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Job Title: Skills Development Specialist/Designated Coordinator
Location: Redwood Falls , MN United States
Position Type: Part Time
Post Date: 08/20/2018
Expire Date: 10/20/2018
Job Categories: Healthcare, Other
Job Description
Skills Development Specialist/Designated Coordinator
Job Summary

This position is located in Redwood Falls, MN. The shift will be rotating which includes evenings and weekends.

The Skills Development Specialist (SDS) is responsible for assessing Individual’s needs, developing and implementing group day habilitation and training plans (lesson plans) for assigned Individuals with goals and methods, communicating with team members and other agencies, evaluating and documenting outcomes, and maintaining or modifying the plan and performing related work as required. The SDS uses their professional expertise and training to develop and monitor programs for the individuals.
Qualifications & Requirements
Bachelor’s in human services-related field AND = 1 year’s full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or who are = 65 years old; OR

Associate's in human services-related field AND = 2 years’ full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or who are = 65 years old; OR

Diploma in human services-related field (from an accredited post-secondary institution) AND = 3 years’ full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or who are = 65 years old;

OR
50 hours of education and training related to human services and disabilities AND = 4 years’ full-time work experience providing direct care services—under the supervision of a person who meets the qualifications in one of the categories above—to persons with disabilities or who are = 65 years old.]

AND knowledge of:
- Supervisory principles sufficient to motivate and guide employees
- Behavior modification principles sufficient to plan and design vocational program strategies for assigned residents
- Health care and safety needs sufficient to ensure that needs of assigned patients are met
- Adaptive and social skills development principles sufficient to design and implement appropriate program strategies
- Intellectual Disability sufficient to design, recommend, and implement effective program plans
- Fine and gross motor skill development sufficient to design and implement vocational and pre-vocational skill programs
- Medications and medication control procedures sufficient to identify behavioral problems related to medications
- Assessment instruments and principles sufficient to develop valid, reliable measures of residents' needs and progress
- Planning principles sufficient to ensure that an integrated program of daily activities is developed to meet individual program requirements and goals


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Contact Email:danielle.pekarna@state.mn.us
Website:https://careers.mn.gov/
Company Description:
Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.
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