programs are run during the interim period. Coordinates the work of interdisciplinary teams to develop ISPs. Ensures ISP meetings are held annually for each resident. Completes quality ISPs and distributes them within the specified deadlines. Supervises the implementation of the ISPs and reviews the residents' progress with the interdisciplinary teams monthly or as assigned by the facility. Addends ISPs with the documentation submitted by the service providers.

 

Maintains compliance with State, Federal, and Medicaid regulations. Ensures required standards are met. Develops and implements plans of correction as needed. Ensures through monitoring the achievement of corrections to deficiencies in accordance with established guidelines. Schedules in-services for home staff as needed to ensure effective delivery of residential services, provides for the safety, health, and welfare of residents; and ensures compliance with rules and regulations. Monitors home activities, off-home training sites, and center-wide activities as required by the facility. Meets with guardians and guardian advocates as needed. Attends psychiatric clinics, facility, and center-wide meetings as required. Prepares various reports as needed.

 

Ensures residents' safety through the review of all incident reports. Initiates preliminary investigation and completes a 5-Day Report of Findings as determined by the Program Operations Administrator or designee. In the event of Level 3 injuries or as directed, hold a Special Interdisciplinary Team meeting within 24-hours from notification of the incident or the next business day. Coordinate follow up actions with the interdisciplinary team and ensure completion of the corrective action plan.

 

Performs other related duties as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

Ability to implement Behavior Support Plans.

Ability to implement reactive strategies in response to severe problem behaviors

Ability to lift up to forty pounds.

Ability to work as a team.

Ability to supervise the work of others.

Ability to use the computer.

Knowledge of behavioral interventions.

Knowledge of the Intellectually Disabled population.

Knowledge of methods of compiling, organizing and analyzing data.

Ability to compile, organize and analyze data.

Ability to assist in program development, expansion and improvement.

Ability to develop and provide in-service training.

Ability to prepare reports.

Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENT(S)

 

A valid Florida Driver’s license (If initially hired with an out-of-state license the Florida resident must obtain a valid Florida State driver’s license within 30-days of hire. License suspended or revoked for any reason, work permits (Business purpose/ Employment/ Education only license) and some types of restricted license are not acceptable. License that have “Corrective Lenses Restricted,” are acceptable, provided the driver wears the corrective lenses while operating the vehicle.

 

PREFERRED ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT(S)

 

A Bachelor’s Degree and one (1) year Training experience. One (1) year experience working with Persons with Disabilities.

 

Proficiency in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, recording and editing for multimedia presentations.

 

WORK SCHEDULE

 

This position is located at a 24- hour facility.  Working hours are Monday thru Friday, from 8:00 a.m., to 5:00 p.m. Regular Off Days: Saturday and Sunday.  

 

** NOTE:  Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

 

Direct Deposit Program – As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program.

 

Background Screening requirement – It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that candidates being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, and if applicable Chapter 408, F.S.

 

Background screening shall include, but not be limited to: Fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal and juvenile records through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal records check through local law enforcement agencies.  Also, employees are subject to background re-screening at least every five (5) years.

 

THE STATE OF FLORIDA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTIVE EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT TOLERATE DISCRIMINATION OR VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE.

 

CANDIDATES REQUIRING A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION, AS DEFINED BY THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, MUST NOTIFY THE AGENCY HIRING AUTHORITY AND/OR PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER (1-877-562-7287).  NOTIFICATIION TO THE HIRING AUTHORITY MUST BE MADE IN ADVANCE TO ALLOW SUFFICIENT TIME TO PROVIDE THE ACCOMMODATION.

 

THE STATE OF FLORIDA IS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE.  ALL EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT TO REASONABLE SUSPISION DRUG TESTING IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 112.0455, F.S., DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE ACT.

 

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S.  WE PARTICIPATE IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY).  E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE U.S. AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

 

ALL CANDIDATES SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE PROFILE PROCESS.  IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Gainesville