Autism Waiver Service Coordinator (part-time, contractual)

Location
Baltimore, MD, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 17, 2020
Ref
680
Job Type
Part-Time
BALTIMORE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

CLASS TITLE : Autism Waiver Service Coordinator (part-time, contractual)

REPORTS TO: Supervisor - Office of Third Party Billing

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES :
  • Provides monthly Autism Waiver service coordination to eligible children and their families.
  • Works in conjunction with the Lead Autism Waiver service coordinator to determine initial eligibility.
  • Collaborates with school psychologists in order to facilitate the annual redetermination of Waiver eligibility for each student.
  • Orchestrates annual redetermination meetings with participant families.
  • Updates participant Plans of Care annually or more often if the needs of the participant change.
  • Reviews and maintains provider treatment plans for each participant.
  • Maintains accurate, accessible records to meet all state and federal monitoring requirements.
  • Monitors billing and payment procedures for service providers and agencies.
  • Participates in and supervises Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings serving as the BCPS representative and/or the service coordinator when appropriate.
  • Facilitates quarterly visits to the Autism Waiver participant including a minimum of one home visit annually.
  • Interviews families in order to determine the needs of the child and family. Assists families and providers in problem solving as issues arise.
  • Serves as a liaison to families, schools, and community service providers.
  • Assists parents by answering questions throughout the Waiver process.
  • Assists families in locating community resources as well as planning for transition.
  • Attends state Autism Waiver update meetings and conveys any current information as necessary.
  • Completes risk assessments if the needs of the participant change.
  • Reviews and responds to Reportable Events.
  • Provides crisis intervention support and consultation regarding Waiver services on a 24 hour, 7 day a week basis.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
Education, Training and Experience:
  • Bachelors Degree in Special Education or a Human Service field required.
  • Experience with or teaching students with special needs preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Autism Waiver preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

SALARY : $31.18 per hour (contractual)

Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

Application Instructions
Please read and carefully follow the instructions provided below.
  • Applicants are required to have a completed application on file for employment with Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS). Each time an applicant applies to a job with BCPS, the application must be resubmitted. If an applicant started an application with BCPS in the past and at a later date decides to apply for additional positions, it is the applicant's responsibility to review the entire application and ensure that all data is up to date (for example, the applicant may need to add additional schooling or certifications, an additional work experience, or provide updated references). The applicant must remember to review the entire application each time for accuracy and submit each time for a new or different vacancy.
  • Be sure to account for all periods of employment and unemployment, including student teaching and internship experience, and include names, addresses, and telephone numbers of employers.
  • Be sure to answer all criminal background questions. If you answer "yes" to any of the criminal background questions you must provide a written explanation. A criminal offense does not necessarily exclude an applicant from employment with BCPS. Factors such as passage of time since the offense, the nature of the violation, and the extent of rehabilitation will be taken into consideration.

Pre-Employment Requirements:
  • All persons employed by the Baltimore County Public Schools, regular and temporary, are required to be fingerprinted and have a criminal background investigation (State of Maryland, Senate Bill 315, effective October 1, 1986) completed. The fee charged for fingerprinting is $81.00. An identification card will be issued which must be shown prior to employment.
  • Anyone offered employment is required to provide proper identification and documentation of eligibility for employment in the US.

Non-Discrimination Statement:
The Board of Education of Baltimore County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status in matters affecting employment or in providing access to educational programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding the Board's nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: EEO Officer, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Baltimore County Public Schools, 6901 Charles Street, Building B, Towson, Maryland 21204 (443-809-8937). There is a compliance officer responsible for identifying, preventing, and remedying prohibited harassment concerning students. Complaints of harassment should be directed to the executive director, Department of School Safety and Security, 9600 Pulaski Park Drive, Suite 118, Baltimore, MD 21220 (443-809-4360).

Questions regarding this position can be directed to the Office of Third Party Billing - 443-809-4130.

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