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  • Esperanza Community Services

  • CILA QIDPDecember 17, 2012


    Full Time/Exempt

    BASIC FUNCTION:  Provide Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) and case management services to the Community Integrated Living Arrangement (CILA) residents at program sites.  Responsible for QIDP documentation, conduct quality assurance reviews to ensure ongoing program compliance and adherence local, state, and federal standards.  QIDP reports to the CILA Program Director of Esperanza Community Services.


    Provide service oversight for CILA residents

    • Act as the QIDP for CILA program
    • Conducts monthly CST meetings and documents results
    • Assure that all health related matters are handled according to the CILA Rule 115
    • Assure that all goal-related materials are gathered and handled according to the CILA Rule 115
    • Coordinates recruitment of new residents
    • Provide consultation regarding resident issues
    • Collaborate with day program
    • Provide supportive services to family members as needed


    Direct Service

    • Attend medical, public aid, etc. appointments as necessary
    • Assist with driving as a back up
    • Assist with supervising residential site(s) as necessary


    Clinical Documentation

    • Complete file documentation and reviews per Quality Assurance Committee
    • Complete quarterly reviews of program safety and policy and procedure manuals
    • Oversee preparation for and participation in program surveys by accrediting bodies
    • Responsible for quarterly report of incidents and medication


    • Participation and attendance at all relevant meetings including; Quality Assurance, CARF, DHS, weekly team meetings
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Acts as back up to Program Manager


    • Certified QIDP required
    • B.A. degree in Human Services or related field required
    • Residential experience preferred
    • Experience with CARF accreditation preferred
    • ValidIllinoisdrivers license with the ability to travel between program sites required
    • Ability to work in a team orientated environment
    • Ability to be flexible and work some evening hours


    Immediate Supervisor: CILA Program Director


    About Esperanza Community Services:
    Esperanza Community Services is an organization dedicated to helping children and adults with developmental disabilities become as independent as possible. The mission of Esperanza Community Services is accomplished through effective programs delivered both on our campus in theWestTown neighborhood ofChicago and throughout the community. We offer a quality school for students age 5-22 with developmental disabilities and behavior concerns; a day program that helps developmentally disabled adults build self-care and vocational skills; in-home case management; 24-hour supported living residences;  ABA behavior support;  bilingual services (English and Spanish);  plus art, music and  many opportunities for remaining an integrated part of the community. Together, our programs and services provide a comprehensive array of support designed to help each student and individual reach his or her full potential.

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    Esperanza Community Services is an EEOC employer. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities.


    Rev.  02.2012

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